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Florist Sees Sales Bloom 35% for Valentine's Day
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Sights, smells abound at Fox Valley flower show
--Sundays: The Oshkosh Youth Symphony and Nancy Kaphaem & Friends will perform amidst the flower show. --Blooms & Branches, noon March 2, presented by Brian Pribbernow of Sterling Gardens Florist & Boutique. --Floral Design: Thinking Outside the Vase, ...

This is a flower show, not a seminar
But this is a stylized flower show, not a seminar, so there won't be much island history here beyond the myth of Pele and what PHS has promised will be authentic Hawaiian entertainment, food and crafts. As you'll read in Friday's Home & Design section, ...

Lunenburg expert to speak at flower show
LUNENBURG -- The Boston Flower & Garden Show returns to the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston from March 14 through March 18. This year's theme "First Impressions" will showcase ways to express your personality and style with beautiful garden and ...

Lehigh Valley Flower Show Set for March 2-4
The 2012 Lehigh Valley Flower and Garden Show will return to Ag Hall in Allentown with exhibits and three days of programs on topics such as composting, native plants and butterfly gardens from March 2-4. The show will include 12 full-scale garden ...

2012 Flower Show opens Sunday
The Philadelphia International flower Show opens Sunday and runs through next weekend. You'll find this year's edition even more "warming" than usual with the theme, "Hawaii: Islands of Aloha". Designer and executive director Sam Lemheney is back for ...

Gasoline prices create rough road for mobile small businesses
"The flower delivery guy, cab drivers, people who live from hand to mouth, end up having to take it out of their grocery money or rent to pay for gasoline." Justeen Ward, owner of A Class Act, a singing telegram and clown company in Van Nuys, Calif., ...

Flower Show Set for March 2-4
The 2012 Lehigh Valley Flower and Garden Show will return to Ag Hall in Allentown with exhibits and three days of programs on topics such as composting, native plants and butterfly gardens from March 2-4. The show will include 12 full-scale garden ...

Brownlee, Sutton gnomes star at flower show
Gnonmified stars of the Christchurch Festival of Flowers - Gerry Brownlee (l) and Roger Sutton. Photo / Amanda Cropp Gerry Brownlee and Roger Sutton gnomes are a big hit at a Christchurch Festival of Flowers exhibit and the designer is seeking ...

Gasoline prices create rough road for mobile small businesses
“The flower delivery guy, cab drivers, people who live from hand to mouth, end up having to take it out of their grocery money or rent to pay for gasoline.” Justeen Ward, owner of A Class Act, a singing telegram and clown company in Van Nuys, Calif., ...

Fashion from the ground up
Floral finery hits the runway at this year's Chicago Flower & Garden Show, with the theme, Hort Couture What will the best-dressed gardens be flaunting this season? Visit the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, Saturday through March 18 at Navy Pier, ...

Lehigh Valley's flower show opens this weekend at Agri-Plex
Returning for a second year after a long hiatus, the Lehigh Valley's flower show is bigger than ever. "We have so much to show that we'll be using both sides of Ag Hall this year," says Rick Tilley, owner of Tilley's Nursery in Coopersburg, ...

Philadelphia International Flower Show takes a 'trip' to Hawaii
The theme of the 2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show, opening Sunday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, is "Hawaii: Islands of Aloha." You'll enter the show beneath projections of crashing waves and one of the largest displays of white ...

Gas prices a not-so-special delivery
"The flower delivery guy, cab drivers, people who live from hand to mouth, end up having to take it out of their grocery money or rent to pay for gasoline." Justeen Ward, owner of A Class Act, a singing telegram and clown company in Van Nuys, Calif., ...

Weekly Entertainment Guide: Cabaret and Latino tales
By Robin Bloom The 2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center opens Sunday, March 4, and runs through Sunday, March 11. WHYY's Arts Calendar curator Robin Bloom sorts through hundreds of listings each week to find ...

6abc presents the 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show: Hawaii - Islands of Aloha ...
6abc presents the 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show: Hawaii - Islands of Aloha ...

Flower Show Recognizes Local Businesses For Their Hawaii-Themed Displays
Credit: Lynne Adkins) By Lynne Adkins PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Just in time for the opening of the Philadelphia Flower Show, nine local businesses have received prizes for the best flower show-themed window displays. Seventy local stores and attractions ...

Three-day flower show starts at Karachi zoo
Municipal Commissioner Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Matanat Ali Khan on Friday inaugurated a three-day flower show at the Karachi zoo. He was accompanied by Senior Director Culture and Sports Muhammad Rehan Khan, Director Safari Park Salman ...

Flower show from March 9
Rahim Yar Khan—A three day annual flower show will begin here at Govt. Khawaja Farid College ground from March 9. The show is being jointly organised by district government RY Khan and Uni Lever Pakistan, said Executive District Officer (Finance and ...

800 students build spectacular display for flower show
It will be exhibited in the coming Hong Kong Flower Show to be held from March 16 to 25. The mosaiculture display is embellished with more than 30000 colourful flowering plants of various species, including Kalanchoe, Carnation, Impatiens, Senecio, ...

Aloha! World's biggest indoor flower show boasts surf shacks, beach weddings ...
Aloha! World's biggest indoor flower show boasts surf shacks, beach weddings ...

Couple To Get Married At Philadelphia International Flower Show
Bill Schaffer took home Best in Show from last year's flower show. This year, he's guaranteed at least a ring as he and his fiancée Kristine Kratt will tie the knot on Wednesday evening. “We were just going to get one of those barefoot wedding on the ...

'Hawaii: Islands of Aloha' at 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show
Then along comes the 2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show, which runs Sunday, March 4, through Sunday, March 11, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City Philadelphia. This year's theme, “Hawaii: Islands of Aloha,” brings a little ...

Flower show successes
Green-fingered men, women and children from across Inverclyde descended on Gourock's Gamble Halls for the annual Gourock Flower Show. Queues of people lined up outside the venue before the doors opened, eager to ensure they could catch a glimpse of the ...

Flower show attracts large crowd
KANPUR: Kanpur Floriculture Society had organised a flower show at JK Lawn, Kamla Nagar, on Saturday. It was inaugurated by Govind Hari Singhania. The exhibition was divided into six sections. Hundreds of flower lovers reached the venue to see the show ...

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6abc presents a special preview of the 2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show: Hawaii - Islands of Aloha, hosted by the 6abc Accu Weather Team - Cecily Tynan, Adam Joseph, David Murphy, Karen Rogers and Melissa Magee. LIVE Saturday, March 3rd, ...

There's Fight in Abington's Garden Club
Garden club sponsor, and Abington Senior High School history teacher Kate Freeland said the group was happy with the real estate it received from the folks at the Philadelphia International Flower Show; the crew got a corner porch at what looked to be ...

Linwood's Waldor Orchids turns Philadelphia Flower Show into a tropical delight
Walter Off, of Waldor Orchids in Linwood, prepares for his display at the Philadelphia Flower show today. Pink phalaenopsis orchids are pictured, Friday Feb. 17, 2012, at Waldor Orchids in Linwood. These plants will be used as part of an intricate ...

Philadelphia Flower Show preview wows
By Virginia A. Smith Lucy Pierre of Philadelphia looks at the Ikebana exhibit at the Flower Show on March 3, 2012. (Michael S. Wirtz / Staff Photographer) Visitors lined up well before Saturday's private preview of the Philadelphia International Flower ...

Flower Show Winners
Lucy Pierre of Philadelphia looks at the Ikebana exhibit at the Flower Show on March 3, 2012. (Michael S. Wirtz / Staff Photographer) Following are the major winners of the 2012 Flower Show Awards, announced Saturday by the Pennsylvania Horticultural ...

Tonbridge gardener John Warland's Andes inspiration for Chelsea Flower Show
A gardener is so determined to be at this year's Chelsea Flower Show, he has flown more than 6000 miles from Bolivia. John Warland, from Tonbridge, was in the Andes but knew he couldn't miss one of the most important dates in his calendar, ...

Flower Show Opens Sunday
The Philadelphia International Flower Show opened Sunday. NBC10's Eryka Washington takes you inside "Hawaii: The Islands of Aloha." The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has put on the annual Philadelphia International Flower Show since 1829, ...

A 7th advertiser pulls out of Limbaugh's show
ProFlowers is an online flower delivery service. Limbaugh called the 30-year-old Fluke a "slut" and "prostitute" last week after she testified to congressional Democrats in support of national health care policies that would compel employers and other ...

A 7th advertiser pulls out of Limbaugh's show
ProFlowers is an online flower delivery service. Limbaugh called the 30-year-old Fluke a "slut" and "prostitute" last week after she testified to congressional Democrats in support of national health care policies that would compel employers and other ...

The Lorax Stops By the Flower Show
As Mrs. Nutter read "The Lorax" to kids, the beloved character showed up to say hello By Lauren DiSanto Mrs. Nutter and The Lorax appear together at the Philadelphia International Flower Show. Lisa Nutter, wife of Mayor Michael Nutter, made a special ...

A 7Th Advertiser Pulls Out of Limbaugh'S Show
ProFlowers is an online flower delivery service. Limbaugh called the 30-year-old Fluke a "slut" and "prostitute" last week after she testified to congressional Democrats in support of national health care policies that would compel employers and other ...

'Encouraged by response to competitions'
Advocate Gurdish Singh of SBS Nagar said he had participated in the flower show and also won prizes in different categories. Those who participated in the flower show won prizes under five large categories - flowers grown in pots, foliage and perennial ...

CNY 'In Bloom' at flower show
That's where the CNY In Bloom Flower Show was held this weekend. Thousands of people came out to smell the tulips and get tips about getting their gardens primed and ready for spring. It was the first year the event was held at the new SRC Arena, ...

Judging under way at Ellerslie Flower Show
An exhibitor makes some last-minute changes at the Ellerslie International Flower Show. Twenty-five judges from New Zealand and overseas are carrying out judging at North Hagley Park until midday on Tuesday. Managing director Dave Mee says there were ...

Despite apology Limbaugh losing sponsors
Flower delivery company Proflowers is the seventh advertiser to pull its ads from Rush Limbaugh's conservative radio talk show. Limbaugh called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” after she advocated for contraception coverage in a Democratic ...

Judging begins at Ellerslie Flower Show
An exhibitor makes some last-minute changes at the Ellerslie International Flower Show. Twenty-five judges from New Zealand and overseas are carrying out judging at North Hagley Park until midday on Tuesday. Managing director Dave Mee says there were ...

Haddonfield Garden Club Wins at Philadelphia Flower Show
By Haddonfield Patch Staff L to R: Margie Leone, President and co-chair of the Flower Show Committee; Christine Courtney, member of the Flower Show Committee; Jolyne Dalzell, Past President and Co-Chair of the Flower Show Committee. provided The ...

AP News in Brief at 5:58 am EST
ProFlowers is an online flower delivery service. Limbaugh called the 30-year-old Fluke a "slut" and "prostitute" last week after she testified to congressional Democrats in support of national health care policies that would compel employers and other ...

Sikkim: Flower Show to enthrall Tourists from March 17
The famous flower show of Sikkim, “Orchid Show” will start from 17th March 2012 at Chogyal Palden Thendup Namgyal Memorial park in Gangtok with attractive prizes. Every year in Sikkim hundreds of varieties of flowers with different colours and shades ...

A 7th Advertiser Pulls out of Limbaugh's Show
ProFlowers is an online flower delivery service. Limbaugh Sponsors Pull Support Watch Video Romney: 'Not the Language I Would Have Used' Watch Video Obama Calls Woman Attacked by Limbaugh Watch Video Limbaugh called the 30-year-old Fluke a "slut" and ...

Photos from the Philadelphia Flower Show Preview
I've been going to the Philadelphia Flower Show on and off for decades. It's the perfect dose of springtime to get me excited for a new season. The best way to see it is when you don't have to fight all the crowds, like the night of the preview gala, ...

A 7th advertiser pulls out of Limbaugh's show
ProFlowers is an online flower delivery service. Limbaugh called the 30-year-old Fluke a "slut" and "prostitute" last week after she testified to congressional Democrats in support of national health care policies that would compel employers and other ...

Rush Limbaugh loses 7th advertiser
By Philip Caulfield / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Online flower retailer ProFlowers yanked its ads from Rush Limbaugh's radio program in response to the host's insulting remarks about a Georgetown University law student last week. The conservative shock jock ...

Limbaugh advertisers jump ship
ProFlowers, an online flower delivery service, said in a Facebook posting Sunday Limbaugh's comments were at odds with their corporate image. "At ProFlowers, our mission is to delight our customers with fresh and long lasting flowers, and that is our ...

A 7th advertiser pulls out of Limbaugh's show
ProFlowers is an online flower delivery service. Limbaugh called the 30-year-old Fluke a "slut" and "prostitute" last week after she testified to congressional Democrats in support of national health care policies that would compel employers and other ...



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