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Augusta area florists hope for big Valentine's Day after last year's ice storm

...being able to do it on Saturday and by not losing power," Colvin said.This year, the Valentine's Day outlook for local florists is much rosier. While cool temperatures are expected this weekend, precipitation is not in the forecast.Bracing for a busy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-11/augusta-are
Florists form cooperative

...retailers. The locally owned florists have formed a cooperative marketing...for the group and an Augusta florist since 1960. The campaign primarily...recently acquired four local florists, including Anderson's Flowers...Suzanne's Floral Co. and Country Florist. "The main reason I joined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/09/bus_273297.shtml
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Florists flourish on Valentine's

Like most florists, Monty Pittman loves Valentine's Day. But he also hates it...4 a.m. Friday morning and back in here at 8 a.m.'' But both florists said this Valentine's Day was a tremendous success, and reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/15/met_204064.shtml
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Florists find use for leftovers

...Days after what many local florists say is the busiest time of...Amelia's Buds and Blooms Florist on Washington Road, said she...year," Ms. Pate said. Many florists, such as Ladybugs Flowers...owner of the Furys Ferry Road florist, said keeping waste to a minimum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/16/bus_116717.shtml
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The Artside: Arts offerings include exhibits, history, shows, contests

...through Aug. 28.Tickets for the birthday celebration are $10 and can be purchased at the center, Parks Pharmacy, Jim Bush Florist or the Aiken County Tourism office. Call (803) 441-4380 for more information. THE AIKEN CENTER for the Arts has three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-21/artside-arts-offering
Sid Mullis: Limelight hydrangeas show beauty late in season

...for a spectacular summer show. It also makes a great choice for a large container on a porch, patio or deck.Unlike most florist or mophead hydrangeas, Limelight likes a lot of sun. A site with morning sun and afternoon shade would be ideal. Since it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-07-23/sid-mullis-limelight
A question worth asking

...good idea worth pursuing, but it's unlikely that privatizing marriage would prevent legal pressure on churches, bakers, florists, photographers and others to participate in gay weddings.Privatization of marriage might have worked before the Supreme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-01/question-worth-asking
How a florist helped catch suspect

...confirmed that Dills was the tipster who helped capture the suspect. After the ordeal, Dills went to work at Frady's Florists in Kings Mountain, where she was besieged by visitors. Many of them called her a hero, a notion she quickly disputed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-19/how-florist-helped-catch-sus
The week ahead

...Caring Rose Week Through Saturday , some area florists will offer a dozen roses for $10 and two cans...Food Bank, 3310 Commerce Drive. Participating florists include Cannon House Florists and Gifts, 608 Airport Road, Aiken; Flower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/14/met_22693.shtml
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Good deeds

...Several locally owned florists are partnering with the...12-17. Participating florists will offer one dozen roses...Carolina. The participating florists include: Amelia's Buds and Blooms, Fat Man's Florist, Quick Way Flower Shop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/29/yrb_149689.shtml
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