Prom

Gorgeous dresses, sparkly jewelry, fancy shoes, nails, hair, beautiful arm candy and list goes on! Okay, okay, it’s not actually candy you wear on your arm or your date ūüôā The “candy” I’m talking about are fresh beautiful flowers turned into an intricate, custom wrist corsage made just for YOU! At Lakes Floral, Gift &…

St. Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, also called St. Valentine’s Day – is the Holiday celebrated every year on February 14th when lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts (traditionally flowers). The holiday has origins in the pre-Roman pastoral annual festival of Lupercalia, held on February 15th. It was observed in the city of Rome to avert evil…

Exciting announcement!

We are very excited to announce and present to you that Forest Lake Floral, Gift & Garden is changing its name to Lakes Floral, Gift & Garden!¬† We are the same GREAT business with the same exceptional employees, services and ownership. Our new name and redesigned logo gives us an updated feel to match our…

Forest Lake has all the Fall feels

As the seasons begin to change we are greeted with cool crisp evenings and warm sun filled days. To help ourselves ease into this transition we fill our time with pumpkin patches, hay rides and sweet apple orchards adorned in our flannel shirts and cozy sweaters. Here in Forest Lake we don’t fall short (no…

Tropical Plants

Many if not all the house plants we enjoy and grow in our homes are often found along the sidewalks of Florida’s outdoor shopping malls or in the landscapes of homes in the South. A small Schefflera in your home has a cousin growing like a hedge in states zoned tropical. So how do we…

Shop Local This Valentines Day

Last year an estimated 224¬†million¬†roses were produced and distributed for Valentines Day. Of those 224 million Forest Lake Floral sells an estimated¬†5,000¬†roses on Valentines Day.¬†While many florists buy roses from distributors in California or South America, Forest Lake Floral buys flowers fresh from local distributors right here in Minnesota. One of our distributors we take…

Delivery experts!

A busy day delivering flowers and gifts for all occasions throughout the Twin Cities and northeast metro.  Cities visited today included Hugo, Blaine, Lino Lakes, Scandia, Stacy, Chisago City, Lindstrom, Ham Lake, Wyoming, North Branch and Marine on the St Croix. 

Day of Remembrance

Memorial weekend is finally here!¬†¬† While many look at this weekend as a time for relaxation, heading to the cabin for the first time this season and attending BBQs – it’s a time to remember those lost while serving in our country’s armed forces.¬† Memorial Day is a federal holiday here in the United States…

Sleep, Creep, Leap!

First year sleep, second year creep¬†and third year leap!!¬† Have you figured out what I’m talking about yet?¬† A wise person once told me in my quest – bound and determined to learn more about something I loved but new little about … I use this term every Spring through Fall in the greenhouse when¬†customers…

Spring is here!

WOW!! Is it really nearing the end of March already? Tomorrow marks the first day of Spring or the March Equinox (varying from the¬†19th – 21st of March) days are approximately 12 hours long with day length increasing as the season progresses.¬† Spring and “springtime” refer to the season, and also to ideas of rebirth,…