Published: Wed, February 14, 2018
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Baraboo florists gear up for Valentine's Day

Baraboo florists gear up for Valentine's Day

However, Humphrey says it's also important check the last time Valentine's Day fell on the same day.

Johnson says she's been doing this for 11 years, and each Valentine's day is busier than the last. "It's not really impacting the orders". Wendy Nelsen is the co-owner of the only flower shop in Lovelock.

"We've had a substantial number of them just go out of business or change to another crop, it's not easy for them", he said.

"We already have orders coming in from way early".

"Valentine's Day has become a holiday consumers take advantage of not only to spoil their loved ones but themselves", National Retail Federation Prosper Executive Vice President of Strategy Phil Rist said.

Lacelle said the cost of flowers increased at Village Florals because of distributors. Chantel Diehl said it was the positive reviews from FromYouFlowers.com that convinced her to order flowers from the company.

He said the trend is to mix roses with flowers of other varieties, and to enhance the arrangements with things like balloons, teddy bears and chocolates.

The staple for Valentine's Day is the red rose, but there are several other options for color and size.


If you're a hopeless romantic with a bank balance that is just as hopeless, budget supermarkets Lidl are offering a dozen roses for £4, which rival Aldi have a bouquet for £5. Prolong the life of flowers by placing them in the darkest, coolest area of the home. Americans are expected to spend billions on February 14. "It's more of a human connection when you know who grew the flowers that you're buying". Along with the rose, stargazer lilies and carnations are popular choices this year.

They look at how much they ordered, what kinds they ordered and how much they had leftover, in addition to what they needed more of for arrangements or specific designs.

King says with statistics like that they have to have a plan of action.

"Delivering flowers is always quite nice on Valentine's Day".

In fact, it appears we're gravitating towards cheaper eats over fancy food, with the average Valentine's Day dinner bill falling to $32 in 2017 from $44 in 2016.

Bunches' roses are slightly pricier at £32.99 but you'll get free courier delivery thrown in to ensure they arrived in tip-top condition. Wood added local florists can also help walk you through your budget and get the most flowers for your money.

Another local florist said she was better equipped to handle the chaos of late comers this year having learnt from the experience of previous years.

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