Local Flower Shop News
3 new businesses to check out in Central - WTVD-TVMonday, December 17, 2018
I wanted and they did it perfectly."Petale is open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon-6 p.m. on Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday).O-Ku Raleigh Photo: LARISA Z./YelpPart of The Dillon mixed-use complex, O-Ku Raleigh is a new sushi bar located in the Warehouse district at 411 W. Hargett St.With sister restaurants in Atlanta, Charleston, S.C., Charlotte, N.C. and Washington D.C., O-Ku's menu specializes in traditional Japanese sushi and cuisine. From sashimi to specialty rolls to Lobster Temaki and more, O-Ku has you covered.Yelp users are excited about O-Ku Raleigh, which currently holds five stars out of 20 reviews on the site.Head on over to check it out. O-Ku Raleigh is open from 5-10 p.m., Sunday-Wednesday, and 5-11 p.m. on Thursday-Saturday.Sassool Photo: Sassool/YelpSassool is a Mediterranean, vegetarian and gluten-free spot located at 411 W. Morgan St.With two other locations nearby, Sassool serves a wide variety of platters, sandwiches, salads and small pizzas (pizzetes). Look for the Sassool Platter (tabouli, hummus, baba ghanouj and grape leaves) and the Lunchbox Special (small sandwich, wrap, burger or pizzette with two sides and baklava or drink cup) on the menu.With a 3.5-star rating out of three reviews on Yelp, Sassool is still finding its way, but it's early days.Sean B. noted, "The food is tasty and fresh! The service was good and food came pretty quick given how busy the place was at the time. Don't forget about the cilantro hummus."Sassool is open from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. ... https://abc11.com/food/3-new-businesses-to-check-out-in-central/4642251/
Popular Xenia florist, garden center to close this monthTuesday, July 03, 2018
Dayton Saturday.Arson confirmed in building fire; Two juveniles in custodyMegan Allen, owner of Studio 22 Photography, captured a photo of Dillon and Corrie Jameson of Troy after they left their wedding reception to pose in front of the flames.Content Continues Below“Immediately, I ran toward the bride, Corrie to alert her, and I was thrilled when she met me halfway through the reception hall, breathless, and said, “We have to go to the fire for photos!”’ Allen said.Megan Allen of Studio 22 Photography captures photo of newlyweds Dillon and Corrie Jameson of Troy in front of burning building in Dayton.(Megan Allen of Studio 22 Photography)Megan Allen of Studio 22 PhotographyThey were in the middle of their reception at Top of the Market located at 32 Webster Street when they saw what looked like an explosion and flames shooting out of the top of the abandoned building on Brainbridge Street nearby. The couple and their photographer climbed up a gravel hill and crossed a train track to get a spot close enough to feel the heat, Allen said.“I’m known for doing crazy stuff. I’ll go as far as my couples will go,” said Allen.Allen said the couple did a few ... https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/local/popular-xenia-florist-garden-center-close-this-month/BIjBiG3i8QfL9RS9OZYwIO/
It's Tulip and Daffodil Season—Here's Where to Order Flowers in Seattle - TheStranger.comSunday, January 17, 2021
Seattle. Central Cafe and Juice BarThe eco-conscious cafe gets tulips and mixed bouquets delivered from Fall City florist Sweet Blissful Blooms every Tuesday and Saturday. Stop by in person to scoop up a bundle (and a pastry to go, while you're at it). CureFrom Wednesday-Saturday, you can add pastel-hued daffodils and tulips from local farmers to your charcuterie, sandwich, and/or cocktail kit order, either online or by phone. Note: These have limited availability, and they tend to go fast. Hill City Tap House & Bottle Shop Want something nice to look at while you drink beer from your Hill City growler? Text Sunshine by Tuesday at 916-396-2166 to reserve a $15 Cha New Life Garden bouquet for pickup on April 30, from 1:30-7:30 pm. Kubota GardenThe local Japanese garden will move its annual spring plant sale fundraiser online. Stock up on house plants and pick them up in your car on May 8-9. Order by 1 p.m. on May 7. Lantern BrewingOrder $15 bouquets from Pike Place vendors Blong's Garden and pick them up from the brewery on Thursday-Friday from 4-7 p.m. Left BankTo soothe your stuck-inside-during-springtime-blues, the South Park natural wine shop's standing Friday Night Wine pickup and delivery program now includes the option of adding a $30 bouquet from Bleedfoot Florals. London PlaneStarting on May 8 and continuing every Friday, the Melrose Market joint's flower shop will make springtime flower deliveries. If you're someone who likes to freshen your vase every week, opt for their four-week subscription, or consider their at-home floral arrangement class on May 15, which comes with flowers and a vase. They're also putting together special arrangements for Mother's Day, which will be delivered to moms on May 9. Neighborhood Farmers MarketsMany of the flower vendors you usually buy from at your neighborhood farmers market continue to offer their services while the majority of markets remain closed. The Neighborhood Farmers Markets Shopper Sourcing Guide contains everything you need to know about ordering from places like Alm Hill Gardens, Blong’s Garden, Chao Cheng, Choice Bulb, and others. Peony BakeryThe remote Peony Bakery (aka "just a teacher who likes to bake") has Pike Place flowers and DIY cookie kits available for a limited time. All proceeds from flower sales will ... https://www.thestranger.com/things-to-do/2020/04/28/43529672/its-tulip-and-daffodil-season-heres-where-to-order-flowers-in-seattle
Import ban to affect shipments to Hawaii florists - Honolulu AdvertiserSunday, January 17, 2021
Board of Agriculture has banned plant products from California, Florida and South America that could be disease hosts.The prohibition will primarily affect shipments to Hawaii florists, who rely on imported flowers and greenery in bouquets and floral displays.At Kihei-Wailea Flowers by Cora, Manager Thelma Garso said about 40 percent of their products used in displays may be affected by the ban.At the smaller A Special Touch shop in Lahaina, florist Leann Lum said she hoped she can purchase more of what she needs from local growers."I think local is always better anyway. It's always fresher," she told The Maui News.The order approved at a board meeting on Aug. 28 takes effect Friday on shipments of any plants of the Myrtaceae or Myrtle family, which includes eucalyptus and guava as well as ohia, which are endemic to Hawaii, and ohia-ai or mountain apple, which is Polynesian introduced.According to Department of Agriculture information officer Janelle Saneishi, the state Plant Quarantine Division has notified Hawaii florists that any Myrtaceae family plants or plant products from the three regions will not be allowed without proper documentation that the plants are not infested with ohia rust, known in other regions as eucalyptus rust.The disease is... http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2007/Sep/06/br/br8430721956.html
How a Milwaukee florist knew Giannis Antetokounmpo would likely sign his supermax contract with the Bucks before the rest of the world - Milwaukee Journal SentinelSunday, January 17, 2021
Sophie Carson Milwaukee Journal SentinelShow Caption Hide Caption Florist Emily Neubauer keeps Giannis Antetokounmpo floral arrangement a secretWhen florist Emily Neubauer was asked to create Greek-themed and deer antler arrangements. She knew it had to do with the Bucks Giannis AntetokounmpoMike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal SentinelFlorist Emily Neubauer knows how to keep a secret.As owner of Belle Fiori on Milwaukee's east side, she often gets the inside scoop about surprise birthday parties and marriage proposals from clients who want flowers to accompany their special occasions.But recently, she learned a secret the whole world was clamoring to find out.Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was likely signing his supermax contract extension. He'd stay in Milwaukee five more years.More: 'This is my home, this is my city': Giannis Antetokounmpo is now the pride of MilwaukeeMore: Giannis Antetokounmpo commits to Milwaukee and the Bucks: What it means for everyoneWhen an event planner asked her shop for two table centerpieces for a... https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/2020/12/16/milwaukee-florist-had-inside-scoop-giannis-antetokounmpos-contract/3916678001/
Turning a new Leaf: Flower/gift shop helps to revitalize Akron's West Hill neighborhood - Akron Beacon JournalSunday, January 17, 2021
Katie Byard For the Beacon JournalMushrooms, blueberry vines and even small not-yet-ripe tomatoes have ended up in Akron florist Matthew Caleb Moore’s designs.Now he’s arranging for his flower/gift shop — Leaf Home and Blooms — to bloom in a much bigger space, and hopefully, he says, help to revitalize the stretch of West Market Street in West Hill.“There is a lot of potential here,” Moore said, noting the more developed Highland Square commercial strip just a little west on West Market.Leaf, previously called Every Blooming Thing, will move in early November to 449 W. Market St. in the site of the former longtime Stagecoach Antiques store.For now, while that space is being renovated, Leaf is operating out of the bottom of a house tucked behind the onetime antiques shop. Leaf moved to West Market from 1079 W. Exchange St., a little more than a mile away, late last year. Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan plans to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the new location Nov. 10.“We are hoping we spark development here... connect this part of West Hill with Highland Square more an... https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/2020/09/30/leaf-flower-gift-shop-helps-revitalize-west-hill-akron/3561752001/
Longtime owner of Continental Florist dies - Vestavia VoiceSunday, January 17, 2021
Longtime owner of Continental Florist Barbara Orr died Wednesday, Sept. 2 at the age of 85.
Orr purchased the popular Rocky Ridge floral business in 1986 and was named the 2004 Florist of the Year by the Alabama State Florists' Association, according to her obituary.
Orr is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert L. Orr; son, John Michael Orr; brother, Gray Garner Jr.; sister, Faye Gardner; father, Edward Gray Garner Sr.; and mother, Tressa Allen Garner.
She is survived by her sons, James Steven Orr and David Garner Orr; daughter, Nancy Orr Athnos; grandchildren, Chelsea Marie Orr and Emily Louise Orr; and sister, Carolyn Bullard.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 10 a.m. to noon at Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home in Hoover.