When choosing a flower shop, you first want to look at the quality of the flowers on sale. Make sure they are fresh. When a shop has a garden nearby, this is a good sign, because its flowers will be freshly picked.
Some flower shops even sell roses and other kinds of flowers that are still planted. The best florists will then pick and cut whatever flowers you choose.
If are planning for a flower delivery, make sure the shop delivers fresh flowers on time! Ask about how long the time period is between when the flowers are picked and when they are finally delivered. Even ask about the type of vehicle the florists use.
If you don’t’ know what kind of flowers to buy, browse the colorful shop. There should be tulips, roses, daffodils and everything else you can imagine. And then of course, certain occasions call for certain flowers.
To really find the best flower shop in town, ask friends who have frequently bought flowers in the past (maybe they are in a leadership position and often decorate for special events). You can even scout out a flower plantation to make sure the plants are bred and fertilized well.
Not only are the actual types of flowers important, but so are the arrangements. You will need to find a flower shop that employs clever designers who create elegant, presentable bouquets for any occasion.
You can even research different flower shops online! Many shops can be partially, or wholly, based on the web and they don’t operate much differently than normal markets except that the payment and transaction process is of course markedly different (and more convenient). However, it is best to check up on a shop personally, rather than with the Internet, as your eyes and nose can truly detect the freshness and health of a shop’s flowers.
Another good thing to ask a flower shop employee is if the store offers refunds for damaged flowers. This way, if you receive flowers upon delivery that simply aren’t fresh, you can refuse to pay for them.
After you have looked into the different flower shops, choose your favorite!