Archive: September, 2011

Belleville florist plans to move part of business to Swansea

News from Belleville News Democrat: BELLEVILLE — The owner of a local garden center, after facing opposition from neighbors and being rejected by the City Council in his bid for a zoning change, has decided to move his retail operation to Swansea. Plants-n-More, according to business owner John Rauckman, will open in Swansea for retail [...]

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Belleville florist plans to move part of business to Swansea

News from Belleville News Democrat: BELLEVILLE — The owner of a local garden center, after facing opposition from neighbors and being rejected by the City Council in his bid for a zoning change, has decided to move his retail operation to Swansea. Plants-n-More, according to business owner John Rauckman, will open in Swansea for retail [...]

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Scuba diving at Flower Garden rivals more exotic locales

News from Houston Chronicle: FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, Texas – You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean Islands to ogle an octopus or stare down a shark. Right here in the Gulf of Mexico, just 115 miles south of the Texas-Louisiana border, I’ve been watching the fishy residents of the Flower Garden [...]

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Darlington florist shocked after exotic frogs found in delivery

News from BBC News:29 September 2011 Last updated at 07:46 ET The frogs were captured by the staff in a glass vase Staff at a Darlington florist were left screaming in shock after four exotic frogs hopped out of a delivery box. Workers at Flowers by Nattrass were carrying out their usual task of unpacking [...]

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show features quilt completed after its creator died of breast cancer

News from Asheville Citizen-Times: Email this article Asheville show features quilt completed after its creator died of breast cancer This weekend, the breathtaking quilt “Barbara’s Flower Garden” will be prominently displayed at the 29th annual Quilt Show at the WNC Agricultural Center. A link to this page will be included in your message ……………. continues [...]

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Thorny economy shutters longtime Burlington City florist

News from phillyBurbs.com: BURLINGTON CITY — Wilted by a crippling economy, a longtime flower shop is closing its doors after 58 years. The sisters who ran Stephen Dullos & Son, named for their Greek immigrant grandfather, arranged their final orders and reminisced at the Cherry Street shop Tuesday afternoon. “We don’t want to do it. [...]

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Real lives: Florist is uprooting after 42 years in Castle Street

News from Edinburgh Evening News: Flower power. Thomas Maxwell believes in it implicitly. Long established, widely respected in the trade, the Dumfriesshire-born florist will thank you a bunch for the recognition he deserves after 42 years with his shop in Edinburgh’s Castle Street. But he isn’t losing his bloom. No hint at all of him [...]

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Scuba diving at Flower Garden in the Gulf of Mexico rivals more exotic locales

News from Austin American-Statesman:By Pam LeBlanc AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Updated: 9:57 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 Published: 9:26 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY You don’t have to fly all the way to the Caribbean Islands to ogle an octopus or stare down a shark. Right here in the Gulf of Mexico, just 115 miles south of the Texas-Louisiana border, I’ve [...]

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Melbourne florist target of arson bid

News from Ninemsn: A Melbourne flower shop is believed to have been the target of an attempted arson attack after gas was released and a burnt candle was found inside the store. Offenders who gained entry to the Napier Street florist in Essendon some time during the weekend connected a hose to an external gas [...]

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Jerusalem artichokes offer flavor, flowers, ease

News from San Francisco Chronicle: Jerusalem artichokes were, along with potatoes, among the first native American plants to be introduced in Europe. Although potatoes soon eclipsed them in popularity, Jerusalem artichokes are still liked by some. They even sometimes show up on our supermarket shelves, often called “sunchokes.” The edible parts of both plants are [...]

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