Archive for September, 2010

October is Fair Trade Month 2010

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

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Get the new month off to a great beginning with the colorful promise of making a difference the next time you send flowers. Naturally appealing, our Fair Trade Roses make the perfect gift this October. Afterall, it is Fair Trade Month 2010.

The theme for this year’s Fair Trade Month is Every Purchase Matters which is why Calyx Flowers decided to offer each season, a showcase of Fair Trade Certified roses. And just what does that really mean?

The Fair Trade Certified Label guarantees our customers that strict economic, social, and environmental criteria were met in the production and trade of these roses. The rose farm is dedicated to planting, nurturing, harvesting, and selling quality flowers that bring additional revenue back to their communities to improve the quality of life.  We are offering a collection of four rose varieties – Freedom, Ambiance, Pink Intuition and Chilis.

Freedom Red Roses
Freedom Red Roses

Calyx Flowers is also very excited to be sponsoring a day during Fair Trade Month. Our official Fair Trade Day is Tuesday, October 5th. In conjunction with TransFair USA we’ll be offering a rose giveaway as a way of saying we’re proud of our Fair Trade product. Be sure to support the Fair Trade movement not only by purchasing Fair Trade Certified Roses but also by following TransFair USA on Facebook and Twitter, where each day they will feature fun and easy actions that you can take to support Fair Trade far beyond your every day purchases.

Let’s start the celebration! After all, we think our flowers are like our customers: they both deserve the very best treatment in the world.

Trends for Fall Flowers

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

We’ve gathered our favorite on-trend flowers for fall in a bevy of beautiful colors and varieties!

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  • Featuring luxuriant wreaths, bountiful baskets and tabletop centerpieces.
  • Colorful pairings of sunflowers, lilies and more.
  • Exotic orchids in an array of autumn colors add attitude and sophistication to the home.
  • Best buys – blooming chrysanthemums make a statement in an array of colors.

After a summer season filled with bright colors its time to tone down a little but not too much. Our fall collection of flowers, plants and preserved designs has arrived in full force in jewel-tone shades like no other time before. Our cover look, Fall Favorites Bouquet, showcases the brilliance of this time of year with four outstanding hues – red, yellow, hot pink and deep purple. And don’t forget my personal choice of the Orchid Blaze Bouquet. It’s a look that’s all autumn – four different varieties of orchids in fiery shades of tangerine, yellow, browns with hints of burgundy here and there.

Look for the new September catalog in your mailbox the week of September 6th. I’m sure you too will be excited by all the new varieties and colorful combinations.

Send the season’s trendiest bouquets. Visit CalyxFlowers.com & we would love for you to check us out on www.Facebook.com/calyxflowers.