AboutFlowers.com - Sponsored by the Society of American Florists. Features buying advice, a guide to flower varieties, care tips, occasion reminder service and directory of local US and Canadian flower shops.
Why Buy Organic Flowers for Valentine's Day & Everyday? - Articles provided by the Organic Consumers Association advocating the purchase of pesticide-free fresh flowers.
The Florist Detectives - Describes alleged deceptive and misleading marketing practices by affiliate flower sellers and offers advice to locate local florists in the US and Canada. Includes links to file complaints.
Conscious Choice: Cut Flowers? - Article advocating the purchase of organically grown cut flowers. Discusses the alleged effects of pesticide residue to consumers and flower handlers.
Smartmoney.com: The Best Buck for the Bloom - Article providing money saving tips for ordering florist-delivered Mother's Day flowers.
Avoiding Floral Scams and Flowery Disappointments - Article from Bankrate.com describing how scam artists are posing as local florist and pocketing fees for their services. Includes ordering advice for Valentine's Day.