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Florists Industry | BizVibe Adds New Florist Companies Which Can Be Discovered and Tracked - PRNewswireWednesday, March 31, 2021
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Valentine's Day roses in short supply due to COVID-19: floral industry – Surrey Now-Leader - Surrey Now-LeaderSunday, February 28, 2021
Valentine’s Day orders, with some suggesting a shift to Valentine’s week to ease the pressure on a single day.Jennifer Fowlow, owner of the Wild North flower shop in Toronto, said the store was sold out for orders on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14 more than a week before Sunday’s holiday, and was close to it for Feb. 12.That’s partly because Fowlow cut back on the number of orders the store would accept, given the hurdles posed by the pandemic, and partly because customers are buying more in advance than usual, she said.“It’s a combination of people have less going on — they’re at home, they’re thinking about it — but also of course the supply chain is really quite compromised,” she said.Even shops like hers, which rely heavily on local growers, have experienced difficulties in getting supplies, since other florists have now also turned to local sources, Fowlow said.Public health restrictions on gatherings also mean it can’t be “all hands on deck” on Valentine’s Day like it normally would, and staff have been split into several shifts to limit exposure, she said.Another Toronto florist, Sweetpea’s Floral Studio, announced in late January that it wouldn’t ramp up operations for Valentine’s Day like in previous years, given the strain caused by COVID-19.“This past year has been more than anyone could have normally handled and, quite frankly, I am worried about the mental and emotional health of my team. I don’t want them to burn out over a single holiday,” the shop said on social media.“We would rather set reasonable expectations for ourselves, maintain our quality of service, as well as our own well-being.”The florist said it “highly” encourages customers to order for another day instead.“We are all in lockdown anyway. Half of us don’t know what day of the week it is most of the time. Make Valentine’s the day of your own choosing,” it said.ALSO READ: Kraft Dinner launches candy-flavoured mac and cheese just in time for Valentine’s DayMary Currie, who owns The Monarch Florists in Mississauga, Ont., said the shop has been getting more Valentine’s Day orders than usual this year — and people are opting for more lavish arrangements.Currie said her regular customers trust her vision, and that’s allowed her to make use of what’s available during the pandemic. Snapdragons, for example, were plentiful at a time when other blooms were hard to obtain, prompting Currie to start featuring them in her work, she said.“If you’re flexible, there’s lots of flowers,” even leading up to Valentine’s Day, she said.Large grocery chains, meanwhile, said they didn’t expect any issues meeting demand for flowers ahead of the holiday.“While there has been increased demand and other pandemic related pressures on farms in the lead-up to Valentine’s Day, we’re expecting to receive deliveries of roses in time for the holiday,” a spokesperson for Loblaw said in a statement.Stores in the Metro grocery chain were also expected to carry ro... https://www.surreynowleader.com/trending-now/valentines-day-roses-in-short-supply-due-to-covid-19-floral-industry/
The Best Florist at the Jersey Shore is... - 943thepoint.comWednesday, March 31, 2021
It's time to welcome the first business into our Cupid Club celebrating those working hard to make Valentine's Day special in Monmouth and Ocean counties.Earlier this week, we had dozens of area florists drum up their base and help them earn a place in our exclusive club.The reaction was amazing! After thousands of votes on our free APP, congratulations to Whiting Flower Shoppe in Whiting!Here's a look at our top 5 finalists.Townsquare MediaI called Tracy Vincent of Whiting Flower Shoppe to deliver the good news!In an email, Tracy confirmed what we already knew. They love serving the community.We are a small mom and pop and love our community. We deliver smiles daily and we also teach flower design classes at libraries and local nursing homes in Ocean County. Any extra time or money we make goes back into helping rescue and saving animals! In these changing and difficult times, we love making and delivering flowers even more! We thank you so much.Take a look at some of the artistry of Tracy and her staff at Whitting Floral Shoppe.WHITING FLORAL SHOPPEWhiting Floral Shoppe is located in the Crestwood Shopping Center on Route 530 in Whiting. Tracy and her staff are busy ge... https://943thepoint.com/best-florist-at-the-jersey-shore-whiting-floral-shoppe/
5 Best Florists in Columbus ?? - Kev's BestWednesday, March 31, 2021
Below is a list of the top and leading Florists in Columbus. To help you find the best Florists located near you in Columbus, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.Columbus’s Best Florists:The top rated Florists in Columbus are:Flowerama – a full-service flower shop that features flowers and some baked goodsOberer’s Flowers, Inc. – offers plants, flowers, and gift baskets for various occasionsSawmill Florist – provides high-quality flowers and creative arrangementsDe Santis Florists, Inc. – features flower and gift arrangements and delivery across the areaMarket Blooms – offers handcrafted bouquets with a diverse set of flowers and accessoriesFlowerama Flowerama is a full-service flower shop that features flowers and some baked goods. They arrange flowers for birthdays, holidays, and casual surprises. Their products include centerpieces, wreaths, and arrangements. In addition, they have flower arrangements great for anniversaries, get well gifts and sympathy. Their diverse selection of pla... https://kevsbest.com/florists-in-columbus/
Grow Plant Shop's First Brick-and-Mortar to Open Saturday - Fort Worth MagazineWednesday, March 31, 2021
Owners Emily and Bobby Lynge always saw the Airstream as temporary, however, and during the pandemic, were able to make the move to the space once occupied by The Enchanted Florist on Camp Bowie.
The Magnolia Avenue Airstream will be open until Thursday. On Saturday, the Camp Bowie space will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
11-year-old boy gives flowers to King Soopers employees - ABC NewsWednesday, March 31, 2021
JJ spends time volunteering to help neighbors with chores such as putting out their trash.With money he made as a dog walker, JJ Witmer bought dozens of flowers for King Soopers employeesA florist at the Brighton King Soopers offered JJ a discount to purchase dozens of flowers, which he spent about 45 minutes sharing with every employee at the store, telling him that he appreciated their hard work. They shared hugs and smiles, and some of the employees teared up.Jody and JJ then went to the Commerce City store, at which they're regulars and know many of the workers.Another shopper stopped JJ and said, "I'm embarrassed to share this, but I just cried listening to you. My wife is a manager of a King Soopers, and this touches me a lot today." JJ handed that man a flower as well.When they got home, Witmer said JJ was happy to have helped dozens of employees that day. She shared their story on Facebook in the hopes it would inspire others to do help spread kindness during difficult times."People are taking action," she said, "and that's awesome."JJ went to two King Soopers locations in Brighton and Commerce City to share flowers with employees... https://abcnews.go.com/US/11-year-boy-flowers-king-soopers-employees/story?id=76708231
Jacksonville's best flower shop: Hurst Florist - WJXT News4JAX Wednesday, March 31, 2021
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Pro tip -- shopping for a special occasion? Looking to tell that special someone you’re thinking about them?Two words: Hurst Florist. Your choice for Jacksonville’s best florist.Hurst offers an arrangement of bouquets and gifts that are perfect for any occasion. Looking for something in particular, or want to make a custom order? They’ll work to make it happen.Ordering outside Jacksonville? No worries. Hurst serves Orange Park, St. Johns, Atlantic Beach, Middleburg, Fleming Island, Neptune Beach and Callahan.Head over to its website for a closer look at the arrangements!Runners up: Kuhn Flowers, Arlington Flower Shop... https://www.news4jax.com/jax-best/2021/01/18/jacksonvilles-best-flower-shop-hurst-florist/