Best of Boston

2011 Best Florist, West

Derby Farm Flowers & Gardens

Basic blooms may get the job done, but why stop there? Order one of owner Barbara Popolow’s spectacular bouquets — a cluster of tulips and hyacinths, perhaps? — then add in little extras, like Chapon chocolates from France, to be delivered with the stems.

454 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, 781-643-0842,