A new season is always a cause for celebration- the change in weather, the holidays, the new flowers and foliage all evoke a sense of excitement. Fall is no exception and at Norton’s Florist, we believe that decorating your front porch for fall is a great way to celebrate the new season in all its glory. Read More about Celebrate The Fall Season With a Decked-Out Front Porch »
A hospital stay can be stressful whether it is due to illness or injury. One way to perk up friends or family in the hospital is to bring a lovely bouquet of flowers to add color and fragrance to the room. Flowers can lift a person’s mood and provide a focal point of calmness for the patient. In fact, people who receive flowers instead of other gifts are happier and remain happier longer. What a great way to bring some cheer into a patient’s life! Read More about How To Send Beautiful, Meaningful Get-Well Flowers »
The fall season can bring with it a host of naturally beautiful fall flowers like chrysanthemums, reminding us that nature isn’t finished producing gorgeous color just because the temperature is dropping. Fall can also bring colds and other ailments as we prepare for winter. It’s a good time to take measures to prevent illness, and surprisingly, chrysanthemums are one of your best natural weapons against germs, toxins, and sickness! In the fall months, choose one of the many varieties of mums the floral experts at Norton’s Florist have highlighted here, and use them to guard against the coming cold season. Read More about Bring The Natural Beauty and Benefit Of Mums Indoors For Fall »
As summer draws to a close, it serves to remind us that Grandparents Day is quickly approaching! Usually celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day, this is a wonderful time for children to honor and celebrate the individuals who began this family.
Have kids send beautiful bouquets of flowers, lovely plant designs or special gifts to grandparents in honor of their love and sacrifice for the family. The floral designers at Norton’s Florist are happy to deliver your special selection anywhere within the Birmingham area or across the nation, including to local nursing homes, assisted-living facilities or senior communities, as well as private homes. Read More about Celebrate Grandparents Day In Style »
It’s almost time for college students to return to campus. Plus, we know a lot of medical students are starting their work at UAB University Hospital and UAB Hospital Highlands. This is a great time to encourage your student and motivate them to do their best. A great way to do this is with excellent gift ideas that they may not have thought of. That’s why the designers at Norton's Florist have come up with a few back-to-school gift ideas to motivate students. Read More about Motivate Students With 5 Great Back-To-School Gifts »
As we look forward to the Fourth of July, it’s easy to think about our American heritage and traditions. For example, we celebrate our independence and freedoms as Americans, especially on the Fourth of July. A great way to enhance… Read More about Think About Our American Heritage »
As we welcome summer and its longer days, we are quickly approaching the Longest Day of the year. June 21st is the summer solstice, the day with the most daylight all year. It has also become the day participants of this worthy cause come together from across the world to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through a fundraiser of their choice. At Norton’s Florist, our family has been touched by Alzheimer’s and we are eager to support this worthy cause for a cure. Read More about The Longest Day »
This Memorial Day, be sure to remember fallen veterans and honor their sacrifice for our country with a beautiful display of red, white and blue flowers. Sending or displaying flowers is one excellent way to celebrate the life you knew and honor the sacrifices they made. Display a beautiful patriotic bouquet prominently in your home, office or on your front porch. You can also send a gorgeous display to someone you know who might be remembering a loved one on Memorial Day this year. The floral designers at Norton's Florist have created some amazing floral designs specifically for patriotic occasions. Read More about Remember Sacrifice At Memorial Day »
It is almost time to honor some of the most special women in the world. The women who make our lives easier and make us feel so special. Mothers are very important people and it’s time to shower them with love and affection at Mother’s Day. Sending her a beautiful bouquet of her favorite flowers and her favorite colors is a beautiful way to honor moms on Mother’s Day. The floral designers at Norton's Florist are creating gorgeous Mother’s Day bouquets. Take a look at all of our amazing options for your mom this Mother’s Day. Read More about Honor Special Moms With Tulips »
"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant."
Now that winter is leaving and spring is in the air, we anticipate a fun-filled Easter with pastel-colored Easter eggs, baskets overflowing with treats from the Easter bunny, and of course, bright spring flowers! One of our favorite flowers this season is the tulip. Beautiful, fresh and full of color, tulips are nature's way of announcing the new spring season. The floral designers at Norton's Florist have an abundance of tulips and we cannot wait to share lovely spring tulips for Easter with you. Take a look at some of our favorite designs. Read More about Lovely Spring Tulips For Easter »