Frugal gals, you might want to forward this to the guys in your lives so they don’t overpay for Valentine’s Day bouquets in their quest to demonstrate how much they love you.
Note to men: If you receive this post forwarded from your wife or girlfriend, take the hint that she likes flowers and you should be getting them for her other times of year too, just because!
Cheapest flowers award goes to Trader Joe’s every year, with a dozen roses for $9.99 (Sometimes this is all colors except red). They also have extremely affordable daffodils – $1.69/bunch!
Whole Foods – Twenty roses for $19.99. You can order online
Walmart – A dozen roses for $15
Tom Leonard’s – Dozen long-stem roses “2 for $30.” Also offers a “premium bouquet” of assorted flowers for $12.99
Fresh Market – Dozen long-stemmed roses $16.99, or two dozen for $30
Vogue Flowers – Valentine’s Early Bird Special: Have your order delivered by February 13th and receive a $10 gift card by mail. Use code VDGIFT. Valid for local delivery only. Gift card expires 5/31/12
Also Cash & Carry Specials: A dozen roses from $19.95 and Valentine’s bouquets from $14.95
Strange’s Florist – Order early and enter “facebook” at checkout on www.stranges.com for $10 off your Valentine’s flowers. Good through Friday, February 10th, 2012.
Living Social – Pay $25 for $50 to spend on flowers from Teleflora (Bouquets start at $44.95, with a $15.99 service fee. They offer a “deal of the day” bouquet for $50 – you take what you get!) Purchase voucher by Friday 2/10.
Groupon – $20 for $40 to spend on flowers (or any gift) through FTD. Florist-delivered bouquets start at $29.99 before fees. Purchase Groupon by Saturday 2/11.
Another option to check for deals would be warehouse clubs like Costco and BJ’S.
Where do you find flower values this time of year? Or are you like me and just ignore Valentine’s Day altogether?