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Red Rose Meaning and Symbolism

Published on Jan 29th, 2023
Roses are a timeless symbol of love, affection, and admiration. The color red is often associated with passionate love, so it's no surprise that red roses are the most popular choice for weddings and other romantic occasions. But there’s more to r... Read full article ›

Rose Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Published on Jan 29th, 2023
James Cress Florist has providing Rose Delivery since 1903, from humble beginnings with our first Manhattan florist location. Needless to say -- we know a thing or two about the meaning of roses and their symbolism. Roses have a special place in the myt... Read full article ›

How are Fake Flowers Utilized on Valentine’s Day

Published on Jan 19th, 2023
When it comes to Valentine's Day flowers, you want to make sure you get the perfect gift for your special someone. And what better way to show your love than with beautiful flowers? But don’t worry if you think fresh roses and carnations may not l... Read full article ›


Published on Jan 18th, 2023
Are you looking for the perfect way to congratulate a friend, family member, or colleague on the birth of their new baby? Or perhaps you are planning to get flowers for a baby shower and need something special to commemorate the occasion. Look no furth... Read full article ›

The History of Valentine’s Day & Why Flowers Are the Perfect Gift!

Published on Jan 18th, 2023
Valentine’s Day is a day for love and romance. But did you know there’s much more to this special Day than just exchanging gifts with your special someone? The history of Valentine’s Day is long and colorful, so let’s look at how... Read full article ›

Indulge in Romance with These Long Island Restaurants on Valentine's Day

Published on Jan 18th, 2023
Valentine's Day is the perfect time to show your special someone how much you care. Whether your sending Valentine's Day flowers or you are looking for an unforgettable evening on Long Island, New York, then look no further than these top-notch Valenti... Read full article ›

Wedding Day Flowers: Every Bouquet and Flower Arrangement Used In Weddings

Published on Jan 3rd, 2023
Planning your wedding flowers? Make sure you don't forget any of these essential bouquets and arrangements! From the bride's bouquet to the corsages, James Cress has got you covered. Here’s all the most popular wedding day flowers we offer. Bride'... Read full article ›

The perfect gift for the remarkable man in your life

Published on Dec 30th, 2022
It's hard to shop for the remarkable man in your life, especially when finding the perfect gift for their 40th birthday. While all men are different and have their tastes, there are tremendous all-around gifts any man would love. At James Cress Florist,... Read full article ›

Send Holiday Flowers Christmas Flowers Delivery!

Published on Dec 19th, 2022
Send your loved ones a beautiful bouquet of festive flowers this holiday season! Our selection of fresh, cheerful flowers is perfect for any occasion. Choose from elegant arrangements or fun and whimsical designs to make your loved ones smile. No matter... Read full article ›

sympathy message for flowers

Published on Dec 9th, 2022
When someone we love passes away, it's natural to feel overwhelmed with grief. We may struggle to express the right words of comfort and support in these difficult times. For this reason, sympathy cards are a thoughtful way of expressing our condolence... Read full article ›

The Best Christmas Gift for Taylor Swift Fans? Flowers!

Published on Dec 9th, 2022
As Taylor Swift famously sang, "Give me something real," - and what could be more natural than a fresh bouquet? For the true Taylor Swift fan, nothing says love like a festive floral arrangement. This season, show your support for Tay by gifting a beaut... Read full article ›

What Flowers Would the Wednesday Cast Have Gotten at the Nevermore Academy?

Published on Dec 6th, 2022
           Netflix's new show, "Wednesday," follows a group of students navigating all that comes with attending a mysterious school called the Nevermore Academy. It follows Wednesday, her family, and her friends a... Read full article ›

Unique Christmas Gift Baskets for Every Budget

Published on Dec 4th, 2022
Gift Baskets For Christmas It's that time of year again! The holidays are just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about what to get your loved ones. If you're stuck on what to choose, we've got you covered with our top picks for unique Ch... Read full article ›

5 Ideas on How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Published on Nov 23rd, 2022
Thinking Outside the Box of Chocolates Valentine’s Day has an interesting history with multiple “origin stories” vying for prominence. The net result of these real historical events is an almost worldwide holiday in the midst of Februa... Read full article ›

The 7 Best Flowers | Thanksgiving Centerpiece Flowers

Published on Nov 18th, 2022
Here are the best Thanksgiving Centerpiece flowers.It's that time of year again! The leaves are changing color, the air is getting crisp, and pumpkin spice everything is back on store shelves. That can only mean one thing: Thanksgiving is just around th... Read full article ›

Do It Yourself Wedding | DIY Weddings

Published on Nov 13th, 2022
How to do weddings yourself wedding Wedding flowers can be a significant expense, with the average wedding florist costing over $1,000. However, there are ways to save money on wedding flowers without sacrificing quality or aesthetics. One option is to ... Read full article ›

Tips For The Perfect Bridal Bouquet - James Cress

Published on Oct 10th, 2022
Breathtaking Wedding Flowers Size and shape of your bouquet matter. As the bouquet sits as the center focus, the size needs to be in proportion to you and your dress. If you're a petite bride, having a bridal bouquet that's to large in size could overt... Read full article ›

Wedding Florals - Long Islands Wedding Florist

Published on Oct 10th, 2022
James Cress Florist has been the leading full-service wedding florist in Long Island, New York, since 1903! With three locations in Smithtown, Woodbury, and Port Jefferson, this family-owned and operated flower shop specializes in creating the most stu... Read full article ›

Corsage Tips

Published on Jun 17th, 2022
Boutonniere and Corsage Tip June 17, 2022 Corsage Overview Boutonnieres and corsages are staples at proms, weddings, and graduations. But outside of those events, they aren't frequent florals in today's society, at least not compared to traditional bou... Read full article ›

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