The flower shop is a virtually recession-proof venture. Despite a poor economy, people will always be marrying, graduating, celebrating birthdays and passing on. For these occasions, colors and textures formed in floral arrangements will always be considered a necessity. Here is a guide to some fantastic North Texas flower markets.
Arts District Flower Market
2001 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201
Located in the downtown business district adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art, the Arts District Flower Market offers a wide variety of colorful flower arrangements for any occasion, including seasonal, romance, get well, birthday, baby and funeral. It also offers free delivery to a number of locations in and around Dallas, including hospitals, funeral homes, colleges and universities.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Park Cities Flower Market
10238 East Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75238
Conveniently located just north of White Rock Lake in East Dallas, Park Cities Flower Market boasts floral arrangements of all kinds for weddings, romance, sympathy, funerals, get well, seasonal, birthdays or just to make that special someone smile. They also offer gourmet baskets, plants, balloon arrangements and fruit baskets. Additional fees apply for delivery.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Corner Market
3426 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206
Greenville Avenue in central Dallas is a well-known nightlife and entertainment hotspot. Located at the intersection of McCommas and Greenville, The Corner Market offers an array of colorful flower arrangements for romance, new baby, thank you, special occasions, weddings, holidays and seasonal. An additional fee applies for delivery.
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
5606 East Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206
Located just east of SMU, Mockingbird Florist features numerous floral arrangements for all occasions, including get well, sympathy, seasonal, birthdays and weddings. You can also shop by products, which include roses, plants and fruit, and gourmet. Gifts such as crystal, giftware and gift cards are also available. The delivery area extends into Plano, Carrollton, Garland and Richardson.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2143 West Park Boulevard
Plano, TX 75075
Plano Florist offers a variety of flower arrangements for holidays, weddings, funerals, special occasions, congratulations and anniversaries. Shop by products, including tropicals, gourmet baskets and roses. An additional fee is charged for delivery. This flower market partners with Meals on Wheels, a charity that provides nutrition to the elderly.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Connection Wholesale Florist at The Flower Market
2733 West 7th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
For fresh-cut flowers, one of Fort Worth’s best is The Connection Wholesale Florist. The Connection combines wholesale and retail sales and operates at The Flower Market, a cash-and-carry bucket shop with flowers from all over the world. Drop in and see customers designing their own bouquets on site, as the company encourages shoppers to bring in their own vase and give designing a whirl. The Connection also offers “The Texas Dozen,” 15 beautiful 40 cm color roses in decorative paper at a wholesale price. Open Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.