Archive: August, 2011

Fort Bragg councilman was shot at opium grow; draws light to world of opium …

News from Times-Standard: When Aaron Bassler allegedly fired his rifle down a wooded hillside at a popular Fort Bragg city councilman Saturday, he was apparently protecting a garden filled with plants that can be found in backyards throughout the North Coast. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Tuesday that Bassler was at a grow site [...]

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Who is the Double Bay Flower Thief?

News from Sydney Morning Herald: Evan Hansimikali from Pink Salt Restaurant. Photo: Andrew Quilty It’s the scandal of Sydney, the crime the eastern suburbs had to have and an incident that has left the city’s upper crust asking: ”Who is the Double Bay Flower Thief?” For those not already in the know, here’s the story: [...]

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1-800-Flowers.com fiscal 4Q loss narrows

News from msnbc.com: updated 8/30/2011 8:08:39 AM ET 2011-08-30T12:08:39 CARLE PLACE, N.Y. — Flowers and gourmet food basket retailer 1-800-Flowers.com Inc. said Tuesday its fiscal fourth-quarter loss narrowed, as its core flower business and other segments grew, and the company had an extra week in the quarter compared to last year. The Carle Place, N.Y., company [...]

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Chapel Hill parking spots hard to find, say residents and visitors

News from The Daily Tar Heel: Finding parking in downtown Chapel Hill is not always an easy task.University Florist and Gift Shop owner Charles House said that just about every customer has difficulty finding a parking spot close to the store. “Thirty or 40 years ago, you could pull up and park right in front [...]

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Drawing the line

News from Santa Maria Times: Truth be told, most of us appreciate some sort of separation between our private lives and the outside world. In the garden, a hedge may be your best bet for drawing that line. Taller hedges create privacy, shield views and muffle sound. They also dress up blank walls and chain [...]

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Business Prepare for Hurricane Irene

News from Patch.com: As Tewksbury readies itself to face the wrath of Hurricane Irene many people are wondering exactly what to expect tomorrow. The course and magnitude of the storm may remain unpredictable but local businesses are proving that, yes, we are hardy New Englanders and we are ready for whatever Mother Nature chooses to [...]

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Flight 93 rose garden still blooming

News from Daily American Online:Volunteers are hoping to have the first flower bed of a memorial rose garden finished in time for the 10th anniversary of the crash of United Flight 93 in Stonycreek Township. The “Remember Me” Rose Garden will have a bed of roses dedicated to passenger Louis “Joey” Nacke II — one [...]

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Where to go for quality flower delivery Scarborough

News from Crosby Herald: Aug 25 2011 Advertisement Feature Receiving flowers is always special and sending flowers is always smart. Find out more about flowers hull and your flower delivery Scarborough options. It’s not just because of the great range of high quality flowers that has led many in the seaside towns of the North [...]

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Garden Gnome: Identify the weed

News from The Augusta Chronicle: The Augusta Council of Garden Clubs is sponsoring Basic Horticulture Sessions against this year. Each session costs $ 25 and includes lecture, lunch, snacks and a garden tour. Each session begins with registration and refreshments at 8:30 a.m., class from 9 a.m. to noon, lunch, then a tour at 1 [...]

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How Flowers Show People That You Care

News from Crosby Herald: Aug 25 2011 Advertisement Feature Flowers are the perfect gift to show someone you care but why? What is it about the bright and cheerful bouquets that help to boost the self esteem of others and show them that you care? Flowers are both functional gift items and great garden additions [...]

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