Best Florist 2018: Noted philanthropist and award-winning gardener Dodo Hamilton’s legacy lives on at Valley Forge Flowers, the shop she entrusted to Barbara King, who has expanded and solidified its status on the Main Line. With its ornate options, exotic arrangements and extraordinary attention to detail, it’s the go-to florist for special occasions and, well, just because.
Best Home Accessories 2017: You’d never know it from the name, but VFF boasts an impressive selection of décor, from elegant vases to versatile carpets and pillows.
Best Cooking Class 2016: This is no ordinary florist. In VFF’s bright and airy Barn, both amateur and seasoned chefs learn tricks of the culinary trade from well-seasoned pros like Megan Gatto—who’s demoed her quinoa-and-shrimp specialty—and others from outside the area.
Best Spot for a Bridal Shower 2015: Guests will think they’ve stepped into a bridal magazine when they attend picture-perfect showers at Valley Forge Flowers. Filled with color and simple but elegant style, the Barn has quickly become a venue of choice for Main Line brides and their maids.
Best of the Main Line
Best Florist (Critics', 2018)
Best Florist (Readers', 2017)
Best Home Accessories (Critics', 2017)
Best Cooking Class (Critics', 2016)
Best Spot for a Bridal Shower (Critics', 2015)
Best Florist (Readers', 2015)
Best Florist (Readers', 2014)
Best Florist (Readers', 2013)
Best Florist (Readers', 2012)
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