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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, Not Too Shabby can help.
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Mother's Day

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

As your mother is basking in the glory of her new beautiful florals, she will want to preserve that beauty for as long as possible. We have included a few fresh flower care tips to help. Feel free to send her this easy-to-follow guide once her flowers have been delivered.

First things first
If your flowers came in plastic wrapping, you would want to remove the plastic as soon as possible. This will allow the flowers to breathe. Secondly, you will want to give fresh water to your flowers to provide hydration. Place bouquets in a vase of appropriate size or fill your current vase with fresh water. If you need to, you can trim the stem’s ends to fit a vase you have. We recommend cutting flower stems at an angle with a sharp knife.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
Avoid placing your flower arrangements near areas of extreme temperatures: windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. Too much heat or sun exposure can cause your flowers to dry out quickly or wilt. Cooler and more controlled conditions will be best to help preserve the beauty of your flowers.

Avoid placing your flowers next to fruit or in the vicinity of cigarette smoke. These can produce ethylene gas which can reduce the life of your flowers and cause them to die more quickly.

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

  • For vase arrangements, keep your vase filled with water. This allows the plants to drink the water they need and provides them hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, we suggest still adding daily fresh water to your flowers.
  • Anytime the water begins to become cloudy, change the water out with fresh water. It would be good to clean the inside of your vase during this change before placing your flowers back into the vase. Using soapy water can help remove bacteria that could cause your flowers to deteriorate more quickly. Then make sure you rinse your vase thoroughly.
  • As wilting leaves or stems occur, remove the strongly wilted contents to allow the fresher parts to be the center of attention.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut your stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. This will help your flowers better absorb water. We recommend avoiding using scissors to cut your flowers. Scissors can crush the stems and hinder the flower from being able to absorb the water.
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Father's Day

Having a hard time deciding on the perfect gift for dad? Not Too Shabby can help! Send dad a artistically crafted floral tribute to show him how much you care. Perhaps your dad is the type that would prefer a gift basket filled with his favorite snacks! Whether your dad lives in Milford, or clear across the country, we've got you covered!
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Grandparents Day

We all get caught up in the busyness of life, making it easy to accidentally fall out of touch with our Grandparents. Whether they live down the street, or across the country, it's important to remember them on Grandparent's Day. Let flowers say what words cannot and let Not Too Shabby help. We can send flowers to your grandparents anywhere in the country!
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Rosh Hashanah

During these High Holy Days, say shanah tovah u’metuka, "Happy New Year," to those who mean the most to you. Celebrate the Jewish New Year with a Rosh Hashanah flower arrangement filled with red and white flowers, adding the perfect touch to your Rosh Hashanah table. Order ahead and have your arrangement delivered to you. We are here to help make someone’s New Year sweet as honey. Send a gift wherever it needs to go, whether that is in your city or miles away; we can help!
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National Boss Day

Sometimes the best way to show your boss just how much you appreciate their fine leadership is by sending flowers. With a National Boss Day gift of flowers from Not Too Shabby, your boss will know exactly how you feel. Everyone wants a raise. Raise your boss's spirits this Boss Day with one of the many colorful flower arrangements from Not Too Shabby in Milford, DE.
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Sweetest Day

Who Can I Give Flowers On Sweetest Day?

Unlike Valentine’s Day, Sweetest Day is not a lover-exclusive holiday, nor is it as heavy weighing. Valentine’s Day has been known to include elaborate gifting, special date ideas, and trying to woo your romantic partner. However, Sweetest Day is much more laid back and focused on spreading cheer to anyone around you through a small gift like flowers accompanied by a little baggy of sweet treats. You have the ability to give a non-romantic gesture to anyone you please or offer an extra expression of affection to someone close to you.

Co-workers
We work alongside peers regularly and often forget to show care and appreciation for them. Whether you have a work bestie or feel a co-worker could use a good deed or piece of encouragement, a gift of flowers can be a wonderful small way to brighten their day. If you want to share words of encouragement or affirmation with them, you can provide a personalized card message in the online ordering process that will be delivered with their flowers.

Neighbors
If you’ve never had formal introductions, now is a perfect opportunity to break the ice and warm their heart. Sometimes we don’t know the ones who live right across or beside us. Don’t remain a stranger. Break the ice and offer the kind gesture of flowers with a heartwarming card message. Not sure how to start that conversation? No problem. Smile, kindly introduce yourself, explain that it’s Sweetest Day, what it is, and then offer them their gift. This could be a good way to encourage them or potentially be the beautiful beginning to a good friendship. It never hurts to spread the cheer.

Stranger
There are several people we pass every day without ever knowing personally. You pass faces at the grocery store, while out shopping, or while at an event. You see some people just in the passing, such as your mailman, the store clerk, a greeter, etc. Every person has a different path in life, job, personality, and things they may be going through. This is all the more reason why Sweetest Day could be the exact occasion needed to sprinkle some happiness into people’s everyday lives and routines. Who is someone you could share some kindness with a lovely bouquet of flowers? Imagine the sweet surprise upon their face. You will have blessed a stranger and brightened their day. This is what Sweetest Day is all about.

Friends / Family / Lovers
Surprise your besties, lovers, or family with a gorgeous bouquet and shower them with words of affirmation through a special card message. Let them know how much you appreciate them and the things about them that are so special to you. If you’re really close, you could select a bouquet that incorporates their favorite colors or favorite flowers. To make a truly perfect pair, you could easily add some of their favorite candies or treats along with their beautiful bouquet. If they have yet to hear of Sweetest Day before, here is your opportunity to introduce them to the sweet holiday.

Delivery


Interested in delivery for those you know? Maybe you would like to have flowers delivered to your home first before handing them out to someone new. @Shop_name offers easy and convenient delivery. Simply place your order online, type the desired address, delivery instructions, date, and we can take care of the rest. If you have any questions about your order or delivery, please feel free to contact us at (302) 200-0752.
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Halloween

Halloween brings out the kid (and 'spook') in all of us with jack-o'-lanterns, trick-or-treating, and lots of Halloween activities to enjoy. Your local florist, Not Too Shabby of Milford, is a great place to start for creative suggestions on Halloween flowers, party decorations, and haunted houses. Let us suggest some Halloween party flower ideas for kids, and maybe even a few tips grownup 'ghouls' will like too! Give your Halloween festivities a 'frightfully' fantastic look and feel with colorful flowers and fun Halloween floral decor from Not Too Shabby.
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Thanksgiving (USA)

Can I pick-up the Thanksgiving flowers I ordered online?

Yes! Some customers prefer to pick up their flowers from the shop to offset a delivery fee or personally deliver their gift. It is up to you if you would like to take advantage of our flower delivery service. We would be delighted to meet you and assist you at Not Too Shabby. You are always welcome to ask us any questions or make inquiries regarding future arrangements while visiting the shop.

Can I request a flower substitution in my Thanksgiving arrangement?

Yes. However, during high order volume holidays, such as Thanksgiving, we recommend placing your order as early in the game as possible. This allows you more flexibility to select the exact arrangement or customize the flowers you want. When supplies are lower near the day of Thanksgiving, we will not be able to guarantee that certain flowers will be available and may have to suggest substitutions from the flowers we have available in stock. Feel free to contact Not Too Shabby at (302) 200-0752 regarding what specifications you would like to provide for your flowers and one of our associates will be happy to assist you.

Will my flowers be delivered even if no one is home?

When placing your order online with Not Too Shabby, please provide further instructions regarding your delivery or give us a call at (302) 200-0752.

Online, you will be able to select a date of delivery that works best for you or the individual you are sending flowers to. If something changes concerning your delivery needs, please reach out to us and one of our associates will help to set up a better time, day, or plan to deliver your flowers.

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Hanukkah

You have the Menorah, the candles, and the latkes but something is missing. Add that special touch to your Hanukkah decor with a beautiful arrangement of pure white and dazzling blues florals. Say “toda” to your Hanukkah hostess with a gift of classic lilies with pops of delphiniums. A delightful surprise will be sure to make a lasting impression. Order early to stay ahead of the busyness of the season! We offer both delivery and in-store pick up. Our Holiday hours may very so please call us for our times. Not Too Shabby is here to assist you with any questions you have!
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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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Kwanzaa

Add the perfect touch to your Karamu table with a festive Kwanzaa centerpiece. Floral arrangements with green, red, and black flowers with touches of white complete with fresh fruit, will elevate any tablescape. Call and ask about our delivery hours and we will work to have a florist deliver them to you, no matter the location.
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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

This Passover, add a special touch to your home with a beautiful floral arrangement. Complete your Seder table with a bouquet of springtime flowers that radiate happiness and love. Send flowers to your Passover dinner host and express your gratitude through a festive arrangement of lilies, roses, carnations, hydrangeas, and more. Order today and we can deliver your florals wherever that may be. Whether that is right up the road or miles away. 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 Not Too Shabby 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 Milford florist has you covered!