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Conklyn's Florist

Alexandria's Premier Florist Since 1938

Include the Symbolic Holly in Your Winter Decor

As the holidays approach, we begin to see signs of tradition everywhere we look. Part of the magic of Christmas is the nostalgia certain songs, images and decor can bring to mind. One of the most traditional aspects associated with Christmastime is the holly plant. This evergreen’s inclusion in winter celebrations is not a new idea; in fact, it dates back to ancient times and has been revered by many cultures as sacred or magical. Today we use it in much of our holiday decorating, and the floral experts at Conklyn’s Florist are here to show you why!  Read More about Include the Symbolic Holly in Your Winter Decor »
Posted by conklyns on November 24, 2019 Christmas Flowers Gifts Holidays Plants

Fall In Love With Your Front Porch This Fall

Fall flowers are a great way to celebrate the new fall season. When you place them on your front porch and decorate with a few key fall accents, you inspire the whole neighborhood to feel the essence of fall. Nothing gets you in the mood for a new season faster than a beautifully decorated front porch for fall. Floral designers at Conklyn’s Florist want to help you a front porch for fall you’ll love. We have beautiful fall plants and flowers that will enhance the look of your decor and plenty of reasons to make your front porch fabulous during this season. Get a little inspiration from some of our ideas or borrow them to make your own fabulous fall front porch this year. Read More about Fall In Love With Your Front Porch This Fall »
Posted by conklyns on October 19, 2019 Fall Flowers Plants

Enjoy Beautiful, Long-Lasting Mums this Fall

The fall season brings us so many fascinating colors and textures, but none are quite as endearing as the chrysanthemum. With its wide range of species and varieties to choose from, the look and style of mums can vary drastically, given your decor an eclectic look. Mums’ colors are as different as their varieties, ranging from bright, bold reds, yellows and oranges to deep, sultry burgundys, purple and one bursting with color and energy everywhere you look. Send beautiful mums to friends and loved ones throughout the D.C. area to celebrate special fall occasions or just to let them know you’re thinking of them. Since these flowers are es, and even white and cream. A beautiful bouquet of mums can be the difference between a typical fall season low-maintenance and easy to care for, your recipients will be able to enjoy their new fall blooms for months. The floral experts at Conklyn’s Florist are happy to walk you through which blooms might be perfect for you and how to care for them once they’re in your home.  Read More about Enjoy Beautiful, Long-Lasting Mums this Fall »
Posted by conklyns on September 8, 2019 Fall Flowers Plants

5 Gifts To Encourage College Students

Send a Wonderful Gift Leaving for college is truly a right of passage. As students head off to their new campus in the fall, it’s important to let them spread their wings. It’s also important to make them feel encouraged and supported. The designers at Conklyn's Florist have created a list of gifts to encourage your college student as they leave. Send reminders of your care for them and help them make the most of this fall semester. Read More about 5 Gifts To Encourage College Students »
Posted by conklyns on July 19, 2019 Back to School Flowers Gifts Plants

Creating Holiday Memories

Every holiday season, we prepare for the upcoming festivities by decorating our homes with beautiful ornaments, wreaths, and greenery that evoke feelings of tradition and nostalgia. This year, try adding a few do-it-yourself creations that will delight your family and guests. Craft Modern Wooden Trees that can be placed together or throughout your house for a fun, festive look that’s all your own. The floral artisans at Conklyn’s Florist have created a fabulous collection of holiday designs that will look great alongside your homemade crafts. Read More about Creating Holiday Memories »
Posted by conklyns on December 3, 2018 Christmas Holidays Plants

Holiday Flowers and Plants

With the holidays approaching, it’s important to begin thinking about how you will decorate your home and office this season. While it’s always wonderful to bring out family heirlooms and ornaments don’t forget to add a bit of live foliage to your family room this year. beautiful wreaths, garlands, potted plants or floral bouquets bring a new level of holiday cheer to any room. The floral designers at Conklyn‘s Flowers have created a gorgeous collection of holiday arrangements for your favorite living space this season. Read More about Holiday Flowers and Plants »
Posted by conklyns on November 19, 2018 Holidays Plants Thanksgiving

Start Your Self Care With A Plant

When we think of self-care, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to know where to start. A balanced diet, some exercise, a daily meditation are all good starts. When it comes to our environment, we can add elements that make our surroundings more peaceful, welcoming and enjoyable. Photos of happy memories, lovely scented candles and living green plants placed strategically throughout your home or office can personalize a space. Conklyn’s Flowers has beautiful plants that are not only gorgeous to display, but also have the power to energize your environment, bringing nature to you for balanced harmony in your space. Read More about Start Your Self Care With A Plant »
Posted by conklyns on September 10, 2018 Plants

Grace Them With Green This Nurses And Teachers Week

There are a lot of names for it---National Nurses Week, National Teachers Week, Nurse Appreciation, Teacher Appreciation---but no matter what you call it, this May 6 through 12 is dedicated to honoring some of our most tireless people. These are two fields dominated by women, or as we here at Conklyn's Flowers like to think of them, "super ladies." These women educate, inspire, nurture and otherwise empower the rest of us, taking care of our minds and bodies. They deserve something special this week, not to mention all year long. Read More about Grace Them With Green This Nurses And Teachers Week »
Posted by conklyns on April 23, 2018 Plants Spring