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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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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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Easter

What better way to welcome in the spring season than with a beautiful flower arrangement? Choose a beautiful bouquet of white roses and pastel lilies or a bright and cheery arrangement of gerbera daisies and tulips. No matter what style you choose, TOMMY'S FLOWERS is here to help.. If you need to send a special arrangement to someone, we can ask the Easter Bunny to deliver them for you!
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Passover

This Passover add a beautiful spring arrangement of blues and whites to your table. Daisies, roses, lilies, violets, and other spring blooms make a beautiful Seder table gift. A floral arrangement is also a great way to say thank you to your host. Order your Passover flowers early and avoid the final dash for a centerpiece. Call, come into the shop, or order online. Whatever you decide, TOMMY'S FLOWERS can help you.
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Admin Professionals Day

It’s National Administrative Professionals’ Day! Say “thank you” with a beautiful flower arrangement. What better way to show appreciation for the person who does so much for you than with a floral arrangement that reminds you of them? Give them the gift of beautiful gerberas, daisies, hydrangeas, lilies, and more spring blossoms. Brighten their office or cubicle with an arrangement they can enjoy the whole week and take home to enjoy through the weekend.
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Mother's Day

Can I pick-up my Mother's Day flower order at the shop?

TOMMY'S FLOWERS offers both store pickup and delivery. If you would prefer to pick up your Christmas order, please give us a call at (337) 255-0910 and let us know.

Here are our store hours:

Monday:09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday:09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:09:00 - 17:00
Thursday:09:00 - 17:00
Friday:09:00 - 17:00
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:09:00 - 12:00

We deliver after hours on Saturdays and Sundays all day.

To have your Mother’s Day flowers delivered to your mother or to your home, you will be able to provide the address and additional delivery details during the online ordering process. If you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out and one of our associates will gladly assist you.

Can I request a flower substitution in my Mother’s Day arrangement?

Yes, TOMMY'S FLOWERS can provide flower substitutions, depending upon availability. During high order volume holidays, such as Mother’s Day, we recommend placing your order as early as possible. Typically, the closer florists get to Mother’s Day, the more orders we have and flower supplies quickly run out. If you would like to stay ahead of the game, order your desired flowers in advance to protect against any order complications. Please feel free to connect with us (337) 255-0910 regarding what order specifications you would like for your flowers. One of our associates would be happy to assist you.

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

If you are sending flowers to your mother or to your home and no one is home, we recommend that you provide additional delivery instructions during the online ordering process. If you have already placed your order, please feel free to give us a call (337) 255-0910 if you need to provide additional delivery instructions.

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Father's Day

Flowers for dad? Yes! We love creating unique floral designs just for Dad on Father's Day. Why not send a little reminder of days at the lake? Send flowers to celebrate dad's green thumb and days best spent in the garden. If flowers aren't Dad's thing, why not a gift basket full of favorite snacks? You can always find something perfect for dad at TOMMY'S FLOWERS.
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Grandparents Day

Are you missing your grandma and grandpa a little extra? Say “I miss you” on Grandparents Day with a beautiful arrangement of traditional fall flowers. Send them the gift of flowers. Even if you are a thousand miles away, honor your Grandparents by sending them an elegant display of bursting blossoms. Choose from an elegant fall display or ask for Grandma’s favorite when you select a designer’s choice, TOMMY'S FLOWERS can find the perfect fit for you. We can deliver to anywhere in the country—including retirement homes and senior living communities.
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Rosh Hashanah

Keep the New Year sweet by ordering a fall flower arrangement for your Rosh Hashanah table. Order today, and we can deliver them for you no matter if it’s up the road or states away.
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Thanksgiving (CAN)

For many people, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. And why not? It's a time of year where family comes together, great food is cooked, and football is on TV for the Thanksgiving Day Classic, and the weather is usually nice and chilly without being too cold. It's a special holiday, and TOMMY'S FLOWERS believes that a special holiday like Thanksgiving needs to be celebrated in a special manner; namely with flowers. Flowers add a touch of class and aesthetic appeal to any occasion or event, and Thanksgiving is no different. TOMMY'S FLOWERS has a wide selection of Thanksgiving flower arrangements, featuring flowers in many colors such as orange, red, and yellow. Many arrangements also come in a basket instead of a vase and will fit excellently with any harvest season design plan you may have. Whether you're looking for fall flowers to give as a gift on the day of giving thanks, a basket arrangement to add some fall flair to your Thanksgiving party, or a beautiful centerpiece for the family dinner table during Thanksgiving dinner, TOMMY'S FLOWERS in Lafayette, LA can take care of all your floral needs to make sure this Thanksgiving is a success. Although based in Lafayette, LA, TOMMY'S FLOWERS also delivers anywhere in the U.S. and Canada, so you can have full confidence that your order will be taken care of. Even if you're going cross country or even across the U.S.-Canadian border to have Thanksgiving with family far away, TOMMY'S FLOWERS will make sure your delivery gets where it needs to be.
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National Boss Day

Mentor, leader, advisor, head honcho—there are many titles that a has. Why not add flower owner to that list? Send a beautiful arrangement to their office for National Boss’s Day. A bouquet of bold colors is the perfect present for your fearless leader and will brighten up any office space. Select from one of our arrangements or select “designer’s choice” and let u
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Sweetest Day

We all know people who go out of their way to do wonderful things for others and never expect anything in return. Sweetest Day is THE DAY to show them how much you appreciate them. Nothing satisfies a sweet tooth like a gift basket full of yummy snacks. TOMMY'S FLOWERS in Lafayette can help you select the right sweets for your sweetie this Sweetest Day!
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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, TOMMY'S FLOWERS of Lafayette, 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 TOMMY'S FLOWERS.
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Thanksgiving (USA)

Want to add that extra touch to your Thanksgiving decor? Add a luscious bouquet featuring colors of red, yellow, orange, and cozy neutrals. Arrangements come in cornucopias, baskets, and vases, adding a sophisticated feel to your harvest table.
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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. TOMMY'S FLOWERS is here to assist you with any questions you have!