Where to buy flowers, candles

By: Dominic D. Yasay October 30,2016 - 11:05 PM
Farmers of Barangay Malubog build makeshift stalls along the highway to display their cut flowers for tomorrow’s All Saints’ Day (CDN PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO).

Farmers of Barangay Malubog build makeshift stalls along the highway to display their cut flowers for tomorrow’s All Saints’ Day (CDN PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO).

Flowers arranged in vases or baskets and candles in varying colors, shapes and lengths are the staple of All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days.

With All Saints’ Day’s eve upon us, have you bought flowers and candles already?

If you haven’t yet, it pays to know the top go-to places for buying these essentials so you can save yourself time, energy and money.

If you’re living in Cebu City, you don’t have to search far and wide to find a place that sells all kinds of flowers that suit your taste and budget for they are all in Carbon, Cebu City.

Located right across the University of San Jose-Recoletos, the Freedom Park houses a number of flower shops that sell all types of flowers sourced out from various parts of the country and even candles as well.

For as low as P50, you can already purchase a pre-arranged basket of assorted flowers at Pering’s Flower Shop.

Peregrina Abasan, owner of the shop and a flower vendor for 23 years now, told Cebu Daily News that some of their flowers are sourced out from Sitio Udlom and Babag in Cebu City.

Pering’s Flower Shop also sells a basket of assorted flowers for P150 and P200.

They also sell standing flowers that are used mostly for funerals.

Semi-standing flowers are priced at P500 while full-standing flowers range from P3,000 to P5,000. Both already include ribbons.

Candles are available at P50, P80 and P150 depending on the size.

If you are on a budget, you can head to Stall 194 where they offer packages that are consistent with your budget.

You can order assorted pre-arranged flowers starting at P350 per basket. You can also purchase a basket of all white flowers of different types at P500.

Nelia Pasturan, one of the owners of the flower shop, said they also provide flower arrangement packages intended for nitsos or tombs and columbariums.

Candles at Stall 194 are available in sticks which are priced at P1 to P10 and glasses which are priced at P50 to P150.

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