Flowers have long been known to have healing properties. For centuries they've been used medicinally, and some consider flower essence itself to have profound effects on the mind and body. Today, science tells us that we aren't wrong. A 2008 study showed that hospitalized patients who had flowers or a potted plant in their room actually used less pain medication and had lower blood pressure than those who had rooms without any fresh blooms or plants. Research shows that those who exchange flowers tend to have better relationships with friends and family, which in turn promotes well being.
At Mission Viejo Florist, we maintain a collection of flowers that we think are ideal arrangements for every get well scenario. Read More about How Flowers Can Help Us Heal »
Mardi Gras is a beloved celebration in many communities across the country and around the world. Of course, in the United States, New Orleans is the most iconic of the festivities. Not willing to be limited to just one day of parties, the revelry actually occurs for months prior to Fat Tuesday. But what is Mardi Gras, and why do we celebrate it? The history of the holiday is an interesting combination of pagan hedonism and Christian faith, which has come down through thousands of years. Read More about Mardi Gras History »
Everyone has their own way of saying "I love you".
Statistics reveals that over 60% of us will turn to floral bouquets to help us to express our feelings on Valentine's Day. In fact, Valentine's flowers top the list of the most popular gifts on February 14th, with chocolate and greeting cards coming in second and third place. With so many romantics sending flowers, we thought we would share some of our favorite and best-selling designs and bouquets.
Mission Viejo's expert floral designers are privileged to have a front-row seat to so many Valentine's love stories - how can we help you to express your affection? Read More about Mission Viejo’s Most Beautiful Valentine’s Flowers »