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Florist in Pensacola Discusses Why the Holidays is the Season for Poinsettias - Digital JournalTuesday, December 12, 2017
Pensacola, Fla. – The holidays are here and KellyCo, a leading florist in Pensacola, FL, is excited to see the blooming of Poinsettias as Christmas approaches. KellyCo firmly believes that now more than ever is the time to indulge in decorations involving poinsettias for customers.Poinsettias, a flower species indigenous to Mexico, are well known for their red and green foliage, resembling the colors of Christmas. They are great for putting together Christmas floral displays and a beautiful addition to add in or around homes thanks to their beautiful look.Michael Paris, who is the owner of KellyCo, said, “Poinsettia season is here and we want our customers to know just how vividly pleasing these flowers are within or around one’s home.”KellyCo takes staying on top of the best blooming flowers for the season very seriously. When customers want to know about ways to decorate their homes or what to put in their gift baskets in Pensacola, FL, KellyCo is on the scene to assist.“They are the... http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3589686
Announcing – Flower Shop Owners Now Have Access To New Productvity Tools and Concierge Services by ... - Satellite PR News (press release)Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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11 places where you can get a dozen roses for under $20 - The TennesseanWednesday, March 14, 2018
Day roses range from $12.99 to more than $100 this year. (Photo: Submitted)If you want to spend more on Valentine's flowersImport Flowers: $30Fresh Market: $49.99Garden Delights: $90Emma's Florist: $99.95Rebel Hill Florist: $99.95...
Labor of love: How do florists get ready for their big day? - Lexington Herald LeaderWednesday, March 14, 2018
Dozens of truckloads of flowers will hit Lexington streets on Wednesday, but for local florists, the preparations have been ongoing for months.Starting Monday, Ashland Florist on East Main Street received over three hundred orders for flowers, said Jane Willoughby, who owns the shop with her sister. On Valentine’s Day itself, the shop usually delivers five times the normal amount of orders.Some customer’s aren’t quiet sure what to send their loved ones at first, but many go with a tried and true staple of the holiday.“We usually start out asking what the recipient’s favorite flower is, what their favorite color is, but usually on Valentine’s it’s the red rose,” Willoughby said.At Ashland Florist, preparations start a year in advance with evaluations of what flowers sold well, and the shop starts ordering before Christmas, Willoughby said. Along with the rose, stargazer lilies and carnations are popular choices this year.While delivery orders are certainly elevated on Valentine’s Day, flower shops also see many come by the store on the holiday, said Robin Michler, whose f... http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article199966579.html
Portland Flower Market coping with flower shortage after semi crash - kgw.comWednesday, March 14, 2018
Saturday.“Normally, our coolers are just at this point overflowing with flowers, you rarely see any space at all like this,” explained Angie Lopez.Lopez is a buyer with Frank Adams Wholesale Florist, one of several wholesalers inside the Portland Flower Market running low on supplies.Lopez got a call Saturday that the semi full of flowers crashed south of Redding, California. One of the truck drivers died.Lopez says her heart goes out to the family during this difficult time, and at the same time she’s hard at work, even working together with others at the Portland Flower Market, piecing together flowers from various parts of the country to make up for the lack of flowers.“Everyone was very understanding, had really kind words for us to get through everything. What can we do? Maybe we take a collection for the driver’s family,” Lopez said. “Then, just keep going. It’s all wheels going at all times. We just have to push forward.”Lopez says while there was a shortage of flowers Monday and Tuesday, she expects it to be business as usual by Wednesday. © 2018 KGW... http://www.kgw.com/article/news/portland-flower-market-coping-with-flower-shortage-after-semi-crash/283-523796760
One Month at a Time: Compassionate lessons in the world of floral arrangements - Charleston Gazette-MailWednesday, March 14, 2018
She told me she joined Young Floral in 2004.“But I left for a few years, had a baby and came back three years ago,” she said.Before coming to Young Floral, she worked at a couple of florists, including one at The Greenbrier.She said the job varies from day to day and hour to hour, particularly during the Valentine’s Day season, when they see a lot of TeleFlora orders.Teleflora is a company that partners with florists to form a network. Customers place orders through TeleFlora, which passes along the orders to area florists who arrange and deliver according to TeleFlora’s specifications.For Valentine’s Day, Young Floral offered several Teleflora specials. Using pictures on the TeleFlora website, customers can order arrangements and send them just about anywhere.The participating florists are tasked with making the arrangements as close to these pictures as they can, which isn’t incredibly difficult, but it does take some attention to detail and some speed in getting the arrangement completed.During Valentine’s Day, Young Floral sells dozens of them.“For us, it’s like working with a recipe,” Lori said. “I have to have so many carnations, so many lilies, so many whatever.”The arrangement is supposed to be a certain height and look very similar to the arrangement in the picture.“I see it as a kind of puzzle. The trick is to make it fit together,” Lori said.While Lori patiently encouraged me, I had limited success with repeating the Valentine’s special. I was a little wasteful with the materials, handled the delicate flowers like string beans and while my arrangement looked OK, I’d have to say it wasn’t a great copy of what Lori was doing.And I was slow. Really slow. It would have taken me all day to do what Lori did in probably an hour or two.Partly, this was how I handled the knife used to cut the flower stems. After a series of traumatic, childhood incidents involving pocket knives, I learned to keep the sharp end of the blade away from my hands.Because of this, I still have all 10 of my fingers.Lori held the knife differently than I did. By cutting toward her hand she was able to snip flowers and ferns much more quickly.I tried to do the same but couldn’t manage to make it work. I ended up getting snagged and perilously close to taking off my thumb before she finally said, “It’s OK. Sometimes we use clippers.”She handed me a pair of small shears.It made the snipping go faster.Brides and rosesI also worked with Heather, who does floral arrangements, but she specializes in bridal work, which can get very intricate and particular, she said.Women planning their weddings will often spend weeks looking through magazines and at websites like Pin...
Free Flower Friday spreads cheer across Greater Cincinnati - WLWT CincinnatiWednesday, March 14, 2018
Do you roll over and go back to sleep, or do you write down the idea to later bring it to life? Advertisement. Matt Hiatt of Hiatt's Florist and Gifts ... http://www.wlwt.com/article/free-flower-friday-spreads-cheer-across-greater-cincinnati/19378303