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    In beaurocratic limbo urbanknight's Avatar
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    Where can I buy rose petals?

    Today is my wife's birthday, and her request includes rose petals and candles. Who am I to complain? But I've never just gotten petals before. Do flower shops or other places sell them, or do I just need to buy a couple dozen roses and pull them off myself? Thanks in advance.
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    Florists should sell rose petals. They are used in weddings all of the time. You can even buy freeze dried petals.

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    ...just by a few roses and whack 'em on a table.

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    In beaurocratic limbo urbanknight's Avatar
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    Mo'Phat's suggestion sounds the most fun, but I'll see if my local florist has them. The good thing about living in Pasadena is that there are at least 6 florists within a mile of my house!
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    Flower shops sell rose petals, but for my wedding, I found it was cheaper to buy the roses whole and have my bridal party strip the petals off!

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    ...I was hoping it'd be a picture of the bridal party stripping rose petals off roses.

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    for your "wife"...SUUUuuuuree

    dude Brian wait till I see you at the club ride, I'm going to see those rode pedals...

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    Buy them at Costco by the dozen (they are cheaper), the pull the pedals off yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ovoleg View Post
    for your "wife"...SUUUuuuuree

    dude Brian wait till I see you at the club ride, I'm going to see those rode pedals...
    OK OK you caught me. I plan on wearing them on next years AIDS/Lifecycle Ride.

    I'll probably pick them up at Home Depot or something. It's usually like $12 for 2 dozen.
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