Demand for flowers has surged over the past year, but producers have struggled to keep up and have been hit by new costs associated with Brexit. Last week the UK government announced it was delaying the introduction of more checks and paperwork in order to help those importing flowers from the EU. But there’s a warning we will have to pay more for our bunches in the future. The BBC’s Europe correspondent Nick Beake reports.
However, charity shops are better prepared this time, Mr Osterley said. Take for example Stockport hospice charity, Beechwood Cancer Care. There's been a queue of customers at its Heald Green precinct. But it is only open to shoppers, not droppers, this week.