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Colorado State Featured Florists
13692 E Alameda AveAurora, CO 80012
510 15Th StBurlington, CO 80807
7711 West 6Th AvenueLakewood, CO 80214
1201 S 9Th StCanon City, CO 81212
6865 South Elati StreetLittleton, CO 80120
Colorado Flowers News
Sep 7, 2020
Deryn Davidson: Award for demonstration garden is a bright spot during tough times - The Daily Camera
County Demonstration Garden received a Plant Select Showcase Garden Award, it felt extra-sweet. The Plant Select program is a collaboration between Colorado State University, Denver Botanic Gardens and professional horticulturists. Their goal is to “create smart plant choices for a new American Landscape inspired by the Rocky Mountain Region.” The plants are trialed and chosen based on eight attributes: flourishing with less water, habitat-friendly, tough and resilient in challenging climates, one of a kind/unique, resist disease and insects, long-lasting beauty, and noninvasive. These are all important qualities in plants that we invite into our spaces.
Our demonstration garden at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont is one of several such gardens across the state. You can glean a good amount of information from plant tags and online research, but it is helpful to see with your own eyes how plants perform after establishment or to see plant combinations growing side by side. Many demonstration gardens are in public areas and therefore always open to visitors. They can provide inspiration, a moment of outdoor respite during a busy day or a change of scenery when you want to get some fresh air.
Our demonstration areas include... Sep 7, 2020
'Victoria Longwood' water lilies at Hudson Gardens in Littleton are a pretty big deal - parkerchronicle.net
This summer, plant lovers can register to be notified when a Victoria water lily is about to open in the evening. Members of the active Colorado Water Garden Society maintain the Water Garden ponds and members meet with viewers to experience the opening of this spectacular bloom. The Victoria water lily is hermaphroditic: It changes from female to male overnight as it blooms.
Leaf pads can expand more than 20 inches in a day, growing to as much as 8 feet in diameter, with each leaf lasting about a week. For most of the year, the Victoria water lily is distinguished only by these large lily pads, but in late July and early August, night-blooming flowers appear and last only 48 hours. Each plant produces about 10 to 12 flowers a season, according to the publication available at Hudson Gardens. The day before the plant flowers, a tennis ball-sized bud rises from the water and will open to reveal as many as 50 petals. Its fragrance resembles tuberose, pineapple and banana. In its native setting, the bloom reopens a second night, admitting pollinating scarab beetles, which don't live here — only in South America. The flower closes on the beetles, changes from female to male and opens to release the insects that have fertilized the plants.
Hudson Gardens' information also says that the Victoria water lily is over 160 million years old — it appeared when South America was still connected to Africa and Antarctica. There are two species: Victoria Amazonica and Victoria Cruziana.
Natives of South America make flour from the seeds of the Victoria water lily to bake cakes.
Hudson Gardens' Water Lily Pond was created in 2012 to house the Victoria water lily collection. It also presents other types of water lilies and duckweed, the smallest flowering plant in the world, which looks like a dense green mat. Flowers are tiny and dangle beneath the water's surface, as do the roots. We are told that duckweed, often thought to indicate an unhealthy pond, actually helps balance the ecosystem and provides shade for the underwater wildlife. It also provides a source of fat and protein for birds.
While visiting the Water Gardens, take time to look for the lotus, which, like the water lilies, is rooted in a natural soil bed under the water.
Hudson Gardens, at 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, is open sunrise to sunset daily. Admission is free. Parkin... Sep 7, 2020
Anita Cote 1929 - 2020 - Obituary - Legacy.com
Anaheim, CA. Anita raised a family, worked in aerospace, and finished her high school education. In 1968 the family moved to Grand Junction, Colorado and bought 50 acres on the Colorado River. They raised alfalfa, tomatoes, and melons. In the winter they boarded horses. In 1971, the family returned to California and settled in Ventura County. Anita went into real estate and became a broker. She sold real estate in the 1970's and 1980's for California Oaks and Century 21. Anita always wanted to have a business so in 1986 she bought The Chocolate Place in Ventura. It was a busy time and she enjoyed making treats that made people happy. In 1989, the economy changed so Anita sold the business and moved on to another life-long interest, sewing. In the 1990's she worked at Beverly Fabrics making display items for the store. The sewing area was located on the second floor overlooking Main Street in Ventura. She enjoyed watching the daily activity and parades downtown. In 1996 she thought it would be fun to manage a Salvation Army Thrift Store and she did that for 6 years. After the Salvation Army, she worked one more year for a Title company and retired in 2004. Over the next 15 years Anita made almost 2,000 items to sell at the Senior Craft Shoppe located in downtown Ventura. She loved to sew, knit, and crochet so the shop gave her a creative outlet and she enjoyed meeting new people at the shop. Anita is survived by her daughter, Christine Cote Ring, of Ventura and one grandson, Benjamin Cote, of Bakersfield. Anita was preceded in death by her son, Timothy Cote. She was the youngest of 6 children and they also all predecease her. Due to COVID-19 regulations and restriction, a private funeral service will be held for family members only. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made in her honor to the Ventura County Chapter of the American Cancer Society, 2186 Knoll Drive #A, Ventura, CA 93003. Anita was entrusted to the care of the JOSEPH P. REARDON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, 757 East Main Street, Ventura, 805-643-8623.
Published in Ventura County Star from Aug. 13 to Aug. 16, 2020.
Sep 7, 2020
Shop Paulina Buckley's Wild and Whimsical Floral Creations - 5280 | The Denver Magazine
Los Angeles where she discovered her love of flowers, Buckley has taken every opportunity to hone her creative instincts. When she and her Colorado-born boyfriend relocated to Denver a couple of years ago, she brought her bold floral vision to play in a whole new Rocky Mountain setting.
Now, with a fresh pop-up shop in Larimer Square, she’s sharing her unconventional arrangements and funky flair for home decor at the sweet-scented Buckley House of Flowers. Customers can drop in for a drink and a chat while they wait for their bouquet, or sign up for weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly floral creations that change with the season.
Buckley House of Flowers may be small in size (measuring a mere 550 square feet), but it’s big on charm. Photo courtesy of Buckley House of Flowers
5280 Home: How did you discover your love for blooms?Paulina Buckley: I was living in Los Angeles, working at this Moroccan-inspired furniture store, and I thought, “I want to try something new.” I stumbled upon a flower shop in Venice, and I walked in there with no experience at all; I just wanted to help them out with their reception area and customer service. When I went in for an interview, they immediately had me helping clean the flowers, cleaning the buckets, and helping walk-in customers if they needed a bouquet or an arrangement. It kind of started from there.
How did you make the transition to Colorado’s floral scene?When I fir... Aug 3, 2020
Howard Dungan - Obituary - Legacy.com
Nebraska where he lettered in sports and set pins in a bowling alley at night. He completed a semester of college in Kearney, picked apples in Colorado, was a carpenter's helper, worked with poultry, tried out fora farm club of the St. Louis Cardinals, and went hungry sometimes as it was the Great Depression. He later learned banking at an uncle's bank in Ilwako, Washington, and helped his parents move off the Nebraska farm in a packed car with little more than the change in their pockets and had to leave his beloved dog, Fritz, behind in the care of a tenant. By 1940 he joined his parents and other relatives in San Diego and did clerical work for Cadahy Packing Company.It was during a day trip to Tijuana when he and his high school sweetheart and future wife, Anita, learned of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. After consideration of how best to support the American war effort and nearly enlisting in the Marine Corps, he instead joined the Army Air Forces. Training locations included, Santa Ana, California; Glendale, Arizona; Pecos, Texas; Douglas, Arizona; and Greenville, South Carolina as First Station. In the South andTexas he became more aware of deeper issues of racial inequality than he'd seen in Nebraska, where his family sometimes hosted a visiting African Methodist Episcopal (AME) minister for lunch, and he strove to treat everyone fairly throughout his life. In the chapel on base in Pecos, Texas he married Anita Alene Sibbitt, an accomplished violinist who had graduated from what is now the University of Nebraska at Kearney and taught high school for a year in Yutan,Nebraska. She followed Howard around the country for much of his pilot training, working variously as a butcher's helper, nurse's aid, and store clerk.Howard was later stationed in...