Valentine's Day marks busiest day of the year for local florists

Love is in the air and for florists that means it's the busiest day of the year. At Erika's Flower Shop in Castle Hill, six

Erika's Flower Shop in Castle Hill has extra staff working long hours to keep up with demand.

Erika's Flower Shop in Castle Hill has extra staff working long hours to keep up with demand. (2/14/13)

THE BRONX - Love is in the air and for florists that means it's the busiest day of the year.

At Erika's Flower Shop in Castle Hill, six extra delivery people and other additional employees are on hand to keep up with the Valentine's Day rush.

Owner Miguel Lago says he opened early after working until 4 a.m., and will stay open until midnight if necessary to keep up with demand.
 

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