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3461 E Causeway ApproachMandeville, LA 70448
7450 Jefferson Hwy Ste 390Baton Rouge, LA 70806
244 Trace LoopMandeville, LA 70448
1325 E WashingtonShreveport, LA 71104
2934 Cypress StWest Monroe, LA 71291
Louisiana Flowers News
Jan 4, 2020
Funerals held for reporter, pilot from Louisiana plane crash - The Associated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Funeral services were held Saturday for a Louisiana sports reporter and a pilot who died last week in a plane crash in Lafayette.Five people were killed in the crash as they headed to the Peach Bowl to see Louisiana State University play Oklahoma in Atlanta.Carley McCord, 30, was a local reporter and the daughter-in-law of the LSU offensive coordinator, Steve Ensminger. McCord’s funeral was held at St. Jean Vianney Church in Baton Rouge. Memorial services were held in the church parish hall after the funeral. The local television station where she worked, WDSU, showed a long line of people waiting to get into the church.Family asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a memorial scholarship fund set up in McCord’s honor. The fund will benefit women pursing a degree in spo... Nov 9, 2019
Home and Garden Events Oct. 19-26 - NOLA.com
Master Gardener talks and more. 10 a.m. Louisiana Iris Sale.^ Longue Vue House and Gardens~, 7 Bamboo Road~ — The Greater New Orleans Iris Society bare root plant sale features hundreds of plants for purchase that represent more than 100 different-colored locally grown irises. Louisiana irises should be planted in October to bloom next spring. www.facebook.com. 10 a.m. Twilight Mourning Tour.^ Hermann-Grima Historic House~, 820 St. Louis St.~ — Creole mourning customs on display at the house, followed by a tour of St. Louis No. 1 and cocktail and appetizer at Hyatt Centric; black attire requested but not required, 15 and older. www.hgghh.org. $65. 5 p.m.TuesdayEsplanade Ridge Tour.^ Pagoda Cafe~, 1403 N. Dorgenois St.~ — Geographic history and architectural highlights of Esplanade Avenue, designed in the French style of grand boulevards as a garden suburb for the wealthy Creoles escaping the “old city.” www.friendsofthecabildo.org. $20-$25. 10 a.m.WednesdayBayou St. John Walking Tour.^ The Pitot House~, 1440 Moss St.~ — Stroll through 300 years of history in one of New Orleans’ oldest neighborhood with a walking tour encompassing Pitot House, Faubourg Pontchartrain and St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 on Esplanade Avenue. www.louisianalandmarks.org. $30. 1 p.m.Evenings With Enrique.^ New O... Aug 22, 2019
Sunflowers in October? Breeders are racing to develop plants that flower again and again. - The Washington Post
More than 40 years ago, from his fields in southern Louisiana, this was a lonely quest, but not a quixotic one. As the inventor of the Encore Azalea brand, he has given gardeners more than 30 azaleas in various sizes and bloom color, with more in the works.“You have waves of color in summer,” he says, “and as it cools down to return to more of the spring temperature range, you’ll get a lot more bloom.”Lee may have been a pioneer in the desire for a deja vu moment in the garden, but he is no longer alone. The ornamental plant industry is defined by a race to develop and trademark plants that keep on blooming beyond their natural moment in the growing year.“It’s what we are all striving for in every genus,” said Jonathan Pedersen, vice president of sales and business development at Monrovia Nursery, a major wholesale grower.Encore Azalea
Autumn Twist, one of 31 varieties of Encore Azalea re-bloomers.
In addition to fall-blooming azaleas, consumers can find hydrangeas that flower in September, sunflowers still going strong in October, lilacs in fragrant bloom in August and even a clematis that produces its bell-like blooms until frost.Roses have al... Dec 14, 2018
Dr. Emery Deserves All the Flowers While She Can Smell Them - Afro American
Ala., Dr. Emery moved to Baltimore with Vallen L. Emery Sr., her beloved late husband and their three sons, after a successful teaching career in Louisiana. The deep South's loss was Baltimore's great gain.
She attended what was then Morgan State College where she earned a master's degree in education and she attended Temple University in Philadelphia and was awarded a doctorate degree in education. Her list of accomplishments and contributions to the Greater Baltimore community is too long to list here; that is why a veritable who's who (including Mayor Pugh, Rev. Dr. A.C.D. Vaughn and AFRO Publisher Emeritus Jake Oliver, among many others) of our city stopped by the Forum to give bouquets of flowers to Dr. Emery while she can smell them. These are the objective facts.
However, my objectivity ends as far as Dr. Emery is concerned when it comes to her work as principal of Walbrook High School in West Baltimore.
Sean Yoes (Courtesy Photo)
Dr. Emery was a vice-principal of Lemmel Junior High just up the street from where I was raised. But, Walbrook was the house that Dr. Emery built and that school changed my life. I entered Walbrook in the 10th grade in 1980. For the record, Dr. Emery had officially left the school as principal the previous year, but clearly she had laid an incredible foundation prior to her exit and she left an outstanding high school in her wake.
My sister and I had mo... Nov 28, 2018
All Saints' Day traditions keep memories of loved ones alive - The Advocate
It's a local tradition that goes back the 1850s, when Peter Rouquette became the first Creole to be ordained as a priest after Louisiana became a part of the United States. Rouquette chose to live in Lacombe, where he was a missionary to the Choctaws for 29 years, adopting Native American practices in his teachings.Raymond said her "grandfather's grandfather," Octave Cousin, was among those Rouquette ministered to. Cousin died in 1892 and is buried in Lafontaine Hilltop. His last name still is a common one in the area."This is a very important day for us," said Raymond, chairman of the revived Lacombe Museum, which will open in January. "Most of the residents of the Lacombe area can trace their roots back to the days here (early 1800s) when the whites, the Creoles and the Choctaws would intermingle and intermarry to make us what we are today."I've got relatives in five of our cemeteries. All Saints' Day is about our heritage."While the All Saints' Day tradition in Lacombe goes back more than 150 years, there's a newer one about 10 miles down U.S. 190 in Mandeville.Friday's All Souls' Day blessing at the Mandeville Cemetery will feature more than 4,000 candles to decorate the graves and the grounds.The Knights of Columbus councils of Our Lady of the Lake and Mary, Queen of Peace churches are in charge of mustering the volunteers needed to construct and place the luminaries, although families are invited to bring their own."We provide snacks for the little kids, and they enjoy preparing the candles," event director Charlotte King said. "We get a lot of ‘old Mandeville' people to attend, and it keeps growing."People really have taken to having a candlelight blessing. It is so beautiful."There are other All Saints' and All Souls' Day observations in St. Tammany. Here's a rundown:St. Joseph Abbey: While there are no formal activities in the Covington city cemeteries, St. Joseph Abbey is accepting prayer requests for All Souls' Day.After Mass, the monks will lead the congregation to the cemetery, where they will lead prayers for the departed.Our Lady of Lourdes: The south Slidell church will have a Mass a...