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Passover

This Passover add a beautiful spring arrangement of blues and whites to your table. Daisies, roses, lilies, violets, and other spring blooms make a beautiful Seder table gift. A floral arrangement is also a great way to say thank you to your host. Order your Passover flowers early and avoid the final dash for a centerpiece. Call, come into the shop, or order online. Whatever you decide, The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts can help you.
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Admin Professionals Day

Show your team how much you care this Administrative Professionals Day by sending a bouquet of fresh flowers. Your staff will be delighted to receive a special gift from you and will be able to enjoy them all week long! Administrative Professionals Day is all about showing your appreciation to your staff. Let The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts take care of everything for you, all you have to do is call, click or stop by!
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Mother's Day

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

As your mother is basking in the glory of her new beautiful florals, she will want to preserve that beauty for as long as possible. We have included a few fresh flower care tips to help. Feel free to send her this easy-to-follow guide once her flowers have been delivered.

First things first
If your flowers came in plastic wrapping, you would want to remove the plastic as soon as possible. This will allow the flowers to breathe. Secondly, you will want to give fresh water to your flowers to provide hydration. Place bouquets in a vase of appropriate size or fill your current vase with fresh water. If you need to, you can trim the stem’s ends to fit a vase you have. We recommend cutting flower stems at an angle with a sharp knife.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
Avoid placing your flower arrangements near areas of extreme temperatures: windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. Too much heat or sun exposure can cause your flowers to dry out quickly or wilt. Cooler and more controlled conditions will be best to help preserve the beauty of your flowers.

Avoid placing your flowers next to fruit or in the vicinity of cigarette smoke. These can produce ethylene gas which can reduce the life of your flowers and cause them to die more quickly.

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

  • For vase arrangements, keep your vase filled with water. This allows the plants to drink the water they need and provides them hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, we suggest still adding daily fresh water to your flowers.
  • Anytime the water begins to become cloudy, change the water out with fresh water. It would be good to clean the inside of your vase during this change before placing your flowers back into the vase. Using soapy water can help remove bacteria that could cause your flowers to deteriorate more quickly. Then make sure you rinse your vase thoroughly.
  • As wilting leaves or stems occur, remove the strongly wilted contents to allow the fresher parts to be the center of attention.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut your stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. This will help your flowers better absorb water. We recommend avoiding using scissors to cut your flowers. Scissors can crush the stems and hinder the flower from being able to absorb the water.
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Father's Day

Dad deserves his acknowledgement on Father's Day just as much as mom on her special holiday. Send Dad a beautiful arrangement that truly matches his personality. If the way to your dad's heart is through his stomach, why not try sending a gift basket full of delicious treats your dad is sure to love! Whatever you need to send a gift to dad in Oakland or anywhere else in the country, The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts can help!
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Grandparents Day

Show them how much you care, even if that is miles away. Make their day special with grandma and grandpa’s favorite flowers and a gift basket too! Order today, and we can help get your flowers wherever they need to be, whether to their home or living center. No matter your location, your grandparents will appreciate the thoughtfulness of selecting the perfect arrangement. Delivery is an option for all arrangements, or you can deliver them yourself with in-store pickup.
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Rosh Hashanah

During these High Holy Days, say shanah tovah u’metuka, "Happy New Year," to those who mean the most to you. Celebrate the Jewish New Year with a Rosh Hashanah flower arrangement filled with red and white flowers, adding the perfect touch to your Rosh Hashanah table. Order ahead and have your arrangement delivered to you. We are here to help make someone’s New Year sweet as honey. Send a gift wherever it needs to go, whether that is in your city or miles away; we can help!
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Thanksgiving (CAN)

Decorate your Thanksgiving Feast With Charming Fall Flowers

Come together and break bread around a beautiful arrangement bursting with fall colors that everyone will enjoy. Autumn colors are coming alive and are creating hues of reds, oranges, browns, and gold.

hues of reds, oranges, browns, and gold. Fill your house with cornucopias, baskets of fall flowers, and arrangements of contemporary florals. The fall harvest of sunflowers, mum, and orange lilies bring the fall vibes in.

Decorate Your Thanksgiving Table

Welcome guests to your Thanksgiving table with a charming flower arrangement. What better way to celebrate the holiday than to add that touch of fall you are looking for? A simple addition of flowers on your Thanksgiving table, your family dinner will transform into a glorious Thanksgiving feast.

A Gift For Your Host

Headed over to a friend’s house for a Friendsgiving or to watch the big game? Say “thanks for hosting me” by bringing your doubleheader host a beautiful flower arrangement with your side dish. Select a bouquet your host will love that is bursting with fall colors.

Choose from an array of arrangements with beautiful autumn tones of rustic reds, bright oranges, and warm neutrals, with cornucopias, baskets, and vibrant vases. Your host will appreciate your thoughtful gift and will be excited to place it alongside their holiday decor.

For Those, You Are Thankful For

From far away or right down the street, Thanksgiving is a time for us to gather and give thanks for the blessings in our lives. Flowers bring people together; whether you’re together or apart, the thoughtfulness behind a beautiful arrangement will make a lasting impression long after the petals have gone.

Order Ahead of Time

It is best to order your Thanksgiving flowers as soon as possible. This can help you secure your desired flowers and ensure their delivery date. Select the flowers you wish, place the order early, and select a later delivery date! This is a smart shopping tactic to beat the other customers to the supply of flowers and avoid order complications caused by low supply during high order volume periods.

The later your order is placed, the riskier your chances are of receiving the exact flowers you want. As the time draws close to Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving week, specific flower supplies begin to run low or go out of stock. Once flowers start going out of stock from filling a mass of orders, the shop will rely heavily on the flower shipments to restock. If an order is placed too late, this can often result in flower substitutions to an order.

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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 Love Stop Flowers & Gifts 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

Sweetest Day is like a mix between Valentines Day and Thanksgiving. It’s a day to give thanks for those extra-sweet people in your life. The holiday originated with a candy store owner who wanted to bring cheer and some happiness to the lives of those who were often forgotten. A great way to celebrate Sweetest Day is by ordering a gift basket of sweet treats from The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts for your someone sweet.
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Halloween

Halloween Flowers To Die For

Enchant your guests and bring magic to your home with frightfully charming flowers. The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts offers a variety of flower options to explore and elevate your decor this spooky season. Not sure how to incorporate them into your Halloween setup this year? No problem. We have a few suggestions.

Halloween Party
Your spook-tacular flower selection will be an excellent eye-catching addition to your Halloween-themed decor. Bewitch your guests as they fill their plates at your snack tables. Illuminate the room with the vibrant colors of autumn and the thrills of October by placing your flowers on your kitchen counter, dining table, or end table.

Special Treat
Fill the room with magic and build the excitement. An excellent way to treat your friends or family this Halloween season is to gift them with a spell-binding collection of flowers. This will not only surprise them but offer them the opportunity to decorate their home as well.

What are great colors for Halloween Flowers?
The colors we use in our Halloween flower arrangements are specially designed to reflect the joys and fun of Halloween. Most arrangements will provide a vibrant assortment of the following colors.

  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Purple
  • Green
  • Black
  • White

What does each color stand for?
In stories and the creative world, colors typically possess meaning and evoke a certain set of feelings or thoughts. The colors we love to mix and match with are ones that will have you feeling those October vibes.

  • Orange - October, pumpkins, fall, leaves, gourdes, bonfires, sunset, candlelight, candy corn
  • Yellow - candy corn, candles, glowing light, life, fall, autumn, stars, magic, fairies, brooms
  • Red - vampires, blood, sinister, evil, death, mortality, underworld, passion, anger, fall, autumn
  • Purple - Wizards, witches, cloaks, dragons, the night sky, power, wealth, mischievous
  • Green - Witches, monsters, potions, zombies, Frankenstein, goblins, glow sticks, aliens, nature
  • Black - Darkness, death, shadows, evil, creepy, monsters, black cats, cloaks, witches, the reaper, spiders
  • White - ghosts, spirits, eerie, fog or mist, magic, moon, stars, bones, light, white pumpkins

Make This Halloween Spooktacular!


Explore The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts’s variety of options for your Halloween flower needs and select the one you love most. If you have any questions, please contact us at (510) 823-5902 and one of our employees would be happy to help you.
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Thanksgiving (USA)

Can I pick-up the Thanksgiving flowers I ordered online?

Yes! Some customers prefer to pick up their flowers from the shop to offset a delivery fee or personally deliver their gift. It is up to you if you would like to take advantage of our flower delivery service. We would be delighted to meet you and assist you at The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts. You are always welcome to ask us any questions or make inquiries regarding future arrangements while visiting the shop.

Can I request a flower substitution in my Thanksgiving arrangement?

Yes. However, during high order volume holidays, such as Thanksgiving, we recommend placing your order as early in the game as possible. This allows you more flexibility to select the exact arrangement or customize the flowers you want. When supplies are lower near the day of Thanksgiving, we will not be able to guarantee that certain flowers will be available and may have to suggest substitutions from the flowers we have available in stock. Feel free to contact The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts at (510) 823-5902 regarding what specifications you would like to provide for your flowers and one of our associates will be happy to assist you.

Will my flowers be delivered even if no one is home?

When placing your order online with The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts, please provide further instructions regarding your delivery or give us a call at (510) 823-5902.

Online, you will be able to select a date of delivery that works best for you or the individual you are sending flowers to. If something changes concerning your delivery needs, please reach out to us and one of our associates will help to set up a better time, day, or plan to deliver your flowers.

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Hanukkah

You have the Menorah, the candles, and the latkes but something is missing. Add that special touch to your Hanukkah decor with a beautiful arrangement of pure white and dazzling blues florals. Say “toda” to your Hanukkah hostess with a gift of classic lilies with pops of delphiniums. A delightful surprise will be sure to make a lasting impression. Order early to stay ahead of the busyness of the season! We offer both delivery and in-store pick up. Our Holiday hours may very so please call us for our times. The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts is here to assist you with any questions you have!
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Christmas

Tis the Season! Time to pull out the lights and put up the tree! At The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts, we specialize in all-things Christmas! With the trendiest Christmas accessories and ornaments, you are sure to find exactly what you need for your holiday decor at The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts in Oakland. Whether you're planning for a Christmas party or just decorating your home for the holiday, we've got you covered. From traditional, to playful and fun, you will find the Christmas decorations you need at The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts.
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Kwanzaa

Add the perfect touch to your Karamu table with a festive Kwanzaa centerpiece. Floral arrangements with green, red, and black flowers with touches of white complete with fresh fruit, will elevate any tablescape. Call and ask about our delivery hours and we will work to have a florist deliver them to you, no matter the location.
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Valentine's Day

Roses are red, violets are blue, send flowers on Valentines day and you won't be blue too. Nothing means more to your sweetheart than surprises. On Valentines Day, surprise her with a lush bouquet of roses from LOVE STOP FLOWERS & GIFTS in Oakland. When it comes to romance, your local florist, LOVE STOP FLOWERS & GIFTS knows best. Let us help you choose the perfect bouquet of flowers for your sweetheart. You can browse the selection above and buy online, or give us a call for something more custom. Whether she likes roses or Gerberas, red or purple, we can create something one-of-a-kind this Valentines Day.
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Easter

What better way to welcome in the spring season than with a beautiful flower arrangement? Choose a beautiful bouquet of white roses and pastel lilies or a bright and cheery arrangement of gerbera daisies and tulips. No matter what style you choose, The Love Stop Flowers & Gifts is here to help.. If you need to send a special arrangement to someone, we can ask the Easter Bunny to deliver them for you!