These days anyone wanting to buy roses or other flowers has – as with purchasing any other consumer good – the option of buying them on the Internet, from online garden center websites. Though not nearly as personal as in person shopping, buying on these sites is convenient, easy and can save a good deal of driving time. As with all online sites, the quality of these websites can vary considerably, in terms of how much information they will provide about their products and services, how helpful they are in answering questions and concerns of customers, what specifics they provide as to not only prices but also shipping, and how well they actually show what they sell.
Once you have found a shop or garden center that appeals to you, take the time to evaluate it and see if it is a quality site before making a purchase. There are a number of things that you should consider: Do they provide a lot of good tips and advice? Do they offer secure credit card processing? Are their shipping and handling charges reasonable? What are your shipping options? Where can they ship and how quickly can they deliver?