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…

Embrace the season!

With 10 inches of snow on the ground and temperatures dipping below zero at night, it sure feels as though Christmas is just around the corner but in reality it is still Autumn and Thanksgiving is next week.  Each year it is seems as though we are in a bigger rush to get to Christmas…

Spring is here!

Yes, on Thursday, March 20 Spring arrived. Our days are getting longer, birds are starting to return and we start longing to plant our gardens! Tomorrow marks the first day the greenhouse at Forest Lake Floral will open its doors for the season. Now, that doesn’t mean we are stocked with our garden annuals and…

FLAKE FESTIVAL

Well, sticking with this cold Minnesota – winter weather theme, what better to do than celebrate it! This year the city of Forest Lake is hosting it’s 5th annual Flake Festival February 15-23. It celebrates our community within the city and the families who live here. It’s a time to get the family together and…

Beginner Blogger

For the amout of time I have spent reading blogs and have enjoyed the information that each shares, I never fully understood the undertaking of creating your own…HA!! So, here I am tonight, (another cold night in Minnesota, praying school isn’t cancelled in the morning due to -30 degree windchills…again) trying to figure out the…

Polar Vortex

A ‘Polar Vortex’ is also known as a polar cyclone, polar low, or a circumpolar whirl.  Here on Earth, the polar vortices are located in the  middle and upper troposphere and the stratosphere.  These cold-core low-pressure areas strenghten in the winter and weaken in the summer due to their reliance upon the temperature differential between…