Points to Consider in a Florist
The services or florist include flower care, arranging, merchandising and display, design and delivery. Flowers in bulk are sold by wholesale florist while retail florists sell fresh and related services and products to consumers. Flowers decorate any event if well organized. This is an aspect that most might overlook. Here are tips of how you can choose the best florist who will give you a satisfying service.
Perform a research. Before selecting a florist make sure you have written down all you need. 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.
If you are not sure what type of flowers you need, 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. After that write all the florist you wish to face. After meeting them, ask for the time they have been in the industry, what type of flowers do they specialize with if they do and ask for pictures of the work they have done previously. Get the contacts of former clients. From those contacts you will be able to get more information about the florist who has the best products and services. After that give them the details of what you need and see who among the florist is able to meet your standard.
Think of the 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. You should have a written quotation of the different potential florist and compare who has the affordable price and serves the best flowers. The details in the quotations should be inclusive of 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.
Ask guidance from other people. You can ask your neighbors or friends about the florist they know in the area and have best services. Get a person 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.
Among the various florists you have interviewed and researched about. You should be completely comfortable with the florists’ quotation, services and products at this stage.
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.