Soft White Styles For End Of Summer

Ease up this coming Labor Day weekend—you deserve it. Nanz & Kraft Florists sees no reason not to spend Monday, September 3 in the style in which it was intended: feeling proud about your achievements so far this year and giving yourself a much-deserved break from them. Labor Day is a moment to celebrate the American worker, and since most of us count ourselves a part of this group, we’ve all got reason to take a day off. Over time, this weekend has also evolved to mark the end of summer, and we’re often scrambling to socialize or get one last trip in before the onset of fall and the holiday season. But we encourage you to slow down and put your feet up, partake in a little self-care. And we’ve got the flowers to support that.

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Sunny, Bee-Friendly Sunflowers

Nanz & Kraft Florists simply can’t thank bees enough. These multi-tasking powerhouses are responsible for pollinating 90 commercially grown crops and over 80% of all flowering plants. Together, plants and bees have adapted and evolved for millions of years each to the benefit of the other, refining their symbiotic relationship over time like the most successful romances do. We’re taking a minute to honor the work of bees by showing off one of their favorite flowers.

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Finding The Perfect Home For Flowers In Yours

There’s nothing like having flowers in the home, whether you bought them for yourself or received them as a gift. First you take a minute (or 20) to swoon, admiring their glory from every angle, noticing all of the little details and appreciating the overall design. After that, you’re faced with where to place those flowers. Naturally, you seek a spot that will show them off to best advantage and allow them to be admired as much as possible. Nanz & Kraft Florists can help you match the perfect space in your home with the perfect flowers you have in hand (or vase).

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A Gift For The Teacher and a Gift For The Student

Nanz & Kraft Florists feels downright celebratory about the start of the school year—which is just around the corner. While the end of summer and the prospect of school can induce moans among our littles, and there’s definitely a touch of nerves going into it, it’s a mostly exciting endeavor. And to start things off on the right foot, we think you should arrive bearing gifts along with those school supplies. We typically wait to bestow gifts after the year has passed, but the positive vibes you’ll bring with gifts in hand is worth it. And don’t forget your student either.

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Must See Flower Festivals & Events

Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself in a field of flowers stretching as far as the eye can see? To be surrounded by bright, fantastic, fragrant blossoms just at their peak? Can you imagine a rainbow of colors blooming before you, worked into elaborate displays and sculptures like a dream come to life?

If so, you need to get yourself to a floral festival or event, STAT. Nanz & Kraft Florists has got the scoop on the best (and closest) flower-centric attractions so that you can realize all of your floral fantasies. Spring and summer see dozens and dozens of flower-focused events and celebrations populating calendars across the country. Read on to find out which ones belong on yours.

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Songs Of Summer, Floral Edition

There’s nothing quite like the onset of summer to put us in the mood for music. Every year, performers release albums and songs that seem designed for the season, all vying to become the top tracks of the summer. These tunes are often catchy and created in the season’s spirit, capturing its playful, lazy vibe. Nanz and Kraft Florists has put together one such playlist for you, and of course it is inspired by flowers. In fact, since what seems like forever, musical artists have felt compelled to sing about the natural world, taking titles, lyrics and subject matter from flowers, plants and herbs. The result? Some of our most beloved songs.

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Care For Your Flowers: Here’s How

Here at Nanz & Kraft Florists, we care a lot about the flowers you bring home from us. We love to educate our customers in how to extend the life of the florals and plants they choose for themselves or someone else. We know that happy plants and flowers are fresh plants and flowers, so whatever we can do to extend the life of them is our pleasure to pass on to you. Read on for four of our top tips.

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Patriotic Flowers For Your Holiday Table

The 4th of July is upon us, and Nanz & Kraft Florists can’t wait to spend time with friends and family celebrating our great nation. And we know we’re not alone; the chatter in the last couple of weeks in June is always about how you’ll be spending your 4th of July. Will it be at the lake? By the pool? In the backyard, throwing the football around? We meander down the way to our neighbor’s annual cookout and pile the kids in the car to go see the fireworks at night. It’s an easy, laid back day of being outside in the company of those we enjoy the most, paying festive tribute to our country’s independent spirit. Yes, we have the flowers to capture this sentiment. Boy do we.

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Your Summertime Dinner Party Is Here

Whether you’re hosting a summer gathering or attending one, there are several key elements necessary to creating a magical dinner party. Fortunately, many of them are abundantly available: longer days and warmer nights. Moonlight, the chirping of cicadas, fruits and veggies spilling from the garden (or the grocer’s shelves). Half of the work is already done for you, leaving just the meal planning and the decor (and the music, don’t forget the music!). When we think of summer dinner party menus here at Nanz & Kraft Florists, we’re inspired by the season’s easy elegance, its relaxed polish. Put down a platter of grilled chicken or salmon, a heaping bowl of salad, crudite and charcuterie that showcase summer’s meats, cheeses and fruits. The flavors should be bright and light, palette-cleansing and citrus-forward. And you know what? We think your florals should be too.

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Standout Flowers For Your Anniversary Sweetie

There are many reasons to love June—warmer weather, bluer skies, the official arrival of summer—but it’s also the most romantic month of the year. Don’t believe us? There are more marriages in June than any other time of the year, which means there are also more wedding anniversaries. That’s a lot of love, and a lot of flowers. Nanz and Kraft Florists wants you to keep all of that in mind when you set out to pick up your anniversary flowers—they should express that sense of romance, a little nostalgia and a little passion. We’ve got an inspired design that captures all of that and more.

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