Friday, April 23, 2010

Throwing a party?

Make an impact that will turn heads with a spectacular arrangement like the one shown. Sizable arrangements are definitely a conversation piece at the center of your hors d'oeuvres or cocktail table!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Flowers and plants promote innovation and idea generation

According to business experts, the key to gaining the competitive edge in the modern economy is easy to understand - a happy, productive workforce. Texas A&M University conducted a scientific study revealing that workers' idea generation, creative performance and problem solving skills improve substantially in workplace environments that include flowers and plants.
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Friday, April 16, 2010

Flowers evoke tranquility…stress reliever

A behavioral research study conducted by Harvard Medical School reveals that people feel more compassionate toward others, have less worry and anxiety, and feel less depressed when fresh cut flowers are present in the home. "Our results suggest that flowers have a positive impact on our well being."
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Our fave foliages...

We absolutely love as fresh cut foliage or potted plants alocasia amazonica and calathea ornata!! They both have intriguing variegation's and burgundy colored undersides.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Flower givers perceived as successful and caring

Rutgers University explored what the gifts we choose say about who we are and whether they affect how we are perceived. The research reveals that those who send flowers, in comparison to other gifts, are viewed as successful, caring and emotionally intelligent people. “Our findings show that you can influence and change what people think of you in a significant way through the gifts you give,” says Haviland-Jones. “That news is particularly important to those interested in enhancing friendships and romances, even business relationships.” Flowers create instant delight and happiness. “A successful person is not necessarily someone with a lot of money and material goods, but rather someone who is in tune with people and knows how to touch their hearts,” says Ryan. “I can think of no other item besides flowers that evokes such positive feelings and perceptions for both the giver and the recipient.”For more on this article go to

Friday, April 2, 2010

Party with Us!

Pampered Chef Party!
with Michele Mitchell at the flower shop Thursday, April 15th 5-7pm

See what's new and happening at Dowd's Flower Shop. New and creative ideas for Administrative Professionals Week, Spring Dance Recitals, Mother's Day and Prom!
Enjoy samples of new recipes, smell the fresh flowers, view our new store at 222 West First Street S., treat yourself to a new kitchen gadget for all your upcoming summer parties, win a flower arrangement!