Hayward Flower Shop News
Flower show takes on Elvis theme - Daily SentinelTuesday, September 12, 2017
Inside Linda Fargo's Epic Grey Gardens–Themed Birthday Party at Hayward House - Vogue.comWednesday, July 05, 2017
Linda Fargo’s Grey Gardens–themed birthday party held Friday night in New York City. Inspired by the Maysles brothers’ 1975 cult classic documentary, Hayward House was transformed into the Beales’ dilapidated East Hamptons compound. Cohosted by Marin Hopper and John Goldstone, the occasion called for decadent attire that followed suit. “In the spirit of Edie Beale, this is all DIY,” Fargo said of fashioning a black turtleneck into a turban and a mink fur coat around her waist like a ball skirt. “I think that’s what everyone remembers about Little Edie—how she took her old finery and recycled it. And brooches with everything.” Fargo made the look her own with custom mink earrings: “These are Ranjana Khan, and speaking of, here are Ranjana and Naeem Khan now,” she said just as the designer husband and wife walked through the door.Upon arrival, a pair of drag performers masquerading as Big Edie and Little Edie greeted guests. Little Edie took turns reading horoscopes, while Big Edie pointed out table assignments that had been given such names as Mother Darling and Cat Land. Past the replica of Big Edie’s rickety twin bed (where several lifelike kitt... http://www.vogue.com/article/linda-fargo-grey-gardens-themed-birthday-party-hayward-house
From flowers to housing: Family-owned Ah Sam property for sale in San Mateo - San Mateo Daily JournalTuesday, May 23, 2017
Developers of those two projects have cited the proximity to the Hillsdale Caltrain station and future grade separations as prime perks for the infill sites.
Further north, the Hayward Park Caltrain station has also spurred a flurry of redevelopment activity. Construction at Station Park Green is underway where 599 housing units will be located adjacent to the nearly complete Hines office complex along Concar Drive. Caltrain is also looking to redevelop a portion of its surface parking lot at the Hayward Park station into a mixed-use housing project as well.
Long gone are the days when neighbors were scattered and development sporadic as Ah Sam first got started in the 1930s. Now, traffic, parking and density are often cited as concerns by neighbors living nearby when housing is proposed.
But as one of the few remaining infill sites that’s completely underutilized, Paris noted he can’t imagine the city approving something other than a TOD housing proposal for the Ah Sam property. Plus, there are extensive planning documents such as the Hillsdale Station Area Plan that call for these types of projects, he said.
“Transit-oriented residential development is a premier use for any of these types of site,” Paris said. “Residential, in our market, is the highest and best use.”
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Sensible signings pay dividends for Chargers GM Tom Telesco - ESPN (blog)Tuesday, March 14, 2017
NFL)Total contract value: $149,635,588 (20th in NFL)Three-year W-L: 18-30Biggest hit: Brought in to play nickel defender and add depth at cornerback, former Green Bay Packers defensive back Casey Hayward signed a three-year, $15.3 million deal with the Chargers during the offseason last year. Hayward developed into the Chargers’ best defensive back in 2016 after injuries sidelined starting cornerbacks Jason Verrett and Brandon Flowers. Hayward led the NFL in interceptions last season with seven, which earned him an invitation to the Pro Bowl for the first time in his five-year NFL career. With Verrett, who earned a Pro Bowl invitation in 2015, returning from an ACL knee surgery, the Chargers should have one of the best cornerback tandems in the league in 2017.Biggest miss: The Chargers inked veteran return man Jacoby Jones to a two-year, $5.5 million deal during the 2015 offseason. However, Jones struggled to stay healthy, and his lack of production on the field prompted the Chargers to release him eight games into the regular season. Jones averaged 21.4 yards per return in 2015, his lowest output since his rookie season in 2007 with the Houston Texans. And Jones had minus-4 punt return yards for the Chargers that season. The Chargers finished last in the NFL in 2015 with 84 punt return yards.Sneaky-good move: In search of stability at the center position since longtime anchor of the offensive line Nick Hardwick retired after the 2014 season, the Chargers finally found someone in vetera... http://www.espn.com/blog/san-diego-chargers/post/_/id/19724/focus-on-sensible-signings-pays-dividends-for-chargers-gm-tom-telesco
10 Things to Watch: What's the Plan for Verrett, Flowers and Hayward? - Chargers.comTuesday, July 26, 2016
July 30.What is the Cornerback Rotation?From the moment the Chargers inked former Packer Casey Hayward on March 13, many have wondered how the team plans to use their top three cornerbacks in unison.With Jason Verrett fresh off his first Pro Bowl appearance and former Pro Bowler Brandon Flowers back to full health, what tricks does Defensive Coordinator John Pagano have up his sleeve to deploy the trio at the same time?After seeing glimpses of those plans throughout the offseason program, training camp will offer the best look yet at how they will be used. According to Defensive Backs Coach Ron Milus, it may actually change from week to week come the regular season.“Casey and Brandon have played both outside and inside, but I want Jason to be able to go in there also at any time,” he said. “If we ever get into a game where our matchup is best for Jason to be inside, we can put him in there. If we can get Jason to that point where he is comfortable as the nickel defender, and the other two guys can go outside, I think that helps us. We want those three guys to be able to play al... http://www.chargers.com/news/2016/07/22/10-things-watch-whats-plan-verrett-flowers-and-hayward
Mayesh Wholesale Florist Acquires Brannan Street Wholesale - PerishableNewsTuesday, July 23, 2019
Mayesh Wholesale Florist announced today its acquisition of Brannan Street Wholesale Florist in San Francisco, California. On Monday, July 8, 2019, the doors to the newest Mayesh location will open at the San Francisco Flower Mart. A 40-year old company, Brannan is a leading supplier of high-quality flowers to top florists, event professionals and high-end grocery stores throughout Northern California and beyond. Mayesh CEO Patrick Dahlson said, “We have always admired and respected Brannan Street Wholesale Florist and are proud to bring the talented Brannan team onto ours. It is a great strategic fit for us and will advance our goal of having a Mayesh location in every major city along the West Coast. With the Brannan acquisition and the opening of our 19th branch in Seattle this fall, we will achieve that goal.” The Mayesh presence spanning the Pacific Coast deepens the company’s connection with each major flower production area in the west. The company seeks to source more products from artisan growers up and down the west coast, while leveraging its extensive logistical capabilities to get ... https://www.perishablenews.com/floral/mayesh-wholesale-florist-acquires-brannan-street-wholesale/
The perfect rose: 62 years in the making - Los Angeles TimesTuesday, July 23, 2019
He’s kind of a god,” said Howard Feltham, who is president of the South Coast Rose Society on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and drives all over Southern California to catch one of the many presentations Carruth gives each month at gardening clubs and other gatherings.Four months ago, the plants in the Huntington rose garden were just scary-looking sticks poking out of the muddy ground, but Carruth knew each rose by its name — ‘Peachblow,’ ‘Tally Ho,’ ‘Lavender Pinocchio’ — and he could tell you, without hesitation, what each would look like when it blooms and something about its history.Carruth, 67, has been rose-centric for a very long time, ever since he was a kindergartner in the Texas Panhandle town of Pampa, entranced by a pale purple rose called ‘Sterling Silver.’ “When the flowers opened, I would sit on the steps, stick my nose in them and just look at them.” Tom Carruth, reflecting on seeing pale purple roses as a kindergartner“I still have a memory of when I first saw it, near the steps to the front door of my mom’s best friend, Elma,” he said. “When the flowers opened, I would sit on the steps, stick my nose in them and just look at them. The color was so interesting … that lavender color.”It was around that time, he said, that he decided on a career. “I told my parents I wanted to work with flowers — which blew my dad’s mind. He thought I could only be a florist, which wasn’t the most manly of professions.”Carruth did not become a florist. The boy who liked the pale purple rose grew up to be a plant scientist who has won the All-America Rose Selections prize — the top honor for new roses —11 times. It’s a big deal in the rose world, but Carruth never mentions it.Roses were growing wild throughout the Northern Hemisphere long before humans were there to sniff them. The oldest rose fossil on record — 35 million years old — was found in Teller County, Colo.Confucius wrote of growing roses in the imperial gardens about 500 B.C, and some 500 years later Roman peasants were forced to grow roses instead of food to satisfy the aristocracy’s need for rose petal “confetti.” Behind the story: She was reporting on roses — and discovered her green thumb »For many of us, roses still reign as the queen of flowers. Want proof? Just think of the endless display of roses at grocery stores, florists and street corners on Valentine’s Day. If you ask 100 people to name a flower, “99 would name roses,” says David Trinklein, an associate professor of horticulture at the University of Missouri and the author of “Rose: A Brief History.”Roses, he says, have “become synonymous with love and beauty and fragility.”The enthusiasts who jammed the Huntington rose garden in mid-April seemed to feel that way. The plants had started to open, and as the visitors stopped to smell the blossoms, many seemed to be swept up in the wonder of it all.But admiration doesn’t necessarily translate into sales. Americans just aren’t buying roses the way they did in the glory years of the 1960s and ’70s.Whe... https://www.latimes.com/home/la-hm-col1-perfect-rose-quest-20190625-htmlstory.html
Ordering flowers online and funeral home upselling: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet - CBC NewsTuesday, July 23, 2019
The outbreak has made at least 22 people sick in Canada and the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the contaminated greens likely came from California. The E. coli contamination of romaine lettuce has made at least 22 people sick in Canada. (Marina von Stackelberg/CBC) Back-to-work bill for Canada Post Your parcels may still be stuck in the Canada Post backlog, but the federal government is trying to change that. The Liberals have begun the process to force postal workers back on the job, but the union representing the carriers says that's a violation of their constitutional rights. The labour minister says the government still hopes for a negotiated settlement, but that people in rural and remote communities are relying on mailed cheques to pay bills. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says back-to-work legislation will be used if the two sides in the Canada Post dispute can't come to an agreement. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press) Why some experts argue we need pharmacare Do you find yourself reducing spending in order to pay for drugs prescribed by your doctor? New research from the University of British Columbia says Canadians are going into debt to pay for their medications. The study found those going into debt tended to be younger, had lower household income, chronic medical conditions and no prescription drug insurance. Younger Canadians and those without private insurance were more likely to take on debt, researchers from the University of British Columbia found. (Shutterstock) Cloth vs. disposable diapers Have you considered a greener alternative to diapers for your infant? Some Canadians have started using cloth diapers in order to avoid sending thousands of diapers to landfills. But it can take a lot to get a cloth diaper clean, and another option is recycling disposables. The City of Toronto has been turning parts of disposable diapers into compost since 2002. Each year, billions of disposable diapers make their way to landfills across North America. (Lindsay Bird/CBC) What else is going on? Loblaws is ramping up self-checkout with new technology called "shop and scan." Customers can scan items while shopping with a phone app — part of an effort to streamline the shopping experience and reduce labour costs. Some shoppers are rejecting the idea because they prefer interacting with a cashier. An online glitch left a retiree on the hook for an Air Canada flight he didn't book. Claude Neblett spent months trying to get a refund from Air Canada. He eventually got his money back after CBC's Go Public contacted the company. Whirlpool refused to honour this Oakville, Ont., man's 10-year ... https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/marketplace-cheat-sheet-1.4917466
Master Gardener: Four Generations Bloom at Adeline's Peonies - Yakima Herald-RepublicTuesday, July 23, 2019
Perhaps the most exciting chapter in the story of Adeline’s Peonies is yet to come. After living and working in California, Pat’s son and Adeline’s great-grandson Jay McCarthy came back to the Yakima Valley a few years ago to try his hand at growing peonies. It was a match made in heaven. What was just a side business for decades of McCarthys has become Jay’s life’s work. He’s planting another larger peony field in the Lower Valley to expand Adeline’s wholesale production.If you ask Pat what it means to have his son join the business, he becomes teary-eyed when he explains, “Working with Jay is the greatest pleasure I have.” I expect that Adeline would be just as delighted that her great-grandson is living in the same yellow cottage she and her husband built, tending flowers she planted.Some perennials may come and go in a garden, but peonies live a long, long time. In a corner of the field on Asotin Avenue, you’ll find 200 flourishing plants from the plot Adeline started almost a century ago. Pat poignantly muses that the peonies he planted in the last 20 years will live on long after he’s gone, to be harvested by generations of McCarthys to come.I visited Adeline’s on the Monday after Mother’s Day. That holiday is one of the busiest days in the retail store and one of only two Sundays that the shop stays open. Since before dawn, the processing area has been a beehive of activity. Every farmer knows that a harvest is at the mercy of the weather, compressed by warm temperatures, drawn out by cooler days, or jeopardized by an untimely frost. This year, peonies will be picked from early-May into mid-June.Fidel Ramos was there, harvesting peonies for the McCarthys as he has for over 40 years. Moving quickly through the fields, the pickers choose buds that are just beginning to show color, and feel like a marshmallow would if you gave it a gentle squeeze. The well-orchestrated crew knows that time is of the essence, and that the cut flowers must make it into the cooler quickly. They processed 10,000 peonies that day, most of them destined for the wholesale market, largely in Western Washington.Varieties like Coral Charm, Lemon Chiffon, Paula Fay, Mons Jules Elie and Pink Hawaiian Coral are recent introductions, prized in today’s cut flower market. Brides dream of flowers like these in their wedding bouquets.Do you crave fresh flowers in your life? Are you drawn to a just-picked, fragrant blossom like a bee is to nectar? The flowers from your neighborhood florist or the grocery store are picture-perfect and lovely enough. But they were likely bred for their suitability as freight rather than for their delicacy, grace, or scent. One hundred years ago, almost all the cut flowers sold in the United States were also grown here. Now, nearly three-fourths of our flowers are imports, mostly from Colombia or Ecuador.Forget flowers grown on the other side of the world. Seasonal, local bouquets are “in.” Take a short ride to Adeline’s and find real flowers, grown and harvested by hand in rich garden soil that’s been in the same family for generations. If you take a deep breath, you can smell the peonies, even before you see them. https://www.yakimaherald.com/magazine/home_and_garden/master-gardener-four-generations-bloom-at-adeline-s-peonies/article_ec0be22a-95ab-5a3d-bfdc-667652c6bd8a.html