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6 Ways to Save on Flowers for Valentine's Day

While buying your sweetie a fancy floral arrangement may melt his or her heart on Valentine's Day, it can also burn a hole in your gift-giving budget. A dozen red roses may cost $100 or more -- especially for you procrastinators.

I talked with several consumer and industry experts, who offered tips on how gift-givers can save money (and stress) when buying flowers for Valentine's Day. Let me show you how to save $10, $20, even $50 on beautiful flowers in the days ahead.

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Sure, ordering flowers online at broker sites such as or is convenient. You don't have to

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