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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...

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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 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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Loving alternatives

...Valentine's Day bouquet of roses, florists say there are unusual flower...close to $60, according to florists. The annual Rose Bowl Parade...Amelia's Buds and Blooms Florist. That price tag can be discouraging...Barton and other Augusta-area florists say they have a selection of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/05/ent_252399.shtml
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Upcoming events

...which continues through Saturday, participating 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/2005/11/16/aik_23211.shtml
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Mother's Day rush

Mother's special day is Sunday and area florists are working double-time to fill orders for the traditional gift of flowers. At Foxglove Florists, Maureen Massey predicted that by the end of Friday, the shop will have created some 200 arrangements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/10/met_208051.shtml
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Despite computer glitch, flower deliveries go on

...network of more than 20,000 florists to fill millions of orders each year. One florist, Cat Thompson, an employee...lot and calling other (florists)," he said. However...Hemphill, of the Blanton Niday florist shop in Houston, said FTD...

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