Looking to make the summer feeling last a little longer? Bring sunshine inside with flower arrangement or new plant. You can also prepare for  upcoming holidays and celebrations by finding the perfect florist or plant shop for whatever is needed.  Pittsburgh is full of locally owned stores that are sure to help you with a perfect floral find. 

Gidas Flowers – Oakland 

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3719 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa, 15203

Flowers, fruit, cake toppers, oh my! Family owned and operated for the past 90 years by the Gidas family, this shop specializes in weddings and events. Check out their stunning photo gallery of wedding reception work. Work with in-house florists to find the perfect design for your arrangement or other floral needs. Use Giadas’ plant care resources to learn more about how to care for flowers and beyond. 

Cindy Esser’s Floral Shop – South Side

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1122 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA

Twenty-eight years of arranging flowers has made Cindy Esser’s Floral Shop a must-stop for South Side residents and beyond. The hand designed arrangements are sure to help bring a little summer sunshine to any occasion. Arrangements for weddings  to Women’s Equality Day to every occasion in-between are available. 

Squirrel Hill Flower Shop – Squirrel Hill 

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1718 Murray Ave., Pittsburgh, PA  15217

Serving Pittsburgh with a smile for over 60 years, the Squirrel Hill Flower Shop creates hand-designed arrangements for almost any occasion. Bloomed from the original owner selling flowers from a street car, the long and rich history of this shop helps explain why it’s still a local favorite today. Find a summer bouquet, birthday arrangement, wedding florals, or any other floral need in-store or online.

Oliver Flower Shop – Downtown 

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300 Sixth Ave., Suite 1A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 1 155222

Venture downtown (or just use delivery!) to pick up an arrangement from Oliver Flower Shop. Crafting hand-designed arrangements since 1929, this shop prides itself on being a true local floral shop. Using the best, their hand-designed arrangements are perfect for anything from the kitchen table to a wedding centerpiece. Keep an eye on their deal of the day to take home with a steal for your house. 

City Grows – Lawrenceville 

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5208 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Want to grow your own plants? Head to City Grows, established 2014, in Lawrenceville. Working with the mind of living spaces of Pittsburgh in mind, City Grows carries produces perfect for smaller, urban housing. A mission of sustainability runs strong, as all products are organic and repurposed when feasible. Find seeds, tools, cacti, and more on their website. Shopping in the store currently requires customers to make an appointment online. Curbside pick-up and delivery are also available.  

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Katherine Lewis

A Virginia native, Katherine moved to Pittsburgh in 2016 to attend the University of Pittsburgh. After earning her B.A. in Media and Professional Communications in December 2019, Katherine begun working as a Marketing Intern and Public Relations for two different Pittsburgh-based organizations. She loves to travel, read ( big Carnegie Library fan), and explore Pittsburgh during her free time! All while fueled by an unnecessary amount of caffeine, of course.

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