Residents Preparing This Year's Crop Of Entries For Connecticut Flower & Garden Show - The Newtown Bee

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Residents Preparing This Year's Crop Of Entries For Connecticut Flower & Garden Show
The Newtown Bee
HARTFORD — Newtown will be well represented later this week during the 37th Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show. Peg Townsend of Bethel, a member of both The Town and Country Garden Club of Newtown and The Garden Club of Newtown, will be an ...
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Cut flowers will brighten up the winter home - Chicago Daily Herald

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Chicago Daily Herald

Cut flowers will brighten up the winter home
Chicago Daily Herald
Try to gently straighten the drooping flower head as the flower and stem continue to float and the cut end of the stem remains under water for at least a half-hour. When the flower head hardens to a straightened position, place the roses back in the ...

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The best ways to preserve your flowers - Popular Science

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 13:41

Popular Science

The best ways to preserve your flowers
Popular Science
Then take the book, open it to the center, and cover the pages with a sheet of paper or waxed paper. Close and reopen the book to crease the liner layer so it will stay in place. Finally, place the bud close to the middle of one of the pages, press the ...

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This 10-Second Quiz Reveals What Your Favorite Flower Says About You - mindbodygreen.com

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 05:30

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This 10-Second Quiz Reveals What Your Favorite Flower Says About You
mindbodygreen.com
Every Valentine's Day, Americans spend nearly $2 billion on cut flowers—80 percent of which are imported from out of the country. (Colombia alone accounts for 71 percent of the U.S. market!) While there are plenty of vibrant, healthy flower farms ...

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Chicken and waffles restaurant, pop-up floral shop join The Exchange - The Coloradoan

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:07

The Coloradoan

Chicken and waffles restaurant, pop-up floral shop join The Exchange
The Coloradoan
Bloom is a homegrown pop-up flower shop focusing on fresh flowers and mini bouquets, packaging and arrangements designed in up-cycled containers, plants and vintage antiques. The shop offers do-it-yourself space for those interested in creating their ...

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Local flower shops ready for Valentine's Day - Ricentral.com

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:36

Ricentral.com

Local flower shops ready for Valentine's Day
Ricentral.com
A rose that feels soft and loose at the base is no longer fresh, and one that is closed too tightly may never fully open. If the shop finds a flower that's losing its luster they toss it aside, sending customers home with only the best, high-quality ...

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Vibrant arrangements help colour your world - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:08

The Sunshine Coast Daily

Vibrant arrangements help colour your world
The Sunshine Coast Daily
"All our flowers are picked just for the markets and florists on the Sunshine Coast and all are arranged and wrapped with love. "We now have four markets on the Coast: Caloundra Street Fair, Noosa Farmers' and Kawana Farmers' Markets and the Yandina ...

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The Power of Wearing Flowers - New York Times

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:36

New York Times

The Power of Wearing Flowers
New York Times
“I don't really make things to last,” says Joshua Werber, a Brooklyn-based florist and botanic milliner. “By the time I'm done wiring the last flower, the first flower has wilted.” His dramatic floral headpieces have included a turban of hellebores, a ...

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Wake Up And Smell The Orchids With Interflora India's Head Florist Neil Whittaker - VERVE

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:05

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Wake Up And Smell The Orchids With Interflora India's Head Florist Neil Whittaker
VERVE
Considered to be the best in Britain, he has styled florals for individuals, events, publications; has had his floral installations displayed in a gallery; he continues to operate floral design schools in locii as far-flung as Manchester (his hometown ...

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'Excited to be back': Garland native returns to take over at Bowcutt's Floral & Gift - Tremonton Leader

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:02

Tremonton Leader

'Excited to be back': Garland native returns to take over at Bowcutt's Floral & Gift
Tremonton Leader
“This shop is bigger than Brigham Floral,” she said. “There is so much more we can do in this space with home décor, Libby's cupcakes, gift bags, things like that.” She takes pride in offering flower arrangements for any budget. “You can get something ...

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Stop and Smell the Flowers at These Photogenic, Fragrant LA Coffee Bars - LA Magazine (blog)

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:32

LA Magazine (blog)

Stop and Smell the Flowers at These Photogenic, Fragrant LA Coffee Bars
LA Magazine (blog)
Growing up, Sean Knibb's grandmother ran a flower shop in his native Montego Bay called Knibb's Flowers, making him the “flowerboy.” Those memories inspired him to pursue landscaping and garden design, and eventually home, hotel, and restaurant design ...

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Flowers, flowers everywhere: Valentine's Day passes at hectic pace - Athol Daily News

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:09

Athol Daily News

Flowers, flowers everywhere: Valentine's Day passes at hectic pace
Athol Daily News
ATHOL — Love was definitely in the air at the two popular flower shops in town this week. The shops scrambled to fill dozens of orders in time for Valentine's Day. At Flowerland at 501 Main St. in the heart of downtown, owners Herb and Coco Wheeler ...

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Guangzhou sees flower markets flourish - ecns

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 23:41

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Guangzhou sees flower markets flourish
ecns
Su Lisi, chairwoman of the Guangdong Floral Culture Club of the World Flower Council, said there is no official definition of the meanings of festival flowers, but rather customary understanding of local people. All flowers are beautiful and offer hope ...

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Guangzhou sees flower markets flourish - ecns

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 23:20

ecns

Guangzhou sees flower markets flourish
ecns
Su Lisi, chairwoman of the Guangdong Floral Culture Club of the World Flower Council, said there is no official definition of the meanings of festival flowers, but rather customary understanding of local people. All flowers are beautiful and offer hope ...

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Cambridge class manages the business of delivering love - Idaho EdNews

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 16:16

Idaho EdNews

Cambridge class manages the business of delivering love
Idaho EdNews
On Valentine's Day, 34 students out of 42 that are enrolled at the school come together to help wrap flowers, arrange bouquets, blow up balloons and deliver. “This is serious business,” Mink said. “We are a full-service.” The flowers arrived fresh on ...

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Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show continues 30-year tradition - MyAJC

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:09

MyAJC

Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show continues 30-year tradition
MyAJC
Floral arrangements by Duarte will be auctioned off after his presentation. Farmer's newest book, “A Place to Call Home,” will be available for purchase during the event. The theme of this flower show is “Ingenue: A Toast to Georgia's Film Industry ...

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Local flower shop Redbud Floral sees business surge on Valentine's Day - The Oklahoma Daily

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:04

The Oklahoma Daily

Local flower shop Redbud Floral sees business surge on Valentine's Day
The Oklahoma Daily
It's the day before Valentine's Day, and the Redbud Floral flower shop is buzzing with energy. Bouquets of fresh flowers in various shades cover nearly every surface as employees bustle around in preparation for the shop's biggest single day in sales ...

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How floral companies prepare Valentine's Day flower bouquets for delivery to your doorstep - Yahoo Sports

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:38

Yahoo Sports

How floral companies prepare Valentine's Day flower bouquets for delivery to your doorstep
Yahoo Sports
The flower's vase life is the length of time cut flowers or foliage retain their appearance in a vase. Flowers are flown for inspection to Miami International Airport, which is the central hub for all U.S. floral imports. The airport's Agriculture Air ...
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Here are the flowers everyone in Sonoma County wants for ... - Petaluma Argus Courier

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:00

Petaluma Argus Courier

Here are the flowers everyone in Sonoma County wants for ...
Petaluma Argus Courier
Things are shifting in Sonoma County's flower business this Valentine's Day. Increasingly, customers want flower arrangements that are in season and local.

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Where Have All the Florists Gone? - Voices of Monterey Bay

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:55

Voices of Monterey Bay

Where Have All the Florists Gone?
Voices of Monterey Bay
In previous times, she'd travel to the Pajaro Valley greenhouses to select just the right palette of flowers; now, all but a few of these growers are gone. “We've lost 90 percent of our flower farms,” said Santa Cruz floral designer Teresa Sabankaya ...

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