Florists in Alex, OK
Find local Alex, Oklahoma florists below that deliver beautiful flowers to residences, business, funeral homes and hospitals in Alex 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.
Alex Flower Shops
115 S Main
Alex, OK 73002
Alex OK News
Jul 5, 2019
Slow Flowers Summit coming to St. Paul to spread the word about local blooms - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Seven years ago, when Emma and Alexia Kelsey opened their floral business, Kindred Blooms, they didn’t think much about where the flowers they worked with came from or what the blooms had been sprayed with.
Then Alexia got pregnant. The sisters did some research and were shocked at what they found out, Emma said. They decided to look for chemical-free plant material and to buy as much locally as possible.
Jun 22, 2019
Here Are The Best Native Plants For Gardens In McLean - McLean, VA Patch
Audubon Society of Northern Virginia, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Suite 100, Reston, VA 20190Nature By Design: 300 Calvert Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301Greenstreet Gardens, 1721 West Braddock Road Alexandria, VA 22302Earth Sangha Wild Plant Nursery, 10123 Commonwealth Boulevard Fairfax, VA 22032Americans spent a record $47.8 billion on lawn and garden retail sales in 2017, according to the National Gardening Survey. The average household spent more than $500 on gardening. And while older adults accounted for 35 percent of all gardeners, millennials were getting their hands and knees dirty at all-time high levels. Adults 18-34 accounted for 29 percent of all gardeners, the survey found. Among the recent trends — more people are investing in raised beds as opposed to digging holes, and they're spending money on apps rather than glossy gardening books. Patch national staffer Dan Hampton contributed to this report. Jun 22, 2019
Floral and lush, this $12 South African white wine blend blossoms in your glass - The Washington Post
Market at River Falls in Potomac, the Wine Harvest (Gaithersburg, Potomac). Available in Virginia at Aldie Peddler in Aldie, Balducci’s (Alexandria, McLean, Reston), Bonnie Blue Southern Market & Bakery and Murphy Beverage in Winchester, Vintage Wines in Harrisonburg, Rio Hill Wine & Beer in Charlottesville.
Smith & Perry Pinot Noir 2015
Here’s an all-around tasty Oregon pinot noir, with Bing cherry and sarsaparilla flavors. It may be easy to finish this without realizing it, but you’ll want to savor this wine and save some for dinner. Distributed by Republic National: Available in the District at Ace Beverage, Circle Wine & Liquor, Rodman’s, Yes! Organic Market (various locations). Available in Maryland at Pine Orchard Liquors in Ellicott City, Wine Source in Baltimore.
Availability information is based on distributor records. Wines might not be in stock at every listed store and might be sold at additional stores. Prices are approximate. Check Winesearcher.com to verify availability, or ask a favorite wine store to order through a distributor.
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Flower power: Santa Rita students thank teachers, staff with 108 colorful handmade bouquets - Los Altos Town Crier
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Classic red roses, deep pink tulips, bright yellow sunflowers and pale lavender hydrangeas were among the thousands of flowers arranged in more than 100 handmade bouquets outside Santa Rita School May 14.
Parent volunteers spent the morning creating the bouquets out of flowers parents and students donated. The flower arrangements were then given to teachers and other school employees as part of Santa Rita’s staff appreciation week celebration.
“Who doesn’t like getting flowers? It totally brightens your day, brightens your classroom,” said Jessica Gowdy, who launched the Flower Day event in 2014. “And kids can enjoy it as much as the teachers can enjoy it.”
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Virginia's Historic Garden Week promotes preservation | News - Fauquier Times
Jocelyn (Lili) Alexander of Wildcat Mountain Farm and Peggy Arundel of Merry Oak Farm plan to open their homes as part of the driving and shuttling garden tour.
Kimberly Wright, chairwoman of the Warrenton Garden Club’s historic garden tour, likes to say that this year’s event on May 1 to 2 “has something for everyone” at each of the four featured local properties. “There’s architectural interest, gardening interest, historical interest,” she said. “Each house really does have a unique offering.” The Warrenton tour is one of many held around the state during Historic Garden Week, April 27 to May 4, organized by the Garden Club of Virginia. It’s the oldest and largest house and garden tour in the nation. Wright said more than 1,000 visitors are expected for this year’s Warrenton tour “and it’s not just locals. We have a number of out-of-state visitors, as well.” Overall, there will be 31 tours around the statespan class="TextRun BCX1 SCXW10881108" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-c...