Maine, ME Florists
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Maine State Featured Florists
97 Main StreetMachias, ME 04654
325 Garland RdDexter, ME 04930
669 Forest AvenuePortland, ME 04103
54 North StPresque Isle, ME 04769
Portugal #670Puerto Vallarta Jalisco, ME 48290
Maine Flowers News
Jul 6, 2021
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Obituary: Michael W. Dalby - Rio Rancho Observer
Feb. 15, 2021.
Born on May 29, 1956, he lived all but his first year of life in Albuquerque. He is survived by his wife Charmaine, his daughter Stacey Anders (Steven) and granddaughter Austyn Anders, all of Albuquerque; his brother, John Dalby of Flagstaff, Ariz.; and sister, Karyn Reid (Gary) of Durango, Colo.
More information is available at riversidefunerals.com. Condolences may be sent to Riverside Funeral Home or to his home.
Due to COVID-19, services are being delayed until mid to late summer 2021. Those interested in attending are asked to email their name(s), email address and phone number to MikeDalbyService@gmail.com no later than May 31, 2021, so they can be notified when the date and location are set.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made either to Albuquerque’s Roadrunner Food Bank or Paws and Stripes.
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Lessons learned: A florist shares how she stays connected to customers during COVID-19 - Battle Creek Enquirer
Regularly sanitizing our store, maintaining six feet of distance and always wearing masks has taken some extra effort — but we have remained open and healthy. These practices have helped our customers feel safe to shop as well.Video presence on social media during the pandemic has become a new norm for us. Staying visually connected with our followers helps us continue to connect with the people that make it possible for us to exist. Our audience enjoys the weekly projects and updates that we offer, and we appreciate the feedback and engagement from them. We continue to have online sales and shipping options as well as window shopping and curbside pickup.We have learned that it is extremely important to be nimble to operate a successful small business. We focus on solutions and put our energy towards being positive. It was important for us to understand both the global and local impacts, as well as the seriousness of a pandemic while doing what we could to continue to spread love with flowers.If you can maintain a positive, creative attitude towards whatever the day brings, you can continue to succeed through all the challenges.Elisha Hodge is the owner of Plumeria Botanical Boutique in Battle Creek. Feb 1, 2021
Gardening: Order from seed catalogs now - The Providence Journal
March 1 is good where I am.What are my favorite companies? This year I ordered most of my seeds from FEDCO Seeds, a co-op based in Maine. I like that it’s a cooperative and does everything in a low-key, sustainable way: their catalog has no color pictures designed to make me drool. They offer small seed packs for as little as $2. And instead of saying that every tomato variety is “The Best Tasting,” they tell the flaws as well as the positive attributes of each variety.I always get some things from Johnny’s Selected Seeds, an employee-owned company in Maine that is favored by commercial growers. They provide excellent growing information. This year, they provide excellent comparison photos in each section — all their tomatoes, side-by-side, for example.Last year, I tried John Scheepers’ Kitchen Garden Seeds and liked them a lot. If you are interested in unusual vegetables like shiso, Karikachi edamame, tatsoi, mizuna and other Asian veggies, they have plenty to choose from. They even have peanuts for Northern gardeners! Like Fedco, no color photos in the catalog.partner-banner util-module-path="elements/partner" fluid bottom lazy class="spac... Feb 1, 2021
Pasadena florist: Orders reflect people’s isolation in pandemic - Houston Chronicle
Wright has seen the impact of COVID-19. Rules for funeral services have fluctuated to reflect pandemic conditions, but orders to Wright’s shop have remained steady.
“There are more people sending flowers,” Wright said. “That’s the way they’re expressing themselves because they’re not able to attend; so we’ve been very, very busy.”
Like restaurants offering curbside and other businesses going online, Wright has found a way to survive during an unpredictable business climate.
The need to say it with flowers, Wright said, has become more pronounced.
“People want you to know that they’re thinking about you,” she said.
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People are also looking for other means to connect.
“People are so excited nowadays to get flowers,” Wright said. Sometimes the delivery becomes a welcome break for those customers just wanting to come out of their pandemic seclusion, especially older people, homebound and alone.
“Older people are very afraid of COVID,” Wright said. “They are just very careful … and we want to keep a distance, but when we go deliver they’ll follow us and not let us get back in our car, because they’re lonely, they want to talk and have some kind of interaction.”
Heartfelt messages on cards
Wright said it’s those longer messages on cards and the personal stories from customers that drive home the emotional toll the pandemic has had on people.
“When someone orders a casket cover and they tell you that their husband died alone because they couldn’t come in (to the hospital room) — that gives you goosebumps,” she said. That order, Wright said, becomes part of the grieving process in a way that’s different than before.
Enchanted Florist arranger Gloria Cervantes sees the difference, too. She had always taken pride in her work, but now, like Wright, Cervantes finds greater gratification in her role as messenger. Her arrangements fill a void, she said.
“We feel a lot of people are lonely now, and then for those people who can’t go to a family member’s funeral, they feel helpless and sad because they can’t be there,” Cervantes said. “With flowers, it’s a way for us to help them express their affection and love.”
Wright started her business because she just loved flowers, but she also felt a calling to be provide a source of comfort or to convey joy.
“This year has made what we do more meaningful,” she said. “I take it very personal and try to do the very best with every order that comes in.”