Sunny Late Spring Florals

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If there is one thing we love about the springtime in Baton Rouge, it is the vivid color that is seen everywhere you look. With the season in full swing, Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts is designing with vibrant late-spring blooms that exhibit all of the joy of this time of year. From tropical flowers to sunflowers, we believe the brighter the design, the better! Whether you are looking to commemorate a birthday, anniversary, or graduation – or simply would like to bring the magic of spring into your living room – we have the most beautiful late spring florals and designs in town.

Did You Know? The “common sunflower” is anything but common – this versatile flower can grow to heights of 12 feet or more, and is used for food, medicine, birdseed, oils, and more.  Continue reading

Billy Heroman’s Mother’s Day Stories

Mother's Day storiesThere are 85 million moms in the United States, but there are none as unique as yours. Although we all love our moms, each mother has influenced us in her own special way. That is what we celebrate this May 14 – the Mother’s Day stories that are unique to each family.

For all your special Moms and the stories they inspire, Billy Heroman’s Flowers has the floral designs and gifts that will make their day amazing. Here is a story shared by our team member Janet, who shares why motherhood has been so important to her. Mother's Day stories

“When I became a mom 31 years ago, I thought my greatest dream had been realized. My daughter was hope, joy, blessings, love, and laughter all wrapped up in one precious bundle. She taught me how much my mother loved & cared for me – in fact, the lessons my mother taught me in my youth now had meaning. I didn’t think love could be bigger than what I felt for my daughter – until this year when she gave birth to the two most perfect twin boys. As a retired teacher, working part-time at Billy Heroman’s Flowers, my schedule allows me to be home with Noah and Finn several days per week. The boys gave me a T-shirt that says, ‘A grandmommy is a mom with lots of frosting.’ I say, ‘Grandchildren are children with lots of frosting!’  I love being a mom and a grandmommy!” Janet Evans

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Did You Know? Since ancient times, the matriarch of the family has been honored with floral displays and gifts – to this day, flowers are the top gift on Mother’s Day.

No matter your Mom’s style, you’ll find the perfect gift at Billy Heroman’s Flowers. So whether you choose a flowering plant or a luxurious bouquet of orchids, roses, lilies, and hydrangea, you can be assured that we will design it with love. After all, we love our moms – or love being a mom – as much as you do.

Mother’s Day Gifts & Flowers

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There is no one like her. She’s your best friend, your cheerleader, your confidante. She deserves recognition all year long, but on Mother’s Day, you want to be sure that she feels all the love you have for her. Billy Heroman’s Flowers has been helping you to honor all the special people in your life for over 60 years, and we have the most beautiful Mother’s Day gifts in Baton Rouge. We invite you to browse our entire collection of Mother’s Day gifts – but wanted to highlight a few of our favorites.

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Corsage Flowers for the Dance

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Spring is the season for corsage flowers – for spring dances, proms, graduation ceremonies, or even Mother’s Day! There are so many reasons at this time of year to buy someone special some gorgeous wearable flowers, whether a traditional corsage or a beautiful wristlet – and Billy Heroman’s Flowers has the freshest roses, orchids, lilies, and more.

Did You Know? The word corsage is of French origin, and means ‘the bodice of a dress’. Early on, the flowers pinned to the dress were called ‘bouquet de corsage’, but the term was eventually shortened.  Continue reading

Honoring Teachers & Nurses

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It is a wonderful feeling to be recognized for what you do. And this May we are given the opportunity to celebrate two very important careers. National Teachers Week is May 7-13, and National Nurses Week is May 6-12. Both teachers and nurses give of themselves selflessly and are known for their caring heart. Is there a special teacher or nurse in your life? Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts has the floral designs and gifts that will let them know just how much you appreciate them.

Did You Know? Although the observance is celebrated over a week’s time, National Nurse’s Day is celebrated on May 6, and the week celebration which follows ends on May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday.  honoring teachers

Most of us can think of a teacher that has influenced our lives and made a difference. Teachers inspire us to work harder and believe in ourselves. They invest time and energy into our progress and truly care about our success. Whether you are in school now, or still fondly remember a teacher from years ago, a floral design is a beautiful way to thank them for their heart.

Get Social: Tuesday, May 9 is National Teacher’s Day. Everyone is encouraged to post photos and stories of their favorite teacher to social media, along with the hashtag #ThankATeacher.
honoring teachersNurses are with us through some of the most dramatic times of our lives. Aside from having an exceptionally demanding job, they also share their emotions and heart. They hold our hands when we are worried about a loved one, and rejoice with us when we welcome a new baby. It takes a special person to be a nurse, and during National Nurses Week, you have an awesome opportunity to tell them how much of a difference they make.

Billy Heroman’s Flowers has a beautiful collection of floral arrangements designed to be perfect for every occasion. To all of our Baton Rouge teachers and nurses we say thank you, and we appreciate all you do.

From the Greenhouse – Plant Care Tips

plant careWhen it comes to choosing the best green and flowering plants for your home and office – or as the perfect gift – you won’t find more expertise than at Billy Heroman’s Flowers. Our company has not only been providing gorgeous florals and plants to Baton Rouge for over 60 years, but we also have our own local greenhouses!  In other words, we know indoor plants – and we are happy to share our knowledge freely with our customers! Although it is not possible to outline how to care for all of the beautiful plants we offer, we would like to highlight three of our favorites, currently available from our greenhouse.

Awesome Gifts: Green and flowering plants make excellent gifts for Administrative Professionals Week, beginning April 23rd.  Continue reading

Administrative Professionals Appreciation

Administrative professionals appreciation

During World War II, the need arose for administrative personnel who could lend their skills and expertise to the general economy. Before long, the National Secretaries’ Association formed to recognize these hard-working individuals and the contributions they made to our nation’s commerce. Now known collectively as Administrative Professionals, these skilled individuals help businesses and organizations everywhere run efficiently, contributing to the overall success of the business and to the national economy at large. As we approach Administrative Professionals Week, Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts has some excellent suggestions designed to show your administrative professionals appreciation for the work they do every day.  Continue reading

Beautiful Easter Flowers Have Arrived

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“I must have flowers always and always!” – Claude Monet

One of the greatest artists of all time knew that life is just more beautiful with flowers. And while Monet used flowers as inspiration for great works of art, we use beautiful Easter flowers as our medium to create artistic holiday designs you’ll love. Spring flowers exhibit vivid colors and a fresh vibe that we just can’t get enough of – so whether you are looking for gorgeous Easter decor or the perfect gift, check out Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts Easter collection.  Continue reading

April Diamond Birthstone Arrangements

April birthdays have a very special representative in the diamond birthstone. This traditional gem expresses significant meaning for those born in April, symbolic of everlasting and dedicated love. From ancient times, the diamond has been thought to bring better relationships and an increase in inner strength to those who wear it. Although you won’t find diamonds at Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts, you can choose a beautiful bouquet of white and off-white flowers that will effectively represent the diamond birthstone well. Continue reading

Honoring Those Who Rescue Puppies

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Annually, there are nearly 4 million dogs and puppies entering shelters across the country, and latest statistics indicate that half of them will not make it out alive. National Puppy Day was first observed in 2007 when animal advocates established the day to shine a light on the problems of overpopulation, overbreeding, and over-crowded shelters. They still hope to educate the public on these issues while encouraging all prospective pet owners to adopt a rescue animal – and quite literally save a life

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