The colors burst forth, the smells fill the air, there’s something special about a fresh bouquet of flowers that never fails to bring a smile. But not all florists understand the delicate balance between just a bunch of flowers and a stunning bouquet. These are the shops that handle your freshly cut flowers with care, that will make sure that the breath of life that created these beautiful plants is transferred right to the heart of the person receiving them.

Arts & Flowers

Chez Bloom
4310 Bryant Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 822-2003

The attention to detail you’ll find with these floral arrangements and bouquets is only the beginning. The owners at Chez Bloom really care about their customers, and will always make sure your order is on time, and they’ll go the extra mile to make sure that you’re completely satisfied with your order, whether it’s sending pictures of your arrangement when ordering from long distance, getting flowers to the hospital room of a loved one, or working tirelessly to make sure that every petal is perfect on your wedding day. A small operation in South Minneapolis, Chez Bloom is one of those special shops that goes beyond the flowers.

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Flowers By Miss Bertha
2100 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 871-1542

This little shop in Minneapolis knows how much we love seasons in Minnesota. Seasonal arrangements guarantee the freshest flowers, and, after the cold snow of winter, their spring and summer cuts are like a breath of fresh air. Making arrangement for any occasion, happy or sad, wedding or Easter, man or woman or child, allows for you to have the perfect flowers no matter who is getting them or when. You’ll be able to work closely with the owners, where you’ll be wowed by the speed, skill, and overall kind service of your experience. Also, keep an eye out for their deal of the day to find something extra special.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Martha’s Garden’s
1593 Selby Ave.
St Paul, MN 55104
(651) 696-2993

For those of you who know how important the local and sustainable movement is, Martha’s Gardens’ specializes in locally-grown flowers for their arrangements whenever possible. They also work with ethical growers from all across the world to find those special flowers, and make sure you get every flower you want. Make an appointment to sit down and plan the arrangements for your wedding or any special event and know everything will come out exactly the way you want it.

A. Johnson & Sons
1738 Grand Ave.
St Paul, MN 55105
(651) 698-6000

Whether it’s a single rose you want or a whole room full of daffodils, this Grand Ave. shop has got you covered. Providing last minute Romeos with Valentine’s Day and proposal flowers, bouquets for weddings and graduations, and fresh cuts just to show someone you care, since 1936, you know you’ll be taken care of with the type of old-school service you don’t always find anymore. They also offer same-day delivery up to 5:00 p.m., allowing for last minute flowers to come as if you’d planned it all along.

Photo Credit: Anna Berend

Photo Credit: Anna Berend

Roger Beck
1100 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 871-7080

The small, passionate team at this Minneapolis shop work only with the freshest, finest flowers. You want lilies that will last for weeks? These are the flowers that are so fresh, so colorful, you may have to do a double take to make sure they are real. Custom floral designs are their specialty, so you can be sure you’re getting something unique for any occasion, and they’ll go the extra mile, even creating a custom wrap for your arrangement.

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Adrian Schramm is a resident Saint Paul writer with a passion for all things local. Through his work with Saint Paul Almanac and Minneapolis Examiner at, as well as in the kitchens of bars and restaurants around town, he has discovered what truly makes the Twin Cities tick.