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Local Florists

Ello Flower

24 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, UK – 01904 672728

Following about 9 phone calls to different florist in York, and they either did not pick up their phones or couldn't be bothered to take my order. ~Then Ello picked up their phone, They couldn't be nicer, The lady was lovely, attentive and very nice. I said the flowers were for my daughter's birthday and she was acting in the York Theatre in the show Hair. My daughter received a beautiful bunch of flowers. well put together and at a very good price. I would recommend Ello Florist to all those people in York. Top service.

Fab flower shop. Popped in to get flowers for a friend. Excellent service, friendly and speedy. Gorgeous bunch of flowers and a great price.

The York Flower Company

177 Burton Stone Ln, York YO30 6DG, UK – 01904 849371

Excellent experience with York Flower Company. I called late on a Saturday afternoon U.K. time, from the USA, and reached the answering machine a couple of times, probably a busy time in the shop. Used the on-line order form, which was user-friendly and fast. I put in a note about colour selection for the flowers. They arrived on the Monday as requested, and the recipient sent me a photo, wonderful flowers, lovely composition, 10 stars!

These flowers don’t disappoint the most beautiful bouquets ever, I’ll never use anyother company now! Massive thank you!!

Brambles and Bloom Florist

364 Huntington Rd, Huntington, York YO31 9HP, UK – 07825 092104

Excellent flowers to place on a grave for mothers day. Highly recommended.

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Each box of Devon pinks is packed by hand, and includes a hand-written card with your own message.  ALso gifts including gift pens, pill boxes, mirrors and vases for the fresh Devon flowers, grown in the heart of the UK countryside!

Tips - Caring for your flowers once they are delivered

Placing your flowers in vase half to two thirds full with lukewarm water, will help closed buds to start opening.

  • Be careful when un-wrapping a hand-tied bouquet as it is delivered in a water bubble to keep the flowers fresh.
  • Arranging your flowers in cold water should be avoided as this can reduce the their life in the vase.
  • Avoid puting flowers in metal or aluminium containers - glass is ideal. Keep your flowers in a cool location, away from draughts, direct heat or sunlight. Arrange once unwrapped
  • Your flowers may take up to 24 hours after being placed in water to reach their full potential.
  • Strip off all excess foliage and leaves below the water level to reduce any harmful bacteria within the water.
  • Bacteria can block the stem and stop the flowers taking up the water.unwrap. Flowers like their stems trimmed. So, trim them, at an angle with a knife (rather than scissors) by an inch or so. When trimming stems, always cut at an angle of roughly 45degrees; this increases the surface area allowing your flowers to absorb more water.
  • If a Rose starts to droop at the head, re-cut the stem, wrap the head in paper to support it upright and plunge 5cms of the stem into boiling water for about 30seconds. Cut the stem again and place in deep cold water for two hours.trim

Most orders are accompanied by a sachet of cut flower food which will encourage buds to open and help to prolong the life and beauty of your flowers. Top up regularly with water and flower food, removing any fading flowers. Ensure the floristry foam used in arrangements is moist and topped up daily; this helps to prolong the life and vibrancy of your arrangements.