Buying cheap flowers may not always mean ordering
them through an online florist who is large and well known. One
alternative, is to send them from a local flower shop. Often this results
in lower prices to the consumer since many local flower dealers don't
large overhead and expenses, such as advertising. In fact when it gets
right down to it, anyway, many flowers are grown by gardeners and farmers,
in regions of the country that harbor environments
require any special conditions.
Actually, when you order online, where do you think the flowers arrive
through? - Agreements set up through a local florist, such as FTD.
exception to the normal costs of buying flowers the online, is the flower
dealer who ships fresh cut flowers to your door
like rose bouquets. And some can do this efficiently at lower
costs (those that do are likely volume rose dealers). However, when
you are looking for deals that bring the lower price be sure to check:
- Florists local to the area that you are sending to, the destination.
Usually this might be your own city or town but for out-of-town roses
and flower bouquets search by city and state and do you own price check.
Google 'Cheap Flowers'
for the city and state of choice. Then follow up by checking how they
satisfy customers -- searching by the florist name including '...complaint'.
are satisfied consider and after all is done, consider becoming a repeat
What many customers don't know is that the online florist
a markup of 20% or more.
- Vendors are a great place to shop carnations, roses
and other flowers. These are normally no-frills and natural in appearance.
Roses in clear tubes are commonly found a $1.99. Street side flower
vendors and merchants
operating out of buckets - bring amazing deals. These usually take
cash only, operating with little or no overhead.
- Grocery stores are another outlet, storing the flowers in refrigerated
units. They don't offer the savings as vendors, although
they often carry popular flowers and
some grocery stores do inventory potted plants as well. Look for
the deals marked on the flourescent cut-outs. These flowers may
be less fresh,
due to that they happen to have an overage when a holiday is
quickly approaching. Convenience is
plus here because
no more searching or trips are needed if you are already doing your
There is always the opportunity to grow the flowers yourself. Which might
result in worlds of meaning. Consider hanging the flowers to dry. Shipping
won't cost much, since there is no rush to help maintain freshness, and
even turn into a keepsake for the receiver. Not only that, but chances
are before you know it, meaning will be attached in the
form of a story telling being passed on about how the flowers were grown
and they came to arrive as a gift.