Local Flower Shop News
Stock your garden at these upcoming Sonoma County plant sales - Santa Rosa Press DemocratTuesday, April 25, 2017
Plant sales are a great way to stock your garden for the spring and summer shade.Held by local nonprofits like garden clubs and community groups, these annual sales offer great deals on a big variety of plants, from food crops to perennials, shrubs to trees. Many of the plants are propagated by members of the group and some are dug up from their own gardens.There is something going on every weekend. Here’s a list to clip and save of sales coming up.Santa Rosa Junior College: Horticulture students propagate the plants for monthly sales. Next up is Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be another sale May 7 at the school’s open house called “Day Under the Oaks,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sales are located in the Lark Hall Greenhouse next to the planetarium.Willowside School: Students help out in the school’s own nursery, which offers thousands of plants, many donated. Look for low-water and drought-tolerant perennials, California natives, a multitude of succulents, grasses, salvias and plants that attract beneficial insects. They also have a selection of Japanese mapl... http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/6842198-181/a-jump-start-guide-to-local
Holiday plants and provisions aplenty - Arkansas NewsTuesday, November 29, 2016
Hawaii. They will bloom for six weeks to three months if they are kept inside.Carson also enlightened the gathering regarding small pines and cedars. “These plants grow well in summer shade and look lovely in holiday containers inside the home,” said Carson.She said dracaenas prefer long, dark nights and short daylight hours. She cautioned not to give these plants too much sunlight.Changing dull-looking plant pots can easily be accomplished with the use of insulated basket jackets adorned in holiday colors and patterns.Carson’s son, Kyle, assistant kitchen manager at Little Rock’s Outback Steakhouse, prepared food. Kyle is a graduate of the Culinary Institute and also boasts a catering service.The menu for the day began with an appetizer, pate on toast points accompanied by cranberry Brie bites.The main course followed, featuring rolled pork loin stuffed with cranberry dressing, sweet potatoes au gratin with goat cheese and oven-roasted Brussels sprouts.Desserts was chocolate bread pudding drizzled with whiskey sauce.Attendees were emailed recipes for the day’s menu. The dessert recipe:Chocolate bread pudding with whiskey sauce:Ingredients: 1 qt. heavy cream, 12 egg yolks, 1 cup sugar, 1 tbsp. vanilla, 1 pound bag of chocolate chips (semi-sweet or dark), 1/3 cup whiskey or rum, 1 loaf day-old bread.Cube bread and place in a greased casserole dish. Cream egg yolks and sugar. Bring whipping cream to a low boil. To prevent scrambling eggs, temper a bit of the egg mixture in the cream and mix thoroughly. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour mix over the bread and bake at 300 degrees for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until lightly browned.Whiskey sauce: 1/2 cup whiskey, 1-1/2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup heavy cream. Mix together and stir over low heat until sugar dissolves; add cream and cook until well blended. Cool and serve.Master Gardeners sold calendars featuring photographs submitted by members, with monthly gardening tips from Carson.“This was really a f... http://www.arkansasnews.com/news/20161122/holiday-plants-and-provisions-aplenty
Earth Within Flowers A Florist in Missoula MT, Announces Valentine's Day Promotion - PR WebWednesday, March 31, 2021
February 02, 2021 Earth Within Flowers, a flower shop in Missoula, Montana, is pleased to announce its Valentine’s Day flower promotion. Melissa the florist, is encouraging local residents to begin the season by planning the best Valentine’s Day gifts for your loved ones. Earth Within Flowers customers can enjoy savings on flowers this Valentine’s day by visiting the website https://earthwithin.com to order ahead of time. Nothing will make one’s sweetheart’s day complete quite like a bouquet of flowers. No matter if a person opts for dried flower bouquets or locally grown flower arrangements, a Valentine’s Day flower delivery is an excellent way to tell someone how much they love you.Earth Within Flowers is a flower shop that provides wedding arrangements and flower delivery services to send gifts to anyone in Missoula and surrounding areas. The flower delivery services are elegant, and use the regional beauty of Montana. Customers will be thrilled on this upcoming special day of the year to receive a beautiful arrangement or bouquet of flowers. The flower shop invites everyone to feel the dreamy atmosphere of love and make the month of February a celebratory day to spend with their loved ones. According to Melissa Lafontaine, “To celebrate the coming Valentine’s Day, Earth Within Flowers – Missoula’s biggest supplier of freshly sourced flowers – is proud to provide an assortment of flower and gift ideas that will add beauty and joy to you and your special someone’s Valentine’s experience.”Interested people can check out their official website for available flowers... https://www.prweb.com/releases/earth_within_flowers_a_florist_in_missoula_mt_announces_valentines_day_promotion/prweb17701384.htm
Belvedere Square's Dutch Floral Garden to close permanently - - Baltimore FishbowlWednesday, March 31, 2021
Dobbe-Maher, who is from the Netherlands, moved to Baltimore in the 1990s when she married. Long before she opened her shop, she trained under European master florists in the Netherlands, Germany and England, and brought to her designs a distinctive European aesthetic.She told one customer today that she plans to move to Holland, but not before saying goodbye.“I would like to invite all of my customers to come and give me the opportunity to thank you for all you did for me and my business,” she wrote in her Facebook letter.“We may not be able to hug, but we can smile at each other above our masks. My eyes will tell you that I will miss my flowers a lot, but I will miss you the most.”All merchandise at the store, including display fixtures, is on sale at 40 percent off until the closing on Thursday. Susan Gerardo Dunn is the founding editor and publisher of Baltimore Fishbowl.Latest posts by Susan Dunn (see all)Share the News... https://baltimorefishbowl.com/stories/belvedere-squares-dutch-floral-garden-to-close-permanently/
Grow Plant Shop's First Brick-and-Mortar to Open Saturday - Fort Worth MagazineWednesday, March 31, 2021
Owners Emily and Bobby Lynge always saw the Airstream as temporary, however, and during the pandemic, were able to make the move to the space once occupied by The Enchanted Florist on Camp Bowie.
The Magnolia Avenue Airstream will be open until Thursday. On Saturday, the Camp Bowie space will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Colorado Springs entrepreneur brings flowers and charm to Old Colorado City with Sweetwater: A Flower Market - Colorado Springs GazetteWednesday, March 31, 2021
She’s very self-sufficient and ambitious, and she just embraces what comes.”Izzy Cline, Kristyn’s 20-year-old daughter, is also involved in growing the business. In addition to being a Sweetwater florist, she handles the market’s social media channels, including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.“We built this business from the ground up and seeing it come to life is mesmerizing,” Izzy Cline said. “As a young woman working for a woman-owned business it feels powerful ... I am my mom’s biggest fan and there is absolutely nothing she can’t do.”Christy Metz, Sweetwater’s head florist and creative director, echoed the same sentiments as Cline’s daughters.“She has really great relationships and cares about everybody, and that just comes across,” Metz said of Cline. “She’s also great at delegating and finding out peoples’ strengths and using those to build a strong team.”Metz, 57, was a florist in Chicago for over a decade before returning to her hometown a few years ago. She met Cline through a mutual friend in November, and Metz learned about Cline’s passion for opening the new business.“I could tell that she was a successful businesswoman just by the way she talked about her business and her staff, and we hit it off right away,” Metz said. “I envision Sweetwater being a really welcoming, wonderful place ... where they can feel really energized and inspired.”Cline and her team plan to open the store on Friday, March 5.“I am looking forward to genuinely just putting smiles on our customers’ faces,” Izzy Cline said. “We ware doing it for our community and we are doing it in the form of flowers and flower trucks.”To learn more, visit Sweetwater: A Flower Market on Facebook and Instagram at “SweetwaterFlowerMarket” and Twitter at “Sweetwaterxx.”... https://gazette.com/cheyenneedition/colorado-springs-entrepreneur-brings-flowers-and-charm-to-old-colorado-city-with-sweetwater-a-flower/article_7dbaedde-77a5-11eb-8fe3-1b45ec1a2d2e.html
10 Easter Flower Arrangements to Elevate Your Table Setting—Starting at $30 - Yahoo LifestyleWednesday, March 31, 2021
Want to support a local business? Just look for bouquets marked 'Local Florist Crafted.'The Easter flower arrangements include bouquets filled with daisies, tulips, and lilies in shades of yellow, pink, and purple. The Garden Glam Bouquet deserves to be noticed in either your entryway or living room, and the Alluring Elegance Bouquet is a work of art worthy of your Easter table setting. With bouquets starting at $30, ProFlowers offers arrangements at every price point.It doesn't stop at flowers: You can shop beautifully arranged Easter-themed gift baskets, including a Sunday brunch basket and a chocolate and candy assortment. Plant lovers will be in heaven with the plethora of indoor and outdoor greenery options available. While arrangements in glass vases work well for formal Easter table centerpieces, lush leaves and succulents arrive in baskets and planters fit for an everyday aesthetic.Ready to pick out your Easter bouquet? We've highlighted 10 flower arrangements and plants for every price point and style. If you want to see even more options, simply head to the ProFlowers's Easter shop.Garden Glam BouquetFilled with carnations, daisies, and mini roses, this bouquet adds pretty shades of pink to your home. Plus, the eucalyptus accents are aesthetically pleasing and emit an appealing aroma.Buy It: Garden Glam Bouquet, starting at $65Belle of the Ball BouquetThis whimsical bouquet, featuring vibrant lilies and irises, is a conversation starter. The arrangement arrives in bud form, so you’ll want to order it one or two days before your celebration.Buy It: Belle of the Ball Bouquet, starting at $40img alt src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/a... https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/10-easter-flower-arrangements-elevate-041347710.html