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1610 Sixth Ave., E.
Alexandria, MN 56308

About the Company

My name is Lori and along with my husband Rod we have owned Anderson Florist and Greenhouse for 19 years. We have a unique florist and greenhouse business, featuring flowers, plants and gift items for every occasion and every day. With our experienced, friendly staff of floral designers we can help you create a simple thank you gift, a special anniversary arrangement to let your spouse know how truely wonderful they are, a festive birthday bouquet or a stunning sympathy piece 


In our 11 greenhouses we grow all of our own bedding plants. We specialize in growing unique, interesing annuals and perennials.Our greenhouses are stunning! You won't believe your eyes....our hanging baskets are the prettiest in town! We have a large selection of vegetables too! Insanely HOT peppers are just one of our specialties. Rod and I and our wonderful staff will help you create beautiful gardens, container gardens and vegetable gardens. We strive to grow unique and different flowers and vegetables so every year there is something new and exciting for you to experience! We have a beautiful tree and shrub lot that is growing and expanding all the time. We also carry bulk mulch, black dirt and rock for pick up or we can deliver it to your home!


Our Palm Sunday Open House is a huge tradition in the community. We have our whole store decorated for spring with tours, refreshments, beautiful displays and a petting zoo. Bring your family and enjoy the first breath of spring with us! Also our Home for the Holidays Extravaganza is an exciting time here at Anderson Florist. Our whole shop is decorated for the holidays with everything you need to adorn your home for the holiday season. Lori gives free classes on decorating for the holidays, and our unique Christmas gift items and home decor is 50% off for 2 days only! Our crop of poinsettias are gorgeous. I decorate every inch or our showroom with stunning Christmas home decor and gift items! Brouse through our winter wonderland. Open house is always the weekend BEFORE Thanksgiving (Friday 8-5 and Saturday 8-5). It is a great tradition to hit Anderson's to get great decorating ideas at a great prices!


I also have a great newsletter that I send out once a month to customers who sign up for my email maling list.


Call or email us at to get added to our list and you will receive great perks just for being a member!


There is something to enjoy at Anderson Florist and Greenhouse every day of the year. Stop in and chat!


Anderson Florist & Greenhouse

1610 Sixth Avenue E.

Alexandria,MN 56308

Store Hours:


Monday - Friday: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

Saturday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

To help assure on-time delivery during the busy holiday season, place your order at least 1 day prior to the requested delivery day during the following major holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, Administrative Professionals Week, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

Our families are very important to us and so our shop will always be closed on the following holidays to allow our staff and us special time with our families: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Father's Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

Payment Options

We accept the following payment methods:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover

Areas Served

Our shop serves the following areas in Minnesota: Alexandria, Osakis, Garfield, Brandon, Evansville, Miltona, Carlos, Holmes City, Parkers Prairie

We also deliver to the following facilities:


  • Anderson Funeral Home
  • Bethany Home
  • Bethel Manor
  • Alomere Hospital
  • Galeon
  • Knute Nelson Memorial Home
  • Lind Funeral Home
  • Roy-Hetland Funeral Home
  • Senator
  • Windmill Ponds
  • Grand Arbor
  • Nelson Gables


Specialty Services

We specialize in the following services:

  • Large inventory of Fresh Flowers
  • Plants
  • European/Dish Gardens
  • Contemporary and Traditional Arrangements
  • High-style Floral Arrangements
  • Silk Arrangements
  • Weddings and Funeral Designs
  • An Extensive Gift Line
  • Gourmet and Fruit baskets
  • Gift Baskets
  • Greeting Cards
  • Candles

Contact Information

If you have any questions or need more information, please call us or email us.  We're always here to serve you and make your flower-sending experience a pleasure.



Delivery Policy

A local delivery fee of $6.00 will be added to each order, for each address. (For deliveries outside our local delivery area, this fee may vary.)


U.S. orders must be received before 12:00 noon in the recipient's time zone to assure same-day delivery. Orders received after that time will be delivered the following day.


We will do our best to accommodate deliveries at specific times of day, but we cannot guarantee it. Delivery of orders to rural route addresses or cemeteries cannot be guaranteed.


We will be happy to accept your international orders if you call our shop directly. We are unable to accept international orders over the Internet.

Substitution Policy

Occasionally, substitutions may be necessary to create your bouquet due to the availability of certain flowers in various parts of the country. Care is taken to maintain the style, theme and color scheme of the arrangement, using flowers of equal value. however, the substitution of certain keepsake items may be necessary due to increased demand, especially during major holidays. In single-flower arrangements, such as an all rose bouquet, or orchids, we will make every attempt to match the flower type, but may substitute with another color.

Privacy Policy

This privacy statement has been created in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting customer privacy.

Information We Collect

If you open an account on our site or make a purchase, we need your contact information including your name, e-mail address and mailing address to complete your transaction.

When you visit our website, we also collect some basic information that does not identify individual users. We use this information to determine our users demographics and interests, so that we can better understand and serve our users.


Cookies are small files which store certain information about your activity on the website and are stored on your computers hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. We use cookies to let us know that you are a prior customer, so that you dont have to reenter information you gave us on your prior visits. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but most allow you to instruct your browser to prevent the use of cookies. However, if you disable cookies, you will not be able to use certain features of this website.

Our Use and Disclosure of Your Information

When opening an account or making a purchase, you have an opportunity to opt-in or opt-out from receiving emails from us. If you opt-in to receive information from us, we may use your purchase history, contact information and other registration information to provide you with more relevant information and email content. We may send emails to our users regarding changes in our services or other information we believe will be of interest to our users. If you prefer not to receive these emails, you can send us an email with the subject line no emails or reply to our email with the subject line no emails.

If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities on our site, we may collect such information. We may use that information and other information that we obtain from your use of our site to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our agreement for Terms of Use.

We may share aggregate statistics about our sales, traffic patterns and related site information with other businesses, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.

We may share your information with Teleflora and other reputable vendors for the purpose of sending out special offers via email and/ or in connection with the services provided by our site such as the delivery of flowers. Your information will not be shared for any other purpose and will be kept secured.

We cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Statement. For example, we may be required to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that may be illegal or may expose us to legal liability.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

All user credit card information is securely communicated using secure socket layer (SSL) software, which is the industry standard and among the best software available for secure commerce transactions.

All user information stored on our server is stored in an encrypted format. Notwithstanding these efforts, we caution you that perfect security does not exist on the Internet.

Linked Sites

If this site contains any links to other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Changes to Privacy Statement; Consent

We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. You should check this page periodically for changes. By using our site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by us as described in this Privacy Statement.

Questions and Comments

We welcome your questions and comments about this Privacy Statement.