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Woman whose body was found in florist parking lot took her own life, police say - Press HeraldTuesday, May 01, 2018
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Old Bristol Garden Club to Host Spring Flowers Talk - The Lincoln County NewsTuesday, February 27, 2018
He always strives to make one’s garden their vision and not his.Estabrook’s is a full-service, family-owned and -operated garden center. Their flagship location is in Yarmouth but they also have a seasonal location in Kennebunk.Masse will be bringing an assortment of plants for sale and inspiration after his talk. Attendees will also have the opportunity to have their gardening questions answered just in time for spring planting.Following the program, tea and cookies will be served by this month’s tea committee: Connie Bright, Betty Sparrell, Patsy Fales, and Sally Hough. All are welcome to attend and new members can join at any time.If AOS 93 is closed due to inclement weather, the meeting will be canceled as well.Related StoriesShare this:...
St. Paul honors boxing club, German-style brewery, fourth-generation florist and bread deliverers - St. Paul Pioneer PressThursday, May 02, 2019
Paint artists’ materials and framing, Eyes All Over eye care, Securian Financial, Tongue in Cheek restaurant, the Hmong Elders Center and and the Highland Business Association.A. Johnson & Sons Florist at 1738 Grand Ave. was recognized in the “Traditions” category, which honors a business that has been active in St. Paul for at least 20 years. The florists, now in their fourth generation, have operated a family-run shop on Grand Avenue since 1936. The store donates 10 percent of its sales to good causes, and proprietor Tom Johnson has been involved in the local district council and other civic efforts.“It’s really fun to see us go on and become a legacy,” Johnson told the council. “We also have a lot of customers that are second- and third-generation.”Waldmann Brewery & Wurstery at 445 Smith Ave. N. won the “New Kid on the Block” category, which recognizes a business that opened in St. Paul within the Past five years. After a historic building restoration that took five years, Tom Schroeder opened the brewery and restaurant in a former German lager saloon that dates back to 1857 — six months before Minnesota became a state.Schroeder thanked city staff and former City Council Member Dave Thune, who helped him navigate 14 public hearings and rewrite city code to allow a commercial use within a historic building on a residential street. “Dave, without your support, we would not have opened,” Schroeder said.Brake Bread at 1174 West Seventh St. won the “Good Neighbor” award, which honors a business that shows a dedication to improving the community. The bakery and cafe, which opened in 2014, uses local ingredients and delivers baked bread to subscribers by bicycle. Owners Nate Houge and Micah Taylor frequently participate in charitable fundraisers and offer a “Share the Loaf” program where subscribers can buy bread for others.Information on how to nominate a business for recognition is online at stpaul.gov/bizawards. https://www.twincities.com/2019/04/14/st-paul-honors-boxing-club-german-style-brewery-fourth-generation-florist-and-bread-deliverers/
Florist Society's Solution to Stress: A Little Flower Power - Associations NowThursday, May 02, 2019
The Society of American Florists is embracing its product’s ties to ‘60s hippie culture in a new chill-out marketing campaign.The Society of American Florists has a message for America: “Flower power” is back in style.This week, SAF kicked off a new campaign with the help of an old Volkswagen bus—christened the “Flower Power Mobile”—in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, home of the 1960s hippie movement. But while its styling is a little retro, its message is up to date for stressed-out times. In a nutshell: Flowers are a good for your mood and mental well-being.That’s particularly true among women, according to research from the University of North Florida. Women who received flowers had lower stress levels than those who didn’t, according to the Perceived Stress Questionnaire, a standardized way of measuring a person’s stress levels.“Our findings are important from a public health perspective because adding flowers to reduce stress does not require tremendous effort to generate a meaningful effec... https://associationsnow.com/2019/04/florist-societys-solution-to-stress-a-little-flower-power/
Katy Dalton Acquires Fairfield Floral Business, Launches Blossoms & Blooms - Fairfield Sun TimesThursday, May 02, 2019
Without missing a beat, Fairfield and area residents will continue to be served by a local florist.With the recent sale of the building that had housed In The Garden Floral, new owner of the building, Andy Watson, sold the floral business to Fairfield’s Katy Dalton. Katy’s business will be Blossoms & Blooms. For now, Katy will operate from her home.Katy grew up in Fairfield. Her grandma, Loyann Kimmery, owned and operated the flower shop when Katy’s dad, Tim Kolste, was growing up.Katy graduated from Fairfield High School in 1998. She has an associate degree in Interior Design from MSU-COT and she received her certificate in floral design from The Floral Design Institute in Portland, Oregon. Over the years Katy has worked at several different floral shops in the area: Electric City Conservatory, Kranz Flower and Gifts, and Great Falls Floral. She also worked at Bitterroot Floral in Missoula. When Joan Myrhe, at In The Garden Floral, needed extra help during the holidays or while she was on vacation Katy was there to step in.Katy plans to serve the same broad area a... https://www.fairfieldsuntimes.com/news/local/katy-dalton-acquires-fairfield-floral-business-launches-blossoms-blooms/article_a355a62e-57db-11e9-8b38-7fe643195f52.html
Man charged after alleged shootout with Riverdale florist delivery driver - Atlanta Journal ConstitutionThursday, May 02, 2019
A Clayton County man was arrested Thursday afternoon following an alleged shootout with a delivery driver at a popular Riverdale florist, police said. Justin Daniels, 25, was taken into custody after shooting at an employee of Riverdale’s Floral Boutique off Ga. 85 in the Riverdale Plaza, Riverdale police Capt. Nicole Rabel said. Investigators said the employee was approached by Daniels behind the store and shot at just before 11:45 a.m. Police said no one was injured by gunfire, but the employee suffered minor injuries when he fell trying to get inside the back door of the shop. The delivery driver reportedly ran into the shop, grabbed his own gun and returned fire when Daniels came around to the front of the store, police said. “It was very scary,” employee David Sorrows told Channel 2 Action News. “There were six employees in the shop and he kept shooting at different places.”The gunfire shattered one of the store’s front windows. -- The part of the shopping center near Upper Rive... https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/breaking-detained-after-shootout-riverdale-florist/O8QDMS18IwzkuNMcxpopJO/
The 5 best florists in Kansas City - HoodlineThursday, May 02, 2019
Looking to explore the best florists in town?Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top florists in Kansas City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for florists. [embedded content] 1. The Fiddly FigPhoto: kelly b.YelpTopping the list is The Fiddly Fig. Located at 22 W. 63rd St. in Morningside, the florist and floral designer is the highest rated business of its kind in Kansas City, boasting 4.5 stars out of 35 reviews on Yelp.2. Beco FlowersPhoto: courtney x./YelpBeco Flowers, located at 1922 Baltimore Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the florist and event planning spot 4.5 stars out of 21 reviews.3. Toblers FlowersPhoto: randy m./YelpToblers Flowers, a florist in Wendell Phillips, is another go-to, with four stars out of 30 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2010 E. 19th St. to see for yourself.4. Trapp And CompanyPhoto: trapp and company/YelpOver in Old Westport, check out Trapp And Company, which... https://hoodline.com/2019/04/the-5-best-florists-in-kansas-city