Memorial Day is right around the corner! Across the country families and friends are planning picnics, weekend getaways and backyard barbecues to commemorate the day and kick off an unforgettable summer. Rather than create an elaborate to-do, why not keep things simple and laid-back this weekend? Spend less time fussing over details and more time enjoying the people around you. Fire up the grill, throw the kids in the pool and let Boyd’s Flowers make the decorating simple with festive floral arrangements for your picnic table! Read More about A Weekend Of Patriotism
Memorial Day was originally observed in 1866, the year after the end of the Civil War. Although it was known as Decoration Day for many years, in 1971, Memorial Day was made an official national holiday. On Monday, May 29, the custom continues, and Americans have an opportunity to show respect and gratitude to fallen heroes - as well as to show compassion to family members who may still grieve the loss . Boyd's Flowers is privileged and honored to help you to show your gratitude by delivering beautiful Memorial Day flowers and arrangements.
There is a Difference: Although the two days share patriotism, parades, and decorations of red, white, and blue - Memorial and Veteran's Day serve different purposes. While Veteran's Day offers recognition to all who served in the military, including those still alive. Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who perished in service to their country. Read More about Paying Tribute with Memorial Day Flowers
Throughout the history of the United States, brave men and women in the military have paid the ultimate price to ensure we continue to enjoy the freedoms that we have come to take for granted in this country. To… Read More about Flowers for Memorial Day
Memorial Day has a long history that extends farther back than it’s official roots in the 1970s. According to the History Channel, Memorial Day was originally called Dedication Day and it was a time to remember fallen troops and to… Read More about Memorial Day Flowers, All You Need to Know