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Pugh’s Flowers was started in 1976 by Bill Pugh and his partner. The flower shop currently is owned and operated by his three sons and has four retail locations in Memphis, TN as well as a landscape division named Pugh’s Earthworks. Landscape operations are based in Memphis, Jackson, and Nashville, TN, as well as Little Rock, AR. Pugh’s Flowers imports the freshest cut flowers daily from around the world for our flower delivery.
Teleflora ranks Pugh’s Flowers as one of the nations 100 largest floral order senders from over 25,000 member shops. Our full service florist has a full selection of fresh cut flowers, fruit and gourmet baskets, green houseplants and home accessories that are all available in store, via the web or by phone. Pugh’s Flowers operates 4 floral design centers. We have 3 flower shops in Memphis and 1 in Southaven MS. We are open 7 days.
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Roses are a beautiful flower enjoyed throughout the year and around the world for all types of occasions, sentiments, and celebrations. However, roses are more plentiful in the spring and summer months, peaking in June. This is why June was selected for National Rose Month. It's also a month filled with even more celebrations, including serving as a popular month for weddings as well as graduations and more. June also offers another rose occasion, known as Red Rose Day on June 12th. This is an opportunity to add a day of romance to the month or just show love to those special people in your life. Maybe it's even a day to propose! Whatever you decide to do, make sure it includes roses this month and you come to your favorite Memphis florist for the freshest roses available. Our rose collection is filled with so many types of rose arrangements -- from a bud vase and wrapped rose bouquet to five dozen red roses and a rose gift package. We also partner with some of the best rose farms so that we can get the largest and freshest roses possible. That means you or recipient can enjoy the roses for a longer time and get the best value for your money. Our website offers a rose gallery where you can shop by color and see how our floral design team uses different hues to create some unique floral displays. This gives you many more options for decorating, enhancing an event, or gifting a loved one. You can also see some of our Memphis rose gift packages throughout the rose collection, including those that feature products from local small businesses right here in Memphis. Other red rose gift packages have balloons and stuffed animals as well as greeting cards along with a special rose bouquet. There are so many options for adding more roses to your life and those around you. Also ask us about custom rose arrangements, centerpieces, and more as well as rose bridal bouquets and wedding flowers that feature your favorite rose colors. Order your roses from our Memphis flower shop today so you can get the most out of National Rose Month. Also, don't forget Red Rose Day! Adding more roses to your life and others will be a great way to lift your mood and add more smiles.
June has arrived and summer is officially just a few weeks away! The start of the month it's also a whole new month of celebrations like birthdays, including friends, family members, colleagues, and neighbors. All those June birthdays deserve a special gift from you that lets your recipients know you not only remembered their birthday, but you are also thrilled to have them in your life. As we now get the chance here in Memphis to celebrate birthdays in-person together again, it's a wonderful time to be there to hand over your gift. While everyone may not want to jump back into in-person celebrations, you can also think about sending gifts of flowers, plants, and gift items to loved ones throughout the Memphis area through your favorite Memphis florist and gift shop. Our goal at Pugh's is to continually offer new floral designs, gifts, and gift packages that help our customers give exactly what they want at a wide price point. This year's birthday collection is no exception as we have added even more birthday floral gifts and birthday packages to choose from. Among this year's collection is a unique gift that offers beautiful flowers and a pretty cool high-tech keepsake container. The viizzii™ vase provides a way to add an ever-changing custom message for your recipient right on the vase, such as Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary, Congrats, I Love You, Happy Holidays. It has 20-hour battery life and three speed settings. Many of our other birthday bouquets come in festive birthday containers designed in bright colors. You can add balloons, a greeting card, or stuffed animal to enhance your birthday gift purchase. Many of our floral arrangements for birthdays also come with special birthday cards that feature local artists. These birthday cards come in different styles and with various messaging so you can personalize your birthday gift. Other birthday gift packages include a wide range of gift items, including those with snacks and treats or our spa-themed gift packages designed to pamper your birthday recipient. Many of our gift package items are from local Memphis small businesses. Not only will you be treating your recipient on their birthday, but you will also be supporting and boosting the local Memphis economy. Call us, stop by, or use our website to place your birthday orders for June today! The sooner, the better! Your options include pickup or contactless delivery throughout Memphis. Let's get this party started!
This Memorial Day is Monday, May 31st. This year will also be more like we remember when it comes to celebrating our fallen heroes and military personnel who courageously have fought for our freedom as a country and as citizens. Here, in Memphis, we again get to pay tribute to our military family members, friends, colleagues, and neighbors through a parade and other festivities as well as return to graveside services, block parties, and barbecues with our favorite people. At our Memphis flower shop, we are ready to help you celebrate Memorial Day in many ways as well as have many thoughtful patriotic gifts as part of our Memorial Day collection. It is filled with flowers, blooming plants, plants, and patriotic gifts. First, we have many red, white, and bloom-themed flower arrangements and blooming plant arrangements, accented with American flags or ribbons. These floral designs include many favorite flowers, such as roses, irises, daisies, and hydrangea. We do also have patriotic wreaths and sprays for Memorial Day that are perfect for cemetery placement or an upcoming Memorial Day luncheon or similar event. We also have silk patriotic arrangements, which are perfect to leave at a gravesite as they will stay bright and colorful for a long time. You also have the option to request custom Memorial Day flowers or arrangements. This exclusive service gives you something no one else has because it's made for you, your recipient, or your event. You can work directly with our floral design team to bring your vision to life. Please be sure to contact us and set up an appointment for our custom floral design services. We also have patriotic gifts that are perfect for Memorial Day. For example, we are offering handmade American flag wood signs. This hand-crafted wooden flag is made by a local artisan who has used upcycled wood planks. Each sign is unique and ready to hang, indoors or outdoors. You can order flowers, plants, and gift items from our Memorial Day collection either by phone or in our Memphis flower shop as well as through our website. Then, you have the choice of picking up your order at our Memphis florist location or requesting contactless delivery, which we offer throughout the Memphis area. On behalf of all of us at Pugh's, we'd like to pay our respects to all those in the military and to those who have lost a loved one while in the line of duty. We appreciate their service and courage that they committed to throughout their lifetime.
What a school year it's been! Those at all levels of learning have been challenged by a unique situation. However, they've made it through and have the chance to return to the next grade level or cap it off with in-person graduation ceremonies here in Memphis. From grade school and middle school to high school and university to college and trade school, it's time to celebrate our Memphis graduates. At Pugh's flowers, we are here to help you show your favorite graduate some love. You may even want to thank Memphis teachers, administrators, or counselors who made a difference in your child's life. As the favorite florist in Memphis, we've put together a graduation collection that provides you with flowers and gifts to celebrate the grad in your life. You will find cube bouquets, flower arrangements, wrapped floral bouquets, and gift packages for the graduate that screams, Congratulations! Also, be sure to ask about custom graduation flower arrangements with flowers in colors that match the school's colors. This is a great way to get in some school spirit as your student closes out their time with the school. They will also look great, color coordinating their floral gifts to their caps and gowns! One of the best gifts we offer are our package collections, which offer a value-oriented way to show your love. Our gift packages overflow with multiple gifts. In fact, many that feature a basket with goodies is a good gift if you plan on thanking a teaching team or an admin team. For example, our Congratulations Basket is filled with sweet treats and more. Other grad gift ideas include blooming plants, green plants, home-baked goods from local Memphis small business partners, balloon bouquets, grad-themed gifts like stuffed animals, and greeting cards. Many of these items for graduation will be available in our Memphis flower shop. Come on by and see what we have! Of course, you can also shop on our website! Your orders can be picked up or delivered through contactless service. Order today and make the most out of your grad's ability to truly celebrate this year in a way that last year's grads could not! It's a real accomplishment to have persevered under this year's circumstances. Congratulations to all of our Memphis graduates! It's time to celebrate!
Now that things are beginning to open up again, we can start thinking about in-person events and weddings. If you have been waiting, now is the time to get started on your dream wedding here in the Memphis area. Pugh's Flowers and our team of floral designs and wedding coordinators are here to help. For over 40 years, the Memphis flower shop has been helping brides create their dram weddings. Over the last few years, we've been so fortunate to have Laura who has expanded our wedding division to help even more brides. We are unmatched in our attention to detail, flexibility, and local venue knowledge. We have so many longstanding relationships with Memphis vendors and know how to work with all types of budgets, styles, and wedding sizes. This includes indoor and outdoor weddings. Our Memphis flower shop offers bride and bridesmaid bouquets, boutonnieres and corsages for the family/attendants, altar arrangements like arches/arbors and aisle markers, floral chandeliers and reception centerpieces, cake flowers, buffet table arrangements, and more. To help every bride, we have added other rental items to keep you from having to visit multiple locations. These rental items include containers, lanterns, candles, and other items. We have also received many accolades as a wedding florist. Pugh’s Flowers was voted Best Florist in Memphis. We are the number one choice for Wedding and Event flowers in Memphis Tennessee and Southaven Mississippi. We are also a Wedding Wire-rated business. You can also enjoy a free wedding consultation, dedicated wedding consultant, and exclusive wedding flower website to see what we have done and get ideas about what we can do for you. On the website, you can see many other examples of Memphis-area wedding flowers with ceremony flowers, reception flowers, and wedding party flowers. Seeing these other examples may make it easier to decide what you would like and how your vision could come to life. Schedule a consultation here. There is a form to fill out here or a phone number to call and make your consultation appointment for your upcoming nuptials. We can't wait to help you create the wedding of your dreams today! Whether it's a small intimate ceremony or a large event, we're here to assist you with everything!
Mother's Day is Sunday, May 9th. Now is the time to start planning and shopping to make it as special as possible for your Mom. This year also brings the hope of more in-person celebrations, including a meal out and lots of quality time together. Our Memphis flower shop and floral and gift website is ready with our Mother's Day collection now available so you shop sooner than later to make sure Mom gets everything she deserves. You can shop in-person, order by phone, or use our website ordering form to pick out a bouquet, plant, or special gift package for Mom. There is something for everyone Mom -- from traditional rose arrangements in red, yellow, pink, and many combinations of colors to a more artistic arrangement that combines many beautiful flowers. There are vases filled with sunflowers as well as elegant arrangements with premium flowers. We also have a custom flower design service if you want to create something exclusive for Mom. Call us and schedule an appointment now to put something special together. We also have green plants, blooming plants, succulents, and more for the Mom who likes gardening or prefers plants. These long-lasting gifts come in many varieties and can be combined with some of our other favorite gift items like fresh pound cake made by a Memphis small business partner. Our gift packages provide a way to get Mom a little bit of everything in one great deal, including flowers or plants, chocolates or some other delicious food, a balloon, and maybe even a stuffed animal or spa product. We also have delicious gift baskets that are overflowing with sweet and savory products as well as fresh fruit. There are many sizes and themes to choose from so you are sure to find one that fits your Mom's tastes and preferences. We offer local pickup at our Memphis flower shop as well as contactless delivery. From May 6th through Mother's Day, we are limiting orders to Mother's Day products as this is our busiest time of year. Order soon to ensure the best product and delivery availability! To all the Moms out there, we wish you a Happy Mother's Day! Thank you for everything you do!
Every year, we celebrate teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week and Teacher Appreciation Day for all that they do for our kids all year long. This year is no different but perhaps requires more attention after such a challenging year of trying to do virtual or hybrid school. Teachers rose to the challenge and did their best in trying to continue a learning environment that benefits for our kids. It was hard for them as it was for our kids, but teachers did not give up and kept working to achieve their learning goals. For this, we are so thankful to them here in Memphis and across the country. This year, Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3rd through May 7th, and Teacher Appreciation Day is May 4th. We're ready to help you celebrate all the teachers who have helped your kids with many gift ideas that includes flowers, plants, and gift packages. Our Memphis flower shop has a wide range of special celebratory flower arrangements that are bright and cheerful, including bouquets of yellow roses, a rainbow selection of tulips, garden style arrangements filled with bold hues, and elegant white and pastel florals. There are many sizes to choose from, including cube vases that fit nicely on a teacher's desk. We also offer plants, including succulents, green plants, and blooming plants like orchids, which give teachers a long-lasting gift to enjoy and take home with them when the school year ends. If you want to treat many teachers in a teaching team or department or you want to treat a favorite teacher, we have many gift packages to choose from, including those that come with delicious and fresh pound cakes. Others include spa products combined with a flower bouquet or plant. We also have gift baskets that overflow with delicious goodies in sweet and savory flavors as well as those with fresh fruit. Order early because our orders and deliveries will begin focusing solely on Mother's Day, starting May 6th. We do offer contactless deliveries to schools and residences for Teacher Appreciation Day and Teacher Appreciation Week before that. Place your order today by phone, in our Memphis flower shop, or through our website.
Whether you work together in-person or continue to work remotely, it's your admin or your admin team that keeps everything running smoothly. They schedule meetings, organize your calendar, and have everything done for you so you can focus on growing your business. They are invaluable. While you may show appreciation for them regularly, now is the time to celebrate them. The week of April 19th is Administrative Professionals Week. On April 21st, it's Administrative Professionals Day. You may want to plan a luncheon or virtual luncheon or provide a spa day or just some personal time off for your admin.Ask them what they may want to do as it's their day and even their week! It 's also nice to gift your admin with something else like flowers, plants, or a gift package. That's where our Memphis flower shop comes in to help. Check out our Administrative Professional Day collection in our Memphis flower shop and on our website. We have all types of floral designs for you to choose from that match your admin's flower and color preferences, including many fresh Spring florals that add brightness and cheer to your admin's desk. We have multi-colored roses as well as many bold color combinations in a garden style. Also, ask us about our custom floral design services. If your admin prefers plants, you have the option of many green plants, blooming plants, garden baskets and containers, and succulents. These are all long-lasting gifts to show your appreciation for months to come. You can always count on us for good value, including many gift packages that give you a way to provide your recipient with multiple gifts while also helping out local Memphis small businesses since so many contain local product choices. You can select from traditional gift baskets full of gourmet food and fruit. Or, you can opt for one of our other packages like a flowering plant with cookies. If your admin likes to be pampered, we also have spa baskets that will help them relax and unwind after all that hard work. Don't delay! Order today to get the best selection and make sure your admin gets everything they deserve. We take orders by phone, in-person, and through our website for local Memphis contactless delivery or pickup at our Memphis flower shop. Let us know what you would like to do when placing your admin gift order.
Spring is in full bloom here in Memphis. We are starting to enjoy some warmer weather and more sunshine. This gives us all hope that we are turning a corner and working toward getting back to some normal work and life activities. To add color to your life and those around you, consider shopping our Spring flower and plant collection today. You can add bright and bold colors or subtle pastel hues to your home or home office. Or, you can send these beautiful, fresh seasonal blooms to others who may have a birthday or other special occasion on the Spring calendar. As you may have seen when shopping for Easter or Passover, we've added so many new floral designs for the Spring season to enjoy. There are many sizes, shapes, styles, flower varieties, and color palates to choose from. Our goal was to keep Memphis customer favorites in our collection while adding new options based on feedback and the incredible creativity of our floral designers. This year's inspiration was about connection, hope, and positivity. We wanted to share bright and bold floral designs that may help cheer up others as well as add a good vibe to your own life as you continue to work from home or deal with the unexpected events of this past year. There are stunning florals, including tulips, daisies, lilies, roses, and more to enjoy. There are also many Spring plants and plant arrangements to add more greenery and healthful air to your home office. We've expanded our seasonal plant options, too, so there is sure to be something for everyone to choose from. Also, our Spring gift packages provide more ways to express your gratitude, love, and thoughtfulness. These gift packages showcase some of our new Spring floral designs along with new products from our Memphis small business partners. There are packages with spa products, baked goods, stuffed animals, balloons, and more. We welcome you to our Memphis flower shop to do your orders in-person and check out other gift items we may not yet have featured on our website. You can also order by phone or through our website. Our same-day delivery service continues to be contactless, but you have the option from picking up your order at our Memphis flower shop. We look forward to seeing you soon and are excited to be part of your Spring plans and celebrations here in Memphis!
Now that April has arrived, it's time to think about some of the biggest Spring holidays. This includes Passover, which is March 27-April 4 as well as Easter on April 4. It's a special time to celebrate special religious meaning, but it's also an important time to gather with family and look to positive change and renewal. These messages and time with family have become more important than ever, especially after the past year filled with so many challenges. Our Memphis flower and gift shop is filled with treats for Easter and special floral displays for Passover. The Easter collection available online showcases many special floral gifts that are also ideal for Passover. There are many floral design styles, including religious, formal, whimsical, rustic, and modern. You can choose from vase, centerpiece, and basket designs that fit your table, decor, or gift recipient. We are so excited to share some new Spring floral designs with you this year that incorporate more flower combinations and colors as well as new botanical floral deign styles with special accents and unique containers. Also ask about our custom floral services in case you are looking for something different in terms of a bouquet or centerpiece for Passover or Easter. Call and make an appointment to talk with our floral design team to let us know what you are thinking of for your spring celebration or as a special gift during these holidays. We also have numerous plants to choose from, including Easter lilies as well as other blooming plants and dish and basket gardens. Like our floral selection at our Memphis flower shop, you can pick from a wide range of plant combinations and displays, including special containers. There are delicious treats as well, including Easter baskets filled with cuddly stuffed animals and candy. Or, you can choose from one of our other gift packages, such as those with fresh pound cake from our local Memphis bakery partner or those with balloons, treats, and a Spring bouquet. There is still time to order for Passover or Easter! We accept in-store orders, phone orders, and online orders through our website. You can choose from pickup or contactless delivery throughout the Memphis area. We look forward to working with you through Passover and Easter this Spring!