Video: There’s no time for this florist to stop and smell the roses


REPORTER: THERE IS NO TIME TO STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES AT A FLORIST SHOP ON VALENTINE’S DAY.>>IT IS A PRETTY HECTIC DAY. REPORTER: RADEBAUGH’S FLORIST AND GREENHOUSE MAKE ABOUT A THOUSAND DELIEVERIES TO MAKE ON THIS DAY.>>IT TAKES A LOT OF COORDINATION AND A LOT OF MANPOWER BUT WE GET IT ALL DONE TODAY. REPORTER: THEY HAVE ABOUT 25 TRUCKS ON THE ROAD, AND THEY LET US COME ALONG FOR SOME DELIVERIES OUR FIRST STOP, NO ANSWER, SO THEY’LL TRY AGAIN.>>SOMETIMES WE HAVE TO TAKE MULTIPLE TRIPS. IT MIGHT GO OUT ON A MORNING TRIP OR AN AFTERNOON TRIP AS WELL. REPORTER: DEREK RADEBAUGH’S SAYS HE HAS ALWAYS MADE DELIEVERIES ON VALENTINES DAY NOT ONLY BECAUSE HE HAS TO, BUT BECAUSE HE LIKES TO.>>THIS IS FROM THE KIDS I THINK, THANK YOU VERY MUCH, THANK YOU MUCH. REPORTER: THEY DON’T HAVE TO BE HUGE LIKE THIS, THERE’S JUST SOMETHING GRATIFYING ABOUT BRINGING SOMEONE FLOWERS, DEREK SAYS DELIVERING HAPPINESS NEVER GETS OLD.>>THERE’S AN ELEMENT OF SURPRISE WITH ALL THE DELIVERIES SO TO BE ABLE TO GO OUT THERE AND THEY OPEN THE DOOR AND SEE WOW, I’M GETTING FLOWERS.>>I TOLD HIM I DIDN’T WANT ANYTHING. EVERY DAY IS VALENTINE’S DAY. THIS IS WONDERFUL THOUGH. I’M GLAD HE DIDN’T LISTEN TO ME. REPORTER: IT MAKES ALL OF THE WORK WORTH IT. IN TOWSON, MEGAN PRINGLE WBAL TV

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