Sweet, fragrant, fun to look at . . . We at Walter Knoll Florist are talking flowers and cookies today. As we prep for the mass exodus that is Thanksgiving (last year, 50 million people traveled at least 50 miles to spend the holiday at someone else's table), our minds are turned toward the host gift.
If you haven't heard of host or hostess gifts before, it's exactly like what it sounds: you, arriving at your dinner host's doorstep, bearing a gift. In this case, we think that gift should be flowers or cookies. Or both. Read More about Flowers and Cookies for Hospitable Hosts
Want to make a real impression this Veterans Day? Give a floral gift.
Since 1919, we've been honoring our U.S. military veterans on November 11, saluting their courage, dedication and sacrifice in serving their country. In our St. Louis community alone there are over 18,000 veterans, according to the U.S Census Bureau. And that means we've got a lot of honoring to do.
Here at Walter Knoll Florist, we believe that it's the small, meaningful gestures we make, like sending flowers, that can really communicate our gratitude, affection and respect. Read More about Honorable Florals for Veterans Day
This autumn, we invite you to fall in love with dahlias, like we here at Walter Knoll Florist have. And frankly, so has the rest of the world. This unusual, star-shaped bloom is related to mums and zinnias, but has an uncommon beauty all its own. Its patterning is so intricate, and its range of available colors so rich, that it's pretty much the "It" bloom for Fall and holiday floral decor. Let us show you what this showy flower can do. Read More about Fall In Love With Dahlias
It's finally here - the season of gleeful jack-o'-lanterns, ghosts swaying among the trees, faux graveyards set up in the front yard and trick-or-treaters tearing down the streets. We've been busy at Walter Knoll Florist scaring up some Halloween decor and spooky gifts that will properly celebrate the most macabre of months.
This year, remember to build a little of the fantastical into your decorating. Look for decor that adds whimsy, humor and an element of magic to your home, especially when it comes to flowers. After all, what is Halloween other than a feast for all the senses? Set out some fragrantly frightening blooms and watch the magic happen. Read More about Halloween Decor & Spooky Gifts
Although many consider Sweetest Day to be a type of Valentine's Day, the origins of the holiday are not actually romantic. In fact, the original intention of the holiday was to acknowledge the underprivileged in society with gifts of kindness, to let them know that they were not forgotten. Therefore, Sweetest Day is a perfect opportunity to show encouragement, to convey our support, and to send smiles to people who may feel alone. Walter Knoll Florist has the floral collections and gifts that are perfect for all of these occasions.
Why is it called Sweetest Day? Although we now use the special observance to say "you are the sweetest!" , the name was derived from the fact that the original holiday was celebrated by handing out candies and sweets to the poor and shut-in. Read More about Gestures of Kindness on Sweetest Day
Having a great boss can make all the difference in the world. When you enjoy going into work, know that your efforts are appreciated, and your ideas are valued - work is a lot more enjoyable. A great boss pitches in, provides guidance, encourages growth, provides chances for advancement, and always gives credit when it is due.
If you are lucky enough to work for such a person, October 16 is the day to celebrate them. National Boss's Day is set aside to recognize those who do a great job every day. If you feel that you have the best boss in Saint Louis, call Walter Knoll Florist, and we'll make sure they know just how much they are appreciated. Read More about The Best Boss in Saint Louis
If there is one word which signifies this season, it is change. Changing leaves, changing temperatures, and changing wardrobes all generate a sense of anticipation and excitement, as our favorite holidays come into view and the vibrancy of this season is everywhere you look. From football games to pumpkin spice, we love the spirit of fall - and seasonal autumn flowers are a big part of the beauty.
Whether you are looking for beautiful decor for your home or the perfect gift, you'll find what you need at Walter Knoll Florist. Read More about Seasonal Autumn Flowers and Centerpieces
There are many ways to make people feel at home - and from a friendly smile to a home-cooked meal, small gifts and gestures are bound to make a new neighbor feel a little more welcome. At Walter Knoll Florist. we specialize in taking the ordinary - flowers and plants - and turning them into something extraordinary! If you would like to say hello to your new neighbors with stylish housewarming gifts, turn to our experts for advice. Read More about Welcome Them with Housewarming Gifts
Whether you are currently a student or returning to your school for a nostalgic visit, there is no doubt that homecoming weekend is a special time. The formal dance is the highlight of the weekend for many, and flowers are an important part of that event. Walter Knoll Florist has been creating uniquely beautiful corsages, boutonnieres and wearable flowers for over a century, and we look forward to ensuring that you look your best for this special occasion.
Here are a few tips from the experts, to help you to design the most beautiful homecoming flowers. Read More about Tips for Beautiful Homecoming Flowers