What to look for in a florist

March 13, 2014

Looking for a floral arrangement to thank a client or coddle a loved one? Discover how to spot a florist who can help you tastefully get your message across.
Floral design is an art form that has been around for a long time—kings had their own flower gardens and floral designers, and the rich and famous have always punctuated their sumptuous rooms with the finest floral arrangements.

The good news is that beautiful floral arrangements are available for every kind of budget these days. What's important is finding a florist who will grasp your needs and have an artistic eye. Flowers can be given for any occasion, and a nicely done arrangement will be in harmony both with the season and the giver’s intentions.

Finding the best florists

With the floral market is growing, how does one go about choosing the proper florist? These pointers can help.

  1. First of all, check the quality of the flowers; a florist who sellsflowers that aren't completely fresh isn't a good one. Shop around and evaluate the value-for-price ratio.
  2. Make sure the florist provides a friendly customer experience. You want suggestions that match your budget and a patient attitude when you ask your questions.
  3. A good florist will recommend a floral arrangement that meets with your needs perfectly, without compromise.

The modern way to send a floral arrangement

Are you thinking about having a flower arrangement delivered? Although most flower shops take phone orders, some clients prefer to choose their floral arrangements on the Internet, in the comfort of their own homes. If that is the case for you, it is important to know that there are two types of online services available.

Florist networks

Online networks subcontract to local florists who operate shops, or any city where you wish to have your floral arrangement delivered. The great advantage of network florists is their ability to deliver orders very quickly.

Florist franchises

Unlike network websites that subcontract orders to local florists, franchise owners own retail shops and also provide their services online, through their own individual websites. Their bouquets are made in their workshops and delivered to the recipients. This is the best method to ensure quality results.

Make sure to choose a company with a good reputation, and carefully read the service contract and the guarantees provided by the company.

What to look for in a florist
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