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5 Gift Basket Ideas to Cheer Up a Friend September 14, 2018

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5 Gift Basket Ideas to Cheer Up a Friend, Port Jervis, New York

A simple gesture can brighten up anyone’s day. If you have a friend or loved one who’s going through a tough time, a gift basket is a wonderful way to cheer them up. But don’t just pick up the first one you see; instead, think about what they enjoy the most—whether it’s flowers, teas, or food. Consider these ideas when compiling your gift basket for a friend.

Top Gift Basket Ideas 

1. Flowers

The right flower arrangement can bring new life to a loved one. White Asiatic lilies or yellow roses brighten up the room while leaving a pleasant fragrance behind. Sunflowers, red roses, miniature carnations, chrysanthemums, and lavender also make a sunny arrangement, bursting full of bright colors. Stick to yellow, pink, purple, and white flowers for a cheerful design.  

gift basket2. Healthy Foods

Sending a gift basket full of healthy nuts and fruits can remind friends who are feeling blue to take care of themselves. Packets of almonds or cashews along with oranges, apples, and bananas are also a tasty treat. 

3. Plants

Gifting someone with a plant gives them something to take care of, giving them something positive to focus on. Succulent plants can serve as a symbol of your friendship, breathing new life into their space.

4. Herbal Tea Sets

Herbal teas offer a way to relax when you’re feeling stressed, and they’re good for you, too! Sending a basket packed with chamomile, lemon balm, or catnap teas can have them feeling better in no time.

5. Gardening Supplies

Hobbies are good at distracting people when they’re not feeling well, and gardening is an easy hobby to pick up, whether it’s in an apartment or house. Send a selection of seeds along with gloves and a pot to get them started.


No matter what type of gift basket you have in mind, Laurel Grove Florist in Port Jervis, NY, carries a wide variety of gifts, garden plants, flower arrangements, and gourmet packages. For more than 100 years, this florist has been helping residents send special messages to loved ones regardless of the occasion. Call (845) 856-2713 or visit their online store to choose your gift basket today.

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