Flowers Don’t Always Have To Be Expensive
Certainly, some flowers are exceptionally costly. If you’re looking to secure some rare lotus or orchid that might only bloom when the man in the moon purses his lips and squints during the middle of an equinox, well, that’s going to be a little costly.
However, if you’re just willing to do a little research, you can get fragrant, beautiful, long-lasting bouquets for under $50. Following we’ll explore three tips to help you get the best flowers for the best price.
Know What You Want in Advance
If you don’t know what flowers you really want, that’s going to complicate things unnecessarily. Before you start searching, you need to know what you’re searching for. Does the recipient of the flowers you’re considering only like one particular kind? Some people only like red roses, some people only like white roses, some people prefer daisies or orchids.
What does the person you’re buying the flowers for really want? Once you’ve figured that out, then you can start figuring out what pricing seems best. Unfortunately, some flowers only bloom locally under specific conditions, which we’ll cover shortly; so it’s a good idea to research into multiple flowers the recipient you’re buying for might prefer.
Shop the Deals
There are always deals online, you’ve just got to know where to look, and how best to “steer” a search engine across the web. If you’ve got a budget of at least $50, there’s no reason you can’t find multiple bouquet options that would traditionally cost $100 without some sort of online “deal”. So know what you’re looking to buy in advance, then carefully shop the deals to see what’s out there. Sometimes ordering in bulk will net you a better deal.
Also, if you’ve got time, you can acquire seeds for the flowers you prefer and foster them yourself in advance. Now, this isn’t recommendable—husbandry is difficult even when you know what you’re doing, and can be quite disappointing if you don’t. Still, with the internet, there is all manner of options that weren’t even thinkable before, and today are easy.
Buy at the Right Time
This was alluded to in the first point. Certain flowers are seasonal. This means if you’re buying flowers online, though you can probably find somewhere in the world where the flowers you want are presently “in season”, if they’re remote enough, that’s going to mean they come at a high price.
However, if you know what things look like in the flower market where you are, you will have better luck. Certainly, modernity makes it so that most flowers of most kinds can be acquired at any time; even so that’s not always the case.
Certain flowers only bloom during certain times of the year, and because of their unique growing conditions, they’re hard to husband artificially.
The Right Flowers at the Right Price
When you know what sort of flowers you’re looking for in advance, shop the deals, and buy at the right time, you’re likely to get an optimal price for whatever flowers you’re trying to get.
These things seem pretty basic, but ignore them and you’ll pay two or three times what a given bouquet is worth. With a little investigation, though, you can make the person for whom you’re purchasing the flowers exceptionally happy, and keep from overspending as well.