Summer is just around the corner, but before that, there's the end of the school year for our local students, and for the seniors, graduation. This is a time filled with award ceremonies and parties, proms and other events that commemorate the achievements of our area scholars. No doubt you'll have at least one graduate to think about this year. For many of us, there are a few standout occasions on which we receive flowers. Graduation may be one of the first times in our lives that we are presented with a bouquet, making it one of the most memorable. The team at Nanz & Kraft Florists specializes in memory-making designs, so of course we have thoughts on what you should give. Read More about Congratulating Your Grad With Flowers »
In ancient cultures, the floral corsage was worn to ward off evil spirits, especially during special events such as weddings. Because flowers and herbs were also thought to protect people from illness and disease, eventually corsages and boutonnieres were worn nearly every day. However, as the centuries passed, beliefs changed and medical knowledge increased, the usage of flowers for these purposes waned and became more of a luxury. By the late 17th century, floral corsages were primarily used as a gift of courtship and romantic admiration.
Today, corsages and boutonnieres are for special formal occasions - as prom flowers, for formal events, graduation ceremonies, and even Mother's Day. No matter what the event or celebration this spring, you can trust the designers at Nanz & Kraft Florists to create something beautiful! Read More about Prom Flowers & Corsages for Mom »
A graduation ceremony, whether from elementary school or grad school, is a momentous occasion in any student’s life. Tradition considers commencement ceremonies “rites of passage”; representing the acknowledgment of the end of one phase of life and… Read More about Graduation Flowers from Nanz & Kraft »