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Visiting Columbia, Tennessee - Commonly asked questions about coming to town.

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What is Columbia Tennessee famous for? Columbia is famous for mules! Once the site of a huge annual mule auction, the town now holds a yearly Mule Day, which actually lasts a whole week! The Maury County Courthouse. The most photographed building in town. Our beautiful, and vibrant, town square. You'll find coffee shops, restaurants, bars, cafes, home goods stores, antiques and more! The boyhood home of President James K. Polk. ------------------------Is Columbia Tennessee a good place to live?Columbia is one of the fastest growing cities in Tennessee. New amenities are popping up all the time. This once sleepy little...

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Columbia Florist - Flower Delivery by Bloomstall Flower Boutique in Columbia, Tennessee

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Order flowers online from your florist in Columbia, TN. Bloomstall Flower Boutique is an independent Florist Shop. We offer fresh flowers and hand delivery right to your door in Columbia.  Bloomstall delivers to more addresses in Columbia than almost any other florist in town.  We've also been voted the best flower shop in Columbia three years in a row in 2021, 2022, and 2023 by local readers of the Columbia Daily Herald newspaper. Bloomstall Flower Boutique is a different kind of florist because we are independent.  All of our flower arrangements are original designs created in-house.  You won't find any happy face coffee mugs or dyed...

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What do florists do with unsold flowers? - The simple truth from a professional florist

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What do florists do with unsold flowers? - The simple truth from a professional florist

A common question concerning floristry, the art of flower design, online is: "What do florists do with unsold flowers?" This question also comes up frequently from customers in the shop. Most responses online talk about florists discounting flowers or donating flowers. Bloomstall Flower Boutique doesn't do either of those, and here's why. We work very hard to order the correct amount of flowers for any given week. We receive fresh flowers from growers and wholesalers 3–4 times per week and can adjust the number of flowers we order as we need to. Our best-case scenario is to sell out of...

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What is a normal amount to pay for flowers for a wedding? - Honest wedding flower budget guidelines from a florist

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What is a normal amount to pay for flowers for a wedding? - Honest wedding flower budget guidelines from a florist

Bloomstall flower boutique owner Michelle is often asked "What is a normal amount to pay for flowers for a wedding?" There are many factors involved in deciding on your wedding floral budget.  It all depends on how much you want to spend on your entire wedding, and how important flowers are to you at your event.  Keeping in mind that food may be important, but you probably won't look back fondly on photographs of the food from your wedding, except the cake of course.  Flowers are an integral party of almost any wedding celebration.  They enhance the entire experience and...

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Why are grocery store flowers cheaper than a traditional florist? The answer may surprise you!

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Why are grocery store flowers cheaper than a traditional florist?  The answer may surprise you!

If you've ever purchased flowers at Kroger, Publix or even Trader Joe's you've probably noticed they are cheaper than purchasing flowers at a traditional flower shop, also called a florist. There are many reasons for this, but the main reason is the amount of wholesale flowers being purchased.  A large company like Kroger has significant buying power and, in some cases, even has flower farms that only grow for their stores.  Since they are buying these wholesale flowers by the truckload and dispersing them to their hundreds of stores, they are able to get them cheaper.   The drawback of this...

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