Flower shops busy for moms

News from Green Valley News:

Move over, Valentine’s Day. 

Mother’s Day, without a doubt, is the busiest day of the year for local flower shops.

Hundreds of colorful, fragrant flower arrangements are brought this time of year right to the doors of mothers and grandmothers in Green Valley, Sahuarita and Tubac environs. 

After all, a surprise delivery of spring flowers is a time-honored and much-appreciated way to let mom and grandma know you’re thinking of them.

This is the time of year when deliveries of lilies, roses, carnations, tulips, irises, snapdragons and more — in such popular shades as lavender and pink — are at their peak, according to local flower merchants.

“It’s the biggest holiday of all down here with our age group,” say Mary Schmidt, owner of Camilot Flowers in Green Valley Village.

At Green Valley Flowers & Gifts, Mother’s Day in May and the holiday season in December account for one-third of the orders for the entire year, according to the shop’s owner, Samantha “Sam” Hinkley.

While December’s orders are spread out throughout the month at both shops, Mother’s Day brings a hectic three-day rush that requires the businesses to call in reinf……………. continues on Green Valley News
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