Sunny Late Spring Florals

late spring florals

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

Mother’s Day Gifts & Flowers

mother's day gifts

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.

Please note, these gifts are for local Baton Rouge delivery – but if your Mom lives miles away, we have plenty of gorgeous options for you to consider! Continue reading

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

beautiful Easter flowers

“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

Honoring Those Who Rescue Puppies


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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St. Patrick’s Day Florals

St. Patrick's Day

We’ve barely put away the Mardi Gras decor and we’ve got another great reason to celebrate – and use a lot of left-over green beads! The Wearin’ of the Green Parade takes place here in Baton Rouge on March 18th, one day after the official holiday. But why do we celebrate this day anyway?  Both a cultural phenomenon and a religious observance, the date was originally established as a Catholic feast day, but has grown into a celebration of all things Irish. Whether to show off your own Irish flair or to send a token to your Celtic friends, Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts is the place to call for the most beautiful and unique green florals in town.

Did You Know? St. Patrick was not Irish, he was born to a family in Great Britain. As a young man, he was kidnapped by pirates and was held captive in Ireland. After his release, he became a priest and returned to Ireland to be a missionary to the local Celtic druid peoples. Continue reading

Sapphire Birthstone Bouquets

sapphire birthstone

When it comes to sending birthday bouquets, you can be inspired by many things. From the celebrant’s favorite flower to the official flower of the month, there are many meaningful ways to send your love at this special times. One of our favorite ways to create bouquets for birthdays is to be inspired by the birthstone; and in September, that means imagining floral representations of the sapphire. Sapphire birthstone arrangements are truly unique and memorable – just like the people receiving them. The floral designers at Billy Heroman’s would love to help you to honor all of the September birthday honorees with our gorgeous floral bouquets.

Sapphire birthstone Our Shades of Sapphire Birthday Bouquet is specially designed to depict the beauty of the September birthstone. Blue hydrangea is paired with white roses and the exotic look of blue thistle. Clear crystals and blue and white decorative elements finish off this extravagant design which highlights the brilliance of the sapphire birthstone.

Sapphires are called the “celestial stone” because since antiquity they have been thought to bring heavenly blessings down to those who owned one. It is a stone of wisdom, royalty, and divine favor. When looking to design a sapphire birthstone bouquet, you can use blue delphinium, blue orchids, hydrangea, and iris to create that striking look that only blue florals can create.

If you are looking for a memorable way to wish those you love a Happy September Birthday. look no further than Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts. We use the most beautiful seasonal flowers and accents to create floral designs sure to make their day – in the Baton Rouge and Port Allen area, as well as across the miles. Call us today!

Decorate Your Home with Autumn Colors

autumn colors

Autumn is upon us in Baton Rouge! Although it will likely be October before we experience a noticeable drop in temperatures, we are excited to see fall on the calendar  – cooler air, pumpkin patches and the hope of catching a glimpse of changing leaves capture our attention and our imaginations. Autumn colors are front and center in the seasonal florals from Billy Heroman’s Flowers. If you are looking for a vibrant and fresh way to spruce up your home decor for the autumn, look no further than our flower shop.

These gerbera daisies reflect the classic colors of fall – rich reds, vivid oranges, and warm yellows. This generous bouquet is accented with hypericum berries for authentic seasonal details, and the bouquet will bring all the warm hospitality of autumn days into your kitchen.
autumn colors

Other popular flowers to showcase beautiful autumn colors include orange lilies and roses, yellow sunflowers and spider mums. Alstroemeria in shades of red and yellow are wonderful supporting flowers, as are natural elements such as cattails, wheat and millet stalks, lotus pods, seeded eucalyptus, and fall foliage such as maple leaves.

As we head into the new season, we anticipate harvest festivals and fun-filled holidays with family and friends. Many of us don’t have the pleasure of witnessing the autumn colors in nature as we’d like to. Therefore, bring autumn into your home with flowers that will project all of the warmth and hospitality that this time of year encourages.  Whether you are looking to decorate your own home with cozy florals or want to send a vibrant “just because” bouquet to someone you love – the designers at Billy Heroman’s Flowers have created the perfect fall floral arrangements.





Giving Teacher Gifts for Back to School

teacher gifts

Heading back to school is an exciting time, both for children and their teachers. This season promises many new things to discover, friends to meet, and students to get to know. As you prepare your child to return to school, you may wish to consider having a token of your appreciation sent to their new classroom. Teacher gifts for back-to-school are perfect for letting educators know that you appreciate all they do, on the first day of school and throughout the year.

teacher giftsWe all can agree that teachers have a challenging job, but our Bold and Beautiful floral arrangement will infuse them with motivation. Sending this gorgeous, bright display will not only brighten the classroom but will communicate a vote of confidence for the job these dedicated professionals have undertaken. Fresh flowers raise morale, as well as add a bit of serenity and a lovely focal point to any space. And although summer is over, don’t wave goodbye to bold colors just yet – this masterpiece of carnations, lilies, and roses delivers all the fun and excitement of the new academic year.

If your child has multiple teachers, or if you’d like to thank the staff of the school for all they do – our selection of gourmet gift and fruit baskets is sure to be a hit in the faculty break room!  Teachers, administrators, and counselors are on the front lines every day, making an all-important investment in the lives of our kids – and these delicious snacks will keep their energy up. Choose one of our pre-designed baskets, or call us to make a custom arrangement to let the school staff that you support and encourage them as well.

teacher giftsTeacher gifts for back-to-school are a thoughtful and meaningful way to start the year off right. Throughout all the transitions the new school year brings, Billy Heroman’s Flowers and Gifts wish the best of luck to our students and teachers as they return to their Baton Rouge classrooms.