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#1 of 4 Old 11-08-2010, 04:17 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Any suggestions for sending flowers, (or edible arrangements, etc) for a friend in hospital in another town? Or sick, etc.? Flower delivery services are ridiculously expensive, but when you want something sent within a day or so, what do you do?
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You can call the hospital gift shop and they can put something together and have it taken to the room. Still pricey though.

I've only sent flowers once, but when I did, I was able to find an online code for proflowers.com and the price ended up being really reasonable... like 20-25$

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I agree, you can call the hospital's gift shop and ask them what they have and the prices - they can charge your credit/debit card and deliver it up to the patient. I would have never thought of this until my grandson was in the hospital 1500 miles away and I wanted to send him some toys to play with while he was there since his mom couldn't leave to go get him anything and he was there for about 3 days. Worked out well.
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I can ususally find flowers for about $30.00 online. I rarely need to send them (was looking on line this weekend w. a friend who needed to send funeral flowers)

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