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The best time to order red roses

Posted by PATRICIO NASSER

The best time to order red roses
Over the years, we noticed a pattern of flower prices going up for Valentine's Day and Mother's Day, and we wondered what exactly was up with that. And we know we're not alone – many of our readers are struck with sticker shock, too.

So we decided to do an experiment. We found a bouquet of a dozen red roses – the overly cliched but still most popular Valentine's Day bouquet in the United States – at five different online florists and tracked the price every week for a year.

What is the origin of Valentine's Day?

Posted by PATRICIO NASSER

What is the origin of Valentine's Day?
There are several theories about the origin of this day that is celebrated worldwide, but the most concrete is that it comes from a pagan celebration of ancient Rome.

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