Flowers and Valentine’s Day go hand-in-hand

News from Explorer News: It’s one of the days each year guys can buy their significant other flowers when they’re not actually in trouble. It’s Valentine’s Day – a day where 196 million roses are produced, and flowers are among the top purchased items alongside candy, cards, and restaurant dining, according to data website statisticbrain.com. [...]

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Dan Filer, Middleburg Heights florist: Five Questions

News from Sun News: Q: For Valentine’s Day, will roses have any competition? A: Not really. Most girls expect to get roses and most guys have a preconceived notion that red roses are the only option. A red rose represents love, so on Valentine’s Day it seems like the logical choice. We do also get [...]

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Expressing your Heart-iest Emotions Through Flowers on Valentine’s Day

News from Business 2 Community: Valentine’s Day is coming up soon. It is the time when you feel like sending gifts to your dear ones so that they could know how special they are in your life. Now, comes the best gift through which you can express your feelings. Well, the best gift of love [...]

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Monika Haubert, Parma florist: Five Questions

News from The Plain Dealer: Q: For Valentines Day, will roses have any competition? A: Roses are still number number one but there are a huge variety of flowers available year-round. A lot of people favor a different flower or order a mixed arrangement. We have an array of various flower choices, from tropicals to [...]

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Crazy for Corn Flower

News from Niagarathisweek.com: Grimsby Lincoln News GRIMSBY — A century after WJ Hughes first began pedalling his glassware, collectors are still crazy for Corn Flower. The glass pieces etched with the distinct flower design have bidders going into war at auction — which is no bother to organizers of the annual What’s In Your Attic [...]

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Jim Lewis, Rocky River florist: Five Questions

News from The Plain Dealer: Q: For Valentine’s Day, will roses have any competition? A: Gerbera daisy bouquets and pink and white oriental lilies are very popular as are bunches of tulips. Jim Lewis Photo courtesy of Bob Dumbrys Q: What is it about flowers that uplifts people and draws florists to the profession? A: [...]

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Street Smarts: Florist with knack for transforming desert into oases named …

News from Arizona Daily Star: A florist with a penchant for land ownership and a knack for transforming the desert into an oasis named a northwest-side street that bears the name of the city of his birth. Francis Hallett “Hal” Burns Sr. was born to William B. and Lucy (Hallet) Burns in Sumter, S.C., in [...]

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Jesse H. Jones Park to hold flower, vegetable gardening classes

News from Houston Chronicle: Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center in Humble is offering gardening classes in February. An antique roses class will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. According to a press release from the park, “Roses are often thought finicky and difficult to grow, but antique roses are hardy plant [...]

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BloomNation Returns to its Roots with Chicago Launch

News from Michigan Avenue Magazine: January 16, 2014 | by elle eichinger | Pursuits An arrangement for BloomNation by Dilly Lily.  After two successful years in Los Angeles, BloomNation launches in Chicago, the city where the idea for the online floral service originally took root. When co-founder and chief marketer David Daneshgar was studying for [...]

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All in the family tree: Greenhouse Florist and Nursery is still going strong …

News from Whidbey News-Times: Henry Vanden Haak and his sister Audrey Butler still own and run the business their parents bought 60 years ago. — image credit: Sara Hansen/Whidbey News-Times For 60 years the Greenhouse Florist and Nursery has been a fixture in the Oak Harbor business community. Siblings and owners, Henry Vanden Haak and Audrey [...]

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