Local Flower Shop News
Village Floral in South Charleston closing after more than three decades in business - Charleston Gazette-MailTuesday, November 28, 2017
Customers wept when they heard the news.After 36 years in business, Village Floral at 4827 MacCorkle Ave. in the Spring Hill section of South Charleston is closing its doors.Owner Jim O’Dell said he decided to close his floral shop, because, at age 83, he’s ready to slow down and leave the business.Village Floral is having a going out of business sale, with remaining items priced at 50 percent off. When everything is sold, O’Dell will close the store, he said.“Fixtures and everything — it’s all going.”O’Dell, however, plans to continue operating his 24-Hour Flower Vendors of West Virginia business, which has flower vending machines in place at Charleston Area Medical Center hospitals.“I’m keeping that business open,” O’Dell said.When the remaining merchandise is cleared out of Village Floral, O’Dell, who owns the building, plans to rent the space to another business or organization.A DuPont retiree, O’Dell started 24-Hour Flower Vendors of West Virginia from the basement of his South Charleston home, where he and his late wife, Janet, would design various flower arrangements for their vending mac...
Wild Root aims to be more than a florist - Spring Hill Home PageTuesday, June 13, 2017
I want them to come in here for more than flowers,” said Kathy Miller, owner of Wild Root Florists.The florist has been open on Main Street in Spring Hill on the Maury County side of the line since April 3, she said. It held it’s grand opening on Saturday.The florist shop used to be home of Floral Studio by Franklin Flower Shop, but closed its doors a couple of years ago. Miller, who worked for 15 years at Franklin Flower Shop, opened her own business and now works at the same place she calls home.The shop, of course, offers flower arrangements and regional delivery service.But, it also is home to consignment items and a greenhouse that offers different plants. She said the greenhouse was definitely important to her and she offers more variety in plants than your would get at a typical big box store.Miller also offers more than just shopping. She said she has a Christmas home decorating service that caters to businesses and homes. That is already keeping her busy.She said since the shop opened business has grown.So, how did she come up with the name Wild Root?“I Googled all the adjectives and nouns that appealed to me and ‘wild root’ was on the same line,” she said, l...
A Florist's Romantic Wedding at Ryland InnTuesday, August 28, 2018
December 2013 and hit it off nearly nine years later. After dating for another four years, John suggested they take a trip to California to celebrate Valentine's Day. (The bride is a florist at Twisted Willow Flowers and it was the first holiday she was taking off from her shop, so it was an occasion to celebrate on its own.) But John had other plans in mind when we proposed at the La Jolla cove in San Diego on February 11, 2017.Just over a year later, on March 23, 2018, the couple invited 142 to celebrate with them at Ryland Inn in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. "We have worked events there and the staff, service, and food are just incredible," says the florist bride. "We chose the coach house for its eclectic rustic feel!" And, of course, the flowers were important to Amanda and John. "Flowers were super important in the overall vision for the day," she explains. "We really wanted to make it feel like spring with blooms, even though the temperature outside didn’t agree. There was a massive snowstorm two days before the wedding!" But, despite the weather, the bride and groom filled the space with so many bright blooms and warmly-lit candles that it nearly felt like a spring day inside the inn's rustic cottage. So if you're a fan of b... https://www.brides.com/story/a-florists-romantic-wedding-at-ryland-inn
Best floristTuesday, August 28, 2018
Intervale make their way into sweet-smelling bouquets available at local markets — and for weddings. Other Finalists Chappell's Florist In Full Bloom Kathy and Company Florist Village Green Florist... https://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/best-florist/BestOf?oid=18294100
Former Robben Florist and Garden Center business owner dies at 90Tuesday, August 28, 2018
DELHI TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- George Robben Junior, who owned Robben Florist and Garden Center on Pedretti Road in Delhi Township and served in the Army during the Korean War, died Saturday morning around 3 a.m.He was 90 years old.Robben was the second-generation owner of the garden center after his father, George Robben Sr., built a greenhouse near the corner of Pedretti Road and Delhi Pike in 1931. He and his wife Carroll, who is also very sick, shared a hospital room so they could be spend more time together.Jeff Lefler, secretary of the Delhi Township Veteran's Association, asks that you keep Robben's friends and family in your prayers.Visitation for Robben will be Sunday, August 19, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Vitt, Stermer and Anderson Funeral Home at 4619 Delhi Pike. Mass and burial will be Monday, August 20, at 10 a.m. at St. Dominic Church at 4551 Delhi Ave. ... https://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/delhi/former-robben-florist-and-garden-center-business-owner-dies-at-90
Roots in Bloom entrepreneur returns to her rootsTuesday, August 28, 2018
ARION — Cassie Hammarmeister’s new business is rooted in her pursuit of wellness.Long Para:1 Long Pra Total: 17 Total Para Total: 26-- On Aug. 1, Hammarmeister opened Roots in Bloom, a florist and wellness business in a historic Marion home.Long Para:2 Long Pra Total: 17 Total Para Total: 26-- “It’s all very personal,” Hammarmeister said of the path that led her to the new business. “It’s scary to put it out there, but maybe it will help set someone else free.”Long Para:3 Long Pra Total: 17 Total Para Total: 26-- After Hammarmeister completed a floriculture program at Kirkwood Community College, she worked at a couple smaller flower shops before taking a manager position at a large florist in the Corridor.Long Para:4 Long Pra Total: 17 Total Para Total: 26-- “I was running a business and dealing with personal stuff in my 20s,” she said. “I didn’t appreciate working with nature.”Long Para:5 Long Pra Total: 17 Total Para Total: 26-- It was those personal issues, including chronic back pain and struggles with anxiety and depression, that drew her to a new career as a wellness practitioner. In 2011, she attended Carlson College to become a licensed massage therapist.Long Para:6 Long Pra Total: 17 Tot... https://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/business/roots-in-bloom-marion-iowa-florist-wellness-corridor-cbd-yoga-20180827
Blooming marvellous: Thrifty bride-to- creates her own stunning bouquets for her wedding - costing her just $13Tuesday, August 28, 2018
She made these using hoops, fake flowers including peonies, blossom and gum stems, and twine.Explaining her hack, Gabriel revealed florist tape and wire were used to hold the flowers in place.Then she then wrapped twine around the hoop before securing it place with hot glue.In total, she said the four wreaths cost her $80 - '$5 for each hoop and about $60 of other stuff.' img id="i-e7680e8c5aceae16" src="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/04/26/03/4B8F0E8100000578-5654503-Currently_there_s_a_trend_towards_DIY_themed_decorations_and_thi-a-22_152470... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6075065/Bride-Stevie-Hamilton-shares-incredible-13-Kmart-wedding-bouquet.html