Some Different Valentine's Day Gifts

Don Kinzler Growing Together gardening columnist

Compared to an average week day, florists experienced a 500 per cent increase in sales on Valentine's Day, according to the data.

Valentine's Day is only just around the corner, but numerous arrangements will continue to be in store long thereafter for other romantic moments.

She explained that the Valentine's holiday is different than Mother's Day, another popular day for florists.

Valentine's Day is all about making it special for your sweetheart or beloved.

February 14 is their busiest day of the year. And sure, you could drop by a local grocery store or flower shop and pick up a bouquet and deliver it in person.

"We noticed some quality issues on some of the things we bought it from California", he said.

"We already have orders coming in from way early. Guys are more spontaneous".

But it takes an all-hands-on-deck approach to make that happen.

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Last year, AA Cargo said it also shipped more than 10 million pounds of flowers out of Amsterdam (AMS) into the United States.

Michael Paris from KellyCo Flowers & Gifts says: "For a romantic Valentine's day, express your love with the best Valentine's Day flowers from KellyCo Flowers & Gifts". "After Valentine's, it's quiet". "That's when the phones will be ringing off the hook", Hirst said.

Shaun Fjeldsted, owner of The BloomBox on Princess Avenue, has the same experience this time of year. In addition to chocolate, cards and dining out, flowers - particularly roses - are among the most popular gifts. "We haven't changed our prices I haven't gone up since previous year although the cost of the flowers have gone up a little bit.that's mostly because of supply and demand". "Guys want to show off a little bit that way", he said.

York Flowers employee arranging a boquet the wekk of Valentine's Day. "Often we're lined up nearly to the door".

The ARA expects florists will have worked 48 hours straight in the lead-up to Valentine's Day, traditionally the busiest day on the calendar for the industry. Meanwhile, members of the Brandon Lions Club and the Rotary Club of Brandon raise funds for their various initiatives by doing deliveries for The BloomBox.

The average US consumer will spend $143.56 on Valentine's Day items like jewelry, flowers, candy and dinner, for a total estimated spending haul of $19.6 billion. "We pay them five dollars per delivery as a fundraiser for them". "Hearts are always big for Valentine's Day, and so are diamonds". You just can't go wrong with them. "These range from less extravagant bouquets to ones that cost $200 to $400".

There are still items typically purchased on Valentine's Day.

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