Flower arrangements essentially refer to the art of using flowers and other plant materials to create a pleasing and unified composition. To do this well is an art, and as with other kinds of art, there are many schools of thought out there as to what flower arrangements are the best. However, any florist should have a good grasp of multiple kinds of flower arrangements and be able to present you with several options.
There is evidence of carefully chosen flower arrangements as far back as the culture of Ancient Egypt. Some of the components of the art of flower arrangements include: form, accent, depth, texture, line, unity, balance, rhythm, and more. Of course, the easiest way to determine whether you like flower arrangements is probably just to see them in person, an option you have available to you at any flower shop.
Then again, if flower arrangements are something you are personally interested in, you might want to do all of the arranging yourself. This can add to your gift of flowers a very personal, distinctive touch that the recipient will remember.