Sunday, May 11 is Mother’s Day and florists around Great Falls are gearing up for a busy Mother’s Day weekend.
Flowers are the most-purchased Mother’s Day gift, and two-thirds of consumers plan to pick up a bouquet for Mom this year.
The staff at Herman’s Flowers has shifted preparations into high gear, working to make sure their biggest sales day of the year is a success.
Sharon Flynn, Herman’s Flowers Floral Designer stated, “On a normal day the shop has just one person on delivery duty; this week we will have five vehicles making the rounds.”
Flynn also said, “We have brought in extra staff. Most customers have no idea what type of flowers to purchase.”
Look to the stars for guidance and inspiration
Aries (March 21 to April 20)
A fire sign will love passionate red roses; this will appeal to their energetic and dynamic nature.
Taurus (April 21 to May 21)
A materialistic and earthy sign will melt at the sight of lilies.
Gemini (May 22 to June 21)
This sign is known to change its mind every minute; roses of every color will win over this multi-dimensional sign.
Cancer (June 22 to July 22)
Their soft caring sensitive and emotional nature calls for a bouquet of white roses and white gerbera.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22)
King of the mountain, and fiercely protective; a bouquet of yellow gladiolus and tropical ferns will bring out their warm nature.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 23)
An arrangement of chrysanthemum, aster, and brightly colored small flowers are a compliment to this detailed oriented sign.
Libra (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23)
Their diplomatic nature calls for a balanced arrangement of ferns, aromatic lilacs, and a touch of bamboo.
Scorpio (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22)
Their passionate secretive nature calls for exotic, deeply colored chrysanthemums, and oriental lilies.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)
Fun-loving, adventure seeking and philosophical; a colorful bouquet of carnations signifies their endurance and strength.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19)
Their stability, organization, and hard work are symbolized perfectly by the African violet.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18)
Always talking of the future, and going against convention; a live orchid is perfect for this forward thinking and intuitive sign.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20)
Always giving of themselves, lovers of nature, a live tropical plant with delicate blossoms will captivate their quiet intuitive nature.
Herman’s Flowers is located at 1426 14th St SW, 406-452-6489
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