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Old 09-30-2009, 06:22 PM
 
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Hello, everyone. I'm looking for a good place to buy fresh flowers at a good price. I don't need a florist, as I do my own arrangements (I don't have any kind of license though). In Los Angeles, my former home, there's the L.A. Flower Mart, a big wholesale market that's open to the public. I haven't been able to find such a place here. Can anyone point me to something similar? I'm in Bellaire, but will travel.

Thanks a mil.
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Old 09-30-2009, 06:50 PM
 
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Fannin near downtown has a large number of flower marts
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Old 09-30-2009, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Houston, Texas
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It's not wholesale, but Sam's Club has alway has been my best price on flowers in Houston.
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Old 09-30-2009, 08:43 PM
 
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It's not wholesale, but Sam's Club has alway has been my best price on flowers in Houston.
Costco too. Beautiful, huge bouquets for $15-20
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Old 09-30-2009, 08:51 PM
 
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I'll second the recommendation on the Flower District on Fannin. It's been a while since I was there last, but prices were pretty decent and some of the shops were open 24 hours.
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Old 10-01-2009, 06:37 AM
 
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I didn't know about the Flower District on Fanin. That's exactly what I'm looking for. I'm not a member of Costco or Sam's, but I'll keep them in mind too.

Thanks very much for the info; it's much appreciated. I'll go by Fanin this week.
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Old 10-01-2009, 06:48 AM
 
Location: Houston (Memorial) and Western NC
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The best place for flowers is Southern Floral. But like you said, you need a resale or wholesalers license to use it.
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Old 05-26-2010, 01:05 AM
 
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For buying fresh flowers you should visit Southern Floral. There you will found the huge variety of flowers and is available at affordable prices.
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:24 AM
 
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You should try Houston Flower Girls. You contact them first through their website [url=http://www.houstonflowergirls.com]Home Page[/url] and then you can buy wholesale flowers!
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:14 AM
 
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There aren't too many flower places left on Fannin. It's not like it was 20 years ago. You can still get some nice deals there. They're open to negotiation.
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