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Father's Day

Send the man in your life a special flower arrangement made just for him. Add a beautiful bouquet to their man cave or a luscious plant. Celebrate dad with an arrangement made of fresh summer flowers, green foliage, or send him a basket of his favorite goodies. Whether it’s for a dad, uncle, grandpa, or stepdad Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses can help pick the perfect present for them. We have local delivery options but can deliver wherever your dad may be! Call or order online today.
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Grandparents Day

Show them how much you care, even if that is miles away. Make their day special with grandma and grandpa’s favorite flowers and a gift basket too! Order today, and we can help get your flowers wherever they need to be, whether to their home or living center. No matter your location, your grandparents will appreciate the thoughtfulness of selecting the perfect arrangement. Delivery is an option for all arrangements, or you can deliver them yourself with in-store pickup.
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Rosh Hashanah

This Rosh Hashanah, say "Shanah Tovah" and give the gift of flowers during the celebration of Jewish New Year. Let those you care about know you wish them to have a good year with the gift of flowers. While we offer same-day local delivery to Cedar Falls and surrounding areas, we also deliver anywhere in the U.S. and Canada so we can take care of your floral needs regardless if the intended recipient is down the road or seven states away. In addition to eating honey-dipped apples for a "sweet" new year, give the gift of fresh flowers for a "fresh" new year today!
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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 Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses 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, Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses will help you turn your Halloween get-together into a Halloween party no one will ever forget.
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Thanksgiving (USA)

Thanksgiving activities will soon be starting. Give the holiday recipe a dash of autumn color by sending flowers online or shop for Thanksgiving table decorations, creative centerpiece ideas, and more at your local Cedar Falls flower shop, Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses!

Brighten your Thanksgiving turkey dinner with unique floral arrangements, like a table centerpiece for the host, cornucopia fruit baskets, contemporary floral vases or baskets of fall flowers. Let your holiday florist, Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses in IA bring warm smiles from across the miles at this year's Thanksgiving celebration!

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Hanukkah

Eight perfect florals for Your Hanukkah Celebration.

A Hanukkah flower bouquet can add that special touch you are looking for in your Hanukkah decor. They also make a perfect hostess gift for your Festival of Lights host. With Hanukkah colors of blue and white, flowers can mean much more than what the eye sees.

1. Lilies

A white lily symbolizes purity and holiness and is often associated as the flower of Hanukkah.

2. Delphiniums

Symbolizing cheerfulness and goodwill, delphiniums are harmonious with the rest of your Hanukkah arrangements.

3. Blue Hydrangeas

The hydrangeas are a charming addition to a Hanukkah display representing gratitude, grace, and beauty.

4. Roses

White roses symbolize loyalty, purity, and innocence. They add a classical touch to any arrangement and provide a subtle dash of beauty to any room.

5. Alstroemeria

The alstroemeria is a symbol of grace and beauty and can be used to fill any vase. It looks great alone or as part of an arrangement.

6. Tulips

Elegant additions to a festive arrangement, white tulips can mean thank you in addition to perfect love.

7. Iris

Iris represent faith, hope, courage, wisdom, and admiration.

8. Carnations

white carnations are the perfect addition to any Hanukkah flower arrangement by filling in and adding volume to complete your festive decoration.

Order your Hanukkah flowers today

You can order online, by phone, or in person, whatever you are comfortable with. Our hours may vary so, please call us for our times. We offer both delivery and in-store pickup. Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses is here to assist you with any questions you have!

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Christmas

Christmas decorations have come a long way, even since we were younger. It's perfectly normal to see a Christmas tree decorated in glitz and glam. No matter what your style, Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses has the right Christmas accessories for you!

Whether you need a centerpiece for your holiday party, a wreath for your front door, or even help decorating your Christmas tree, we do it all. Don't hesitate to give Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses a call for all your Christmas needs.

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Kwanzaa

Complete your Kwanzaa decorations with a beautiful flower arrangement. Red, green, and black flowers honor the celebration of African heritage, culture, and unity. A decorative floral arrangement makes a delightful hostess gift for your Karamu feast host. Order your flowers early to ensure your flower choice and selected delivery date.
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Valentine's Day

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

Now that you have your stunning flowers, you would like to preserve their beautiful state for as long as possible. Below we have provided some fresh flower care tips to help guide you.

First things first
If your flowers came in plastic, you will need to remove the plastic wrapping as soon as possible. This allows for your flowers to breathe. Then provide fresh water for your flowers as soon as possible.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
Avoid placing your flower arrangements near areas of extreme temperatures. This could include windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. These factors can cause your flowers to dry out quickly or wilt. Most flowers last longer under cooler and controlled conditions. Avoid placing your flowers next to fruit or cigarette smoke. Ethylene gas can reduce the life of your flowers and be detrimental to their lifespan.

Maintaining a beautiful presentation
Keep your flowers looking fresh and displayed beautifully by tending to your flowers periodically.

  • Keep vase arrangements filled with fresh water. This allows the plants to drink up the water they need for proper hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, we suggest providing your flowers with daily fresh water.
  • Remember to switch out any cloudy water. You will want to fully clean the inside of your vase with soap and water, thoroughly rinse, and then refill the vase with new water. This will help remove any bacteria that could possibly harm your flowers and cause them to deteriorate more quickly.
  • As you notice leaves or stems wilting, remove the strongly wilted contents. This will help your flowers maintain a fresh and appealing appearance.
  • To help your flowers to maintain proper hydration, use a sharp knife to cut your stems. Cut the stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom. This will help the flowers to absorb water. It is discouraged to use scissors to cut the flower stems. Scissors can crush the stems, preventing proper water absorption.
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Passover

Beautiful Passover Flowers

This Passover add a beautiful spring arrangement of blues and whites to your table.

Classic Passover Flowers

Classic Passover flowers of daisies, roses, violets, carnations, irises, tulips, and hyacinths make a beautiful Passover Seder centerpiece. Include spring flowers of daffodils and lilies to add a burst of happiness to your Passover meal. Blue and white are the most popular colors for the Jewish holidays. Include popular white flowers of calla lilies, roses, gardenias, and add touches of blue with delphinium, hydrangeas, and irises.

Perfect for Your Passover Host

If you are going to a family or friend's house for your Passover dinner, don't forget to bring your host a gift. A lovely flower arrangement makes the perfect addition to their seder table. Send flowers in advance to your Passover host so they can include them in their Passover decorations.

Order Early

Place your order early to ensure you get your favorite flowers, as spring is a busy season for the flower industry. We want to ensure your Passover florals are exactly what you want. Though we are located in Cedar Falls we offer flower delivery to wherever your destination may be. Whether that is right up the road or the next state over, we are here to add that special touch to your celebration.

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Easter

What better way to celebrate Easter than with the candy-colors of springtime? Think you're too old for an Easter basket? Think again! Order a lush basket of Easter flowers from Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses for yourself or any bunny who needs a little pick-me-up! Whether your style is bright and cheery gerbera daisies or powdery pastel lilies, this Cedar Falls florist has you covered!
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Admin Professionals Day

This year, for National Administrative Professionals’ Day give the gift of a beautiful flower arrangement. With beautiful spring blooms of pinks, reds, and yellows, one of our bouquets is sure to brighten any desk. Send a friendly array of gerberas, daisies, lilies, and more, all in a fun vase. Do you want to send them something a little extra? Add one of our gift baskets of fun goodies to your order. We can deliver them to your office, or schools for our education professionals or come pick it up yourself. No matter the destination, Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses can help.
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Mother's Day

Our love for mom grows like flowers. Why not give her a symbol of this love with a beautiful bouquet of Mother's Day flowers? At Bancroft's Flowers & Greenhouses, we can design something to tailor match your mom's style. Flowers are the gift that will truly brighten her day and put a smile on her face all week long.