Archive: October, 2011

Flower shops combining forces on Prince Avenue

News from Online Athens: Spotted Please Note: You may have disabled JavaScript and/or CSS. Although this news content will be accessible, certain functionality is unavailable. Skip to News « back next » Sorority Girls Halloween Party All You Can Eat Nuggets at Chick-fil-A Trunk Or Treat Hal……………. continues on Online Athens … Read the full [...]

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Jewish Florist From Brooklyn Was Khaddafy’s Pen Pal

News from NBC New York: Getty Images How’d you like this guy for a pen pal? advertisement An elderly Jewish florist from Brooklyn who counts unlikely pen-pal relationships among his favorite pastimes engaged in a decades-long correspondence with late Libyan dictator Moammar Khaddafy that, at times, drew the attention of the CIA for its curious [...]

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Fall Gardening for Dummies: Planting made easy thanks to these expert tips

News from Kansas City Star: As far as gardening goes, I’m about as amateur as they come. I know that spring is a prime time for plants, but I’ve also heard that a lot of gardening needs to be done in the fall. To understand exactly what needs to be done now, I sought out [...]

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Rossville man continues father’s pharmacy

News from Topeka Capital Journal: ROSSVILLE — Rossville resident Jason Perine is following in his father’s footsteps. Perine is pharmacist-in-charge and manager of Doug’s Pharmacy and Flowermart in Rossville, a business established by his father, Doug Perine, in 1977. His father died in mid-September after being diagnosed with cancer in July. “Dad started getting ill, [...]

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Pervert Burmese florist arrested in Makkah

News from Arab News: MAKKAH: The Prosecution and Investigations Commission (PIC) in Makkah has detained a Burmese expatriate in his 30s at the unified prison in Al-Aziziyah district in Makkah after he was caught showing blue films to a young Saudi girl in her 20s. He has been kept in detention and will now be [...]

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Forever Paws animal shelter in Fall River to host Festival of Trees fundraiser

News from Fall River Herald News: As a kick-off to the Christmas season, Forever Paws will hold its fifth annual Festival of Trees to benefit the no-kill shelter on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Fall River Country Club from noon to 5 p.m. “We’ll have at least 55 trees,” said Gail Furtado, Forever Paws president. [...]

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For cool-weather color, try pansies and violas

News from MiamiHerald.com: Pumpkins and mums are short-lived fall decor. Pansies and violas, however, thrive through winter and into spring when summer flowers take over. Even if you have no yard, pansies and violas, both members of the Viola family, are perfect partners for pots, hanging baskets and window boxes. If you have a yard [...]

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New flower, gift shop opens in Toulon

News from Kewanee Star Courier: Toulon has a new flower and gift shop — Gerber’s Daisy Florist and Boutique, which recently opened at 209 W. Main St.Owners Jason and Kellie Gerber, of Toulon, purchased the building about a year ago and have done extensive renovation  during the past several months.Kellie operated the business on a [...]

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Flower Decorated Gifts Will Make Your Friends Very Happy

News from Examiner.com: Have you ever thought about making a flower decorated gift for your friends ? When giving a gift, we usually put a valuable gift in a box. Let’s call this kind of box “Gift Box”. If you make a beautiful and unique decoration with Gift Box by using fresh flowers, your gift [...]

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Minihane’s, Brighton florist shop, to close after 46-year run

News from Boston.com: Minihane had said previously he planned to close on January 31, several weeks after state land records show he sold his florist shop property. But, the closure plans were put on hold with the hope that the new landlord could line up a replacement business to move into the retail space. The [...]

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