Florists in Arden, NC
Find local Arden, North Carolina florists below that deliver beautiful flowers to residences, business, funeral homes and hospitals in Arden and surrounding areas. Choose from roses, lilies, tulips, orchids, carnations and more from the variety of flower arrangements in a vase, container or basket. Place your flower delivery order online of call.
Arden Flower Shops
2120 Hendersonville Rd
Arden, NC 28704
Arden NC News
Jun 14, 2018
Community calendar: Juneteenth, PrideFest, Father's Day and more
N.E., Redmond (facebook.com/events/182570682391431/).
Woodland Park Zoo
ONGOING Assam Rhino Reserve, Butterfly Garden, Willawong Station Bird Feeding, Family Farm, Historic Carousel, keeper talks, Zoomazium kids’ activities; baby gorilla Yola on view, 12:30 p.m.-closing daily; zoo open 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; Evening Zoo special hours 6-8:30 p.m. June 21, 28; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95 ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo.org).
Father’s Day Car Show
Most Read Entertainment StoriesUnlimited Digital Access. $1 for 4 weeks.SUN Classic and modern cars, music, specials at local restaurants, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Burien Town Square Park, 480 S.W. 152nd St., Burien (discoverburien.org).
Fenders on Front Street Car Show
SUN Classic car show, music, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, along Front Street and at Triple XXX Rootbeer Drive-In, Issaquah (downtownissaquah.com).
5K for Inclusion: Family Fun Run, Walk, & Roll
SAT Arc of King County benefit to support services for people with developmental disabilities; all ages and all abilities encouraged to participate, check-in and resource fair 9 a.m., 5K 10 a.m. Saturday, Renton Stadium, 405 N. Logan Ave., Renton; free, fundraising, donations suggested (arcofkingcounty.org/involved/5k-for-inclusion.html).
Heroes for Health 5K
SAT Run, walk, skate; benefits access to medical and dental care for those who might not otherwise receive it; superhero costumes welcome, 10 a.m. Saturday, HealthPoint, 10414 Beardslee Blvd., Bothell; $25-$30 (healthpointchc.org/news-calendar/events).
Meet The Bees Party
JUNE 21 Celebrate the release of the Field Guide to Bees of Puget Sound with the Common Acre, meet the scientists behind our research, beer available, music with Mike Gervais, 7:30 p.m. June 21, Centilia... Jun 14, 2018
Brightening someone's day
When a volunteer handed a bouquet to Gordon “Steve” Stevenson, the 97-year-old England native began to reminisce about the rose garden he once tended outside his home.
“I had dozens of varieties,” the retired concert pianist said. “Roses are my favorite, but these are nice, too.”
Stevenson lives in a home run by Compassionate Care Residence RCFE, a company owned by Kathie Flood and her husband, David.
Flood is a massage therapist who opened her first assisted-care home in 2012 to take care of her grandmother. Grandma Betty still lives in one of Flood’s facilities near Wildwood Regional Park, and the dutiful granddaughter said making sure her residents stay socially engaged is a top priority in their care.
LET’S FIND A VASE—Betty Irwin receives help with her bouquet from Compassionate Care employee Analyn Bernardo. MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
“These little visits make all the difference in the world,” she said.
Lorraine “Billy” Arcuri is a 93-year-old mother of seven and grandmother of “dozens.” She said the flowers were lovely and described the hospice volunteers as angels.
“Mother Nature does a good job,” she said. “And the girls, I think they’re an absolute wonder.”
Hospice of the Conejo is a volunteer hospice and grief support center that has been serving patients and families facing terminal illness for 41 years. It offers more than 50 support groups, patient care services and even free pet care.
Mary-Ellen Likken is a Newbury Park resident who recently completed the eight-week training course to become a hospice volunteer. Likken has a son with disabilities, and over the years, she said, she’s been the recipient of support and encouragement from others.
“This is a way to give back,” she said.
Hospice volunteer Heather Toole said simple ways of serving others, like dropping off some flowers, can make a big impact.
“There’s a lot of goodwill out there, and little things like this create a ripple effect,” she said. “Doesn’t this give you hope when you see the love of people?”
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Area roundup: Minnetrista Garden Fair blooms on Saturday
MUNCIE — Minnetrista will have its annual Garden Fair 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 2.
The event is one day only this year, and the Farmers Market will be open the same hours that Saturday. Vendors will sell plants, flowers, herbs, compost, garden art, bird feeders and more.
Information: minnetrista.net or 765-282-4848.
Wear Orange Walk to oppose gun violence
MUNCIE — Muncie's Wear Orange Walk, a gun violence awareness event, will be the afternoon of Saturday, June 2.
Participants are invited to wear orange and gather at 2 p.m. at Tuhey Park to walk to City Hall, joined by survivors and other advocates. To join the fourth annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange, visit wearorange.org or email email@example.com.
Wes-Del to serve lunches over summer
GASTON — Wes-Del Community Schools will offer summer food service during June and July. Free meals will be available to all children age 18 and younger and to persons older than 18 who are enrolled in a a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled, according to a release.
Lunch will be served at Wes-Del Elementary School, 5... Jun 14, 2018
8 amazing attractions in the Netherlands if you love flowers and gardens
Flowers, plants and gardens in the NetherlandsDespite being densely populated, the Netherlands has abundant gardens and flower celebrations that are perfect for a day out enjoying some typically Dutch scenery. If you feel disappointed that you’ve missed seeing the Keukenhof, arguably the most famous garden in the Netherlands, there are so many other gardens and flower-related attractions worth visiting.Open Garden DaysOpen Garden Days is your ticket to hidden Amsterdam. For three days in June, more than 30 private Amsterdam gardens are open to the public.The carefully selected gardens are like mini urban retreats, full of lush plants and flowers, impeccable taste and an eye for detail, making the most of the outdoor spaces they occupy. More than 30 gardens are participating for three special days from 10am to 5pm.The five gardens where you can buy a ticket and start your garden discoveries are: Amnesty International, Museum Van Loon and Huis Marseille, located on Keizersgracht, or Cromhouthuis or Museum Willet-Holthuysen on Herengracht. A summer in Amsterdam is not complete without entering these secret gardens!Clingendael Japanese GardenClingendael Japanese Garden is a place of massive historic value and was even declared a national monument in 2001. Located between The Hague and Wassenaar, its name means “valley betwe... Jun 14, 2018
5 reasons Shakespeare would love Longwood Gardens
Pierre S. du Pont was more a fan of opera than Shakespeare.
When he first built his Open Air Theatre at the garden estate of Longwood, there was plenty of Gilbert & Sullivan on the bill, but not much of the Bard to be found.
A young Edmund Fuller might have been the first to bring a full Shakespeare play to the grounds of Longwood Gardens in June 1933, when his cast of 35 players performed “The Taming of the Shrew” on a night marked by “lowering skies and chilly weather,” according to The Morning News.
This month, Delaware Shakespeare will bring the Bard to Longwood for another weekend, but this time, all the garden’s a stage for our six players who will perform five iconic scenes from Shakespeare in five idyllic locations around this storied property.
In our weekend of Shakespeare in the Garden, we’ll see the balcony scene from “Romeo & Juliet” play out in the Main Fountain Garden, the final showdown between Macbeth and Macduff in the East Conservatory Plaza, competing funeral orations from “Julius Caesar” in the Italian Water Garden, a mischievous Puck playing tricks on young lovers during “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Meadow Entrance and a bit of matchmaking from “Much Ado About Nothing” inside the Exhibition Hall.
As I’ve walked the gardens over the past few weeks preparing to direct these scenes, it’s become obvious how much William Shakespeare would have enjoyed himself as a visitor here.
Jun 14, 2018
'Iris Man' Don Goss has a field of flowers for sale in Fort Wayne
Rayanna, to help take photos so she can catalog the plants, partly so she knows what she has but also because she believes Goss’ garden is such an incredible effort.
Another woman was taking photos so she could paint the flowers, Goss said.
Goss’ mother first planted iris at the home after receiving six hybridized irises for her birthday in 1941. Now totaling 450, the number is actually half of what he had.
“It got to be too much,” he said.
These days he hoes a little then sits in the lawn chair that’s next to the iris field, which includes the Emma Cook on his typed list. That white one with a bluish purple border came directly from the Bluffton hybridizer’s garden, he said. With her husband, Paul, and then after his death, she created 70 iris hybrids. She died in 1982.
Sitting in a chair on his porch, Goss asks customers which irises they want, making out a receipt in return for a check or cash. Customers will have to wait until the third week of June after the iris are done blooming to pick up their bulbs.
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