Grand Re-Branding Celebration

The Iowa Florists’ Association’s past President, Stephanie Connor celebrated the reopening of her Shop, Bates Flowers by Dzyne! Life finally slowed down for her and their wonderful team to host an Open House and reveal their new logo as well! It’s never to late for a celebration, right?

Bates Flowers by DZyne is the area’s ONLY full-service flower shop, exclusively staffing certified florists that have completed extensive floral arts schooling. Bates specializes in creating exceptionally beautiful wedding florals for your big day, at any budget. We also work closely with area funeral homes to ensure that your floral farewells are just what you had in mind for your loved one.
Bates has served the Grinnell, Iowa area since 1906, when it opened in the Bates Pharmacy across the street from our current location. Since it’s debut, we have proudly been an FTD member and have the ability to send fresh flowers and plants virtually anywhere in the world with just a few clicks on a computer. Check out our FTD website at to see FTD’s current specials and designs, and let us know what you’d like to send!

Bates Owner Stephanie Connor IMF (Iowa Master Florist) has completed her Masters in Floral Design and has served 2 terms as the President of the Iowa Florists’ Association. Connor is currently serving a term as Vice President of the National Alliance of Floral Associations, as the Director of Digital Education for the Iowa Florists’ Association , and as Past President of the Iowa Florists’ Association.

Please join the Iowa Florists’ Association in congratulating Stephanie in her on-going adventure as a Flower Shop Owner! Stephanie, we love you, we thank you for all of your hard work in our organization and we wish you nothing but health, happiness and flowers and more flowers!

Also, take a gander at Bates Flowers by Design’s Facebook page – it’s beautiful! Or better yet, go visit their Shop in lovely Grinnell!

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