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Funds for flowers: Organizations raise money for petunia baskets

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Since 2005, baskets of flowers have sprung up in downtown Jamestown as the weather warms, each year spreading a little bit further — down First Avenue and onto 10th Street Southeast.
The flower baskets, each containing wave petunias, will require …continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Funds for flowers: Organizations raise money for petunia baskets

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Since 2005, baskets of flowers have sprung up in downtown Jamestown as the weather warms, each year spreading a little bit further — down First Avenue and onto 10th Street Southeast.
The flower baskets, each containing wave petunias, will require …continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Butterflies, blooms and bees

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — The bad news just seems to keep coming for bees and butterflies, from long-term global population declines to massive die-offs in local areas.

While monarch butterflies and honeybees are attracting the most attention — monarch numbers…continue reading on dglobe.com

Butterflies, blooms and bees

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — The bad news just seems to keep coming for bees and butterflies, from long-term global population declines to massive die-offs in local areas.

While monarch butterflies and honeybees are attracting the most attention — monarch numbers…continue reading on dglobe.com

Hope (for spring) springs eternal

March 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — It’s no secret that people in the Upper Midwest are fed up with winter.
It seems to have been an unusually long, cold and treacherous season. Even though there haven’t been many major snowstorms, the region’s residents have suf…continue reading on dglobe.com

Test your poinsettia IQ

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Don Kinzler

Almost 53 percent of Americans will soon purchase a nochebuena. Although it sounds like something you’d order at a taco drive-through, nochebuena is the name Mexican locals gave to the redflowered plant brought to the United State…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Test your poinsettia IQ

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Don Kinzler

Almost 53 percent of Americans will soon purchase a nochebuena. Although it sounds like something you’d order at a taco drive-through, nochebuena is the name Mexican locals gave to the redflowered plant brought to the United State…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Chamberlain florist is finalist in national contest

September 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

CHAMBERLAIN — She’s a veteran florist, but it’s not easy for Patience Pickner to name her favorite flower.

“It changes with the season,” said Pickner, who’s owned and worked at her Chamberlain business, The Picket Fence, for 17 years. …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Not your grandmother’s hydrangeas

June 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

To choose the most desirable plant for your garden, you need to be aware of the different flower types.
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Living art: Floral arrangements beautify indoor spaces

April 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Floral arrangements add beauty to the spaces they occupy, oxygenate the air, help you think, appeal to the senses and create a focal point. Continue Reading