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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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Now that September is here, autumn is officially right around the corner on September 20th. With autumn in the air, your favorite Memphis flower shop is ready to help you with fall decorating, pumpkins, bouquets, plants, and more. We've released our Fall Collection on our website and are showcasing the beautiful new floral designs for fall in our Memphis flower shop. We can't wait to share them with you! Fall Plants Let's start with fall plants because we've got a good variety to offer you to bring the outdoors in during such a colorful season. For example, it's a good time to enjoy a croton plant, which has large leaves with accents of fall colors running throughout them. Fall Gift Packages Since our gift packages are one of the most popular options, we've also made some specifically for the fall season. Our Fall Treat package includes a fresh pound cake and fall bouquet. Or, you can choose from other packages that offer locally made soy candles and a fall flower arrangement. Fall Floral Designs and Motifs There are so many fresh floral designs with new accents, fall motifs, and beautiful keepsake containers that enhance your fall decor. Many combine fall flowers in bold colors with pastels and fall greenery like leaves. Centerpieces and More! We have stunning fall centerpieces that are a great way to decorate for the fall season and remind you and your family that special holidays are just around the corner. The centerpieces also make a great gift for a friend, family member, or colleague. Order Fall For You and Others! Go ahead and start your fall orders by phone, in our Memphis flower shop, or through our website. You have a choice of in-store or curbside pickup or contactless delivery throughout the Memphis area. Please let us know when you place your order. Also ask us about our custom flower arrangements in case you would like to create your own fall floral displays.
The third week of September is known as National Indoor Plant Week. It was created to draw awareness to the health benefits of green plants so more people would add plants to their homes and offices. Now is the time to do the same for your Memphis home, office, or even home office! Thanks to your friends at Pugh's, you can select from a wide range of indoor green plants and even indoor blooming plants. Plant of the Day Our Plant of the Day option includes a choice of 8" (in diameter) green plants, depending on what's available. Plant varieties available may include peace lily, palm, dresina, monstera, or schefflera. All plants come with a wicker basket. If you need an exact type of indoor plant, please give us a call at 901-363-6744. Other Plant Options Beyond this Plant of the Day special, we have many more dish and basket gardens, succulents, petite plant selections, and more to choose from. There are many sizes and mixed plants to choose from, many of which are available online. Plant Gifts There are even gift packages that include plants, which is a great way to celebrate a birthday, thank a teacher, or welcome a new neighbor or client. Blooming Plants One of our favorite ways to enjoy indoor plants is to select a blooming or tropical plant. These plants add color and depth to a room and space. Options include beautiful options like bromeliads and orchids. Order and Delivery Options Stop by, call us, or use our website to place your plant order for National Indoor Plant Week or for any other occasion. You can pick up in our Memphis flower shop or do a curbside pickup. Also, you can ask for contactless delivery for local Memphis delivery. Order today!
Your grandparents miss you and may even be struggling with this social distancing mandate. While some may be getting used to FaceTime or Zoom, they still want to hug you and show love to their grandkids. Now, more than ever, Grandparents Day is important because it's the perfect opportunity to show love and affection when they need it the most. This year, Grandparents Day is Sunday, September 13th. Our Memphis flower shop has plenty of ways to show love to your grandparents: Cute Bouquets We've got some adorable floral options that will make your grandparents smile and maybe even laugh. Our floral designers offer a floral pig or dog that are so adorable. These animal bouquets are made from fresh flowers and offer a sweet message of love. Gift Packages We have so many gift packages to choose from that feature special treats and items from our local small business colleagues here in Memphis. Not only will you be giving your grandparents something thoughtful, but you are also helping to sustain our small business community. Vintage Containers Your grandparents will enjoy these keepsake ceramic containers that are made to look like classic cars and trucks. These are filled with a choice of flowers or plants. Colorful Flowers and Plants There are so many floral designs and plants options to choose from! Just pick your size, style, variety, color, and prices, and we'll find the perfect gift for your grandparents! Other Special Gifts Don't forget that we also have greeting cards, balloons, and curated gifts. Stop by our Memphis flower shop to see what else we have or give us a call. We'd love to see you or hear from you! Thanks to our contactless delivery service, you know your grandparents will stay safe during the ongoing pandemic. Order today to show them love!
Now, more than ever, we need to let others in our life know we are thinking of them and we are there for them even if we can't be together in-person as much as we were used to. We never know what others are going through so by checking in and sending a small gift may just make that person's day! There are a number of official special days to do so, but, of course, you can do it any day. This month, there is Senior Citizen's Day on August 21st, Kiss and Make Up Day on August 25th, and Just Because Day on August 27th. These are all good reasons to s send some flowers or a special gift from our Memphis flower shop. Here are some gift ideas: We offer all types of special gift packages. These might include a bouquet or plant, balloons or stuffed animal, and chocolates or pound cake. Some packages are larger and include a little bit of everything. We still have sunflowers on sale while supplies last, which are one of the most cheerful flowers available. These are sure to put a smile on anyone's face. Send a special bouquet with a keepsake container like an art glass vase, basket, or rustic container. Choose a bouquet that offers bright and bold flowers like gerbera flowers. Our "End of the Rainbow" bouquet is a special floral display with some of the brightest hues available. Work with our floral design team on a custom bouquet that is made just for your recipient. Order in our Memphis flower shop, call us, or use our online ordering form on our website. Remember that we do offer contactless delivery for your recipient or you can do a curbside or in-store pickup if you plan to drop off your gift.
The loss of a loved one is one of the hardest things we will ever face in life. The last few months have been some of the toughest because the loss has come with the inability to say good bye with a funeral. Now, there are more opportunities to hold intimate funerals to say our goodbyes. However, we may not still be able to have all our loved ones together for these or see our loved ones to let them know we are thinking of them. Don't worry because our Memphis flower shop is here to help by providing you a wide range of sympathy flowers for the home or for the funeral service. Here are some of the sympathy flowers we offer: Religious floral designs with crystal crosses or floral crosses; Funeral baskets and dishes; Standing sprays and wreaths; Blooming plants and green plants; Patriotic flower arrangements; and Bouquets, hand-tied bouquets, and flower arrangements. You can select the type of flowers and colors that may address your loved one's preferences or those of your recipient. We can also make a custom sympathy flower arrangement. Just call our Memphis flower shop or stop by to work with our floral design team on something just for your recipient or your loved one's funeral. We also have gift baskets that offer an assortment of food items, a balloon, and even a flowering plant or bouquet. You can order online, by phone, or in our Memphis florist location. We offer in-store or curbside pick-up. However, we also offer contactless delivery throughout the Memphis area for everyone's safety.
While 2020 hasn't been quite what we've expected and it's put a lot of challenges in front of us, the good news is that we are still here. We have our friends and family members and continue to focus on these positive forces in our life. Reasons to Celebrate in August We may know others that are still struggling, and that's what makes this year's National Smile Week even more important. It's an opportune time to focus on those in your life and do your best to put a smile on their face with a thoughtful gesture or surprise just-because gift. However, August is also National Romance Awareness Month. This is the time to put your love first and worry less about schedules and hectic daily lives. Building stronger bonds in your relationship can also help to get through these unprecedented times. Gifts For Celebrating While we may not be able to celebrate the same way we did in the past when these annual events roll around, we can still send gifts and find ways to let these special people know we care about them. Here are some ideas: For National Smile Week, send some colorful flowers or a delicious gift from one of our local Memphis small businesses. Better yet, make it a package with a poundcake and flowers or a spa gift and flowers. For Romance Awareness Month, we have so many stunning romantic bouquets and arrangements to choose from, including roses, orchids, and other premium flowers. One of our most popular items is our Romance Package, which includes a rose arrangement, adorable teddy bear, and delicious chocolates. Also, our Lavender Package also makes a thoughtful gift with purple-themed arrangement and some relaxing spa gifts. Customize, Order, and Deliver You can also work directly with our floral designers in our Memphis flower shops on something special for your loved one. Our custom floral designs make the gift even more special because it's been made exclusively for the recipient. Order in our Memphis flower shop, call us, or go online and place an order through our website. Let us know if you would like to do curbside pickup or contactless local delivery. Start celebrating those special people in your life by placing an order today!
Each year here in Memphis we celebrate the life of Elvis. This year, although modified, Elvis Week 2020 is still on. This celebration will be held from August 8 to August 16. There are many options to choose from. The virtual week is an online fan experience that showcases past fan-favorite Elvis Week events as well as offers new interviews, a Facebook Live at Graceland Mansion, and more. The Virtual Elvis Week will be offered through a private, closed Facebook group. There will still be events at Graceland but modified to comply fully with recommended government protocols. The activities include daily screening events and a socially distanced Candlelight Vigil. There will also be a tour of Graceland. The screenings include pre-recorded content and new panels. On August 13, 14 and 16, you can also enjoy Elvis on the big screen with a Graceland Drive-in event. The movies include "Viva Las Vegas," "'68 Comeback Special," and "Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii." Flowers are still welcome at the Graceland events, and you can enjoy some for your in-home participation in the virtual Elvis Week. Our Memphis flower shop offers favorites like the "Love Me Tender" bouquets as well as many other choices that allow you to express your love and admiration for Elvis. For example, we also have a wide array of basket-style arrangements the are easy to transport and leave around Graceland in tribute to Elvis. Order your flowers today and go online to get your tickets to this favorite annual event.
July 30th is International Friendship Day, and it's an opportunity to let your friends or even just your BFF just what they mean to you. During such challenging times, your friends have been an anchor and much-appreciated support system. Even during the best of times, friends help you make special memories and enhance your life. Now is the time to celebrate them with a special gift that we can deliver through our Memphis flower shop with our no-contact delivery process. Here are some gift ideas for International Friendship Day: Yellow Flowers Yellow has long been a color that has symbolized friendship, especially when giving a bouquet of yellow roses. However, you can also think about sending other types of yellow flowers like lilies, carnations, sunflowers, daisies, or a combination of these beautiful blooms. We offer a wide range of floral designs, sizes, and pricing. You may even be able to still take advantage of our summer sunflower sale! Flower Packages Our customers love our package deals because of the value and convenience it provides them when sending a gift to a special someone. These packages are ideal for International Friendship Day because they combine a choice of many types of flower arrangements along with other thoughtful gifts like a homemade pound cake or chocolates, spa products, a stuffed animal, and/or a balloon. Plants and Special Gifts But, wait! We've got even more gift ideas for you to celebrate International Friendship Day thanks to our Memphis flower shop. Our plant selection includes green plants and blooming plants like orchids as well as garden baskets and more. Plus, we've got freshly baked cakes from our small business partners here in Memphis or seasonal fresh fruit baskets or gourmet baskets with curated savory and sweet edibles. Of course, we also offer balloons and balloon bouquets as well as greeting cards to express your love. What are you waiting for?! It's a good time to place your order and treat your friends on their special day!
Here in Memphis at our flower shop, one of our local favorite flowers for summer is the sunflower. It's hard not to break out into a smile or feel good when you see a sunflower. These bold and large flowers are bursting with everything that's cheerful and light. And, we could all use more cheer, positivity, and bright outlooks in these challenging times. Whether you plan on decorating your home or giving them as a gift, sunflowers fit just about anywhere and celebrate just about anything. To encourage you to add more sunflowers in your life and in those around you, we decided to have a summer sunflower sale! This summer flower promotion is available while supplies last and includes everything from individual sunflowers to sunflower arrangements to bouquets that include sunflowers. Our sunflower sale items even include one of our special gift packages that are already an extraordinary value. "Catch the Sun" includes a generous display of fresh sunflowers arranged in a keepsake milk glass-style vase. It comes with an essential oils set or spa set based on availability. Other options include sunflowers that come in a keepsake vintage trailer container, a mixed bouquet with sunflowers and a balloon, and a rustic display that offers a garden-style bouquet with sunflowers, roses, and greenery in a wooden box. Right now, we offer no-contact delivery and in-store or curbside pickup. Currently, it's the local Memphis area that is being served for our delivery route. Don't delay! Order now to get or share these rays of sunshine!
We love being part of other people's celebrations, and it's one of the reasons why we started our family-owned Memphis florist business. It makes us feel good to know that we can do our part to add a smile to someone else's face and make them feel good. We see all of our customers as family, and, as a family-run business, believe family comes first. And, while we love on our family members every day, July reminds us that there are specific days to shower certain ones with even more attention. That's because July is filled with some special family days to celebrate. There is Cousin's Day on July 24th followed by Aunt and Uncle Day and Parent's Day on July 26th. Finally, there is Father-in-Law Day on July 30th. We're ready to help you celebrate each and every one of these July special days. Here are some gift ideas: Tasty Treats We have yummy partnerships with local bakers, including our favorite Memphis pound cake company. Together, we have created some special gift packages that include a generous, freshly baked pound cake with a flower arrangement or blooming plant. There are many different options to choose from but all make wonderful and thoughtful gifts for family members. Plants and Blooming Plants We've also got quite a selection of green plants, succulents, blooming plants, basket and container gardens, and more. These are long-lasting gifts that also promote good health -- something we all want to focus on now more than ever! One of our latest additions includes a pair of petite cacti that are perfect for a side table or desk. Flowers, Of Course! And, you know we were going to say that flowers make an ideal gift for family members. They reflect so many emotions and transmit cheer and positivity no matter what the type or color. July is also our Sunflower Special Sale month, so talk about cheerful! We have so many of these bright and bold flowers to share with you in a wide range of floral design styles. Order and Delivery Options Order in our Memphis-area flower shops, call us, or use our online ordering form found on our website. Delivery options include curbside pickup and local, no-contact delivery. Now's the time to order to celebrate all these special people we call family!