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Holidays
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Father's Day

Dad deserves his acknowledgement on Father's Day just as much as mom on her special holiday. Send Dad a beautiful arrangement that truly matches his personality. If the way to your dad's heart is through his stomach, why not try sending a gift basket full of delicious treats your dad is sure to love! Whatever you need to send a gift to dad in Storrs or anywhere else in the country, STIX 'N' STONES can help!
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Grandparents Day

There’s no love like the love of a grandparent. Send Grandma and Grandpa the perfect gift of a beautiful flower arrangement. Brighten their space with bouquets of autumn blossoms or maybe even the traditional flowers of Grandparents Day. Pick an arrangement of lilies that represent devotion, true love, and respect. Say how you feel with an arrangement of red and pink roses that symbolize admiration, appreciation, and love, or with a bouquet of purple and blue flowers representing their wisdom and dignity.

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National Boss Day

Say thank you this National Boss’s Day with beautiful flowers

Mentor, leader, advisor, head honcho; there are many titles that our boss has. Show your appreciation and tell them how much it means to be their employee. Tell them Happy Boss's Day with a festive bouquet of flowers.

What is a good present for my boss on National Boss's Day?

Buying for your boss can be tricky. You want to be professional but personal at the same time. Show them the affirmation they deserve with special office flowers!

Tell them how much you admire them with purple flowers, or select a classic arrangement of irises and lilies. Falling on October 16th, you can select a gorgeous fall flower arrangement that adds a bit of fun to any office.

What should I say on my National Boss's Day card?

When writing your National Boss's Day card, tell them how much you appreciate them. Everyone likes to hear a job well done; often, those in charge don't hear it as much as they should. Along with your arrangement, send a card that says just that. Tell them how much you look up to them and how they influence you every day.

Schedule an office delivery!

Order a professional arrangement today or network and find out what flowers are your boss’s favorite. No matter what you decide, we will deliver your arrangement to their office for you! Call or order online your National Boss's Day flowers today for the person who leads you to success.

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Sweetest Day

Sweetest Day is like a mix between Valentines Day and Thanksgiving. It’s a day to give thanks for those extra-sweet people in your life. The holiday originated with a candy store owner who wanted to bring cheer and some happiness to the lives of those who were often forgotten. A great way to celebrate Sweetest Day is by ordering a gift basket of sweet treats from STIX 'N' STONES for your someone sweet.
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Halloween

I know what you're thinking, "Flowers for Halloween?" You might be surprised at what creative florists have up their sleeve. Let our experts help you plan your Halloween decorations and haunted houses. From your front door wreath, to your ghoulishly gorgeous centerpiece, STIX 'N' STONES will help you turn your Halloween get-together into a Halloween party no one will ever forget.
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Thanksgiving (USA)

How do I take care of my flowers once they are delivered?

Now that you have your lovely flowers for the holiday season, you would like to preserve their beauty for as long as possible. We have provided some fresh flower care tips to help. If you are giving flowers to friends or family, feel free to share this page with them so that they will be able to care for their flowers soon after their delivery.

First things first
Most flowers are delivered with a plastic covering. Remove all plastic to all your flowers to breathe. Next, if your flowers are already in a vase or you have just placed them in a vase, refill the vase with fresh water. Your flowers will love the hydration.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
It is best to avoid placing your flower in areas of extreme temperatures: windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. These can cause wilting or dry out your flowers. Instead, place your flowers somewhere where they will be in cooler and more controlled conditions.

It is always good to prevent the possibility of ethylene gas reducing the life of your flowers. This can often come from placing flowers near fruit or cigarette smoke.

Maintaining your flower’s beautiful presentation
As your beautiful flowers are on display, check up on them and tend to them periodically over a series of days.

  • For vase arrangements, keep your vase filled with fresh water to provide them with proper hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, it is good to also provide them with hydration. We suggest daily fresh water hydration.
  • Anytime the water begins to become cloudy, change out the water. You will need to clean your vase with soap and water, rinse thoroughly, and then fill your vase back up with fresh water. Using soapy water rather than only rinsing can help remove bacteria that could cause your flowers to die more quickly.
  • Remove any strongly wilted contents: wilting leaves or stems. This will help you maintain a fresher and neater look.
  • Cut your stems at an angle using a sharp knife. We recommend cutting them one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. This will allow your flowers to hydrate and absorb the water properly. Using scissors to cut the stems is not recommended, as scissors can crush the stems and hinder the flower’s ability to drink water.
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Christmas

How do I take care of the flowers I ordered?

Once you have received your flowers for Christmas, you would like to preserve their beauty as long as possible. Below we have provided fresh flower care tips to help guide you.

First things first
Remove the plastic that may have been wrapping your flowers. Once the plastic wrapping is removed, your flowers will be able to breathe. Next, fill a vase with fresh water for your flowers.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
Extreme temperatures can be harmful to the delicacy of your flowers. Do your best to avoid placing them in areas they will be too hot. This could include windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. This can cause your flowers to wilt or dry out more quickly. Most flowers thrive best in cooler and more controlled conditions.

Ethylene gas can damage the lifespan of your flowers. So it is important to avoid placing your flowers near any fruit or in the line of cigarette smoke.

Maintaining a beautiful presentation
Periodically tend to your flowers to help preserve their beauty.

  • For vase arrangements, provide your flowers with fresh water. Your flowers will drink the water they need to provide themselves with proper hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, we recommend providing your flowers with daily fresh water.
  • When the water in your vase becomes cloudy, clean out your vase thoroughly with soap and water and then refill it with fresh water. Using soapy water to clean your vase will remove any bacteria that could cause your flowers to deteriorate more quickly.
  • For any wilting leaves or stems, remove the strongly wilted contents to help maintain your beautiful display.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut your stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. A fresh open stem will help your flowers absorb water for hydration. We recommend that you avoid using scissors to cut your flowers. Scissors can crush the stems and prevent the flowers from being able to absorb the water.
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Valentine's Day

How far in advance should I order flowers for Valentine’s Day?

The sooner you place your order, the better. You can set the day for your delivery on any day in the future. When you place your order and set your future delivery in advance, you secure your selection and prevent placing your order during a time of limited supply. You provide yourself with the assurance that your product choice will be able to be filled when the time comes.

The later your order is placed, the riskier your chances are to receive the exact florals you desire. During an order-dense period of time, such as Valentine’s Day, specific flower supplies run low or go out of stock, and the shop relies upon a new shipment to come in. This often results in flower substitutions to fill an order.

Be your hero and not your enemy.


Do I order my flowers online or in-person?
This is up to you! We offer the convenience for you to easily select, order, pay, and set a delivery date for your flowers. You will be able to provide your desired card message and delivery instructions once you select the arrangement of your choice.

If you would like to place your order in-person at STIX 'N' STONES, we would be delighted to speak with you and assist with your needs. While you’re with us, feel free to inquire about any questions you may have and our associates would be glad to help you.

If you are unable to travel to the shop and you have questions regarding the details of your order or other needs, please feel free to contact us at (860) 878-8597.

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Easter

What better way to welcome in the spring season than with a beautiful flower arrangement? Choose a beautiful bouquet of white roses and pastel lilies or a bright and cheery arrangement of gerbera daisies and tulips. No matter what style you choose, STIX 'N' STONES is here to help.. If you need to send a special arrangement to someone, we can ask the Easter Bunny to deliver them for you!
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Admin Professionals Day

It’s National Administrative Professionals’ Day! Say “thank you” with a beautiful flower arrangement. What better way to show appreciation for the person who does so much for you than with a floral arrangement that reminds you of them? Give them the gift of beautiful gerberas, daisies, hydrangeas, lilies, and more spring blossoms. Brighten their office or cubicle with an arrangement they can enjoy the whole week and take home to enjoy through the weekend.
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Mother's Day

Mom, mother, madre, mama, mami—whatever you call her, your mom deserves to be spoiled. This Mother’s Day, give her the gift of a beautiful spring flower arrangement. Add pink carnations in honor of mom and say, “I love you” with the perfect gift. Make all the women in your life smile, from grandmas, aunts, stepmoms, and mothers-in-law, with a fresh flower arrangement.

You can order online, by phone, or in person and we can help you pick the perfect gift for mom. Does your mom live states away or down the street? We will deliver your flowers wherever they need to go, and if you want to hug mom, we also offer in-store pickup. Order early to ensure your choice of flowers and delivery times. During Mother’s Day, the floral industry sees a boom in orders and if you place an order too late or too close to Mother’s Day, you risk having a different product or a later delivery date.