Spokane-area florists stay 'ahead of the game' with busy Valentine's Day despite pandemic

Susan Matteson has seen firsthand how unpredictable Valentine’s Day can be for florists.

Some years have involved preorders galore, said Matteson, co-owner of Peters and Sons Flowers in Spokane. Others, however, have been last-minute affairs.

“It’s funky. It sneaks up on people,” Matteson said Wednesday. “All of the sudden on Friday, they’re going to realize it’s Sunday and they haven’t done anything. We’ll get busier than we have been.”

By Friday afternoon, Matteson’s prediction was proven true.

The shop was busy the rest of the week, with three phones in Peters and Sons ringing for orders throughout Friday morning, she said. The shop also fielded customers through other means,

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