How to Make a Fresh Fruit Basket for Valentine’s Day

True love knows how to make a  fresh fruit basket the organic way for Valentine’s Day. Long before, the gift basket behemoths Edible Arrangements, Cherry Moon Farms and Harry& David garnered an online reputation as the go to source for the edible fruit basket, gift bearers conducted all the details for the making of a Valentine’s Day fresh fruit basket.

The steps entailed on how to make a Valentine’s Day fruit basket involved purchasing and handpicking all the components: fresh fruit, basket, confetti or straw, the cellophane and any other additional items.

For the consumer, who subscribes to Harry and David or Cherry Moon Farms’ organic fresh fruit baskets, filling the Valentine’s Day basket with seasonal produce allows the gifter to shop around for an innovative container that is not made of the traditional wicker or wood entwined gift basket.

Consider a fruit basket that doubles as a desk inbox, personal valet, a coffee mug, vase, planter, etc.

The first step on how to make a fruit basket is the selection of the basket’s contents. Opt for organic fruits from grocers or markets with a fresh supply. Handpick fruit firm and ripe in appearance.  Satisfy the Valentine’s Day recipient by purchasing fruit in season.

Even though organic fresh fruit is free of pesticides, be sure to wash and clean the fruit. Wipe and buff apples, pears and oranges until the skin has a lustrous shine, accentuating its freshness.

Personalize the fresh fruit basket, hiding other cherished items encased in a gift box. Watches, bracelets and other sentimental jewelry takes the alentine’s Day gift basket to the next level.

Remember to include a Valentine’s Day note, asking the recipient to “be yours”.

For the ambitious gifter, possessing the patience and knack or simply the tools needed to make fresh fruit bouquet to resemble a flower, FruitFlair.com offers kits to save and create a delightful Valentine’s Day gift basket. (The DIY kit includes a stainless steel melon baller, ridge. flower, stars and heart fruit carvers, starting at $18.95).

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