Florist involves flower care, arranging, merchandising and display, design and delivery. Retail florists sell fresh and related services and products to consumers while wholesale florist sells their flowers in bulk. If well organized, flowers decorates any event. This is something some individuals don’t consider important. Here are tips of how you can choose the best florist who will give you a satisfying service.
Perform a research. Make sure you have written down all you need before selecting a florist. To get exactly what you need, you may opt finding it in the internet. Which colors and design do you want and what is the arrangement you need or whether you prefer minimal arrangements.
You may take pictures of the venue and the colors of your dresses in the event to the florist and he or she will guide or choose the flowers that suit your event in case you are not sure what you need. Then shortlist all the potential florists whom you intend to meet. When interviewing them, as for their experience, what type of flowers do they specialize with if they do and ask for pictures of the work they have done previously. You may also ask for contacts of the clients they have served recently. You will be able to get more information about the florist who has the best products and services from those contacts. Determine your standard and find among the florist who meets that standard.
Consider your budget. If you are thinking or you have a one day event, make sure you don’t get over excited by the beauty of the flowers and they are perishable products. After all they are not the main focus of the event. You will need to purchase something that will just last for your event. Ask for a written quotation that you will use to compare the different florist you have interviewed. The quotations should include the details of the flowers you are going to get, the quantity of each especially if you have several the discounts if any and the time they are going to be delivered.
Get recommendations. Consult from the friends about the florist they know in the area and have best services. You should find someone who is open and understands your idea of taste of the flowers you need. You will be able to get the advantages and disadvantages of each florist.
Pick a winner among the several florists you have been considering. At this stage, you should be completely easy with the florists’ quotation, services and products.
A good florist should not only be looking forward just to deliver flowers but also help you make your event look as best as possible. You should be comfortable with the answers you have been given by the florists and your instincts have settled for him or her.