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Choosing a Florist in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Despite the wide array of options, finding a good florist in Charlotte, North Carolina may take little bit of leg work. Thankfully, you do have plenty of options.

Start by compiling a list of florists in your area; if you’re just looking for a good florist, swing by each shop, browse, and chat with the employees. However, if you’re planning an event, set up times to interview each one. Here are some highly rated florists in Charlotte:

The Blossom Shop

http://www.blossomshopflorist.com/

100 South Tryon Street
(704) 373-1090

 

Elizabeth House Flowers

http://www.elizabethhouseflorist.com/

1431 South Boulevard
(704) 342-3919

 

Todd’s Flowers

www.toddsflower.com/

1204 Central Avenue
(704) 332-5167

When you’re in the shop, ask to view the florists’ portfolio to see what kind of work they do; no matter how much your friend or family member may have loved his or her florist, the owner or company may not be a right fit in your case. When looking through the portfolio, ask yourself the following questions:

  • Does everything look the same or is there variation?
  • Are you interested in any of the arrangement styles presented?
  • What do you like and dislike about the florist’s work?

As you’re talking with the florist, make a mental note of how well your personalities seem to mesh. After all, if you’re planning an event, you’re going to be spending a fair amount of time with him or her. If you think you might butt heads or otherwise not work well together, choose another company or individual. You don’t need to make the planning stages of your event, or the day itself, any more stressful than it already is.

Before you make any final decisions, research the florists’ reputations. While internet reviews can be helpful, keep in mind that angry customers are much more likely to take the time to review someone than happy customers are. Outside of word of mouth, you can ask event planners or party halls in Charlotte for information on the florists you’re considering. Chances are they’ve worked with many of them several times and will likely know the good, bad, and the ugly.

Good luck!