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Interesting Mother’s Day Trivia

Sunday, May 10th, 2015
Mother's Day card 1915
  • This year (2015) is the 100th anniversary of the Mother’s Day, that was officially created in 1914 by President Woodrow Wilson. So celebrate the US holiday Centennial by ordering a flower for mom now!
  • It is written “Mother’s Day”, not “Mothers Day”.
  • The holiday is celebrated each year on the second Sunday in May. This year it’s May 10, 2015.
  • Carnations traditionally represent Mother’s Day, but roses are also widely given and (gladly) accepted.
  • More telephone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year.

So, be sure to order your flower(s) for Mom now! (Remember, even late is better than nothing)

 

Are you ready for the Centennial Mother’s Day?

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Happy Centennial Mother's Day 2015Mother’s Day will have been celebrated for a whole century this year on Sunday, May 10, 2015!

Although Anna Jarvis is widely recognized as the founder of “Mother’s Day”, it wasn’t until 1914 that President Woodrow Wilson officially created the – now widely celebrated – US holiday by setting aside every second Sunday in May for the purpose. [Read more…]

So, do not forget to order your single red rose or flowers for your mother now!

 

Have you ordered flowers for Mother’s Day yet?

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Mother’s Day is coming up very fast … Sunday, May 12, to be precise.

So, if you haven’t yet placed your flower order for Mom, now is a good time to do so. The longer you wait, the more expensive roses and other fresh flowers tend to become.

Northern Pacific Railway Mother's Day card 1915

Mother’s Day card 1915

Here’s some interesting trivia about Mother’s Day in the United States:

  • It is celebrated each year on the second Sunday in May. This year, that is May 12.
  • This holiday tradition was established by Anna Jarvis in 1908.
  • Mother’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1914.
  • Anna Jarvis later detested the holiday’s commercialization and spent the rest of her life attempting to remove it from the calendar.
  • Carnations have come to represent Mother’s Day since Anna Jarvis delivered 500 of them at the first celebration in 1908.
  • This holiday generates a significant portion of the U.S. jewelry industry’s annual revenue in the form of custom gifts and rings.
  • For Mother’s Day, Americans spend approximately $2.6 billion on flowers, $1.53 billion on pampering gifts (e.g. spa treatments), and another $68 million on greeting cards!

So, be sure to order your flower(s) for Mom now! 🙂

 

Holidays

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

The most important holidays to give flowers are listed below, but be sure to also look at our Floral Holiday Calendar for other must-remember yearly flower-gifting events. 😉

Be sure, also, to have a look at some important annual anniversaries on which to present a loved one with a single rose.

 

About Mother’s Day

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

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