Florist rejects chain's offer

At the same time florist Michelle Driggers is opening her second...daughter." She was one of 35 local florist who recently received a letter from John...Gifts, Suzanne's Floral Co., Country Florist, Augusta Flowers & Gifts and Mr. Partridge's...

Florist should be told about ill plant

Dear Carson: A local florist sent us a diseased bromeliad plant at my father's recent funeral...just let it go? - Daughter's Dilemma Dear Daughter: Your local florist should be ashamed to think they could get away with foisting off...

Life & style
Sid Mullis: Plant designs at entrances, along sidewalks offer welcoming look to home

...Many people want to go out there and cut them back, but you shouldn't do that during the winter.Hydrangeas (mophead ? Florist hydrangea: Hydrangea macrophylla) should be pruned after they finish blooming in the summer. They set their flower buds...

Rants & Raves

...and went to work outside the military again paying Social Security and Medicare. Like it or not, get over it. JENNI, THE FLORIST at Whole Foods, is FANTASTIC! For our daughter's wedding, not only did she make beautiful, reasonably priced flower designs...

Augusta-area companies enjoying lower fuel prices

...business.Heather Colvin, the general manager of the Martinez florist, said the business didn't raise its prices as the cost of...off the fuel charges.It might also make it easier for the florist to get local delivery drivers for some of the peak seasons...

Cyclamen kin are dainty but hardy

...really butterflies: They are cyclamen blossoms held aloft on thin flower stalks.These are not the cyclamens you find in florist shops with bold flowers and lush foliage. My cyclamens are among the few species of "hardy" cyclamens. They differ from...

Florist's fortunes tied to city's

...downtown Augusta's heyday. McKeown Florist, begun by Mrs. McKeown Braid's grandmother...their homes up, and some did not." The florist business began reflecting the changes...association in 1993. But the end of McKeown Florist is in sight. Mrs. McKeown Braid will...

Local florist added beauty to city road

...could do anything you wanted to." Before Mr. Harbin died Oct. 8, he had been a florist, horticulturist, city councilman, president of the Southeastern Florist Association, president of the Augusta Civic Music Association and chairman of the...

City honors late florist

...city would honor the him for the work he did more than 50 years ago to initiate a citywide beautification project. The late florist, who also served as city councilman and chairman of Augusta's trees and parks committee in 1950, is credited with planting...

Landscape pruning time has arrived

...abelia and althea.Prune spring flowering plants such as azaleas, forsythia and dogwood soon after they bloom.Even though florist hydrangea and gardenias are considered summer flowering, wait until they finish their peak bloom time before you trim them...