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Labor Day

Labor Day in Columbus

f5The summer is nearly over but there’s one last celebration everyone loves. That’s Labor Day weekend, which falls on the first weekend of September. This year, that is September 2-4th. This three-day weekend gives many people an extra day off to enjoy, especially when kids go back after this last celebratory weekend of the season.

Here, in Columbus, many of us are hosting barbecues and block parties. It’s a good time to decorate with the last of the summer flowers and the start of fall flowers. This provides a beautiful transition plus it’s a great gift to bring to any Labor Day party you are invited to. Wooden table over stone wall

We are excited because our four Columbus flower shops have both summer and flower flowers to use to create some beautiful centerpieces, bouquets, compact arrangements, and more. Here is a sampling of some great Labor Day flower decor:

Groveport Gardens is inspired by the city of Groveport. It includes sunflowers, roses, snapdragons, stock, and button spray chrysanthemums. There are also accents like myrtle, salal, and pittosporum.f3

Orange Fields comes in a wooden Amish basket made in the Columbus area. There is a wide mix of bright orange and yellow flowers.

Pastel Fields shows there is just as much beauty in the softer side of colors. This one also comes in a handcrafted Amish basket and features roses, hydrangea, hypericum berries, and miniature carnations.

Lewis Center Breeze is a mix of bright yellow flowers and sublime white blooms. It provides a nice mix of summer and fall flower varieties. This includes white hydrangea, green carnations, and yellow lilies, gerbera daisies, and chrysanthemums.

Amber Amour is a fall beauty. It showcases sunflowers, gerbera daisies, berries, and hydrangea. Accents include red anthurium and seeded eucalyptus.

Fall Frolic illustrates just how gorgeous the upcoming season can be. This fall flower arrangement has rust-colored calla lilies and football mums along with Queen Anne’s lace, hydrangea, sunflowers, dusty miller and textured broomcorn. All of this is hand-arranged in a unique compote style vase.

Autumn Sunset comes in a keepsake wooden box. Flowers include orange roses, blue thistle, sunflowers, protea and berries. All of this is accented by ivy.Wooden table over stone wall

Be sure to come in to any of our Columbus flower shops for a preview of our fall flower collection and order your Labor Day flower arrangements today! Of course, you can also place orders by phone or through our website.

By |August 28th, 2017|Labor Day|Comments Off

Celebrating Labor Day in Columbus with Events and Flowers

F1Labor Day is a three-day weekend that gives us all a good excuse to not work for a while and take in the last official weekend of summer before we start thinking about fall and the close of the year.

During this weekend, there are many events happening in and around the Columbus area to enjoy with family and friends. F2

Labor Day Events in Columbus

The St. Michael Festival in Worthington, Ohio is September 2-4. It is a celebration of food, worship, and community and is a great place to enjoy live music, games, and faith while supporting a great cause.F3

An annual tradition in Columbus for more than forty years, The Greek Festival has become an end-of-summer staple. It is held in Columbus from September 2-5 and offers a great variety of traditional Greek food, dance by the Greek Festival Folk Dancers, cathedral tours, cooking lessons, musical performances and more.F4

Fashion Meets Music Festival is held in Columbus from September 3-5. This four-stage festival features a variety of the best acts in live music and featuring some of the most talented designers in the country. The festival has live performances, runway shows, local food, beverages, unique activations, and more.

The annual Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival in Upper Arlington, Ohio, is held on September 5th and showcases the finest in one-of-a-kind handmade art across various media of visual art. There are over 200 local and regional artists, interactive art displays, a diverse lineup of live music, dancing, face painting, jewelry and crafts for the kids.

Goodbye, Summer Flowers
To big a fond farewell to our summer flowers and make room for the fall flowers that are now arriving, we have put many flower arrangements and bouquets from our summer flower collection on sale while supplies last.

Here are some great ways to enjoy summer flowers before they go:F5
Sunsplash provides a bright and bold way to enjoy the last of the summer flowers.
• Sun-sational Grandview Heights features 20 sunflowers arranged in a glass vase that is sure to brighten a room or someone’s day.
• Watercolor Roses is a stunning display of carefully dyed roses that offer a bright and unique floral presentation.
• Summer Breeze offers white hydrangea and green carnations along with lemon yellow lilies, gerberas, and chrysanthemums.F6
• The Blooms of Marble Cliff combine pink roses with purple anemone and yellow ranunculus as well as other flower varieties.
Sunny Smiles features a mix of summer flowers in various hues of yellow.

All of these are a great way to decorate for a Labor Day barbecue or block party. All you need to do is visit any of our Columbus flower shops, call us, or go online and order there.

By |September 3rd, 2016|Labor Day|Comments Off