Archive: October, 2012

A good witch for your garden

News from Chicago Tribune: October 29, 2012|By Beth Botts,, Special to Tribune Newspapers Fall-blooming witch hazel is an unexpected sparkle in the dusk of autumn. The fragrant flowers, like little clusters of slender yellow ribbons, appear along the branches just as the golden leaves are about to fall. This small tree or large shrub with [...]

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‘The beauty of autumn is an unreserved gift’

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In Stamford garden, woman tends thousands of flowers, blanketing yard, helping …

News from The Republic: STAMFORD, Conn. — If you pay a visit to Elle Ronis’ Westover home you might think you’ve discovered the Garden of Eden. But really, you just found the Garden of Elle. Ronis spends each day tending to the thousands of flowers and plants that take up every inch of her front [...]

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“Fun with Fresh Flowers” Fall Classes

News from Post News Group: Learn the basic principles of floral design and easy ways to arrange fresh flowers. Create wonderful floral arrangements you could give away as a gift for special occasions, or simply enjoy yourself at home.Beginners and students with prior floral arrangement experience ages 50+ are welcome.  Bring your own scissors and/or [...]

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Late Bluffton florist’s collection of life-sized figures going up for sale at …

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1-800-Flowers.com reports wider 1Q loss

News from CBS News: CARLE PLACE, N.Y. — Flower delivery service 1-800-Flowers.com said Thursday that its fiscal first quarter loss widened, mainly because year-ago results included a hefty gain from discontinued operations. Net income matched analysts’ expectations. The quarter is seasonally the weakest for the online retailer, since it lacks holidays like Valentine’s Day or [...]

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Citti’s Florist started 50 years ago in San Jose and is still going strong

News from San Jose Mercury News: Click photo to enlarge (photo Jacqueline Ramseyer/SVCN/October 15, 2012) Along with flowers, Citti’s Florist sells gift and seasonal holiday items, like these Halloween decorations. A desire to be their own bosses was the impetus for Gloria and the late Fedele Citti to start Citti’s Florist 50 years ago. Little [...]

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM® Reports Top and Bottom Line Growth from Continuing … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

News from 1-800-FLOWERS.COM® Reports Top and Bottom Line Growth from Continuing … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com: Total revenues from continuing operations grew 3.1 percent to $ 120.9 million driven by Consumer Floral revenue growth of 3.8 percent to $ 72.8 million and BloomNet revenue growth of 6.8 percent to $ 19.8 million.Gross Margin from [...]

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Royal wedding florist Shane Connolly to visit Highgrove shops in Tetbury and …

News from Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Royal wedding florist Shane Connolly to visit Highgrove shops in Tetbury and Bath this weekend. 12:35pm Thursday 25th October 2012 in News By Ian Craig THE florist responsible for the floral arrangements during the Royal Wedding will be working his magic at the Highgrove shops in Tetbury and Bath [...]

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Flowers that perform well in borders and beds can also make eye-catching …

News from Washington Post: Cut flower gardens are attractive options for those who don’t like removing the best blooms from their borders and beds for indoor display. The bouquets also open new avenues for creativity along with becoming something personal to share. And perhaps best: The cuttings can grow into a profitable sideline. “Ours is [...]

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