Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away, and anyone who’s ever found it challenging to be ‘on top of the game’ of romance and flowers will likely be scrambling at the last minute for where to go…and what to buy.
While it’s never good to wait until the ‘day of’ to order flowers for your sweetheart, it’s often mind-boggling just figuring out which is the best florist to choose. So with hopes of making things a bit easier for the romantically-challenged of Fort Worth, here is a listing of a few of my local favorites.
Cheers to a beautifully romantic Valentine’s Day!
1. Rey Bethea Florist:
Located at 910 N Sylvania Avenue in the Historic Oakhurst area, Rey Bethea Florist has been a Fort Worth favorite since 1945, and is one of the oldest family-owned and operated flower shops in Cowtown; with a loyal customer-following spanning the past 65 years.
Rey Bethea specializes in Teleflora arrangements, custom orders…artistically created just to your specifications, specialty gift-baskets, and home-town customer service. Valentine’s Day roses start at $60.00 a dozen to $110.00 for two dozen, with endless choices and price ranges…both in-store and online (visit website for best pricing information).
Call ahead locally (817) 831-1237 or toll-free (800) 760-1237, at least 2 days in advance for best selection and to ensure V Day delivery. The folks at Rey Bethea are always willing to work with you if you need a last-minute gift or floral arrangement. Delivery fees range from $5.00 for the 76111 area, to $10.00 for other areas of Fort Worth. All major credit cards accepted.
2. Sally’s Flower Shoppe:
Located at 4215 Camp Bowie in Fort Worth’s Historic Arlington Heights area, Sally’s Flower Shoppe is family owned and operated, and is hard to miss with its candy pink exterior. Offering both online and in-store service, SFS remains a local and Westside favorite. Orders accepted in-store, over the phone, or online for Valentine’s Day.
Prices start at $85.00 for a dozen roses to $105.00 for two dozen (visit website for best pricing info). Call ahead for best selection: locally (817) 738-1977 or toll-free (800) 521- 8365. It is always recommended to order early, at least one day in advance, for best selection and to secure holiday delivery. Valentine’s Day delivery fees range from $10.00 to $15.00. All major credit cards accepted.
3. Gordon Boswell Flowers:
A Fort Worth favorite since 1919, Gordon Boswell Flowers is one of the oldest florists in town; voted Best Florist in Tarrant County. With two metroplex locations-one at 1220 Pennsylvania Avenue and another at 6200 Camp Bowie-and a plethora of choices online, GBF offers endless romance for Valentine’s Day. With prices starting at $79.95 for one dozen of deluxe roses and $140.00 for two dozen, you’re sure to find something for your sweetheart at Gordon Boswell (visit website for best pricing info).
For best selection for V Day, be sure and call well-ahead of time: local (817)332-2265 or toll-free (800)229-3659. Same day delivery offered, excluding holidays. Delivery fee is $9.95 for local areas. Orders will be taken up-until Valentine’s Day for local delivery, and until Friday February 11th for out of area deliveries. All major credit cards accepted.
4. Rothermel’s Flowers & Gifts:
Located at 2805 8th Ave, Rothermel’s is a full service florist offering locally grown flowers, as well as flowers shipped overnight from all over the world. Serving the greater Fort Worth area, Rothermel’s offers a wide array of Valentine’s Day arrangements available to order online, by phone, or in-store.
Valentine’s Day roses start at $70.00 a dozen, and the local delivery fee is $10.00 in the Fort Worth area.
For best selection and to ensure holiday delivery, please order by Wednesday February 9th, either online or by calling (817) 294-0003, or toll-free (888) 517-9300. See website for more details and best pricing info. Major credit cards accepted.
5. Bice’s Florist :
Since 1974, Bice’s has been proudly serving the metropolitan Fort Worth area, and was voted #1 Favorite Florist in the 2008 Readers’ Choice Awards for Tarrant County. Offering an abundance of choices for Valentine’s Day, roses are priced from $74.99 a dozen…with a local delivery fee of $11.99, if ordered well-ahead of the holiday. Visit website for more details and best pricing info.
For best holiday selection, be sure and put your order in early, either online, in-store, or by calling (817) 299-3311, or toll-free (877) 299-3398. All major credit cards accepted.