Archive: February, 2012

It’s freebies and florists at dawn as Elton and Madonna battle it out for the …

News from Daily Mail: By Katie Nicholl Last updated at 6:34 PM on 26th February 2012 It’s not just the nominees who will be battling it out at tonight’s glamorous Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles. Behind the scenes at the Kodak Theatre, a war has been waging between two of the world’s biggest stars, Sir [...]

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Flower phone call gave Tredwell belief

News from ESPNcricinfo.com: James Tredwell took six wickets in his only Test so far © Getty Images Enlarge Related Links Players/Officials: Monty Panesar | Samit Patel | Graeme Swann | James Tredwell continues on ESPNcricinfo.com >>> Read the full article

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Florist suggests planning early, keeping open mind for wedding

News from The Times and Democrat: It’s probably one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Well, not really, but it is a pretty important decision on perhaps the biggest day of your life. And one local florist says you can never plan too early when choosing your wedding flowers. “Get with a knowledgeable [...]

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Win tickets to the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show – Mornington Peninsula Leader

News from Win tickets to the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show – Mornington Peninsula Leader: Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these terms and conditions of entry. The promoter is Leader Associated Newspapers Pty Ltd, 1-7 Chapel St, Blackburn, Vic, 3130. ABN: 34 004 337 446. Entry is available to [...]

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Local florists say the bloom is back on Valentine’s Day

News from Washington Post: It’s the Black Friday of the floral industry, a time when long hours and extra staff are a must as love-struck consumers vie for affection with roses and tulips. But like any great romance, Valentine’s Day is fraught with highs and lows for florists. Sales, which dipped during the recession, have [...]

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Fake Flower Delivery Man Robs Miami Woman At Gunpoint On Valentine’s Day

News from Huffington Post: A burglar posing as a flower delivery man robbed a Miami woman at gunpoint on Valentine’s Day. The man knocked on the door of Scheryl Garcia’s home on SW 59th and Flagler Avenues, holding flowers and chocolates. “He rushed inside with a gun, demanded money, possibly jewelry, and he was only [...]

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How flowers can put a radiant bloom on your mother’s face

News from This is Cornwall: Traditionally, Mothering Sunday orMother’s Day is a celebration of motherhood, when people give flowers, plants and other gifts to mothers, mothers-in-law and grandmothers to show love and appreciation. Flowering plants have always been popular, and as spring fast approaches, there are many lovely, colourful or appropriately named plants to choose [...]

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These florists are flourishing

News from Princeton Union Eagle: When April Maciej got married, it shouldn’t have come as a surprise that the flowers in her wedding arrangements were orange. That’s because they were made in a Princeton High School classroom as an assignment in Jessica Lupkes’ horticulture class. Maciej, a 2003 Princeton High School graduate, turned to students [...]

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Chicago Flower & Garden Show Welcomes Group Tours

News from TribLocal: Chicago Flower & Garden Show Welcomes Group ToursMarch 10-18, 2012 ~ Navy Pier CHICAGO (Feb. 20, 2012) – Group tours are a great way to tiptoe through the tulips together to enjoy the sights, sounds and perfumes of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, March 10-18 at Navy Pier. “Whether you live [...]

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Valentine’s Day AdWords “War” Among Florists Highlights Another Google Challenge

News from Search Engine Land: Imagine searching on your own company’s name and finding a competitor’s ad that said you were “Sold Out” right on your business’ most important holiday. That’s what florists like the owner of Chez Bloom in Minnesota had happen, as originally reported by Brand Channel. Indeed, as the owner of Chez [...]

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