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Avant Gardens

Miami , FL

LOCATION

7220 Bird Rd
Miami, FL US 33155 (map)

PHONE

305-554-4300

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Avant Gardens is a family owned business for close to 20 successful years in the South Florida area. We have been featured twice on WEtv's "Platinum Weddings", and are also on "The Knot... Read more
Avant Gardens is a family owned business for close to 20 successful years in the South Florida area. We have been featured twice on WEtv's "Platinum Weddings", and are also on "The Knot best of weddings 2008".
Specializing in customized, elegant wedding and special occasion celebrations, we design from modern and contemporary, to traditional and romantic florals. Read less
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INFO FOR FLOWERS

Do you offer free or for charge consultations?
Free
Do you provide free or for charge sample arrangements?
Free
Do you offer delivery, set up, and breakdown services?
Breakdown, Delivery, Setup

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Rick grasped my daughter's vision for her wedding, and made spot on suggestions to enhance that vision. He was professional and always prompt to answer our questions. The ceremony and reception decor was breathtaking. So pleased and so happy we used Avant Gardens.
Rick grasped my daughter's vision for her wedding, and made spot on suggestions to enhance that vision. He was Read more...
Rick grasped my daughter's vision for her wedding, and made spot on suggestions to enhance that vision. He was professional and always prompt to answer our questions. The ceremony and reception decor was breathtaking. So pleased and so happy we used Avant Gardens. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
The staff of Avant Gardens made the floral & decor happen for my daughter's dream wedding. The bride was very particular regarding the visual elements of her "big day"and Rick met her challenge and then some. The arrangements were BEAUTIFUL! The venue (Key West's Hemingway House) looked amazing! The ceremony area was arranged with big urns of flowers and rose petals everywhere, just fabulous! Avant Garden's staff is so talented with not only the flowers, but the table settings, linens, and lighting as well. They made the reception look magical. The photos that we've seen already are breathtaking, just gorgeous!!
The staff of Avant Gardens made the floral & decor happen for my daughter's dream wedding. The bride was very particular Read more...
The staff of Avant Gardens made the floral & decor happen for my daughter's dream wedding. The bride was very particular regarding the visual elements of her "big day"and Rick met her challenge and then some. The arrangements were BEAUTIFUL! The venue (Key West's Hemingway House) looked amazing! The ceremony area was arranged with big urns of flowers and rose petals everywhere, just fabulous! Avant Garden's staff is so talented with not only the flowers, but the table settings, linens, and lighting as well. They made the reception look magical. The photos that we've seen already are breathtaking, just gorgeous!! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Cesi
Wedding:
5/16/2014
5.0/5.0
Avant Gardens created masterpieces (not just arrangements) for my wedding day. Jessica C. was an incredible facilitator who understood my vision and brought it to life. Their work is amazing and will work with you endlessly in making your dreams come true.
Avant Gardens created masterpieces (not just arrangements) for my wedding day. Jessica C. was an incredible facilitator Read more...
Avant Gardens created masterpieces (not just arrangements) for my wedding day. Jessica C. was an incredible facilitator who understood my vision and brought it to life. Their work is amazing and will work with you endlessly in making your dreams come true. Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Samantha
Wedding:
4/17/2014
0.5/5.0
The only thing more despicable than the accosting demeanor of Rick Interian, the manager of this deplorable establishment, is the offhandish behavior of his staff. I had an appointment, which I called to confirm an hour in advance, and was greeted by absolutely no one while I waited for well over 15 minutes. I asked whether I should reschedule and, rather than being given a kind apology, I was rudely told by his receptionist to either wait "for three, four, maybe five" hours or come back another day. I was then denied a request to speak with Rick (who was standing 5 feet in front of me and in viewing distance).

When Rick did at last appear, he blatantly said "you are making a stink in my store, either wait or get out." He then KICKED ME OUT OF HIS STORE. Never, in all my experience, have I ever witnessed--let alone experienced--such abhorrent and despicable customer service.

If you are a bride or a wedding planner (or a human being who values being treated with some level of dignity) and you are looking for a respectful and considerate vendor, I would NOT recommend Rick or Avant Gardens.

No flowers or linens are worth that level of degradation.
The only thing more despicable than the accosting demeanor of Rick Interian, the manager of this deplorable establishment, Read more...
The only thing more despicable than the accosting demeanor of Rick Interian, the manager of this deplorable establishment, is the offhandish behavior of his staff. I had an appointment, which I called to confirm an hour in advance, and was greeted by absolutely no one while I waited for well over 15 minutes. I asked whether I should reschedule and, rather than being given a kind apology, I was rudely told by his receptionist to either wait "for three, four, maybe five" hours or come back another day. I was then denied a request to speak with Rick (who was standing 5 feet in front of me and in viewing distance).

When Rick did at last appear, he blatantly said "you are making a stink in my store, either wait or get out." He then KICKED ME OUT OF HIS STORE. Never, in all my experience, have I ever witnessed--let alone experienced--such abhorrent and despicable customer service.

If you are a bride or a wedding planner (or a human being who values being treated with some level of dignity) and you are looking for a respectful and considerate vendor, I would NOT recommend Rick or Avant Gardens.

No flowers or linens are worth that level of degradation. Read less
Services Used: Lighting & Decor, Unique Services
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Grace
Wedding:
4/12/2014
5.0/5.0
You may not regret anything during your wedding planning process, but you will regret not having Avant Gardens as your florist.

ANYTHING you envision, they will make come true. They are extremely talented, professional, have the most breathtaking flowers you have ever seen, and will work hard to make your dream a reality. I was BLOWN AWAY (and so was EVERY guest) at the decor design and flowers for my wedding. It was truly jaw-dropping. The chuppah, the candelabras, the gorgeous white orchids, the beautiful centerpieces that people are still talking about, all the details that made for such a perfect wedding… THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!

XOXO, Grace & JT
You may not regret anything during your wedding planning process, but you will regret not having Avant Gardens as your Read more...
You may not regret anything during your wedding planning process, but you will regret not having Avant Gardens as your florist.

ANYTHING you envision, they will make come true. They are extremely talented, professional, have the most breathtaking flowers you have ever seen, and will work hard to make your dream a reality. I was BLOWN AWAY (and so was EVERY guest) at the decor design and flowers for my wedding. It was truly jaw-dropping. The chuppah, the candelabras, the gorgeous white orchids, the beautiful centerpieces that people are still talking about, all the details that made for such a perfect wedding… THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!

XOXO, Grace & JT Read less
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Avant Gardens responded with the following comments:

Thanks! Both you and JT deserve all the best and I am soo happy you enjoyed Bali!
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Kristine
Wedding:
3/1/2014
5.0/5.0
Most amazing arrangements I have ever seen. They blew me away and made my wedding a dream come true so sweet, patient and best of all they made my vision into reality. Best flower vendors in Miami !
Most amazing arrangements I have ever seen. They blew me away and made my wedding a dream come true so sweet, patient and Read more...
Most amazing arrangements I have ever seen. They blew me away and made my wedding a dream come true so sweet, patient and best of all they made my vision into reality. Best flower vendors in Miami ! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Erika
Wedding:
11/9/2013
5.0/5.0
I worked with Jessica Cucidor and she was fantastic. When I sat down with Jessica, I knew I had found the right floral company for me. She was able to put together a package that fit both my budget and my tastes. She was very responsive- it never took more than five minutes to get a reply to an e-mail. Now that's what I call customer service! She helped me make last minute changes and everything turned out great. I'd definitely recommend Avant Gardens.
I worked with Jessica Cucidor and she was fantastic. When I sat down with Jessica, I knew I had found the right floral Read more...
I worked with Jessica Cucidor and she was fantastic. When I sat down with Jessica, I knew I had found the right floral company for me. She was able to put together a package that fit both my budget and my tastes. She was very responsive- it never took more than five minutes to get a reply to an e-mail. Now that's what I call customer service! She helped me make last minute changes and everything turned out great. I'd definitely recommend Avant Gardens. Read less
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Michelle
Wedding:
11/2/2013
5.0/5.0
Jessica is the best! I was a 100% confident that they would deliver and they did. She was very attentive to my vision and ensured my dream wedding came true. The flowers were perfect. The delivery and set up was amazing.
Jessica is the best! I was a 100% confident that they would deliver and they did. She was very attentive to my vision and Read more...
Jessica is the best! I was a 100% confident that they would deliver and they did. She was very attentive to my vision and ensured my dream wedding came true. The flowers were perfect. The delivery and set up was amazing. Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Anonymous
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
We worked with Jessica from Avant for our wedding flowers and boy did she deliver! From the moment we first met with her to go over what we envisioned till the final details before the wedding day she was just great. She was very responsive to all of our questions and was patient with some of the back and forth changes we initially had. She listened to what we wanted and seeing it all come together on the day of the wedding was special. The flowers at our ceremony space, table centerpieces and bouquets were gorgeous. Everyone commented on the amazing colors put together. I would highly recommend working with Avant and if you can - ask for Jessica!
We worked with Jessica from Avant for our wedding flowers and boy did she deliver! From the moment we first met with her Read more...
We worked with Jessica from Avant for our wedding flowers and boy did she deliver! From the moment we first met with her to go over what we envisioned till the final details before the wedding day she was just great. She was very responsive to all of our questions and was patient with some of the back and forth changes we initially had. She listened to what we wanted and seeing it all come together on the day of the wedding was special. The flowers at our ceremony space, table centerpieces and bouquets were gorgeous. Everyone commented on the amazing colors put together. I would highly recommend working with Avant and if you can - ask for Jessica! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Molly
Wedding:
3/30/2013
4.8/5.0
Rick at Avant Gardens put together a beautiful wedding for us. He handled three floors of decor for our wedding, with a unique feel on each. He was flexible, and worked to make our vision come to life, while also making recommendations based on his experience which were extremely helpful.

We highly recommend him for your wedding or event in South Florida!

Molly & Graeme
Rick at Avant Gardens put together a beautiful wedding for us. He handled three floors of decor for our wedding, with a Read more...
Rick at Avant Gardens put together a beautiful wedding for us. He handled three floors of decor for our wedding, with a unique feel on each. He was flexible, and worked to make our vision come to life, while also making recommendations based on his experience which were extremely helpful.

We highly recommend him for your wedding or event in South Florida!

Molly & Graeme Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Lighting & Decor
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Linz Etter
Wedding:
3/23/2013
5.0/5.0
I still can't get over my flowers at my wedding! Avant Gardens went above & beyond anything I could've ever imagined! We had a "campy chic" wedding and there were actual trees on the table! Everything looked gorgeous & they really helped create the ideas I had in my head & brought them to life. They also supplied the lighting, table cloths, and napkins- the colors made the night come alive!
I still can't get over my flowers at my wedding! Avant Gardens went above & beyond anything I could've ever imagined! We Read more...
I still can't get over my flowers at my wedding! Avant Gardens went above & beyond anything I could've ever imagined! We had a "campy chic" wedding and there were actual trees on the table! Everything looked gorgeous & they really helped create the ideas I had in my head & brought them to life. They also supplied the lighting, table cloths, and napkins- the colors made the night come alive! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Julia/Jc
Wedding:
3/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Avant made my special day absolutely breath taking. My center pieces, bouquet, and cake received many compliments and were perfect. Jessica was very helpful, full of creative ideas, professional and polite. She was there to answer any questions I had, changed anything I wanted without complaint and put together beautiful pieces for my day. I am so happy I went with them as my florist.
Avant made my special day absolutely breath taking. My center pieces, bouquet, and cake received many compliments and were Read more...
Avant made my special day absolutely breath taking. My center pieces, bouquet, and cake received many compliments and were perfect. Jessica was very helpful, full of creative ideas, professional and polite. She was there to answer any questions I had, changed anything I wanted without complaint and put together beautiful pieces for my day. I am so happy I went with them as my florist. Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Jennifer
Wedding:
1/26/2013
5.0/5.0
WOW! Words can not describe how amazing Rick and his staff are. I worked with them for my Bridal Shower and my wedding; he turned all my ideas into a reality and even surpassed my expectations. All my guests could not stop talking about how gorgeous the tables, dessert stations, and centerpiece decorations were.
WOW! Words can not describe how amazing Rick and his staff are. I worked with them for my Bridal Shower and my wedding; he Read more...
WOW! Words can not describe how amazing Rick and his staff are. I worked with them for my Bridal Shower and my wedding; he turned all my ideas into a reality and even surpassed my expectations. All my guests could not stop talking about how gorgeous the tables, dessert stations, and centerpiece decorations were. Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Wedding Venue
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Maria
Wedding:
12/1/2012
5.0/5.0
Rick and his team are incredible. I was one of three sisters who used Avant Gardens for our wedding flowers and other production supplies. The work he and his team did at each wedding was spectacular and completely unique to our personalities. For my wedding, we wanted a formal, but natural and antique look. It's funny because as I write this review, I'm struggling to explain what we wanted. Despite my inability to describe it both today and throughout consultations with Avant Gardens, they knew exactly what I was looking for and executed it beautifully. Our black tie wedding managed to combine natural elements like rock and driftwood with over 50 lamps brought in from Bali. These elements plus a myriad of beautiful blue, green, and purple flowers meant the result was exquisite and unlike anything I had ever seen. We still hear from our guests about how beautiful everything looked. We couldn't be more grateful for the Avant Gardens team. I recommend them a 100 percent.
Rick and his team are incredible. I was one of three sisters who used Avant Gardens for our wedding flowers and other Read more...
Rick and his team are incredible. I was one of three sisters who used Avant Gardens for our wedding flowers and other production supplies. The work he and his team did at each wedding was spectacular and completely unique to our personalities. For my wedding, we wanted a formal, but natural and antique look. It's funny because as I write this review, I'm struggling to explain what we wanted. Despite my inability to describe it both today and throughout consultations with Avant Gardens, they knew exactly what I was looking for and executed it beautifully. Our black tie wedding managed to combine natural elements like rock and driftwood with over 50 lamps brought in from Bali. These elements plus a myriad of beautiful blue, green, and purple flowers meant the result was exquisite and unlike anything I had ever seen. We still hear from our guests about how beautiful everything looked. We couldn't be more grateful for the Avant Gardens team. I recommend them a 100 percent. Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Alexis
Wedding:
12/1/2012
5.0/5.0
Rick at Avant Gardens handled pretty much all the design aspects for our wedding - lighting, flowers, linens, furniture, draping, etc. - and it was all absolutely breathtaking! I guess you could say I was not an easy bride to please and I had a very specific idea of how I wanted everything to look and feel, and Avant Gardens met all my expectations and even more! Rick and his team are so experienced and professional; they just know what works. We are so thankful to Rick for making our dream wedding come to life!
Rick at Avant Gardens handled pretty much all the design aspects for our wedding - lighting, flowers, linens, furniture, Read more...
Rick at Avant Gardens handled pretty much all the design aspects for our wedding - lighting, flowers, linens, furniture, draping, etc. - and it was all absolutely breathtaking! I guess you could say I was not an easy bride to please and I had a very specific idea of how I wanted everything to look and feel, and Avant Gardens met all my expectations and even more! Rick and his team are so experienced and professional; they just know what works. We are so thankful to Rick for making our dream wedding come to life! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Sarah
Wedding:
11/3/2012
5.0/5.0
Rick and his team are amazing! If you're looking for something different than typical wedding rentals, Avant Gardens is the place to go! Their selection of rental items was different than anything provided by any other vendor. They actually have a showroom full of stylish imported pieces ( I wanted to take everything home and decorate my house!!). This is the perfect vendor to create a classy, personalized look for any big event. In addition, even though my wedding was somewhat small, Rick took the time to personally oversee and execute my vision. He arrived and made suggestions (i.e. blue ambient lighting in the trees) that gave my wedding the extra wow factor. I literally can't say enough nice things about Rick and team and their selection at Avant Gardens!
Rick and his team are amazing! If you're looking for something different than typical wedding rentals, Avant Gardens is Read more...
Rick and his team are amazing! If you're looking for something different than typical wedding rentals, Avant Gardens is the place to go! Their selection of rental items was different than anything provided by any other vendor. They actually have a showroom full of stylish imported pieces ( I wanted to take everything home and decorate my house!!). This is the perfect vendor to create a classy, personalized look for any big event. In addition, even though my wedding was somewhat small, Rick took the time to personally oversee and execute my vision. He arrived and made suggestions (i.e. blue ambient lighting in the trees) that gave my wedding the extra wow factor. I literally can't say enough nice things about Rick and team and their selection at Avant Gardens! Read less
Services Used: Lighting & Decor
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Jessica
Wedding:
9/29/2012
4.9/5.0
As with all of our vendors we did a lot of research to pick just the right one. We chose Avant Gardens for many reasons and couldn't have been happier with our choice. In the beginning to come up with our vision we worked with Patricia who walked us through every possible flower and decoration we would need, never pressuring us to to feel we needed to add more than we could afford and telling us her honest opinion about what we could do without to create our vision yet stay within our budget. She helped us craft our vision when we didn't have one to begin with just an idea of certain pieces we wanted.

On the day of, they were so easy we did not even see them we left everything up to them so we didn't have to worry about it and could enjoy the day but when we finally were able to see their creation it was everything we could have asked for and more! Everything was perfect and just what we pictured. They were able to create extremely dramatic centerpieces and amazing floral arrangements for the bouquets and ceremony from only meeting them once. We received many compliments from all of the guest. It was all so beautiful My only disappointment with anything was that I keep everything forever!
As with all of our vendors we did a lot of research to pick just the right one. We chose Avant Gardens for many reasons Read more...
As with all of our vendors we did a lot of research to pick just the right one. We chose Avant Gardens for many reasons and couldn't have been happier with our choice. In the beginning to come up with our vision we worked with Patricia who walked us through every possible flower and decoration we would need, never pressuring us to to feel we needed to add more than we could afford and telling us her honest opinion about what we could do without to create our vision yet stay within our budget. She helped us craft our vision when we didn't have one to begin with just an idea of certain pieces we wanted.

On the day of, they were so easy we did not even see them we left everything up to them so we didn't have to worry about it and could enjoy the day but when we finally were able to see their creation it was everything we could have asked for and more! Everything was perfect and just what we pictured. They were able to create extremely dramatic centerpieces and amazing floral arrangements for the bouquets and ceremony from only meeting them once. We received many compliments from all of the guest. It was all so beautiful My only disappointment with anything was that I keep everything forever! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Marccia16
Wedding:
5/11/2012
5.0/5.0
We were very lucky and pleased to find Avant Gardens as our wedding florists.
Working with Patricia from the very beginning was very amazing, even though my husband and I planned our wedding from abroad. All we can say is that Avant Gardens is very professional and offers top quality flowers. Thank you for answering all of our questions and making our wedding gorgeous with your beautiful floral decorations!
We were very lucky and pleased to find Avant Gardens as our wedding florists.
Working with Patricia from the very Read more...
We were very lucky and pleased to find Avant Gardens as our wedding florists.
Working with Patricia from the very beginning was very amazing, even though my husband and I planned our wedding from abroad. All we can say is that Avant Gardens is very professional and offers top quality flowers. Thank you for answering all of our questions and making our wedding gorgeous with your beautiful floral decorations! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Brandi
Wedding:
3/24/2012
4.0/5.0
I worked with Patricia from Avant Gardens and she really did a great job. I planned my wedding from out of town and there was some confusion and miscommunication with our initial appointment that we had previously made, but we rescheduled and everything came out great. From then on Patricia took charge and made it all right. She really listened to us and also made good suggestions. On the big day, the ceremony flowers, the bouquets, the table arrangements and linens were all beautiful. I was really happy with the final result.
I worked with Patricia from Avant Gardens and she really did a great job. I planned my wedding from out of town and there Read more...
I worked with Patricia from Avant Gardens and she really did a great job. I planned my wedding from out of town and there was some confusion and miscommunication with our initial appointment that we had previously made, but we rescheduled and everything came out great. From then on Patricia took charge and made it all right. She really listened to us and also made good suggestions. On the big day, the ceremony flowers, the bouquets, the table arrangements and linens were all beautiful. I was really happy with the final result. Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Mystie
Wedding:
3/24/2012
5.0/5.0
The center pieces at my daughter's wedding reception were drop-dead gorgeous! The orchids on the napkins was a very elegant touch. The manzanita tree on the place cards table was absolutely beautiful. Rick is a pleasing and caring person and did a terrific job. I will hire him again for my other daughter's wedding in May.
The center pieces at my daughter's wedding reception were drop-dead gorgeous! The orchids on the napkins was a very Read more...
The center pieces at my daughter's wedding reception were drop-dead gorgeous! The orchids on the napkins was a very elegant touch. The manzanita tree on the place cards table was absolutely beautiful. Rick is a pleasing and caring person and did a terrific job. I will hire him again for my other daughter's wedding in May. Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Jay
Wedding:
3/10/2012
5.0/5.0
They were very helpful in establishing which colors to use. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. The lighting they used at The Biltmore was perfect for our reception. The flowers were amazing. We were extremely happy with Avant Gardens in every way!
They were very helpful in establishing which colors to use. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. The lighting they Read more...
They were very helpful in establishing which colors to use. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. The lighting they used at The Biltmore was perfect for our reception. The flowers were amazing. We were extremely happy with Avant Gardens in every way! Read less
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Mirs
Wedding:
2/19/2012
5.0/5.0
My wedding ceremony was at the Biltmore Courtyard and Reception in the Alahambra Ballroom. When I met Rick 5 months before my wedding, I had a semi-clear idea of what I wanted. After showing Rick a variety of my samples and ideas cut out from magazines and saved from various websites, Rick immediately started to ask the right questions and we came to a mutual understanding through his suggestions tailored to my ideas and requests. And what happened on my wedding day was better than I could have ever dreamed. He created a gazebo that was taken out of a page of Shakespeare's "Midnight Summer Dream." The lanterns and chairs used were stunning. The patio area where the cocktail reception was held was transformed into a European piazza. Old worldly, casual and sophisticated all at the same time. And the ballroom was magical. Each table had a giant candlelabre with flowers, greens, and then the table was filled with candles and rosebud vases. Avant-Gardens made my dream wedding come true.
My wedding ceremony was at the Biltmore Courtyard and Reception in the Alahambra Ballroom. When I met Rick 5 months before Read more...
My wedding ceremony was at the Biltmore Courtyard and Reception in the Alahambra Ballroom. When I met Rick 5 months before my wedding, I had a semi-clear idea of what I wanted. After showing Rick a variety of my samples and ideas cut out from magazines and saved from various websites, Rick immediately started to ask the right questions and we came to a mutual understanding through his suggestions tailored to my ideas and requests. And what happened on my wedding day was better than I could have ever dreamed. He created a gazebo that was taken out of a page of Shakespeare's "Midnight Summer Dream." The lanterns and chairs used were stunning. The patio area where the cocktail reception was held was transformed into a European piazza. Old worldly, casual and sophisticated all at the same time. And the ballroom was magical. Each table had a giant candlelabre with flowers, greens, and then the table was filled with candles and rosebud vases. Avant-Gardens made my dream wedding come true. Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Lighting & Decor
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Nicole
Wedding:
2/4/2012
5.0/5.0
Avant Gardens did such a fantastic job! My centerpieces and bridal bouquets came out perfect. Trusting someone with your vision is the hardest part, and Rick got my vision and then some. His team did a great job and he was present the day of my wedding. I told him exactly what I wanted, and he delivered. He was patient trying to get our vision, and then offered fantastic suggestions that I never would have though of. Our Chuppah looked beautiful with the cascading Orchids he recommended adding. Thank you!
Avant Gardens did such a fantastic job! My centerpieces and bridal bouquets came out perfect. Trusting someone with your Read more...
Avant Gardens did such a fantastic job! My centerpieces and bridal bouquets came out perfect. Trusting someone with your vision is the hardest part, and Rick got my vision and then some. His team did a great job and he was present the day of my wedding. I told him exactly what I wanted, and he delivered. He was patient trying to get our vision, and then offered fantastic suggestions that I never would have though of. Our Chuppah looked beautiful with the cascading Orchids he recommended adding. Thank you! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Erica
Wedding:
1/7/2012
4.0/5.0
Amazing Decor and Flowers available through Avant Gardens. My flowers were gorgeous. More beautiful than I had expected. They are very pricey but they know what they are doing. If you want to be assured of great quality and a beautiful decor, go with avant gardens. They are just a little slow at responding via email, thus I recommend calling directly whenever there is an issue. They were also able to rent furniture and do the lighting and draping. Its great getting all your needs from one location.
Amazing Decor and Flowers available through Avant Gardens. My flowers were gorgeous. More beautiful than I had expected. Read more...
Amazing Decor and Flowers available through Avant Gardens. My flowers were gorgeous. More beautiful than I had expected. They are very pricey but they know what they are doing. If you want to be assured of great quality and a beautiful decor, go with avant gardens. They are just a little slow at responding via email, thus I recommend calling directly whenever there is an issue. They were also able to rent furniture and do the lighting and draping. Its great getting all your needs from one location. Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Rentals & Photobooths
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Marisol
Wedding:
12/17/2011
5.0/5.0
Rick from Avant Gardens' has a reputation for exquisite, exclusive, high end floral creations. He surpassed our wildest dreams! Alhough accustomed to working with substantial budgets, he worked with our limited budget and created an atmosphere of exotic elegance, fantasy, and warmth. He is a true professional, extremely creative and intuitive, with a warm and hospitable personality. I recommend him blindly and completely. Thank you Rick for my daughter's fairytale!!!
Rick from Avant Gardens' has a reputation for exquisite, exclusive, high end floral creations. He surpassed our wildest Read more...
Rick from Avant Gardens' has a reputation for exquisite, exclusive, high end floral creations. He surpassed our wildest dreams! Alhough accustomed to working with substantial budgets, he worked with our limited budget and created an atmosphere of exotic elegance, fantasy, and warmth. He is a true professional, extremely creative and intuitive, with a warm and hospitable personality. I recommend him blindly and completely. Thank you Rick for my daughter's fairytale!!! Read less
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SAB
Wedding:
11/26/2011
5.0/5.0
Avant Gardens is the most creative, inspiring design company. I trusted Rick wholeheartedly in the design of our event, he understood my desire for non-traditional, fun, unique. I honestly gave him a color palette some obscure thoughts and he ran with it and I never questioned it. To say I loved it is an understatement. There is nothing that Rick cannot accomplish, and he does it with this amazing sense of calm & ease that I wish I could learn!! Love Avant Gardens & Rick!!!
Avant Gardens is the most creative, inspiring design company. I trusted Rick wholeheartedly in the design of our event, he Read more...
Avant Gardens is the most creative, inspiring design company. I trusted Rick wholeheartedly in the design of our event, he understood my desire for non-traditional, fun, unique. I honestly gave him a color palette some obscure thoughts and he ran with it and I never questioned it. To say I loved it is an understatement. There is nothing that Rick cannot accomplish, and he does it with this amazing sense of calm & ease that I wish I could learn!! Love Avant Gardens & Rick!!! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Catie
Wedding:
11/11/2011
4.8/5.0
i worked remotely with Rick @ Avant-Gardens for my destination wedding in Miami and he was great. My bouquet was beautiful and everyone loved the colors and how they matched my girls dresses and really popped.
i worked remotely with Rick @ Avant-Gardens for my destination wedding in Miami and he was great. My bouquet was beautiful Read more...
i worked remotely with Rick @ Avant-Gardens for my destination wedding in Miami and he was great. My bouquet was beautiful and everyone loved the colors and how they matched my girls dresses and really popped. Read less
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Claudia
Wedding:
10/8/2011
4.9/5.0
I hired Avant Gardens very close to my wedding date and they were so helpful and understanding. The work they did was AMAZING!!!! Everything looked as if we had spent much more money than we did. Our centerpieces looked like it came out of a catalog and everyone was in aww by them. It truly made my wedding look like I wanted it to :). The one minor thing that I wasn't thrilled was my bridal bouquet. The roses were a bit damaged, but I could be the one to blame considering I didn't make it a point that I wanted it to look a certain way.
Other than that they were a delight to work with and did an amazing job!
I hired Avant Gardens very close to my wedding date and they were so helpful and understanding. The work they did was Read more...
I hired Avant Gardens very close to my wedding date and they were so helpful and understanding. The work they did was AMAZING!!!! Everything looked as if we had spent much more money than we did. Our centerpieces looked like it came out of a catalog and everyone was in aww by them. It truly made my wedding look like I wanted it to :). The one minor thing that I wasn't thrilled was my bridal bouquet. The roses were a bit damaged, but I could be the one to blame considering I didn't make it a point that I wanted it to look a certain way.
Other than that they were a delight to work with and did an amazing job! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
4/8/2011
4.5/5.0
Avant Gardens did a great job on the florals for our wedding. They were a preferred vendor at my venue. I did not have a huge budget and they were happy to work with me. Rick and Patricia were very professional and personable to work with. However, I do have one complaint. I had coordinated with them to deliver the florals (at the least my bouquet and wedding party flowers by a specific time due to the fact we were getting pictures done before the wedding). However, they were 3 hours late and we were not able to take as many photos as we hoped. I was very disappointed as the rest of my experience with them up to that point had been really great.
Avant Gardens did a great job on the florals for our wedding. They were a preferred vendor at my venue. I did not have a Read more...
Avant Gardens did a great job on the florals for our wedding. They were a preferred vendor at my venue. I did not have a huge budget and they were happy to work with me. Rick and Patricia were very professional and personable to work with. However, I do have one complaint. I had coordinated with them to deliver the florals (at the least my bouquet and wedding party flowers by a specific time due to the fact we were getting pictures done before the wedding). However, they were 3 hours late and we were not able to take as many photos as we hoped. I was very disappointed as the rest of my experience with them up to that point had been really great. Read less
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Sandy
Wedding:
3/26/2011
4.8/5.0
We loved working with Avant Gardens who provided all the flowers and the lighting for my daughter's wedding ceremony and reception! Rick and Patricia listened to our vision of an English garden theme and they came through with the most beautiful flower centerpieces and table decor - guests are still commenting on our flowers! From the bridal bouquet and floral arrangements in the church to the Flower Girl's hair wreath of pink spray roses, all the flowers were perfectly fresh and delivered on time without any problems. They were a joy to work with and we highly recommend them.
We loved working with Avant Gardens who provided all the flowers and the lighting for my daughter's wedding ceremony and Read more...
We loved working with Avant Gardens who provided all the flowers and the lighting for my daughter's wedding ceremony and reception! Rick and Patricia listened to our vision of an English garden theme and they came through with the most beautiful flower centerpieces and table decor - guests are still commenting on our flowers! From the bridal bouquet and floral arrangements in the church to the Flower Girl's hair wreath of pink spray roses, all the flowers were perfectly fresh and delivered on time without any problems. They were a joy to work with and we highly recommend them. Read less
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sscompel
Wedding:
3/19/2011
5.0/5.0
I looooved Avant Gardens. They went the extra mile to make our wedding everything we wanted and more. Their ideas were unique, creative, and absolutely beautiful. I would work with them again in a heartbeat!!
I looooved Avant Gardens. They went the extra mile to make our wedding everything we wanted and more. Their ideas were Read more...
I looooved Avant Gardens. They went the extra mile to make our wedding everything we wanted and more. Their ideas were unique, creative, and absolutely beautiful. I would work with them again in a heartbeat!! Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
11/20/2010
5.0/5.0
Rick and the rest of the team at Avant Gardens was amazing! I wanted a vintage/eclectic feel to our wedding and they definately made it happen. I was absolutely thrilled to see everything set up because it was exactly as I had hoped. I absolutey recommend working with Avant gardens, especially if you want someone capable of delivering a look with more individuality.
Rick and the rest of the team at Avant Gardens was amazing! I wanted a vintage/eclectic feel to our wedding and they Read more...
Rick and the rest of the team at Avant Gardens was amazing! I wanted a vintage/eclectic feel to our wedding and they definately made it happen. I was absolutely thrilled to see everything set up because it was exactly as I had hoped. I absolutey recommend working with Avant gardens, especially if you want someone capable of delivering a look with more individuality. Read less
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Adrianne
Wedding:
10/9/2010
5.0/5.0
I enjoyed working with Rick he was very patient with me. I was on a very tight budget and he worked things out and all my flowers were absolutely beautiful, his help and suggestions were great. The flowers stayed fresh for a week. My only problem was I couldn't take my arrangements home because I live in Chicago and my wedding was held in Miami.
I enjoyed working with Rick he was very patient with me. I was on a very tight budget and he worked things out and all my Read more...
I enjoyed working with Rick he was very patient with me. I was on a very tight budget and he worked things out and all my flowers were absolutely beautiful, his help and suggestions were great. The flowers stayed fresh for a week. My only problem was I couldn't take my arrangements home because I live in Chicago and my wedding was held in Miami. Read less
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floridabride
Wedding:
6/17/2010
5.0/5.0
Avant gardens was awesome on our wedding day. Everything looked beautiful, and they were completely hassle free to deal with. They are the only vendor we used that I was 100% happy with and I highly recommend them!
Avant gardens was awesome on our wedding day. Everything looked beautiful, and they were completely hassle free to deal Read more...
Avant gardens was awesome on our wedding day. Everything looked beautiful, and they were completely hassle free to deal with. They are the only vendor we used that I was 100% happy with and I highly recommend them! Read less
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ibenditte
Wedding:
5/8/2010
4.2/5.0
Rick is awesome, but forgot to wrap the inside of the vases of my low centerpieces. it's not a huge deal but I was disappointed, not to mention the fact that my mom was livid. But that was the worst part of my wedding day, so I got over it pretty fast. Flowers were gorgeous though!
Rick is awesome, but forgot to wrap the inside of the vases of my low centerpieces. it's not a huge deal but I was Read more...
Rick is awesome, but forgot to wrap the inside of the vases of my low centerpieces. it's not a huge deal but I was disappointed, not to mention the fact that my mom was livid. But that was the worst part of my wedding day, so I got over it pretty fast. Flowers were gorgeous though! Read less
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BethH
Wedding:
3/6/2010
5.0/5.0
Avant Garde was recommended to us by the hotel. They were great and I would recommend them again! They really worked with us to accommodate our budget and still delivered super quality flowers. They were able to take my vision and make it more beautiful than I could imagine.
Avant Garde was recommended to us by the hotel. They were great and I would recommend them again! They really worked with Read more...
Avant Garde was recommended to us by the hotel. They were great and I would recommend them again! They really worked with us to accommodate our budget and still delivered super quality flowers. They were able to take my vision and make it more beautiful than I could imagine. Read less
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Kristin
Wedding:
5/16/2009
5.0/5.0
I could never in a millions years imagine what was going to be provided - they truly out-did themselves on our flowers... they were gorgeuos - I wish they would live forever! The flowers will be an image of the wedding I will never forget! Thanks AVANT!
I could never in a millions years imagine what was going to be provided - they truly out-did themselves on our flowers... Read more...
I could never in a millions years imagine what was going to be provided - they truly out-did themselves on our flowers... they were gorgeuos - I wish they would live forever! The flowers will be an image of the wedding I will never forget! Thanks AVANT! Read less
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jennevan
Wedding:
1/17/2009
5.0/5.0
Everything looked perfect...they created the most amazing centerpieces for us that really made the whole room. The showroom has a ton of stuff which is great inspiration! They worked within our budget to create a really unique look and we were thrilled with how everything turned out.
Everything looked perfect...they created the most amazing centerpieces for us that really made the whole room. The Read more...
Everything looked perfect...they created the most amazing centerpieces for us that really made the whole room. The showroom has a ton of stuff which is great inspiration! They worked within our budget to create a really unique look and we were thrilled with how everything turned out. Read less
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lucylee23
Wedding:
8/23/2008
5.0/5.0
Gorgeous arrangments! Great people to work with! Loved everything overall! They know what they're doing! Highly recommended!
Gorgeous arrangments! Great people to work with! Loved everything overall! They know what they're doing! Highly Read more...
Gorgeous arrangments! Great people to work with! Loved everything overall! They know what they're doing! Highly recommended! Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
8/9/2008
5.0/5.0
The flowers were modern and absoluetly gorgeous! The flowers and their shop looked like something we couldn't afford but they will work with you on any budget! Their style was right in sync with mine and after showing them a few pictures of things I liked, it seemed they really knew what I was looking for! I couldn't have been happier!
The flowers were modern and absoluetly gorgeous! The flowers and their shop looked like something we couldn't afford but Read more...
The flowers were modern and absoluetly gorgeous! The flowers and their shop looked like something we couldn't afford but they will work with you on any budget! Their style was right in sync with mine and after showing them a few pictures of things I liked, it seemed they really knew what I was looking for! I couldn't have been happier! Read less
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Noelle
Wedding:
4/12/2008
5.0/5.0
Richard Interian and the staff from Avant Gardens,

Our experience with Avant Gardens has been the most phenomenal and invigorating experience ever. Rick’s professionalism, ease and excitement towards his work gave us reassurance and encouragement. His work speaks for itself. It’s exceptional and definitely distinctive unlike any other. From the very first moment we saw his work, we were sold. At that moment, we knew that we had found the perfect florist.

Thank you, Rick and the staff from Avant Gardens for the best experience of our lives. You are truly the best!



David and Noelle
Richard Interian and the staff from Avant Gardens,

Our experience with Avant Gardens has been the most phenomenal Read more...
Richard Interian and the staff from Avant Gardens,

Our experience with Avant Gardens has been the most phenomenal and invigorating experience ever. Rick’s professionalism, ease and excitement towards his work gave us reassurance and encouragement. His work speaks for itself. It’s exceptional and definitely distinctive unlike any other. From the very first moment we saw his work, we were sold. At that moment, we knew that we had found the perfect florist.

Thank you, Rick and the staff from Avant Gardens for the best experience of our lives. You are truly the best!



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JessicaNM
Wedding:
1/20/2007
5.0/5.0
So artistic and easy to work with! Rick was so helpful and talented! Everyone still talks about my flowers!
So artistic and easy to work with! Rick was so helpful and talented! Everyone still talks about my flowers!
So artistic and easy to work with! Rick was so helpful and talented! Everyone still talks about my flowers! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Rick was great to work with! The first time my mom and I met him, I was indecisive about what I wanted and he was extremely helpful, knowledgeable and had great ideas. The arrangements at my wedding were spectacular--so much more than I had ever hoped for. Several guests told me after the wedding that they were the most beautiful centerpieces they had ever seen. Truly spectacular. Rick is also such a nice person and a lot of fun to work with! Thanks Avant Gardens!
Rick was great to work with! The first time my mom and I met him, I was indecisive about what I wanted and he was Read more...
Rick was great to work with! The first time my mom and I met him, I was indecisive about what I wanted and he was extremely helpful, knowledgeable and had great ideas. The arrangements at my wedding were spectacular--so much more than I had ever hoped for. Several guests told me after the wedding that they were the most beautiful centerpieces they had ever seen. Truly spectacular. Rick is also such a nice person and a lot of fun to work with! Thanks Avant Gardens! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Pat & Rick from Avant Gardens were wonderful to work with. From the first meeting, Pat sought to understand our vision and even sketched out our wedding layout on paper based on our discussions, and they delivered flawlessly! Additionally, our original lighting vendors (Uplyte lighting) flaked out on us 2 months before the wedding, and in came Rick to the rescue. They provided both florals and lighting for the wedding and the results were absolutely brilliant! We are truly impressed that they were able to accomodate us with lighting at such short notice, and even provide a wide range of hues to use over the course of the reception. The floral decorations and centerpieces were beautiful and the bouquets were just what I asked for. Avant gardens truly played an instrumental role in making our wedding a success, I highly recommend!
Pat & Rick from Avant Gardens were wonderful to work with. From the first meeting, Pat sought to understand our vision and Read more...
Pat & Rick from Avant Gardens were wonderful to work with. From the first meeting, Pat sought to understand our vision and even sketched out our wedding layout on paper based on our discussions, and they delivered flawlessly! Additionally, our original lighting vendors (Uplyte lighting) flaked out on us 2 months before the wedding, and in came Rick to the rescue. They provided both florals and lighting for the wedding and the results were absolutely brilliant! We are truly impressed that they were able to accomodate us with lighting at such short notice, and even provide a wide range of hues to use over the course of the reception. The floral decorations and centerpieces were beautiful and the bouquets were just what I asked for. Avant gardens truly played an instrumental role in making our wedding a success, I highly recommend! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
This place provided beautiful arrangements at a very reasonable price. The vases, flowers, and the work that was put together was beautiful. Flowers were not one of my priorities on my list or budget however, thats not what anyone would have thought on wedding day. The centerpieces really looked stunning! I worked with JEssica and she was a darling to work with. My Bouquet.. oh my bouquet was just what i wanted! everything was beautiful. I loved the fact that they were able to put together exactly what i conveyed to them once again, at a very good price.
This place provided beautiful arrangements at a very reasonable price. The vases, flowers, and the work that was put Read more...
This place provided beautiful arrangements at a very reasonable price. The vases, flowers, and the work that was put together was beautiful. Flowers were not one of my priorities on my list or budget however, thats not what anyone would have thought on wedding day. The centerpieces really looked stunning! I worked with JEssica and she was a darling to work with. My Bouquet.. oh my bouquet was just what i wanted! everything was beautiful. I loved the fact that they were able to put together exactly what i conveyed to them once again, at a very good price. Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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BLANCA
Wedding:
12/12/1997
4.9/5.0
RICK WAS AWESOME
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