Local florists busy with Mother’s Day deliveries

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)– At one time, Valentine’s Day was the biggest holiday in the flower business, but florists in the region say Mother’s Day is giving them a run for their money.

Owner of Roddy’s flowers, Roddy Bird said they have sold over 350 flower arrangements this weekend, which is way more than what they sold last year.

“I’ve always heard that not everyone has a Valentine, but everybody’s got a mother,” said Bird. “So that’s why Mother’s Day is a little bit more special.

In his 50 years as a florist, Bird  said he has seen the trends change. This year, the biggest seller for Mother’s Day are cut arrangements.

Roddy’s Flowers is located on 703 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601Copyright 2016 WJHL. All rights reserved

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