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    Apr 27, 2020

    The Best Places To Buy Flowers

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    Spring has sprung and whether you're buying flowers for Mother's day, your friend's birthday, or for yourself for getting out of bed today — these are the best places to order flowers online!


    1. The Bouqs is known for its farm-fresh flowers — and what could be better than that? Well actually now that I think about it, a customized subscription plan to farm-fresh flowers comes pretty close!

    The Bouqs

    Pricing: $39+, starting with the Exuberance bouquet

    Shipping: Free shipping on orders of $100+ or orders placed through The Bouq's Subscription or Never Forget Scheduler services. For all other orders, shipping is $12 per Bouq for customers with an account or $18 for guests without an account.

    Get the above "Standout" bouquet for $59 (available in three sizes). Get the "Mother Earth" plant for $49.

    2. Teleflora is a great stop for affordable options that don't sacrifice quality.


    Pricing: $24+, starting with the "Make a Wish" Bouquet

    Shipping: Teleflora offers same-day delivery on orders made before 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and before noon on Saturdays and Sundays in the recipient's time zone. All orders are subject to a $15.99 service fee for delivery within the US and Canada, and there is an additional $15 charge for delivering international orders.

    Get the above "How Sweet It Is" bouquet for $35.99 and the "Country Basket Blooms" for $53.99 (both available in three sizes).

    3. Farm Girl Flowers should be your go-to for gifting because your BFF deserves the world and this is the next best thing. Maybe the card could say, "To my best bud." You're welcome.

    Farm Girl Flowers

    Pricing: $52+, starting with the "The Eyes Have It" white and cream anemones bouquet

    Shipping: In San Francisco they deliver farm-fresh flowers via bicycle and vehicle courier. They also offer shipping to the lower 48 states (not Alaska or Hawaii).

    Promising review: "I love Farmgirl Flowers! Not only do they offer beautiful flower arrangements, they have exceptional customer service. They are my go-to for all flower arrangements, even outside of the Bay Area. The flowers always show up exactly like the photos on their web site, unlike competitors." —Ashley H

    Get the above "VBFF package" for $99 and the "Splish Splath" Peace Lily for $43.

    4. UrbanStems ships you and your loved ones beautiful flowers that come in equally beautiful vases (some with faces!)


    Pricing: $30+, starting with "The Hoya" cactus plant

    Shipping: Same-day delivery in NYC and DC, next-day shipping nationwide via FedEx (all orders must be placed prior to 2 p.m. the day before the desired delivery date for next-day delivery).

    What else to know: UrbanStems also offers a three-tiered subscription service that can be set to weekly, biweekly, or monthly deliveries for one-, three-, six-, nine-, or 12-month periods.

    Get the above "The Dust" for $98 and "The Kathy" for $50 (available in three colors).

    5. Lula's Garden celebrates the person in your life that has more of a floral cactus kinda vibe — you know who I'm talking about!

    Lula's Garden

    Pricing: $27+, starting with the "Petite Gardens".

    Shipping: Hand-delivery is available in the Los Angeles area, though they can ship your order to anywhere in the contiguous US via USPS. If you're shipping to an area with weather below 40 degrees Fahrenheit you can add a heating pack for $2.95!

    Get the above "Ray Garden" for $36.

    6. FTD allows you to send flowers and a little treat along with it. Check out their gift basket selection and be prepared to earn the title of "Best Gift-Giver."


    Pricing: $42+, starting with "100 Blooms of Colorful Poms" bouquet

    Shipping: Standard shipping and same-day delivery costs starts at $17.99+ depending on the delivery location and day of the week.

    Get the above "Endless Summer" for $50+ (available in three sizes) and the "Assorted Tulip Bouquet" for $55+ (available in four sizes).

    7. 1–800–Flowers has such a large variety of floral arrangements in every price point it'll have you saying, "What in carnation?"

    1 800 Flowers

    Pricing: $35.99+, starting with the "Assorted Tulip Bouquet"

    Shipping: Shipping starts at $5.99 and there is an additional fee of $5.99+ if you opt for expedited shipping. 1-800-Flowers offers free shipping on a selection of gifts; check them out here.

    Get the above "Breezy Bouquet" for $59.99+ (available in three sizes).

    8. Pro Flowers is a fit for any occasion, even if there's no occasion at all.

    Pro Flowers

    Pricing: $35+, starting with potted pink roses

    Shipping: Same-day delivery is available as long as you order by 2 p.m. in your recipient’s time zone. Check out Pro Flowers' deals page for money-saving coupons.

    Get "Deluxe Hugs and Kisses" for $50.

    9. Florists has a ~field~ of affordable options that'll light up any room in the house.


    Pricing: $39.99+, starting with the "Colorful Mason Jar Bouquet"

    Shipping: Shipping and handling is generally $14.99 but may increase based on where you live and if you order during peak holidays. Items available for same-day delivery can be found here.

    Get the "Tea Time Bouquet" for $57.99.

    10. Send Flowers gives you same-day delivery on a variety of floral options so you can finally get Mom her flowers on time, once and flor-all.

    Send Flowers

    Pricing: $29.74+, starting with their "Best Wishes" bouquet

    Shipping: Items available for same-day delivery can be found here. Check out Send Flowers' deals page for money-saving coupons.

    Get the "Bluetiful Bouquet" for $39.99+ (available in three sizes)

    11. Venus ET Fleur is good enough for celebrities' kitchen counters so it's definitely good enough for yours, too! Get a Zodiac-themed box of roses that stay fresh for up to a year.

    Venus ET Fleur

    Pricing: $39+, starting with their "Lé mini" arrangement

    Shipping: They offer same-day delivery in the NYC metropolitan area and Los Angeles for an extra rush charge. Worldwide shipping available. Read more about their shipping policies here.

    Get the "Zodiac Taurus" for $179 (available in 12 zodiac signs).

    12. BloomsyBox keeps the flowers coming on a weekly or monthly schedule with its subscription box — sign me up!


    Pricing: $29.99+, starting with their "Cape Town" orchid

    Shipping: The weekly and monthly subscription always has free delivery. Read more about how their subscription works here.

    Subscribe to weekly flower deliveries for $39.99/month (also available in weekly and bi-weekly subscriptions).

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