In South Africa When it comes to Mthatha and East London florists we have two types which are, local and international. Florists who deal in the finest quality of flowers is known as a high-end florist. Florists who usually deal with a limited array of flowers and designs or their selection is based mainly on a store catalogue, brochure, or posters for your orders would be considered a local florist. Local florists are usually found in or near residential and commercial areas. Most local florists have received floristry training from schools and are certified. The will run their own shop or work under a major florist company but this doesn’t mean that you wont receive great service because their small. Ask around and see what kind of work they do before you count them out because the may save you money and you get the same services of a high end florist. People who reside around the local area will prefer to order flowers from the local florists because they believe that they are much more approachable and cheaper than international florists. The client can usually choose the types of flowers and the designs that fits their requirements the best. The average Customers isn’t knowledgeable about the different types of flowers and their arrangements for particular occasions, and depend on the local florists guide them.

Local florist will teach customers about the differences of flowers and the basic significance of their colors. Local florists do not charge for local delivery of flowers which proves to be more beneficial to the customers as compared to booking orders from a flower agency. Now comes the high end florist. They will take pride and the responsibility to supply the customers with the best of services available. They will provide additional services as well as regular flower orders. The client will have the choice to choose from gifts such as Stuffed animals, Champaign, candies & chocolates, Wines and lots of other selection to go along with the regular order of flowers. They will be well known and have a very large fan base in the community as well as international. They will be connected to interflora and most worldwide delivery companies. Their service will be impeccable with timing and they also provide the customers with a wider selection of flowers to choose from. They will manage weddings, events of all types and have unique designs where as local florist will only have the routine day to day arrangements. The professionalism experienced from the initial sale to the satisfactory end will be well worth the money.

The Higher end florists will usually have expensive advertisements and websites with utilities that allow the customer to place orders online, pay online and still receive outstanding services. Today’s florist business has grown tremendously talent wise over the past decade which means the average florists must modernize their overall talent, knowledge, and expertise in floral design to keep ahead. This is what makes the difference between a good and a great florist. There allot of local florist that are just as good if not better than the high end florist. We give flowers to people during birthdays, Valentines Day wedding anniversaries, weddings, Christmas, Mother’s Day, and many other holidays and events. So now that you know a little more about what to look for, you are welcome to contact Umvini for advice anytime.