Flowers Bees Love

Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts is an enormous fan of bees, and you should be too. Why? Well, they’re responsible for pollinating 70 of the top food crops we eat from. They help give us everything from avocados to coffee to flax to sweet, sweet mango. Simply put, our tables wouldn’t look the same without them, whether we’re talking food or flowers. These little workers have a big impact on our lives and on the planet. So what brings all the bees to the yard?

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Where To Put That Big, Bright Arrangement

You may think that flowers will thrive wherever they are put, and when you bring home (or otherwise receive) a lovely bunch from Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts , that it makes no difference where you put them. Well, yes and no. Sunflowers do best where there’s lots of sunlight, not surprisingly. Arrangements you put on the vanity in a bathroom should be humidity-hardy. A clutch of roses can be great as a centerpiece, as long as they aren’t too fragrant, and pieces with a lot of scale look smashing as a foyer accent or on a table in a more formal area of your home.

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Brighten Up The Start Of The School Year

Want to get straight As from the teacher this term? Give them flowers.

We here at Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts aren’t suggesting that a gift of flowers will substitute for some good old fashioned hard work, but it can’t hurt to sweeten the deal with a hearty, happy bouquet of flowers, can it? Teachers, administrators, students and staff are likely filled with excitement and not a little anxiety at the start of the school year; there’s a lot to look forward to, but just as much to feel stressed about. A warm, vibrant display of flowers for the classroom or the office will go a long way to putting a relaxed smile on everyone’s faces.

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Flock To These Floral Attractions & Thank Us Later

Billy Heroman Flowers & Gifts has a vacation destination for you—and we think you’re going to fall in love with it. It’s inspired by one of our country’s most beautiful assets, its flowers.

Every spring and summer, dozens and dozens of floral festivals and events pop up. In California, they’re celebrating poppies and lavender; in Oregon, it’s roses. In New York, lilacs take center stage, while Michigan delights in its endless rows of tulips. We think there’s no better time than now to start planning a flower-centric vacation for next year. Attending a city or region’s floral event is a great way to discover the natural beauty of a place and to participate in its local culture. Our top picks for our Baton Rouge neighbors are below.

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Your Essential Summer Playlist: Floral Edition

We’re deep in the heart of summer, and you know what that means. It’s time to put together our playlists. It’s time to pick our faves on Spotify or to bust out all of those tunes that make us feel in the mood for long hot days by the pool, at the beach or on the lake. Well we here at Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts have an essential playlist for you to add to the mix, and the best part is, it’s inspired by flowers. That’s right. We’ve found all of the songs that take their cue from the floral landscape. You’re welcome.

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Yet One More Thing Flowers Can Do

Are you going to Hawaii or Fiji this summer? The Maldives? Tulum? Costa Rica?

If not, don’t fret. We here at Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts will get you sorted right out. No, we can’t book you first class on the next plane to the Bahamas, but we can help you get that exotic, well-traveled feeling in your very own home, without packing a single bag or booking a single flight.

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Unveil A Showstopper Centerpiece This Fourth of July

Chances are, you’ll be doing some socializing this 4th of July, and probably in your own home. We here at Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts think that in that case, you should have some firework-level flowers on hand. Preferably in the center of your holiday table, where everyone can get a good look at them. Contrary to what you might think, your 4th flowers don’t need to be of the red, white and blue variety; you’ve got plenty of opportunities to decorate with patriotic flair elsewhere in your home and outdoors. Instead, focus on putting something out that offers a lot of impact and feels just right for summer.

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The Great Entertainer

Summertime is practically made for pretty parties, so unfurl the table linens and set out the good china. Pair your posh potlucks and farm-to-table dinners with more than just candles or moonlight; introduce fresh flowers to the table to create more ambiance and set the tone. Everyone loves getting an invite to a summertime fest. Everything seems to be conspiring in favor of gatherings that go late into the evening, taking advantage of the long days and great weather. Your flowers can do the same.

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Roses For All The Anniversaries

In the U.S., June is the most popular month for marriage, and we here at Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts understand why. Weather-wise, most of the country has its fair share of blue-skies-and-sunshine. Flowers are at their rosiest (forgive the pun), and it’s an optimal time to travel. And where there are weddings, there are anniversaries. If June is all about the wedding flower bounty, it follows that it’s awash in anniversary blooms, too.

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