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5 Gifts That Will Drive Your Sweetie Pie Nuts at Valentine’s

 When it comes to flowers for Valentine’s guys can become clueless as to what to get. More often than not they go for the safe bet…Red Roses. Just the other day I had a young customer come in to buy his girlfriend flowers for Valentine’s Day. He wanted to really impress her. I showed him […]

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5 Pitfalls to Buying Your Wedding Flowers Online

Many couples has they plan out their wedding stumble across ads on the internet for beautiful wedding flowers that can be shipped to you at prices much lower than your local florist. These ads are temping with beautiful photos of exotic flowers with unbelievable prices. Unfortunately, there are some dangerous pitfalls that brides to be […]

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Hypericum-a flower with unusual medicinal properties

This flower, which has been around for several thousand years, has only been available in the United States since 2001. Commonly known as St John’s Wort’s, it’s been hailed as a miracle cure from everything from depression, sunburns,insomnia, skin disorders and even bed wetting. Although none of these cures have been scientifically proven. In the […]

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Dazzling Dahlias

Right now is peak season for dahlias, late summer early fall. These amazing flowers come in an extraordinary range of colors and some dahlia blooms can be huge.  Our dahlias are grown for us by Skyline Flower Growers in California, one of this country’s premier dahlia growers. Dahlias are native to Mexico and are part […]

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How I got to become friends with one of the giants in the floral industry-part 2

For most of the history of the floral industry in the United States if you were a retail florist or wholesaler and wanted to know something about the care and handling of cut flowers you usually got it from reading articles in trade publications or a rep from Smither’s-Oasis, Floralife or Chrysal (who were usually […]

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How I got to become friends with one of the giants of the flower industry

Last week I attended the PRO Institute in Davis, CA on the care and handling of cut flowers and plants, presented by Dr George Staby, one of the foremost authorities in the history of post harvest care of cut flowers and plants along Dr Michael Reid, who is also a world renowned flower care expert. […]

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Poinsettias Myths and Care

History and Legend of the Poinsettia Joel Robert Poinsett, who was an amateur botanist and the first ambassador to Mexico, first introduced poinsettias to the United States in 1825. He introduced the plant to the United States when he brought some cuttings to his plantation in Greenwood, South Carolina. December 12 is National Poinsettia Day, […]

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The World’s Greatest Dozen Red Rose Arrangement

Over the years at Knights we’ve striven to carry the world’s finest roses. With red roses, we feel it’s very important that we sell only the best, since it’s the most popular color among consumers. During the last 20 years we’ve only sold 3 red rose varieties in our shop-Kardinal, Charlotte and Forever Young. Our […]

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Knight’s Flowers Goes Mobile

Knight’s Flowers is excited to introduce our new mobile website. No matter where you are at or what time of day it is you can shop at Knight’s Flowers. Our mobile site can be accessed on any smartphone including the iPhone, Blackberry, Android and many other smartphones that can connect to the internet. Plus, it […]

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Valentine’s

Hey guys and gals, how’s your love life? Is it active, boring, worthless or just wimpy. Do you kiss you spouse or fiancé or lover or girlfriend/boyfriend daily? Once a day. Twice a day. Several times a day. Once a week. Never!? How often do you send flowers to your love one? Weekly. Monthly. Only […]

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