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About us

The Frugal Flower began as a humble roadside stand selling fresh flowers in the town of Sudbury, Massachusetts in 1988. Our major growth began when we developed a relationship importing fresh orchids from Bangkok later that year. The magnificent exotic orchids that highlight many of our arrangements bring a fresh, exotic flavor that always thrills our customers. We now import thousands of orchids every week along with with fresh deliveries of to our facilities daily to ensure that the freshness and beauty of these flowers is preserved through delivery to your home.

The Owners

Two lifelong friends, Craig Wambolt and Mike Devlin founded The Frugal Flower, in 1988. Craig and Mike continue to be involved every day, with Craig overseeing all operations, and Mike keeping his watchful eye over all arrangements, ensuring that all of the flowers, plants, and other offerings exceed our customers' expectations. They are supported by a staff of trained floral design artists, customer service representatives and delivery specialist with many lifetimes worth of experience between them.

The Frugal Flower a very unique flower company. We have a passion for fresh flowers... and for making your occasions memorable.
 For over 25 years, the owner-operators of FrugalFlower have been importing flowers daily – directly from partner farms around the world including South America, Europe, Africa and Asia – and delivering those farm-fresh flowers to florists all over the United States. And now, through FrugalFlower, we'll deliver them direct to you or your special someone... and guarantee your flowers will last.

Craig Wambolt

Co-Founder of FrugalFlower

Craig has been creating customer-pleasing experiences in all phases of the floral industry for over 20 years. This includes floral consumer websites, importation, wholesale, and brick & mortar retail.


Michael Devlin


To Mike, it's all about the flowers. He has decades of experience alongside partner Craig Wambolt, and brings his expertise in floral import, strategic flower farm planning, and award winning design to FrugalFlower. Mike oversees all floral operations.


Allison Hassard

Wedding and Function Coordinator

Allison has worked along side Craig and Mike for over 15 years- To anyone who has worked with her she has become a friend, and a trusted source for making each brides day a day to remember. Her creativity is matched only by her charm and attention to detail, She is personally invested in every event that bears her good name and the name of The Frugal Flower!


Matt Chepeleff

Customer Online Experience

Matt wants you to love using our website as much as you will love our products. Matt splits his time between making sure our website works as you'd expect and, with the rest of the management team, developing new technology that will make each experience personalizing floral gifts on our site better than the last.

Renato Duarte

Customer Service Experience Logistics

It is imperative to Renato that your experience with our company is a great one. Renato works with our logistics teams at UPS, FedEx, FTD, And Teleflora to insure that your orders are handled in an expeditious and professional manner.