Best of Boston

BEST Florist

2014 BEST Florist, Wedding
Photograph by Toan Trinh

Forêt Design Studio

First comes love, then comes the wedding florist, who can singularly set the tone for your big day. Ensure a blossoming affair with Rose Mattos and Erin Heath’s ethereal bouquets and centerpieces, characterized by stunning foliage, fruiting branches, and local,… read more»

2014 BEST Florist

New Leaf Flores

Jamaica Plain

Daniel Lopez-Ospina and Jeb Taylor work with flowers—plus virtually everything that grows—with fearless abandon, adding pops of aloe vera or bamboo into their bold compositions. Aside from arranging blooms, they can also build terrariums, holiday displays, and whatever else you… read more»

2013 BEST Florist

Lotus Designs


Earlier this year, Lotus relocated from Columbus to Tremont, and on crisp days, the shop’s ambrosial array of flowers spills out onto the sidewalks. Watch the weekly parade of dramatic arrangements filing out to the parlors of tony South End… read more»

2013 BEST Florist, Wedding
Photo by Jesse Burke

Table & Tulip


Succulent-filled terrarium centerpieces. Hanging flower chandeliers. Green walls of plants cascading from Woolly Pocket planters. If you can dream it, Andrea Halliday and her petal-obsessed cohorts at Table & Tulip can create it for your event in vibrant, living color…. read more»

2013 BEST Florist, South

Hingham Greenery


Whether you’re planning a wedding or just want a quick table arrangement, Hingham Greenery, in historical downtown Hingham, can guide you through the process with ease. This adorable shop offers a large selection of local seasonal blooms and a wide… read more»

2013 BEST Florist, North

The Leonhards’


Don’t be surprised if you smell this 37-year-old shop before you see it—every inch of the store, inside and out, is a riot of blooms and plants. Whatever your floral needs, you’ll find it at this heavenly spot. read more»

2013 BEST Florist, West

Winston Flowers


Towering foyer arrangements, stunning displays of white orchids, bouquets of get-well tulips—the possibilities are endless at Winston’s flagship location. But this is more than just a flower shop—the garden center offers an array of shrubs, houseplants, succulents, and more for… read more»

2012 BEST Florist, North

Roses and Thistle


Whether you’re looking for a birthday bouquet, a get-well arrangement, or a get-me-out-of-the-doghouse masterpiece, owner Tracey Scott’s exotic, seasonal arrangements will set exactly the right tone. read more»

2012 BEST Florist, Wedding

Mimosa Fresh Flower Design


Here’s a florist who understands the minute differences between lavender and periwinkle, who can take a tiny bit of inspiration and run with it. Teresa Fung’s vibrant, textural designs transform ho-hum ceremony and reception spaces into blossoming oases. The fact… read more»

2012 BEST Florist, South
Photograph by Bob O'Connor

Winston Flowers


Flowers are the most fleeting of gifts, yet the breathtaking bouquets and potted plants from Winston’s Hingham outpost somehow last for weeks on end. Planning an event or shower? The possibilities here are nearly limitless, thanks to the shop’s talented… read more»