After a long and cold winter, it seems like spring has returned to Pittsburgh. Weeks of warm weather, blue skies, and asking “do I really need a jacket?” are on the horizon. As you enjoy the weather, don’t forget to bring a little bit of spring cheer into your own home. Flowers are one of the classic signs of spring, so you can help shake off any remaining winter blues with a fresh bouquet for you or a loved one. If you’re not sure where to grab an arrangement, check out four of Made in PGH’s favorite flower shops below: 

Dormont Florist 

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2900 W. Liberty Avenue Dormont, PA 15216 

If you’re looking for a one-stop show for flowers, check out Dormont Florist. This family-owned and operated shop offers full-service arrangement. They specialize in wedding and event arrangements, boasting a wide selection of bridal bouquets, centerpieces, and ceremony flowers. In addition to having the skills for large scale arrangements, check out their shop for everyday bouquets. Buy a loved one a special gift by ordering a “Flowers in a Gift” arrangement. Unique arrangements are gifted in reusable vases and baskets, so your gesture will be remembered long after the flowers fade. Pay a visit, order online or call (412)561-9070 to place an order.

Squirrel Hill Flower Shop

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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. The original family still owns and operates the store, so you will be purchasing from a long-line of yinzers. All designs vary in cost and size, but a large variety can almost guarantee that you will find an arrangement you will love. You can play a visit, order online, or call (412) 421-3300.

Roxanne’s Dried Flowers

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2115 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA, 15222

If you’re looking for something a little atypical, why not pick up some dried flowers from Roxanne’s Dried Flowers in the Strip District? In business for over 25 years, this locally owned shop started as a hobby for Roxanne. As demand built, she continued to expand her business – eventually ending up in the heart of Pittsburgh. Dried flowers are woven into wreaths, intricate arrangements, or small displays to help spruce up any occasion or home. New designs and offerings are constantly being added, with the new spring collection now available to purchase. Pay a visit, order online, or call 412-281-6950 to place an order. 

Cindy Esser’s Floral Shop 

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1122 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA

The twenty-eight years of experience are clear to see when you order an arrangement from Cindy Esser’s Floral Shop. Elaborate arrangements, such as birthday flowers with balloons, to simple and elegant wedding bouquets are available and easy to order. Their hand designed arrangements are sure to help bring a little spring sunshine into your home or any occasion. You can stop by their cheerful storefront on East Carson, order online, or call (412) 431-6188 to get a custom arrangement today.

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 began 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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