Oh, the stargazer. It explodes open to reveal its intense signature pink, its petals fanning out to form a star. But that's only half of the story, the rest belongs to its scent.
Here at Nanz & Kraft Florists, we appreciate the wholeness of each bloom that comes our way, understanding that the experience of flowers goes far beyond their visual appeal. Many entice the nose as much as they do the eyes, and one of the best at that is the stargazer lily. Read More about Scent Your Spring With Stargazers
While we may still have a few weeks of winter left here in Louisville, at Nanz & Kraft Florists, we're starting to see our spring haul come in. And by haul we don't mean from the garden---though that would be nice---we mean the bright flowers and plants (and blooming plants) that herald the arrival of spring. So while it might not look like it yet outside, we have exactly what you need to turn your inside spaces right around the corner into spring. Read More about Sneak Some Spring Into Your Scene
On March 8, we'll join over 100 countries across the world in honoring the achievements and efforts of women on International Women's Day. And while we may not have a floral giving tradition for this important day, we here at Nanz & Kraft Florists think we should. In Italy, they exchange yellow mimosa flowers, for instance. And while that would be beautiful, we don't think our gifts should be limited to one flower; after all, what better way to emphasize the collective power of thousands of unique individual women than to offer them the whole range of flowers? Read More about A Vivid Bouquet For International Women’s Day
We're not doctors, but Nanz & Kraft Florists have made some keen observations about the impact of flowers on emotional well being, and we're prepared to deliver the results. In short, flowers are good for you.
We're not going to cite the countless studies that show conclusively that a vase, dish, bowl, planter or any other container full of blooms or greens positively affects your health. But we are going to speak from experience---we live with flowers and plants---and say that everything you've read is true. Flowers and plants connect us to nature. They cheer us up. They stimulate and reward our senses. They clean our air. They make us feel loved and looked after. Therefore, we should be buying them for ourselves. Read More about Buy Flowers & Plants For Yourself, It’s Good For You!
Some flowers matter more than others, and when that happens, it's because of the occasion. One of the most meaningful flower exchanges we see here at Nanz & Kraft Florists relates to small, personal moments and events. The kinds of occasions that we create by giving flowers, rather than the reverse. There are no flowers that matter more than the ones that are truly unexpected, that are given with a sense of occasion even if one doesn't exist. On the other hand, big gestures of flowers on certifiably momentous occasions are equally wonderful. Read More about Flowers That Matter So Much
Did you know February is Creative Romance Month? Should come as no surprise that it's been officially designated as such, given the fact that it brings us the biggest love holiday of all time. And yet, what does it mean to be creative in romance?
We here at Nanz & Kraft Florists think it has to do with thinking outside of the box, personalizing the dates and outings you take your special someone on and going a little beyond the norm when it comes to the gifts you give. And that, friends, is where we come in. Read More about This Month’s Creative Romance In Flowers
We here at Nanz & Kraft Florists have said it before and we'll say it again: there's just nothing like a custom crafted bouquet to really knock someone's socks off.
It's not that we don't have a myriad of beautiful arrangements ready and waiting at all times for you to come and get or have delivered. But when you send a customized bouquet put together by one of our talented designers, you're really getting the full experience of what we do here at Nanz. Read More about A Custom Designed Bouquet Wins February
It's Valentine's Day, and the pressure is on to give the perfect arrangement of red roses. We decided long ago that stemmy, leggy red roses rocketing up out of a vase would be the gold standard of floral gifts on February 14th, and we've never looked back since. Nanz & Kraft Florists is steeped in the most romantic of all blooms, but our designs are full of variety. Read More about Rose Bouquets That Are Beyond
Many designers, florists and other creative types wait all year for the Pantone Color of the Year announcement in December, and with good reason. The color experts have been giving us a design buzz word since 2000, and it has always had an influence on the following year's decor trends. Pantone unveiled Ultra Violet as 2018's color choice, an intriguing purple that we here at Nanz & Kraft Florists are excited to style into our floral designs. Purple represents a wide spectrum of tones, some filled with depth, others softer. Read More about Put Some Pantone Purple In Your Life
There's a new holiday on February's calendar, and it's called Galentine's Day. The idea arose from a 2010 episode of NBC's Parks and Recreation, when main character Leslie Knope proclaimed it Galentine's Day, "only the best day of the year," and took all of her ladies out for a long lunch The concept resonated for a lot of women, and every year, more and more are deciding to celebrate their female friendships on February 13 by doing their own long lunches or making it a true girl's night out. It's an occasion we here at Nanz & Kraft Florists can get behind. Read More about Celebrate Friendship This Galentine’s Day