Florists in Hundred, WV
Find local Hundred, West Virginia florists below that deliver beautiful flowers to residences, business, funeral homes and hospitals in Hundred 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.
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Hundred, WV 26575
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Nov 9, 2019
Letters to the Editor: Colonial Lake's plants are in flower - Charleston Post Courier
But they’re there for everyone to appreciate. On foot, you’ll see just some of the results of the inspiration and effort of hundreds of volunteer planters, weeders and pruners and a handful of professional designers, horticulturists and donors.Over 20,000 specimens have found a home at Colonial Lake Park since 2016. Everyone will find something to admire and enjoy.Take any opportunity to stroll the grounds. Parking is plentiful on Ashley, Beaufain and Rutledge. A few plants appeal to drive-bys, however, most display their splendor best face-to-face.Many citizens have found a way to contribute to the beauty of this park, the Colonial Common, a 1768 grant from the British Crown to the people of Charlestown.Cash and securities may be donated to the Charleston Parks Conservancy or to the city of Charleston (FBO Colonial Lake Park). Volunteers are always welcome.Many plants need watering year-round. We work this park every Tuesday and Thursday morning.The vision for the Colonial Common will be furthered when work commences on Moultrie Playground. Hundreds of volunteers and donors are needed and invited to participate in this grand civic improvement. Join me and so many others. Yours is a gift to future generations.MICHAEL MASTERRutledge AvenueCharlestonRepeal ‘CON’ lawThe Oct. 17 Post and Courier reported on the “turf war” in which local hospital systems are engaged to stop each other from building facilities or providing services in Berkeley and Charleston counties.Hospital systems use the state Certification of Need law to stymie competitors’ plans while they proceed with their own.
Charleston hospitals at war over MUSC's plans to build in Berkeley CountyWorse, they use the CON process and ... Nov 9, 2019
Home and Garden Events Oct. 19-26 - NOLA.com
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 Orleans Botanical Garden~, 5 Victory Ave.~ — Patrice Fisher with Javier Olondo, local harpist and guitarist from Cuba, and food from Kitchen in the Garden under the stars in the gardens with the sculptures by Enrique Alferez. www.neworleanscitypark.com. Free admission. 5 p.m... Nov 9, 2019
Brooklyn Botanic Garden has a new selfie spot (and some new plants too) - Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The hillside landscape is named in honor of the late Robert W. Wilson, a retired hedge fund founder turned philanthropist.
He donated hundreds of millions of dollars to nonprofits to support environmental protection, the arts, social causes and education.
The overlook’s pathway brings visitors from the upper portion of Brooklyn Botanic Garden down to the Cherry Esplanade. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane
Wilson was a key donor to the 1980s BBG Conservatory Campaign and the Campaign for the Next Century, which launched in 2007.
Before the hillside was landscaped, it was “an orphan site” and a barrier between the upper and lower parts of Brooklyn Botanic Garden, said Michael Manfredi, co-founder of design firm Weiss/Manfredi, which designed the 1.25-acre landscape.
Because BBG is an urban garden, it was important to include “social settings” in the landscaping, such as pathways wide enough for several people to walk side by side, Manfredi said.
Weiss/Manfredi also designed the award-winning Diane H. and Joseph S. Steinberg Visitor Center, which stands next to the Robert W. Wilson Overlook.
Architects Michael Manfredi, left, and Marion Weiss of Weiss/Manfredi designed the Robert W. Wilson Overlook. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane
There’s a meadow growing on the roof of the visitor center and a meadow in the Native Flora Garden Extension, which is on the opposite side of the overlook. So when Toby Wolf of Wolf Landscape Architecture selected plants for the overlook, he tried to create a meadow that complements the two on either side of it, he told the Brooklyn Eagle.
The overlook project’s planting designer variegated the plants on the overlook rather than clustering them in big blocks. The hill faces south, so Wolf included coastal plants and native plants of the South and the Southwest, which can handle lots of sunlight.
The overlook plantings will start flowering next year.
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'Petal it Forward': Free flower bouquets bring smiles to Bonita Springs residents - Naples Daily News
These flowers) will brighten her day so much.”
“Petal it Forward” is a national event where flower shops hand out hundreds of bouquets to patrons and local businesses. Florists give two bouquets to every customer with one caveat — they must give one arrangement to someone they think deserves it, said Susie Sayger, owner of Heaven Scent.
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This year, Heaven Scent Flowers wanted to brighten people’s days with free flowers, said Sayger.
“Every day, we go and deliver flowers to people, and they say, ‘Oh my god, for me?’ and it’s a reaction of joy,” Sayger said. “For us, it’s just an everyday part of life. It doesn’t impact us anymore. So, we wanted others to go and see the fun and joy we get to see every day.”
“Petal it Forward” is the one day a year when non-florists can experience the joy of giving a bouquet to a friend or even an acquaintance.
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Pat Smith, a 20-year Bonita Springs resident, said she was giving away both of her free bouquets.
“The first is going to my best friend,” she said. “The second is going to Isabelle at Isabelle Alterations. I’ve gone to her for years, and her kindn... Oct 10, 2019
In the Mountains, Climate Change Is Disrupting Everything, from How Water Flows to When Plants Flower - InsideClimate News
Carroll studies how disruptions to the water cycle will affect local ranchers and ski areas, as well as drinking and agricultural water supplies hundreds of miles away.
The IPCC assessment found that global warming will change the timing and amount of runoff, "affecting water storage and delivery infrastructure around the world," a finding backed by research focusing on the West.
A 2016 study in six Western mountain ranges showed rising temperatures will shift the snow accumulation zone and runoff timing enough to have significant impacts on water cycles. And some towns in the Rockies and Sierra Nevada are at risk from dangerous flash floods as global warming brings rain, rather than snow, to some mountain regions.
Carroll pointed out her living room window to a craggy ridgeline where she measures how water from melted snow trickles through rocks and meadows down to the East River, on to the Gunnison River and finally into the mighty Colorado.
"The new normal is that the snowpack is melting earlier and we have earlier runoff, and that's a fact. There's going to be less water for a given snowpack," she said. Even in average snowfall years, global warming is reducing the amount of available water for irrigation and storage, she said.
Her research for the University of Nevada's Desert Research Institute and the U.S. Department of Energy will help communities adapt as global warming disrupts flows from mountain streams. Around Crested Butte, the ski industry and local ranchers will feel the changes first.
But addressing those impacts isn't as easy as just throwing a new report on the table. Translating science into action requires working with stakeholders from the start.
"Ranchers know what's happening, they know that things are shifting, but they're afraid the policy will shift in a way that they will carry the burden of the change. Since they have most of the water, they fear they will have to give up the most, and that it won't be equitable," she said.
The states that get their water from the Colorado River are already restructuring water-sharing agreements to stave off shortages and trying to develop new storage plans to account for extreme wet and dry years.
Goodbye to Glaciers
Global warming will change nearly every mountain ecosystem, starting with the very visible meltdown of glaciers.
In the European Alps, some glaciers retreated by as much 410 feet last year — imagine the Empire State Building shrinking by a third. Globally, the world's glaciers have lost 9 trillion tons of ice since 1961, raising sea level by about 1 inch, according to the European Space Agency.
As glaciers melt, they create a series of risks: newly formed meltwater lakes can burst through their banks, flooding towns and farms below. And as the ice dwindles, that will significantly change the timing and amount of water available for hydropower production and agriculture.
Along with disrupting ecosystems and downstream communities that rely on glacier meltwater, global warming in the mountains will cause emotional and cultural loss as cherished landscapes vanish. In Switzer... Oct 10, 2019
Gardening: Some plants are gifts that just keep giving - OCRegister
Each faded flower — and it should go completely brown before being plucked — contains at least two dozen to more than a hundred seeds, depending on variety, which can immediately be scattered over an empty, sunny garden patch. Dust a little compost over the seeds, keep them moist with a little daily sprinkling and they will germinate within ten days. Like alyssum, marigold takes six weeks from seed planting to onset of flower production.
Zinnias, which are marigold relatives, also sprout easily from seed although it will take two months from planting to onset of flower production in their case. Zinnias are distinguished by multi-layered flowers in a rainbow of colors, some of which could be mistaken for certain chrysanthemum varieties. Like chrysanthemums, zinnias also make excellent cut flowers for vase arrangements.
Zinnias will require more water than marigolds and their irrigation needs are best addressed by a drip system. Overhead irrigation not only uses more water than drip but increases the likelihood of powdery mildew developing on zinnia foliage.
If you want your marigold and zinnia seeds to grow into plants, year after year, whose flowers resemble those of the mother plants, make sure to acquire heirloom varieties. The flowers that come from seeds of hybrid flowers are unpredictable.
Tip of the Week: David Ewing, who gardens in Venice, sent a photo of manzanita leaves with red protuberances shaped like worms along their edges. He wondered what caused this. Each protuberance is known as a gall and is caused by an aphid that enters the leaf and injects chemicals into the surrounding cells, causing them to swell. The gall serves to protect the aphid and its offspring from predators. This condition is not pathological and nothing can be done to dislodge the aphids. Aphids tend to create galls in new manzanita growth so anything that encourages it — fertilizer, water, or pruning — should be minimized. Leaf galls are also commonly encountered on oak trees. There, the insect at work is a miniature wasp but, once again, the galls are benign.