Best Florist: Connells Maple Lee

From the March 28, 2013 edition

The gift of flowers can brighten any day, sure, but part of why our readers think Connells Maple Lee is a cut above the rest is the company’s outreach programs.

Connells Maple Lee Stems Hunger, for example, is a food donation program run in the florist’s three Columbus locations and benefits the Mid-Ohio Foodbank; customers receive a free carnation for each non-perishable food item they donate.

There’s also Bouquets for Books, a program that collects new children’s books for multiple Columbus libraries. Sounds like Connells Maple Lee deserves some Thank You flowers.

Best Florist runners-up: Market Blooms, Flowers on High

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