Morning walkers and joggers, and folks who commute to work via bicycle, can tell you that an early fall chill is in the air. One constant reminder of those nice, warm days that will soon be behind us are flowers. While the outdoors' thermostat slowly falls to its autumn setting, here are our picks for the top florists in St. Louis Park and nearby that can outfit you with a bouquet to warm up your home or your sweetie's heart.
: What were you doing 63 years ago? Or one better, what were your parents doing? Linsk Flowers, kitty corner from the , was opening its doors. All this time later, they've become the choice flower shop in St. Louis Park.
: This store with a lovely name has some lovely flowers. They specialize in professionally arranged fresh flowers for every occasion, as well as silk flowers and dried floral arrangements. Delivery service available.
: Flower shops have a certain aesthetic, one that Art & Flowers successfully surpasses. If you didn't already feel welcome upon walking into the neatly kept studio, just wait until the resident canine greets you and helps you make the perfect flower—or flower potting—decision.
: You should know by now that Trader Joe's has everything you might want in a market. While they have not quite reached florist status, TJ's has a large selection of in-season plants and flowers (both potted and not) that are ready for your garden, vase or windowsill.
: This Hopkins shop has been around for 35 years and always features fresh flowers. Walking in the front door makes you feel like you've just entered a lush garden. Look for sister locations in Chanhassen and Minnetonka.