In the wild year of 2020, I was lucky enough to be able to participate in the amazing national holiday of Petal It Forward! If you’re unfamiliar with this special day, it was founded by The Society Of American Florists. Its sole purpose is to help spread the love and joy that flowers bring into our lives. As a supporter of this holiday, it is suggested that you give two flowers or bouquets away to the general public. One for the recipient to enjoy, a second for them to then give to another person. Smiles are not in short supply!

Last year alone, FiftyFlowers gave away over 5,000 roses. Each had an inspirational quote attached, and it took the entire Boise team several hours to give them all out. Each employee set up 5 gallon FiftyFlowers buckets in areas of heavy foot traffic in downtown Boise, and people would naturally flock to us while we were handing out the flowers. In 2020, with the threat of the coronavirus surging again in our Idaho community, we had to adapt our…

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