Anaheim CA Flowers  Blog by Avante Gardens Florist
17 February 2012
Valentine’s Day Flowers Adwords: Feasting on the Bones of Local Florists
Valentine’s Day Flowers Adwords: Feasting on the Bones of Local Florists Vultures. It’s the only way I can think to describe Google’s Adwords ads this past Valentine’s Day holiday. ‘Don’t be evil’ flew out the window and Google opened it even wider for Read More...
18 November 2010
One Last Expression of Love
As florists, we get to be a small part of many of life’s most memorable moments – births, weddings, celebrations, anniversaries, graduations and so many more special occasions… yet it’s often the expressions of love and remembrance during times of loss Read More...
04 September 2010
Google Business Photos Visits Our Flower Shop
I was working from home on Wednesday and received a call from the shop telling me a photographer from Google had stopped in and wanted to shoot our store. Even though I was aware Google had a newish program regarding Business Photos for Place Pages, (having Read More...
29 May 2010
Local Memorial Day Services
On this holiday weekend, the Avante Gardens team wants to take a moment to remind our readers what the celebration of Memorial Day is really about: commemorating the men and women who gave their lives in military service of our country. Many local Orange Read More...
20 May 2010
Prom Flowers and Leis
Corsages and Boutonnieres Just a quick note to let our readers know we've been updating our flower shop website and have added online ordering of prom flowers, corsages and boutonnieres . Our florist has had so many inquiries from prom-goers about the Read More...
09 April 2010
Battle of the Flower Designers: Championship Round
We've made our way up through the March Madness Battle of the Flower Designers brackets and are now in the Championship Round! Videos have been uploaded both from our Anaheim flower shop : And the team from Belvedere Flowers in Philadelphia PA : Cast Read More...
15 March 2010
Battle of the Flower Designers Competition
It’s been almost 2 decades since I last entered a floral design competition but one of the young designers at FlowerChat.com asked us to be part of a fun March Madness Floral Design Challenge so we agreed… in part to encourage more local florists to show Read More...
14 March 2010
Organic Center VIP Dinner Flowers
For the third consecutive year, we’re delighted to have been selected by the Organic Center to create the floral designs for their VIP Dinner in conjunction with the Expo West Natural Products Show . Each year the flowers have been donated by OrganicBouquet.com Read More...
14 March 2010
Flowers for Expo West - the Natural Products Show
One of our favorite trade shows returned to Anaheim this weekend - Natural Products Expo West . The massive show utilizes the entire Anaheim Convention Center and adjacent hotels, features more than 1700 exhibitors of organic, natural and healthy products Read More...
09 February 2010
Local Florists vs Online Florists
Kudos to Bob Sullivan of MSNBC for his well written article about online flower companies' low-ball flower prices loaded with hidden fees: Online Flower Prices Still Grow and Grow . "If you study hidden fees and price distortions for a living, Valentine's Read More...
09 February 2010
Valentine's Day Flowers for Anaheim and Orange County
Just a quick reminder that Avante Gardens Florist will be delivering Valentine's Day flowers on both Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 to Anaheim, Fullerton, Brea, Anaheim Hills, Fullerton, Placentia, Yorba Linda, Orange, Tustin, Villa Park, Read More...
15 December 2009
We're a Google Favorite Place
The buzz about Google sending out Favorite Places packets with window decals to 100,000 of the “most sought out and researched businesses on Google and Google Maps” began last Monday with an announcement on the Official Google Blog. Actually, I first Read More...
29 November 2009
Christmas Flowers Hands-On Workshop Dec. 12
Deck your house with boughs of holly and bouquets of flowers this year and immerse yourself in the holiday spirit! We’re pleased to announce our first-ever Christmas flowers hands-on workshop in conjunction with our sister company, the Southern California Read More...
09 August 2009
Fear the Florist Will Ruin the Surprise?
Like thousands of florists, we request the phone numbers of recipients when flower orders are placed - just in case we need to contact them in the course of making the deliveries. Previous posts about the topic explain why we sometimes call the recipient Read More...
09 August 2009
Shades of Surprise: When Rose Colors Aren't an Exact Match
If you are a bride combing through images on the web in search of the perfect flower color varieties to match your wedding, here's a quick lesson in rose color variation. Popular sites like SierraFlowerFinder.com display thousands of flower photos by Read More...
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