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Occasion Guides

Boesen The Florist is honored to help you find flower and plant information that will help you write a card message, express your condolences, and find the right flowers for holidays. These guides are a roadmap to the enchanting world of botany, offering insights into the meanings behind various blooms, the best care practices, and even tips on pairing different blossoms for aesthetic and aromatic harmony. We have a wide selection of guides from our experts here at Boesen The Florist in Des Moines.

These guides are made to help demystify the subtle language of flowers, making it easier for everyone to express their feelings through the timeless act of gifting bouquets. Whether you're selecting a corsage for prom, a sympathy arrangement, or a celebratory centerpiece, a good floral guide turns the guesswork into a knowledgeable selection, ensuring every floral gesture becomes a cherished memory. For any questions, or if you just want to talk about flowers, give us a call at (515) 223-9500. Our designers are standing by and would love to help.