Archive: September, 2012

Time for a short back and sides

News from Fraser Coast Chronicle: Some azaleas to tempt you. THERE are heaps of things to do in our garden at this time, and not the least is the simple rule: if it flowers in spring, prune immediately after it finishes. That should be followed by a good dose of fertiliser to encourage new growth [...]

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New law forces florists to reveal true locations

News from Sacramento Bee: SACRAMENTO, Calif. – No longer will Californians who buy flowers online have to worry that they are purchasing their roses, lilies and tulips from an out-of-state telemarketing corporation. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he has signed legislation requiring floral retailers who choose to use local phone numbers and local names [...]

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‘Gardening Relieves Stress’

News from AllAfrica.com: Springtime is here and that is the time when people take a look around their surroundings while taking stock of their achievements. Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” ‘The season makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not [...]

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Flowers and tributes to Jill Meagher pile up outside the shop where whe was …

News from Herald Sun: THE MAN arrested over the disappearance of Jill Meagher is expected to face abduction and murder charges. A 41-year-old Coburg man is set be charged with the rape and murder of Jill Meagher. A man has been charged with the rape and murder of Jill Meagher. Source: Supplied UPDATE: GRIEF-stricken neighbours, [...]

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Making Arrangements

News from Stanly News & Press: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 — Families that have been turning to Harwood’s Flower Shop will have the opportunity to continue buying from Harwood’s, although it will be under new ownership, after the business was sold to Mitchell Edwards of Edwards Flowers & Gifts in Norwood. Harwood’s, which has been [...]

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YOU REVIEW: Bowie Florists

News from Patch.com: In this feature, Patch asks readers to review local businesses with the idea of helping our readers make informed choices. This week we ask readers to tell us about Patch Readers’ Choice Winner for Best Florist, Bowie Florists.   Have you ever purchased flowers from Bowie Florists? What did you think of their selection of [...]

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Gardens need some attention

News from Fraser Coast Chronicle: Leucanthemum (little angel) performs well. WITH many Australians thoroughly enjoying the warmer weather, at the same time as praying for some rain, many gardens are in need of some attention to promote healthy growth, avoid the many problems that can spoil that growth, and start new projects. So, let’s start [...]

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Teleflora Tuesdays Kicks Off Today

News from Sacramento Bee: LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2012 – /PRNewswire/ – Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday, today marks the launch of “Teleflora Tuesday.”  With exactly three months to go before Christmas day, Teleflora, the world’s leading flower delivery service, is offering one-day floral deals at a steal every Tuesday from now until Santa’s [...]

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1-800-Flowers® Franchise Convention is Floral Industry’s Largest Ever

News from The Herald | HeraldOnline.com: Retail florists from across America gather in Las Vegas to share ideas, explore opportunities to grow their businesses By 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. CARLE PLACE, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ – The theme of the 2012 1-800-Flowers Franchise Convention was “United We Bloom” and the event certainly lived up to its [...]

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Rose Society fetes favored flower

News from Ventura County Star: Photo by David Yamamoto, Special to The Star Ventura County Rose Society members and visitors watch a presentation on how to create arrangements for roses during the society’s Celebration of Roses on Saturday at the Ventura County Office of Education in Camarillo. Dawn-Marie Johnson believes there is always something new [...]

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