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Urgent help! Need to order flowers for MIL's birthday - where from?

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mumbojumbo Wed 16-Feb-05 10:08:25

Help!

It's MIL's birthday tomorrow and I asked dh if he wanted me to arrange for flowers for her as we are too far away to visit tomorrow annd away this weekend.

Not sure where to order them from - anyoe got any recommendations?

TIA
mj

hayleylou Wed 16-Feb-05 10:10:36

Have you tried the interflora website!!

hayleylou Wed 16-Feb-05 10:12:31

interflorer.co.uk

woodpops Wed 16-Feb-05 10:18:54

Oh no interflora is pants. You can't beat good old M&S.

soapbox Wed 16-Feb-05 10:22:36

Jane packer flowers are lovely. You need to order before noon for next day delivery though.

The other nice one I use is clareflorists.co.uk but they are a bit more 'old fashioned' IYKWIM.

abusybee Wed 16-Feb-05 10:22:56

John Lewis site is great

crystaltips Wed 16-Feb-05 10:28:39

Another vote for M&S
Though I have heard good reports about NEXT and Debenhams too

lockets Wed 16-Feb-05 10:32:54

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acnebride Wed 16-Feb-05 10:34:04

Just to agree with lockets, i have done this. You can get list of florists local to your MIL through www.yell.com.

kazza3 Wed 16-Feb-05 10:35:54

Boots and Next are good dont bother with flying bouquets as mine is still flying !! (Am still waiting for my valentines that was ordered 2 weeks ago)

woodpops Wed 16-Feb-05 10:45:17

Boots have a third off of their flowers at the mo as well. So if you're anything like me you like to spend as little as possible on the mil

WigWamBam Wed 16-Feb-05 10:46:05

Tesco do fantastic ones, but agree not to bother with Flying Flowers - they're dreadful. They come by first class post, so there's no guaranteed date for delivery, and if she's not in, she will have to go to the hassle of fetching them from the depot because the postman won't leave them on the doorstep.

Issymum Wed 16-Feb-05 10:51:18

I sent from flowers from crocus.co.uk and they were (according to the recipient) absolutely lovely.

mumbojumbo Wed 16-Feb-05 11:31:41

Thanks all for your brilliant feedback! Much appreciated!

woodpops Wed 16-Feb-05 11:34:09

There's some good offers on M&S 5% off when ordered on line and some arrangements have free choccies.

triceratops Wed 16-Feb-05 11:39:31

I have had them from m&s and from john lewis and the john lewis ones were nicer.

mumbojumbo Wed 16-Feb-05 13:30:28

Thanks all for your brilliant feedback! Much appreciated!

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