As reflected in the five selections above, each week at Company Flowers we hear happy excitement  about our flowers!     If your words seem to stumble or fail, flowers can say boldly a Happy Birthday...  or express a Deepest Sympathy... or a Get Well Soon... or especially some Congratulations for a newborn!  And the widest selection of floral arrangements can be found in Other Arrangements.

COUNTERTOP FALL FASHION --  This small cornucopia of Fall's fanciest floral fashionables is available at the store's countertop, $50.00.  A slightly larger version can be custom built pursuant to prices eligible for delivery, below.  Working with a ceramic mug (each somewhat different from this one with its pen-n-ink drawing of a chicken) designers will combine various items like the billiant-red beech and maple leaves surrounding the false mini-pumpkins (actually relatives of the tomato family!) positioned with a lovely rose and tidbits of various Fall favorites.  Visable here are yellow oncidium orchid tips, a few hypericum berries, wisps of purple hydrnagea, some hanging eucalyptus berries, a stem or two of montbresia pods, the bright yellow billy-balls, and mini-mums.  $60    $65    $70

October Poem  
 Autumn Dreams
Mortimer Brown

I know the year is dying,
Soon the summer will be dead.
I can trace it in the flying
Of the black crows overhead;
I can hear it in the rustle
Of the dead leaves as I pass,
And the south wind's plaintive sighing
Through the dry and withered grass.

Ah, 'tis then I love to wander,
Wander idly and alone,
Listening to the solemn music
Of sweet nature's undertone;
Wrapt in thoughts I cannot utter,
Dreams my tongue cannot express,
Dreams that match the autumn's sadness
In their longing tenderness.

Every green thing lives to die in bright colors.                              --Henry Ward Beecher


HALLOWEEN HAPPINESS (!) -- These gigantic spider-leg head-dresses are but a few of the wild 'n'wooly hats, berets and other scary adornments for shock value at Halloween.  Many of the smaller items, like earrings and fingernail press-ons, can bring cheer during the weeks of anticipation, too!