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Easter

Tulips, lilies, hyacinths and more! Easter flowers are all about the colors and flowers of springtime. Let us create a beautiful Easter basket filled with your favorite pastel blooms. Add interest and education elements to your kid's basket this year with a growing potted plant. No matter what you choose or where you need to send it, The Willow can help!
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Admin Professionals Day

Any good business professional knows you can't get ahead without a skilled team behind you. Administrative Professionals Day is all about showing your appreciation, as well as saying, "Thank You" to your staff. Send flowers designed beautifully in a unique coffee mug, or maybe a huge gift basket of snacks for the whole crew to enjoy. However you celebrate this Administrative Professionals Day, The Willow can help!
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Mother's Day

How far in advance should I order flowers for Mother’s Day?

We recommend placing your order as soon as possible. The sooner you place your order, the sooner you can secure the flowers you want. When customers place their orders at the last minute, they risk not being able to have the exact arrangement they may desire. This is due to limited supplies and a high order volume during Mother’s Day. As florists fill orders, various flower types begin to run low or go out of stock. This often results in flower substitutions when needing to fill an order in a short time frame after the order has been placed late. When flowers go out of stock, shops are at the mercy of the shipping trucks that will bring in their fresh flower shipments for restocking.

It’s best not to place yourself in a pickle and provide yourself the security of locking in the flowers you desire as soon as possible.

Do I order my flowers online or in-person?

Feel free to come by our shop or place your order at your convenience online.

Online, you will be able to explore your options, select your favorite flowers, order, submit payment, and set a delivery date for your flowers. After you have chosen your flowers in the ordering process, you will be able to provide any card messages or specific delivery instructions.

If you would like to place your order in-person at The Willow, drop in and allow one of our associates to tend to your needs. We would be delighted to speak with you. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask while you’re with us.

If you are unable to travel to the shop and have questions regarding the details of your order or other needs, please feel free to contact us at (870) 590-5055.

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Father's Day

Having a hard time deciding on the perfect gift for dad? The Willow can help! Send dad a artistically crafted floral tribute to show him how much you care. Perhaps your dad is the type that would prefer a gift basket filled with his favorite snacks! Whether your dad lives in Smackover, or clear across the country, we've got you covered!
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Grandparents Day

Are you missing your grandma and grandpa a little extra? Say “I miss you” on Grandparents Day with a beautiful arrangement of traditional fall flowers. Send them the gift of flowers. Even if you are a thousand miles away, honor your Grandparents by sending them an elegant display of bursting blossoms. Choose from an elegant fall display or ask for Grandma’s favorite when you select a designer’s choice, The Willow can find the perfect fit for you. We can deliver to anywhere in the country—including retirement homes and senior living communities.
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National Boss Day

Flowers never fail to bring a smile to someone's face. Who could use a smile more than your boss? The Willow can help you choose a fantastic floral arrangement that's sure to make your boss turn that frown upside down. Who knows, maybe you'll get out of work a few minutes early?
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Sweetest Day

Send a sweet flower bouquet for those extra-sweet people in your life. Is there someone that you know who does the sweetest things all year long? Show them just how sweet you think they are on Sweetest Day! Pick one of our colorful bouquets or order a sweet treat basket. Whatever you decide or wherever it needs to go, The Willow can provide a sweet delivery!
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Halloween

Halloween brings out the kid (and 'spook') in all of us with jack-o'-lanterns, trick-or-treating, and lots of Halloween activities to enjoy. Your local florist, The Willow of Smackover, is a great place to start for creative suggestions on Halloween flowers, party decorations, and haunted houses. Let us suggest some Halloween party flower ideas for kids, and maybe even a few tips grownup 'ghouls' will like too! Give your Halloween festivities a 'frightfully' fantastic look and feel with colorful flowers and fun Halloween floral decor from The Willow.
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Thanksgiving (USA)

How do I take care of my flowers once they are delivered?

Now that you have your lovely flowers for the holiday season, you would like to preserve their beauty for as long as possible. We have provided some fresh flower care tips to help. If you are giving flowers to friends or family, feel free to share this page with them so that they will be able to care for their flowers soon after their delivery.

First things first
Most flowers are delivered with a plastic covering. Remove all plastic to all your flowers to breathe. Next, if your flowers are already in a vase or you have just placed them in a vase, refill the vase with fresh water. Your flowers will love the hydration.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
It is best to avoid placing your flower in areas of extreme temperatures: windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. These can cause wilting or dry out your flowers. Instead, place your flowers somewhere where they will be in cooler and more controlled conditions.

It is always good to prevent the possibility of ethylene gas reducing the life of your flowers. This can often come from placing flowers near fruit or cigarette smoke.

Maintaining your flower’s beautiful presentation
As your beautiful flowers are on display, check up on them and tend to them periodically over a series of days.

  • For vase arrangements, keep your vase filled with fresh water to provide them with proper hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, it is good to also provide them with hydration. We suggest daily fresh water hydration.
  • Anytime the water begins to become cloudy, change out the water. You will need to clean your vase with soap and water, rinse thoroughly, and then fill your vase back up with fresh water. Using soapy water rather than only rinsing can help remove bacteria that could cause your flowers to die more quickly.
  • Remove any strongly wilted contents: wilting leaves or stems. This will help you maintain a fresher and neater look.
  • Cut your stems at an angle using a sharp knife. We recommend cutting them one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. This will allow your flowers to hydrate and absorb the water properly. Using scissors to cut the stems is not recommended, as scissors can crush the stems and hinder the flower’s ability to drink water.
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Christmas

Christmas flowers from The Willow in Smackover, AR are the best way to send Christmas cheer! Flowers and poinsettia plants are a great way to spread joy throughout the season, but also make quick and easy party decor. The Willow can help you with any Christmas styles or colors with our Christmas decor accessories. Need a centerpiece or a Christmas wreath for your party? The Willow has it, and more!
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Valentine's Day

How do I take care of my flowers once they are delivered?

Now that you have your stunning flowers, you would like to preserve their beautiful state for as long as possible. Below we have provided some fresh flower care tips to help guide you.

First things first
If your flowers came in plastic, you will need to remove the plastic wrapping as soon as possible. This allows for your flowers to breathe. Then provide fresh water for your flowers as soon as possible.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
Avoid placing your flower arrangements near areas of extreme temperatures. This could include windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. These factors can cause your flowers to dry out quickly or wilt. Most flowers last longer under cooler and controlled conditions. Avoid placing your flowers next to fruit or cigarette smoke. Ethylene gas can reduce the life of your flowers and be detrimental to their lifespan.

Maintaining a beautiful presentation
Keep your flowers looking fresh and displayed beautifully by tending to your flowers periodically.

  • Keep vase arrangements filled with fresh water. This allows the plants to drink up the water they need for proper hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, we suggest providing your flowers with daily fresh water.
  • Remember to switch out any cloudy water. You will want to fully clean the inside of your vase with soap and water, thoroughly rinse, and then refill the vase with new water. This will help remove any bacteria that could possibly harm your flowers and cause them to deteriorate more quickly.
  • As you notice leaves or stems wilting, remove the strongly wilted contents. This will help your flowers maintain a fresh and appealing appearance.
  • To help your flowers to maintain proper hydration, use a sharp knife to cut your stems. Cut the stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom. This will help the flowers to absorb water. It is discouraged to use scissors to cut the flower stems. Scissors can crush the stems, preventing proper water absorption.