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Chasing spring: Beautiful weather, flowers at Mount Judah Loop Trail - Auburn JournalWednesday, August 17, 2016
I would have to tell you about the magnificent views, and the profusion of wildflowers, not to mention the snow I found there.
It was worth the hour drive up Interstate 80 heading east to the Soda Springs exit. Stay right off the freeway up Donner Pass Road. Pass Sugar Bowl Road and a couple hundred yards past the Sugar Bowl parking area you will see a small cluster of buildings that was the Sugar Bowl Academy. Turn right in the parking area and travel to the right down the narrow road that leads to the trailhead to park. At the trailhead you will find a map with several local trails and landmarks. In the bottom right of the map you will find the Mount Judah Loop Trail.
The start of the trail is decomposed granite and was nearly overwhelmed everywhere I turned with spring growth in a variety of rich greens, topped with red, orange, pink, purple, yellow, and white flowers.
The climb begins quickly up switchbacks of granite steps, and is exposed to the sun in many areas.
The trail does level out in a forest of pines, aspen, and alder overlooking Lake Mary. I expected to see plenty of mule’s ear in bloom but I was thrilled to see so much more.
Deeper into the trail I felt transported to a jungle filled with such a variety of thick greenery I found myself taking pictures of every plant as each seeme... http://www.auburnjournal.com/article/8/15/16/chasing-spring-beautiful-weather-flowers-mount-judah-loop-trail
Fulshear flower business blooming from community support amid COVID-19 - KFSN-TVMonday, August 24, 2020
The former oil field worker was looking for a new job when he was laid off several years ago and decided to follow his passion for flowers.Berry worked as a florist delivery driver when he was young and while he says he was not good at the job, he fell in love with the creative career. Berry and his wife now own Fulshear Floral Design in Fulshear, Texas. But their business is known around the country.Berry was named the 2017 Houston Floral Designer of the Year!Watch the video above to see how their business is blooming and bringing smiles to those who miss seeing their loved ones amid the pandemic. https://abc30.com/covid-covid19-coronavirus-flowers/6318843/
Business news: Lifelong Sumter florist opens antique department next door - Sumter ItemMonday, August 24, 2020
Dale Newton opened his florist shop at 417 Broad St. in 1977.Forty-three years later, he's adding on sort of.Newton spoke Tuesday on the recent opening of his Antique, Art and Gift Department at Newton's Greenhouse and Florist in the adjacent building.Many area residents know Newton for his lifelong passion for flowers, but he said he's also a "natural" with antiques and old items since spending lots of time with his grandmother in his youth.He's collected antiques for most of his life, including from Spain and numerous countries in the Mediterranean area while serving in the U.S. Navy. Most of his collections since completing his military service in 1970 have been from estate auctions and antique shows across South Carolina, he said.Friends encouraged him for years to open a shop, Newton said, and around Thanksgiving last year, he finally did.His collection in the new department includes an abundance of artwork - including original oil work on canvases - porcelain items, art glass, Persian carpet... https://www.theitem.com/stories/lifelong-sumter-florist-opens-antique-department-next-door,341692
Man to be sentenced in Edmonton flower store owner’s mall death during robbery - theglobeandmail.comMonday, August 24, 2020
May, 2019, to manslaughter in the death of Iain Armstrong. Mr. Armstrong had tried to stop Mr. Cushnie from robbing a cash box from a cosmetic kiosk outside outside Armstrong’s Bunches florist shop at Edmonton’s Southgate Centre a year earlier. On Monday, Justice Eldon Simpson sentenced Mr. Cushnie to six years in prison. Story continues below advertisement Justice Simpson said Mr. Armstrong, who was 61, fell down and hit his head on a corner of another kiosk after he was punched six times by Mr. Cushnie. Sharon Armstrong, who was married to her husband for 37 years, said in a victim impact statement during Mr. Cushnie’s sentencing hearing earlier Monday that the morning of April 17, 2018, was a normal one as her husband headed off to work at their family-owned business. “In a few hours, my world would collapse,” she said, explaining she received a phone call from one of their employees and immediately called her husband’s brother and business partner. When she arrived at the mall, she saw the building surrounded by emergency vehicles, she said. “I felt my heart drop,” she told court. She was diverted to the University of Alberta Hospital, where she was met by police and called her son and daughter to meet her. “We were all so scared and confused,” said Ms. Armstrong, who added that doctors started using words like “dire, catastrophic” to describe her husband’s injuries. The family decided to take him off life support three days later. Story continues below advertisement Sharon Armstrong was one of eight family members and friends who provided victim impact statements. The couple’s... https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/alberta/article-man-to-be-sentenced-in-edmonton-flower-store-owners-mall-death-during/
A vision of beauty in Ridgeland: Wildflowers, whimsical sculptures and community spirit - Clarion LedgerMonday, August 24, 2020
Why showcase zinnias?The flowers pop with color, withstand summer heat and drought and bloom until frost kills them, said McKie, a horticulturist who with her husband, Maur, owns Green Oak Florist and Garden Center in Jackson and Ridgeland.She gives Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee credit for buying into her Zinnias Fields Forever vision. “He introduced me to Keep Ridgeland Beautiful and it became quite a partnership,” she said.Keep Ridgeland Beautiful, the city of Ridgeland and the Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce still partner to make the zinnia field, which has won awards for innovation and beautification, a reality.Gertrude's Garden in Madison County: Love of flowers blossoms into businessThe City of Ridgeland Public Works Department prepares the strip of land along U.S. 51 and Keep Ridgeland Beautiful committee members cast the zinnia seed. Donations help foot the bill for the zinnia seed, which costs between $700 and $1,000, Richardson said. Landscaping projects such as the zinnia field and wildflower field not only lift spirits but add another dimension to the city of Ridgeland, Richardson said. “It shows how important beautification is to a city,” she said.A plus for bees, birds and butterfliesThe wildflower field in Ridgeland came about three years ago after Keep Mississippi Beautiful, working with the Mississippi State Extension Service and other partners, established the Wildflower Trails of Mississippi beautification project. Wildflowers not only add beauty but also support bees, birds and butterflies.“We were thrilled that Ridgeland wanted to continue the wildflower field,” said Sarah Kountouris, executive director of Keep Mississippi Beautiful. “One reason is that it’s beautiful. When people see beautiful things it’s an invitation to visit. It says, ‘Come in and see our city.’"Colony Bistro & Wine Bar: Opening a culmination of 13-year dream for ownerAnd, it helps the tourism dollar. “With COVID-19 we need everything we can to have a brighter perspective on life in general. Beautification is one way to do that.”Wildflowers have a casual, natural look, but their success requires more work than simply tossing out seeds.“Preppin... https://www.clarionledger.com/story/magnolia/upside/2020/08/12/ridgeland-mississippi-wildflower-fields/5525016002/
Florist POS System Market 2020 COVID-19 Impact Scenario on Key Players – Advanced Retail Management Systems, Vertical Technologies, Lovingly, Ularas, Lightspeed, EposNow, Floranext, Floral Frog, Teleflora, Intuit QuickBooks - The Daily ChronicleMonday, August 24, 2020
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