Let’s face it, 2020 has been a tough year. Families have been separated, couples have put off their weddings and we’ve all lived through an unprecedented five-week lockdown. Yet, in the face of all the uncertainty, Tauranga flower experts Cherrywood Florist has seen something beautiful – a resurgent in sending flowers for no particular reason. We love this! There has never been a better time to send flowers than right now, and here’s why.

Be kind

NZ’s motto during lockdown was ‘be kind’ and we think this was a great way to remind Kiwis that we are all in this together. Even though lockdown is over, it’s still a good rule to live by. Get our Tauranga florist to arrange something stunning for a friend, teacher, colleague or even an unsuspecting stranger and you’ll share some kindness and brighten somebody’s day.

You missed Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day fell during Level 3, which meant that a lot of mother’s went without their usual celebratory flowers this year. If your mum was flowerless back in May and she’s still feeling a little sad about it, it’s not too late! Our florists are happy to send her a belated Mother’s Day bouquet or even just a sweet, wee posy.

You haven’t seen family for a while

If you have family in other parts of the country that you haven’t visited for a while, perhaps because of a cancelled visit or delayed holiday, send them some flowers to say hello. If your family is in Tauranga but you are not, our florists can deliver a floral arrangement on your behalf.

A postponed celebration

Our hearts go out to anyone who has had to cancel a wedding, miss a birth or forgo a birthday party. If you know anyone in this boat, send a little sympathy gift their way with a beautiful flower bouquet. Show them that you can still celebrate the event even if the gathering has been postponed.

In lieu of an overseas holiday

If you were planning to head to the islands this winter, the cold might be getting to you even more than normal. Overseas holidays may be on hiatus, but you can still achieve that tropical feel at home. Buy some on-theme flowers, cook a traditional meal and put on some holiday music, it’ll feel like you’re on a tropical beach, at least for an evening!

Support local

Our Tauranga florist is loving the ‘support local’ movement that has come out of this pandemic. It’s wonderful to see people across New Zealand opting to support their local restaurants and florists, butchers and hairdressers. At Cherrywood Florist, we work with local flower growers so you know you’re supporting small businesses in your very own community.

Get ready for spring

Putting all the pandemic stuff aside, getting ready for the next season is reason enough to buy flowers online. We’re into August now and, after a fairly wet winter, there’s been some stunning, sunny days in Tauranga lately. If you’re already looking ahead to warmer times, a bunch of springy blooms will match your mood.

See our Tauranga florist today

Whatever the reason, sending flowers is an excellent idea, now more than ever. Order a floral arrangement online or pop into our Cherrywood flower shop and one of our florists will create a bespoke bunch.