Entries by Raya Ward

The Holiday Season 2023

Christmas is coming! There is so much going on here at the store, we had to dedicate a whole page to everything that is happening! First off, we are celebrating our 10th year supporting Darien EMS-Post 53 with our annual Holiday Shopping Happy Hour. This year, we will be featuring 4 local designers who will […]

Holiday Shopping Happy Hour & Tablescapes event

TICKETS We are so excited to host our 12th annual Holiday Shopping Happy Hour & Tablescapes event, and our 10th time supporting Darien EMS- Post 53!  We estimate that over the years we’ve helped to raise over $50,000, and it’s all thanks to a suggestion by Tami Whittier Nielsen way back in 2012. Please come […]

Our containers on MarthaStewart.com

We had the absolute pleasure of helping to adorn this cozy cottage home for a Martha Stewart.com photoshoot. Most of the florals and the container gardens you see were designed by Nielsen’s Florist. https://www.marthastewart.com/connecticut-cottage-home-tour-terre-blair-7494625

Best of Gold Coast 2023!

Thank you for voting us Best Florist AND Best Garden Center in New Canaan, Darien & Rowayton!   It is truly an honor and we are so thankful to everyone that voted. We look forward to continuing to provide the best selection of flowers & plants around coupled with personalized customer service that stands as […]

Sustainability and Eco-Friendly efforts.

As part of our ongoing commitment to the planet, we have implemented several initiatives that reflect our focus on renewable resources and giving back to the community.   Eco-Friendly and Reusable Packaging: We understand the importance of minimizing waste and reducing our environmental footprint. To that end, Nielsen’s Florist transitioned in 2021 to using exclusively […]

Spring 2023 Flower Flare!

Join us in celebrating spring this year with a brand new flower flare to welcome in the season! This year’s flower flare theme is ‘Monet’s Garden’ to coincide with the launch of our new signature flower arrangements, the ‘Giverny Collection’.   We are giving away three of these gorgeous new designs, one in each color […]

Design starts at the door here at Nielsen’s!

At Nielsen’s, we believe design starts at the door. Beautiful seasonal container designs to welcome you home, flowers to greet you in the foyer, lush green plants to breathe life into living spaces and tabletop décor to inspire. Accent your life with Nielsen’s.

Houseplant Watering Guide

Watering your houseplants is key to keeping them healthy and prevent wilting or root rot. Michele digs into the best ways to keep your indoor plants thriving. #1 Always check your plants to see if they need watering first. #2 Determine the frequency based on their environment #3 Never let your plants sit in standing […]

Top FIVE Easy Care Houseplants

Whether you are a proud plant parent that wants to share the gift of houseplants with someone else or you are just starting out on your plant collection, these top 5 plants are low maintenance, can handle a variety of lighting situations and look fantastic!