There are many unusual, unique, and eclectic florists
in the metroplex (the Dallas/Fort Worth, TX area).
Sure there are places with cheaper prices and more selection but the best nursery for native plants is Redenta’s Garden which has multiple locations. The owners of the local, all-organic nursery chain them “Redenta’s 50,” unique plants they grow themselves that are usually available only at their nurseries.
The best overall florist is Cebolla Fine Flowers on 4320 Lovers Lane, University Park in Dallas. The phone number is 214-369-7673. Tight bunches of bright, shurdy, long-lasting flowers packed in fine glass or pottery vases are featured among other aesthetic pleasures.
The best tiny trees are at Sunshine Miniature Trees at 7118 Greenville Avenue in Dallas. Their number is 214-691-0127. It’s kind of a mystery why intricately detailed dollhouses and elaborately laid-out train sets hold such fascinations but there’s no doubt that people love things in miniature like these.
The best place to buy roses is Greenville Avenue Tobacco Company & Flowerama at 6162 Greenville Avenue, Suite A and B in Dallas. They may be reached at 214-739-9090.
Too bad so many people go online to order flowers now because they’re missing out on Dr. Delphinium Designs & Events, said to be the best florist by a local paper. They’re located at 5806 W. Lovers Lane in Dallas. You can reach them at 214-522-9911. The doctor has the cure for your symptoms at this florist.
Another place for the best deal on roses is Your Florist at 3213 Knox Street in Dallas (214-361-7707). Two dozen roses for $20 is a helluva deal these days but somehow this no-frills operation manages it.
The best faux flower arrangements are at Silks Abloom at 13615 Inwood Road, Suite 110 in Dallas (972-991-4866).
The best Jasmine in a jiffy can be found at Urban Flowers and Gift Market at 1907 Skillman Street in Dallas (972-370-4441) – say, for instance, you are on your way to visit someone in the hospital, you must get there before visiting hours are over and you need a gift.
Another best florist is Village Garden & Gallery at 3699 McKinney Avenue, Suite 105 and at 5806 W. Lovers Lane, both in Dallas. If you are just looking to brighten up the house, or a routine stay-at-home meal, there’s nothing wrong with picking up flowers at your local supermarket but this is the place to go for a dinner party set-up.
Voted Best of in 2001 as a gardening store and florist by a Dallas publication, North Haven Gardens is located at 7700 Northaven Road in Dallas (214-691-6751). The next time an occasion rises, order a basket of plants and blooms from this shop. Whether you’re scouring for the best bougainvillea or bulbs this store offers the highest quality.
Another great place to buy native Texas plants is at Kings Creek Gardens at 813 Straus Road in Cedar Hill (972-291-7650). If you’re an organic gardener, Texas-style, at rip to Cedar Hill will be time well spent.