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13 garden tours in NJ: Get ideas for flowers, veggies - Asbury Park PressTuesday, June 07, 2016
APP's Summer GuideThe lush greens and cheerful bright hues of summer warm this garden on Division Street in Keyport.(Photo: Courtesy of Keyport Garden Club)Gardening is one of those "peaceful" hobbies that nevertheless requires a lot of patience.It's no use stressing out if your garden isn't at optimal strength or beauty this summer. Gardens always should be considered as works in progress. It's the "journey," and all that.From year to year, gardeners find that their flower beds and veggie plots present different challenges. Perhaps a tree has grown wider, and is casting shade on a bed that was previously "full sun." Or maybe perennials have grown shaggy, or spindly, or otherwise unsuitable, and new plantings are in order.Now that the growing season is in full swing, many public gardens and household flower beds already are bursting with blooms.If your own garden isn't quite ready for its close-up, consider taking one of the many tours scheduled throughout the Garden State this summer. You might get ideas for new varieties of annuals to plant, or techniques for growing vegetables, or ideas f... http://www.app.com/story/entertainment/events/outdoors/2016/06/06/13-garden-tours-nj-get-ideas-flowers-veggies/85185592/
Woman whose body was found in florist parking lot took her own life ... - Press HeraldWednesday, April 11, 2018
LEWISTON — Police said the death of a 57-year-old woman whose body was discovered Wednesday morning in the parking lot of Roak the Florist has been ruled an apparent suicide.The woman was from the greater Lewiston area. Her remains were expected to be taken the Maine Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Augusta for an autopsy, where the official cause and manner of death will be determined, Lt. David St. Pierre said.Maine State Police crime scene investigators had been at the scene collecting evidence in case the death had been ruled suspicious. They turned over the scene to local detectives before 11 a.m., after homicide was deemed unlikely.< PreviousStaff Photo of the Day: Wednesday, April 11Next >Yarmouth may hold event to collect unwanted gunsfiled under:Related StoriesLatest ArticlesLife & CultureNation & WorldLocal & State...
Stop and smell the roses this weekend at the NC Museum of Art's 'Art in Bloom' flower festival - News & ObserverWednesday, April 11, 2018
But inside the North Carolina Museum of Art, things are coming up roses. Literally.The museum's Art in Bloom festival kicked off Thursday and will continue through the weekend. More than 50 florists from around the country were randomly assigned a piece of art in the museum's galleries.Their mission: use that art to inspire a floral creation.Art in Bloom is celebrated throughout the entire complex. For example, some menu items at Iris, the restaurant in the West Building, will feature edible flowers.Think of the museum as a temporary greenhouse.The featured florist is Arthur Williams from Denver, who is known for his "edgy and avant-garde" arrangements, according to the museum, as well as floral headpieces. Williams, who has won Colorado Florist of the Year twice, will host a class March 24 on botanicals.Scot Buck's finished floral piece evokes the same tone as the painting in the background, "Interior Ghosts No. 7" by Karen Davie, at North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh's fourth annual Art in Bloom event. Juli Leonard firstname.lastname@example.org Steve Taras of Watered Garden Florist is another featured presenter. Classes will feature topics like flower care, Japanese floral design, flower med... http://www.newsobserver.com/entertainment/article204711634.html
Florist Selected to Help Decorate White House for Holidays - U.S. News & World ReportWednesday, April 11, 2018
Florist Selected to Help Decorate White House for HolidaysU.S. News & World ReportCOLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — West Point florist Scott Reed never thought his first trip to Washington, D.C. would be for such an esteemed reason — to decorate The White House for Christmas. Reed, owner of Petal Pushers, which provides an "out of the ...and more »...
April 2, 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Choose Fashion Industry Florist for Royal Wedding, Live Nation ... - BizBashWednesday, April 11, 2018
PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE CHOOSE FASHION INDUSTRY FLORIST FOR ROYAL WEDDING: For their upcoming royal nuptials, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen a London-based florist well known for her work in the fashion industry. Vanity Fair: “While Kate and William followed in Prince Charles’ footsteps by choosing Royal Warrant holder Shane Connolly to fill Westminster Abbey with an avenue of trees, Harry and Meghan have opted for Philippa Craddock, the palace said Sunday. Known in the industry as a trend setter, whom Tatler described as 'a floral mastermind,' Craddock claims to be able to create any bride’s dream from 'a secret garden in a palace' to 'an outdoor botanical romance' promising clients 'We will make it happen… and most importantly ensure that you are centre stage on the day.' Royal Watch can reveal that Markle has been taking the lead with regards to her bridal bouquets. Prince Harry’s fiancée met with the Queen at Windsor in February to discuss the wedding arrangements and the monarch offered the services of the palace st...
Florist invites selfies in window for ACLU donations - The Detroit NewsWednesday, April 11, 2018
President Barack Obama with Tara Douglass, horticulturalist, at her Detroit shop located in the Fisher Building.(Photo: Max Ortiz, The Detroit News)Buy PhotoDetroit — A florist at Pot + Box has turned her storefront window in the Fisher Building into backdrops inviting passersby to take photos for any donation to the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan. Lisa Waud, owner of Pot + Box flower shop, is well known for her designs, activism and as the producer of Flower House in 2015. She said for her next project, she was inspired when she saw Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald's national portraits of former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. "In the flower shop, we work in this fishbowl-type area where people can see us working as they walk by...kind of like an open kitchen," said Waud, 40. "I used that window for this project where I challenged myself to reproduce their backdrops." Waud said the displays were just supposed to be used as art "but then someone walked in and asked to sit in the chair and out of nowhere I said 'only if you donate to the ACLU." This week only, Waud invites guests into her storefront window to take photos from outside or inside the display for a d...