A summer garden is never complete until the butterflies arrive. They bring a fanciful feel to any flowerbed or yard, and there are particular flowers which you can add to your landscape to guarantee a visit from these delicate creatures. The floral experts at Breen’s Florist are here to help you find the right variety of blooms for your own personal butterfly gardens. Read More about Appropriate Flowers for Butterfly Gardens
It's summer in Houston, and things are getting hot! We love this special time of year when things seem to slow down just a bit, and the longer days give us the opportunity to get together more often with family and friends. As you plan your summer get-togethers, don't forget the flowers! Seasonal flowers add vivid color and style to your dinner table and are a beautiful choice for party decor. Whether you like casual picnics or prefer sophisticated gourmet meals with your friends, we have a floral bouquet perfect for the occasion. So what is your summer style? Breen's Florist would love to help you achieve it. Read More about Bright Seasonal Flowers for Your Summer Parties
The cool wind of spring gives way to the warm early summer breezes in the glorious month of June. Is it any wonder that June is the most popular choice of brides when planning their big day? When it comes to Houston weddings, you won't find more professional designs and beautiful arrangements than at Breen's Florist.
Did You Know? Many feel that the tradition of June ceremonies goes all the way back to ancient Rome. Most weddings at the time were celebrated in the month named after the goddess Juno, who was the protector of women - especially when they were getting married or raising children. Read More about Florals for Houston Weddings & Anniversaries
Summertime is special for many reasons, but in the floral world it gives us the opportunity to celebrate one of our very favorite blooms. June is National Rose Month, and at Breen's Florist we have an extra-special rose to recognize. If you haven't seen them yet, be ready to be wowed!
Breen's Exclusive "Twilight" Rose is a unique rose variety which opens up wide and holds for quite a while. It was chosen as our signature rose because of its amazing performance, as well as it's exquisite coloring. If you'd like to send Twilight Roses to someone special in Houston this summer - the only place to call is Breen's Florist. Read More about Exquisite Twilight Roses for National Rose Month
Father's Day is June 18 - and although you could head out to the hardware store or sporting goods emporium as usual, we have a new suggestion this year. How about sending Dad a sophisticated, dramatic or elegant floral arrangement for his office? You may not have ever thought of giving flowers to Dad, but these arrangements are bold and confident and perfect for anyone - and are sure to be conversation piece wherever they are sent. For Father's Day gifts that are unexpectedly beautiful, come to Breen's Florist.
Did You Know? Father's Day is a relatively new holiday, established in 1966 by President Lyndon Johnson. The inspiration behind the holiday was William Smart, a single dad who had raised 6 children single handedly. His daughter felt that he deserved the same level of praise and recognition as moms traditionally received on Mother's Day. Even though it was decades in the making, Father's Day was finally recognized. Read More about Father’s Day Gifts for Sophisticated Dads
"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." - Joseph Campbell
There are few days of the calendar year that carry more significance than Memorial Day. And although many see the holiday as a day off for barbecues and get-togethers, taking the time to honor the sacrifices of brave patriots who have gone before us is a great way to begin the day. Whether to adorn a grave site - or to send a floral arrangement to a family still mourning a loss - you can rely on the experts at Breen's Florist to design and deliver Memorial Day flowers and patriotic tributes which properly recognize and honor them. Read More about Patriotic Tributes for Memorial Day
Every season has its own charms - and in the springtime, flowers are on display. From the blooms on the side of the road to gardens overflowing with color, flowers are one of the most visible ambassadors of this time of the year. As we head into the summer, it is time to throw open the windows and let the fresh air in - and fill your home with these popular late spring florals from Breen's Florist.
Although there are many choices of floral varieties, these are two of our favorite ways to decorate with flowers - peonies and tropical arrangements. Read More about Spring Florals – Peonies to Tropical Arrangements