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Sustainable Valentine's Day flowers: Your online options are blooming
Sustainable Valentine's Day flowers: Your online options are blooming

Once upon a time, purchasing flowers for Valentine's Day meant a trip to the neighborhood florist, where a shopper would pick out a dozen roses to be delivered to a loved one. Several years and multiple startups later, our shopping habits have changed-- but the recent popularity of online floral delivery sites is not just about convenience. The growing interest in sustainability has led to a greater focus on domestic, seasonal and locally grown flowers. The Venice-based online flower delivery service Thebouqs.com, which launched last year, is devoted to eco–friendly flowers. Thanks to partnerships with farms in California and South America, the company offers flower arrangements that are...

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