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Old 01-29-2010, 04:23 PM
 
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Last year I ordered flowers for my wife from ProFlowers who do a great job but not cheap around major holidays.

However, I remember that I saw in a grocery store or two surprisingly good handmade bouquets but don't remember where.

Can anyone share their best (and reasonably priced) places for roses on 2/14?
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Old 01-29-2010, 04:36 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Try Fresh Market, I don't remember exactly what the prices were, but I was impressed with the selection that they had brought in especially for v-day.
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Old 01-29-2010, 07:41 PM
 
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Harris Teeter. Seriously. Roses are roses. They have nice bouquets for less than $20/doz. Don't pay florist prices.
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Old 01-29-2010, 07:56 PM
 
Location: SW Durham, NC
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Costco has absoultely beautiful roses and for the lowest price I've seen anywhere!
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Old 01-29-2010, 08:36 PM
 
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Fresh Market has beautiful, fresh roses that are much cheaper than at a florist shop.
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:37 PM
 
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Harris Teeter. Seriously. Roses are roses. They have nice bouquets for less than $20/doz. Don't pay florist prices.
Roses are roses........so not true! Once you get Ecuadorian roses you know the difference! However I will take ANY rose that comes my way
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Old 01-30-2010, 05:30 AM
 
Location: Cary NC
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All of the grocery stores will have roses around valentine's day, and they are usually just as good as the ones from a florist. Last year my DH ordered from a florist and they were pretty only for a few days, even with changing the water and re-cutting the stems; when I inquired (complained) they told me that there is so much demand at Valentine's that it is hard to provide roses that aren't already "old". I buy flowers a lot, and my favorite places to buy (in order) are Fresh Market, Trader Joe's, then HT or Lowe's. Prices will be higher than usual but still less than a florist.
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Old 02-02-2010, 09:25 AM
 
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Great idea on the Fresh Market - will get in there early in the day to avoid the rush!
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Old 02-02-2010, 09:52 AM
 
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Yup.... Fresh Market. <3
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Old 02-02-2010, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Cary NC
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Saw an ad tonite for Whole Foods 2 dozen for $19.99. They also have cute little cakes for 2 (yum) and meals.
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