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Readers' Choice: Folks Love Locker's When They Need Flowers

Century-old business is still popular in its new, cozy location on North Avenue.

Longtime loyalty is clearly a mark of Wauwatosa shoppers.

, in business on West North Avenue since 1911, garnered the most love in .

The fixture among florists drew the most comments, all favorable, and 11 five-star ratings in its Wauwatosa Patch Directory listing.

Locker's, now at 8851 W. North Ave., was founded just over a century ago down the street at the corner of North and Swan Boulevard when the location was essentially out in the country.

At that time, there were a number of greenhouses attached to the business and Locker's grew its own flowers and bedding plants for the local trade.

Although the original buildings were razed to make way for the Locker's Square development, Locker's stayed in the neighborhood and clearly is still a neighborhood favorite.

The shop offers a wide variety of arrangements for all occasions, including weddings, funerals, birthdays, special events, sympathy, anniversaries and more, and offers delivery and online and phone ordering options. 

  • Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 7pm; Sat, 9am - 3pm; Sun, 11am - 3pm
  • Founding Date: 1911
  • Payments accepted: American Express, Cash, Debit Card, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Services: Delivery, Gift wrapping
  • Parking: Free lot, On-street: free
  • Phone orders: Yes
  • Online orders: Yes

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