Category: Flowers

Why Are Mistletoe and Poinsettias Christmas Plants?

Why Are Mistletoe and Poinsettias Christmas Plants?

When you think of Christmas, there’s likely a lot of images that run through your mind. Presents, snow, Santa Claus…the list goes on. Two of the things that might also be on that list, though, are mistletoe and poinsettias. Mistletoe is known for the heartwarming tradition of standing under this beautiful greenery and receiving a… Read more »

7 Health Benefits of Keeping Houseplants

7 Health Benefits of Keeping Houseplants

Whether it be a vase full of roses or a pot of succulents, houseplants can brighten up every room they enter. Yet, they can do more than simply make your space look more attractive. In fact, houseplants have real, tangible health benefits to your mind and body. Plants reduce stress If you’ve ever sat in… Read more »

10 Flowers That Bloom in Winter

10 Flowers That Bloom in Winter

When we think of winter, we imagine snow, cold, and pine trees. The occasional plant might bloom (such as hollies or mistletoe), but most, we assume, are dead or dormant until spring comes around again. This, however, is a common mistake. While we think of spring as the time for flowers to bloom, there are… Read more »

Flower Meanings: The Symbolism of Common Flowers

Flower Meanings: The Symbolism of Common Flowers

Whether it be a symbol of love, respect, joy, even caution, every flower has a meaning. They signify feelings that are sometimes difficult to express in words, and they give us a way to express deeper messages to the people we care about. But do you know the language of flowers? If not, then read… Read more »

6 Pet-Friendly Flowers for Your Home

6 Pet-Friendly Flowers for Your Home

Our pets are our family; we love them just as we would our children. But like our children, they can also get into things that they shouldn’t. This includes the plants and flowers around your house. Cats in particular enjoy chewing on leaves and flowers, but any kind of animal can take a nibble (or… Read more »

The Best Flowers for Each Room

The Best Flowers for Each Room

While many people opt for a typical, green plant to place in one of their rooms, flowers give a pop of color and life to an otherwise plain room. You really can’t go wrong with flowers, but some types are better for certain rooms than others. Here’s a quick run down of some of the… Read more »

Help and Tips to Make Your Fresh Flowers Last

Fresh Flowers at Mills Florist

It is no secret that a fresh flower arrangement will brighten up any room, plus, they smell fantastic! When you purchase a fresh floral arrangement, it can bring you a sense of joy each time you look at it. Mills Florist has highlighted some low maintenance tips that will help you keep your fresh floral… Read more »

Most Commonly Purchased Flowers

Tulip Arrangement at Mills Florist

Whether you are celebrating a holiday, special occasion, or a “just because” moment, flowers often make the perfect gift. Flowers spread happiness, offering special signs of hope and goodwill. If you are planning to give someone with a fresh bouquet of flowers, below are some of the most commonly purchased blossoms. Roses When you consider… Read more »

Tips on Meeting with Your Wedding Florist

Wedding Bouquet with Fresh Flowers

Congratulations! You’ve gotten engaged and it is time to start planning your big day! Mills Florist put together some helpful hints, questions to ask, and details to cover when you consult with potential wedding florists. When is the Right Time to Reach Out? In general, the earlier you can meet with your wedding florist, the… Read more »