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Flower News 08/2014


Why crape myrtles aren't flowering well in Louisiana
You can see more about work being done in landscape horticulture by visiting the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station website at www.lsuagcenter.com/hammond. Also, like us on Facebook by going to www.facebook.com and typing Hammond ...

Taunton Flower Show welcomes its largest list of entrants in history
The highly-acclaimed Taunton Flower Show is celebrating its 148th year with its largest gathering to date. This year has seen a significant rise of competitors chasing one of the 312 titles up for grabs over the two-day eventat Vivary Park ...

Nantwich garden students boosted by RHS Flower Show awards
Nantwich garden designers and florists completed a successful RHS Flower Show Tatton Park by winning two top awards. And the Reaseheath College team also helped one of Cheshire's leading visitor attractions to achieve another. A team of ten garden ...

Online Floral Startup Ensures You Get What You See
Has a bad review or negative customer feedback about your company ever frustrated you? Try being an online floral broker. Disappointed customers who order from major flower delivery services often take to social media with comparison photos of the ...

4 injured in Helena plane crash still hospitalized
HELENA, Ala. (WIAT) – Four passengers injured in a small plane crash near Highway 52 remain in UAB hospital Friday. Two passengers, Danny Smith and Katie Hargrove, have been upgraded to “Good” condition while Andy Smith and Sharon Smith are in ...

Alice in Wonderland Themed Flower Show in Ellsworth
The Saint Croix District Flower Show is blooming at the Ellsworth Elementary and Middle School Friday and Saturday. It's theme, Alice in Wonderland. The show is being put on by 9 garden clubs from across Washington and Hancock counties. It's 5 bucks to ...

Taunton Flower Show: A celebration of the West Country at its finest
TV broadcaster and gardening expert Tony Buckland reckons Taunton Flower Show is perfectly pitched to capture 'all the abundance of the West Country'. He was kept busy at the two-day event's opening day yesterday judging the designer gardens, drawing ...

66th Tarves Flower Show approaches
This year the “Messy Church” is holding a Messy Flower Show afternoon session on August 7 in the Youth Hall in the hope of encouraging the children in the village and the surrounding areas to come along and make entries for the “Children's Section” in ...

Liam's the prize guy at flower show
11-year-old Liam Hill proved to be the prize guy at his local flower show in September 1998. Liam enterred his attractive miniature garden for the Newarthill Gardening Club event and was delighted to receive a trophy from the judges for his efforts. If ...

Strictly star will officially open 2014 Southport Flower Show
Entertainer Anton du Beke is to waltz around the wisteria and foxtrot through the foxgloves as he opens the 2014 Southport Flower Show. The popular TV star, a favourite with viewers of Strictly Come Dancing, will be welcoming visitors to the seaside ...

Celebs line up for Flower Show
Coronation Street star Alison King has joined the star line-up at the 2014 Southport Flower Show. Alison, who plays Carla Barlow in the ITV soap, will bring some Weatherfield glamour to the seaside festival. The actress has been at the centre of a ...

Historic flower show continues to bloom
Young and old entered the annual Tetford Flower and Vegetable Show which proved to be as popular as ever. Of the 42 individual entries, eight of them were from children - a sure sign that there are plenty of budding enthusiasts in the village. A long ...

The Bouqs Delivers Spectacular Blooms Making It This Cape Cod Mom's New ...
The Bouqs Delivers Spectacular Blooms Making It This Cape Cod Mom's New ...

Plants of the past on display at 150th Leeds Flower Show
To celebrate its anniversary, keen growers recreated the Leeds Horticultural Society's first annual show, held in June 1864. The special marquee recreating that event was one of the attractions at the show, held at The Grammar School in Alwoodley ...

John adds to medals with his 'birth-to-death' display
Jon Tilley from Macclesfield in his design Life is a Garden Path. A veteran exhibitor at the flower show has won another medal for his garden design. Macclesfield designer Jon Tilley won a silver-gilt award for his creation entitled 'Life is a Garden ...

Taunton Flower Show honour for bonsai masterJohn Trott
One of the top awards at another highly successful Taunton Flower Show was this year won by a man who did not grow any flowers. The best specialist stand at the event, which ran for two days on Friday and Saturday, was given this year to John Trott ...

Best of the blooms at Nailsea Flower Show
The show, which has been running for more than 150 years, is normally held in a large marquee at Golden Valley Playing Fields. But for the first time this year the event was moved to Nailsea School due to the fact local football teams needed the ...

Hard work pays off for successful Bradwell Flower Show
Bradwell Flower Show and the accompanying dog show proved a hit with locals in a highly successful day last weekend. The show took place last Saturday and secretary Teresa Fowler, of Hockley Lane, said people were drawn to the show due to it's ...

Monkton Elm wins WW1 flower show prize
Monkton Elm Garden & Pet Centre have won a gold medal and 'Best in Show' for their WW1 memorial garden at the Taunton Flower Show. Monkton Elm garden. Plant and duty manager Andrew Pitman said: "Our garden scooped a large gold medal and the ...

Outdoor Room owner criticises Hampton Court Flower Show tree felling
Outdoor Room owner David Dodd has criticised the felling of six 7m silver birch trees which were part of the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show Quiet Mark Treehouse and Garden. Treehouse garden. He told Amateur Gardening: "I was appalled to see an ...

Torphins flower show calls all budding photographers
Budding Deeside photographers could have their chance to blossom as the Torphins Flower Show introduces a new exhibition. This year's horticultural extravaganza will see the introduction of a new photographic section. Flower and vegetable gardening ...

150th Storrington Flower Show
Keep up to date with all the latest local news on your iPhone or Android phone with our mobile site. Visit this website on your mobile to start enjoying it on the move. Subscribe to the West Sussex County Times. Get your favourite newspaper at a great ...

Why I Bought A Flower Store
Since I started running my own Internet company in 1995, almost everything I do is virtual. I work from home, don't go to meetings, don't go trade shows, and hardly ever make phone calls. I have a paperless office, and my mailing address is a P.O. Box ...

Shop the Trend: Flower Show
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Flower show brings creativity to life at the fair
LUCASVILLE — The Scioto County Fair is an opportunity for gardeners to share their passion, and showcase their talent of gardening at the annual flower design and show. The 2014 shows are featuring a host of flower and garden displays from ...

Cirencester hare painted by Chelsea Flower Show judge
Chris, who often judges at the Chelsea Flower Show, was approached by hare festival organiser Florence Beetlestone to decorate a five foot hare named Flora, based in Cerney House Gardens in North Cerney. Florence has sponsored the hare herself, ...

Outwell nursery strikes gold at Sandringham Flower Show
Owners of an Outwell horticultural nursery are celebrating after scooping a gold award at the Sandringham Flower Show. The Bays Nursery and Acer Centre displayed Japanese Maples at the one-day show. The small family-run nursery has consistently won ...

The Serendipity Fair Flower Show is coming
We welcome four novice arrangers, (someone who hasn't won a blue ribbon in the artistic flower show) to design to the class “In Napa Valley” incorporating fruit. Wednesday 's show will encourage “Game Day,” functional table settings, “Found at the Flea ...

Wednesday Buzz: Clarity in a World of Acronyms
“Rising like a marinara phoenix from the ashes of every laundry and flower delivery startup that has tried to commoditize laziness, Push for Pizza will transform how you seek out simple sustenance embroiled in the late-night haze of poor decision ...

Shrewsbury Flower Show taking place Aug. 23 and 24 combines birds, blooms
The annual Shrewsbury Flower Show will be 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24 at the Shrewsbury Fire Hall, 25 W. Forrest Ave., Shrewsbury. This marks the 63rd year for the show, which was founded in 1949 by Mary Carman in conjunction with the Fire Company ...

Flower Show Goes Royal, Mysore Dasara in 3 Lakh Roses
BANGALORE: As many as three lakh roses have been used to replicate Mysore Dasara celebrations, which will be the highlight of the Independence Day flower show set to begin at Lalbagh from Friday till August 17. Twenty-five workers have been working ...

Growing Together Garden Club hosts Wilton flower show
The Growing Together Garden Club held its 11th flower show at the Wilton Community Center during Wood Turtle Days last week. Sixteen adult exhibitors and two junior exhibitors took part in the show, submitting 153 entries. The best of show winners were ...

Assistance dog charity to exhibit at Shrewsbury Flower Show
Shrewsbury based Dog Assistance in Disability (Dog A.I.D.), who help people with disabilities train their pet dog to assistance dog level, will be exhibiting at the Shrewsbury Flower Show on Friday and Saturday. Visitors to Stand 061 can find out more ...

Shedding light on the flower show
When members of the Miami County Council of the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs (O.A.G.C.) hold their annual flower show at the Miami County Fairgrounds, two longtime exhibitors will be missed. Bill McKinney of Covington with his prize-winning dahlias ...

Guide to Southport Flower Show 2014
Southport Flower Show is the largest independent flower show in the UK. Founded in 1924, it is also the UK's longest-running flower show. Each year, Britain's professional and amateur horticulturists, gardeners and landscapers come to Southport to ...

Wild Side: The summer wild flower show
Our 10-week-old golden retriever Jack is an energetic pup with sharp teeth. I took him for a long walk around our place to introduce him to his territory as our new Chief of Homeland Security. I was hoping to wear him out a bit but that was wishful ...

A picture to put a smile on anyone's face: Riddle of Japan's grinning sunflowers
The prospect of sunshine is enough to put a smile on most faces - but now it seems the same is true of flowers. Under glorious blue skies, a number of bright yellow 'smiling' sunflowers could be seen dotted around a field in Toyko, Japan - and they ...

Southport Flower Show: Send us photos of your own gardens ahead of the event
The Southport Flower Show returns next week, showcasing the work of professional and amateur horticulturists, gardeners and landscapers from all over the country. The event, founded in 1924, is the UK's longest running flower show and also holds the ...

Siddaramaiah inaugurates 200th flower show at Lalbagh
Bangalore, Aug 8: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah inaugurated the Independence Day Flower Show in Lalbagh Botanical Gardens on Friday. The Lalbagh flower show is a major attraction in Bangalore but this year, it is all the more special for it is ...

Medora schools' assistant retiring after 30 years
In the middle of reminiscing, a flower delivery service man came through the front door to hand the 65-year-old a bundle of flowers. This story appears in the print edition of The Tribune. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here ...

Colours of Nature Come Alive at Flower Show
BANGALORE: The 200th flower show at Lalbagh was inaugurated by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday morning. The show was opened for public in the afternoon. Organised jointly by the Department of Horticulture and Mysore Horticulture Society, the ...

Milford Garden Club's flower show Aug. 22-23
MILFORD, Pa. — The Milford Garden Club will hold its semiannual flower show this year from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 22 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Friendship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church, on the corner of Broad and Ann streets in Milford. It will ...

Milford Garden Club's flower show Aug. 22-23
MILFORD, Pa. — The Milford Garden Club will hold its semiannual flower show this year from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 22 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Friendship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church, on the corner of Broad and Ann streets in Milford. It will ...

Shrewsbury Flower Show 'that really is' a vibrant tribute to war
The Reverend Canon Mark Oakley, of St Paul's Cathedral, said: “The flower show was understandably cancelled and it is both appropriate and moving that this year's show, 100 years later, honours so many of the men, women and children whose lives were ...

Garden Club hosting flower show Aug. 22-23
MILFORD - The Milford Garden Club is holding its semi-annual annual flower show this year on Friday, August 22nd from 2 to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, August 23rd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Friendship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church, on the ...

Happy 'Shark Week!' Here are the 17 most famous sharks in pop culture
This classic sketch from the early days of "Saturday Night Live" parodies "Jaws" with a shark that attacks young, single women at their apartments by posing as a plumber or flower delivery man at their door. Always beware of the "Candygram." Bruce from ...

She's taking time to sell the roses (Video)
The UpTake: Shavanna Miller has big ambitions for flower delivery service Bloompop. She wants to expand from its Washington roots to a national player. With a resume that includes Columbia University, the London School of Economics, Meetup.com and ...

She's taking time to sell the roses (Video)
Rather than climbing the corporate ladder, she started up Bloompop, a flower delivery service that went from tech hub 1776 to the Crystal Tech Fund and partners with local florists in cities from D.C. to Salt Lake City. Biggest current challenge: We've ...

Residents petition for removal of fluoride from water in Topsfield
By Anna Burgess. aburgess@wickedlocal.com. Topsfield resident Jeffy Demeter believes there is a toxin in the water—fluoride. Demeter is part of a growing coalition of people in Massachusetts, and throughout the country, who are questioning the ...

Red Arrows' bird's eye view of Shrewsbury Flower Show
Now this is how you make an entrance! Here's a pilot's eye view of the Shrewsbury Flower Show, taken from high above the Quarry on Saturday afternoon during the annual extravaganza. Tweet. A Red Arrows-eye view of the grounds at the Shrewsbury ...



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