Archive: July, 2012

Bloomfield Florist delivers free bouquets to Bridge Assisted Living

News from Farmington Daily Times: Augusta Liddic/The Daily Times Bloomfield florists Sylvya Abeyta and Billie Gurule deliver Be Happy Bouquets to residents of the Bridge Assisted Living Community on Friday, July 27, 2012. (Augusta Liddic) FARMINGTON — A table of colorful assorted flowers and plants potted in bright yellow smiley face mugs awaited residents at [...]

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Flowers brighten day for Woodland seniors

News from Daily Democrat: Residents at Woodland Nursing & Rehab had 100 reasons to smile Thursday: A fresh flower arrangement delivery in a smiley face mug. Florist Patti Kerley volunteered to deliver the arrangements to each patient in celebration of the 12th annual “Make Someone Smile Week,” the floral industry’s leading benevolent program. Kerley, Northern [...]

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Make room for garden design

News from Warren Tribune Chronicle: I’ve always been a fan of garden design, especially the vegetable garden. Don’t act surprised. Just because we put walkways and yard art in our flower gardens doesn’t mean we can’t put a little flair in our vegetable gardens too. No one knows this better than France in the 16th [...]

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A second bloom for perennials

News from The Seattle Times: There’s nothing more rewarding to a gardener than watching a garden come to life after a long winter. But as the summer progresses, many of those wonderful blooming plants start to look a little worse for the wear. A lot of that worn look comes from spent flowers going to [...]

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Pricey flowers, fruits no deterrent to Varamahalakshmi festivities

News from Daily News & Analysis: Flowers and fruits, sweets and decorations, and all that is auspicious and pious come together today – a day when Goddess Lakshmi is invoked, prayed and worshipped for blessings. Women fast and decorate their puja rooms to please the Goddess of wealth on this day of Varamahalakshmi festival. While [...]

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Florist surprises seniors with flowers

News from KOB.com: Posted at: 07/27/2012 4:31 PM | Updated at: 07/27/2012 6:49 PMBy: Liz Lastra, KOB Eyewitness News 4 Hundreds of flowers brought smiles to dozens of seniors Friday morning at The Bridge Assisted Living Community in Farmington. “I think they’re just gorgeous…beautiful,” resident Hazel Neeley said. Mary Lou Rhodes chose purple flowers because [...]

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Flower farmer completes gruelling ShelterBox selection

News from This is Cornwall: A SCILLY flower farmer has become the first islander to be selected as a volunteer for international emergency relief charity ShelterBox. Ben Julian, the co-owner of the St Martin’s flower delivery firm Scent From the Islands, was put through rigorous training courses before selection. ​ Scent From the Islands’ Ben [...]

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Berea “trash gardening” workshop asks participants to think outside the flower pot

News from Plain Dealer: Lee McKinstry , Sun News A charred log from a fire pit is re-purposed as a new home for summer flowers. berea trash gardening workshop gallery (4 photos) Perhaps an old shoe has seen its last day on the pavement. Maybe you have an overabundance of empty coffee cans that you [...]

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Local florist delivers 100 bouquets to nursing home

News from WALB-TV: DCSS parent group: Safety comes first DCSS parent group: Safety comes first Updated: Thursday, July 26 2012 5:56 PM EDT2012-07-26 21:56:29 GMT >>> Read the full article ============================== Related News:

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Retired florist loved orchids, delivering ‘singing valentines’

News from Tampabay.com: SPRING HILL — Residents of Timber Pines, an assisted living facility, are missing one of their favorite visitors. Art Ellingsen, a gregarious florist who enjoyed nostalgic barbershop songs and the warm sentiments they can evoke, might have enjoyed the weekly singing sessions he led more than anyone. Mr. Ellingsen, who sang bass [...]

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