Florists in Alden, NY
Find local Alden, New York florists below that deliver beautiful flowers to residences, business, funeral homes and hospitals in Alden 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.
Alden Flower Shops
13014 Broadway St
Alden, NY 14004
Alden NY News
Oct 10, 2019
Gardening datebook: Giving away free buckwheat plants to help save butterflies in Orange County - Los Angeles Times
Valley Rose Society Annual Rose Auction & Potluck starts with a potluck at 1 p.m. in the Robert M. Wilkinson Multipurpose Senior Center, 8956 Vanalden Ave. in Northridge, where visitors can inspect the roses, tools and other items that will be auctioned off to benefit the organization. The potluck is open to all who bring a dish to share. Admission is free. sfvroses.orgThe Laguna Beach Smartscape Expo includes a buckwheat plant giveaway by the Orange County chapter of the California Native Plant Society, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laguna Beach County Water District, 306 3rd Street, Laguna Beach. This is the second of four giveaways planned in October to distribute about 1,500 4-inch “Dana Point” California buckwheat plants grown by the Tree of Life Nursery in San Juan Capistrano. The free plants are available to Orange County homeowners. buckwheatbringsbutterflies.comThe L.A. Arboretum’s Botany Bootcamp is a comprehensive full-day session that introduces participants to the terminology, concepts and structures needed to identify the seven most common plant families at the arboretum. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-registration required: $65 members, $75 non-members. The class also requires a book, “How to Identify Plants” and a 10-30X illuminated jewelers loupe. arboretum.org
Oct. 13South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society features longtime succulent grower Gunnar Eisel speaking about the challenges of growing two species of astrophytum, a.k.a. star cactus — A. myriostigma (bishop’s cap) and A. asterias (silver dollar). 1 p.m. in the South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Rolling Hills Estates. southcoastcss.orgOct. 15“How to Grow Camellias and Keep Them Looking Beautiful” is the topic of this month’s meeting of the Southern California Garden Club in San Fernando. The speaker is Jim Fitzpatrick, a certified camellia judge, member of the South California Camellia Council and longtime camellia grower. 9:30 a.m. at the Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino. socalgardennclub.orgOct. 17“Marrying Home and Landscape,” a panel discussion sponsored by the Italian furniture company Flexform about how to design synergistic living spaces that extend outside the home. Architectural Digest West Coast Editor Mayer Rus will moderate the panel that includes architect Ron Radziner, landscape architects Judy Kameon and David Godshall and designer Roman Alonso. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. with cocktails following until 9 p.m. at the Leica Gallery, 8783 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood. Admission is free, RSVP to email@example.comSouth Coast Rose Society hosts a rose Q&A with answers from a panel of the club’s consulting rosarians (rose experts), 7 p.m. at the South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Rolling Hills Estates. southcoastbotanicgarden.orgOct. 19Meadow Planting workshop at the L.A. Arboretum. Crescent Farms staff members Leigh Adams and John Latsko explain how to grow a meadow from seed using native and compatible flowers. Free to arboretum members and non-members who pay $9 general admission fee ($6 seniors and students with ID). 10 a.m. to noon at the arboretum, 301 N. Bal... Jul 5, 2019
Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, June 7-14 - LA Daily News
Scott Klittich, owner of Otto & Sons Nursery in Fillmore, discusses “What’s New in the Rose World,” 10 a.m. Wilkinson Multipurpose Center, 856 Vanalden Ave., Northridge. 818-756-7741. www.ottoandsons-nursery.com; sfvroses.org
Culver City Garden Club Show and Sale: Event includes a judged exhibit of homegrown edibles, flowers and plants, raffles and workshops that include beekeeping, creating a “fairie garden” and tomato-growing tips, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; and also, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 9. Culver City Teen Center, 4153 Overland Ave. 310-203-1482. www.culvercitygardenclub.org
Ventura County Rose Society: Burling Leong, owner of Burlington Rose Nursery in Visalia, discusses how to propagate roses using cuttings and budding roses and also, how to get roses to grow that are rare or hard-to-find, 7:30 p.m. Advice on growing roses from society members, 6:30, followed by a little rose show and society information, 7 p.m. Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. 818-993-6622; 805-499-1657. www.venturacountyrosesociety.org
Southern California Tree Selection – Factors to Consider in an Era of Global Climate Change, Drought and Decreasing Diversity: Max Ritter, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo botany professor and author of “A Californian’s Guide to the Trees Among Us,” discusses exotic and native trees planted in Southern California at a meeting of the Southern California Horticultural Society, 7:30 p.m. Social, 7 p.m. Admission $5. Ritter’s books will be available for purchase and booksigning following the program. Friendship Auditorium, 3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles. www.socalhort.org
Theodore Payne Foundation classes: “Native Plant Maintenance,” a walk and talk with Steve Singer, 9 a.m. June 14 ($20); “Irrigation Practices for Native Plant Gardens,” with Tim Becker,... Sep 21, 2016
COMMENTARY: What the drought means to Concord's plants, animals
The combination of low rainfall and sunny, hot days has dried out Concord’s landscape, baking the soil, exposing the shores of Walden Pond and reducing the flows of streams and springs.
What does this mean for the plants and animals?
Many observers have noted that lawns and unwatered playing fields are brown — grasses are not able to survive the drought. Numerous shrubs and trees in yards and along streets have died or their branches have withered. In the Walden Woods, the forest has an autumn look as the leaves of the black birch trees turn yellow and drop off from drought stress. In open spots, wildflowers like goldenrod and aster have drooping leaves and have stopped producing new flowers. Even if the rains resume, these plants are finished for the year.
For vegetable gardeners, the hot weather is good for tomatoes and beans, but only for gardeners willing to water their plants several times a week, like Eric Nelson who grows heirloom tomatoes at the Hugh Cargill Community Garden. The Barrett Mill Farm can survive the drought because it irrigates using its own water supply. However, commercial farmers who rely solely on rain will face a dismal harvest. Many of Concord’s agricultural fields are simply dried up and desolate, with stunted corn stalks and wilted pumpkin plants. Throughout the region, the crop of apples and other fruits is poor, due the combination of summer dr... (Wicked Local Concord)Aug 29, 2016
Groundnut has odd flowers, can be eaten
Native Americans and colonists for food. Henry David Thoreau poetically wrote about his experiences with groundnut at Walden Pond. He described its “crumpled red velvety blossom” and recorded the tubers have “a sweetish taste, much like that of a frost-bitten potato, and I found it better boiled than roasted.”
Groundnut tubers may be eaten raw or cooked.
As a garden plant, groundnut can be aggressive and spread readily, popping up where you may not want it and twining into shrubs and perennials where it is hard to remove. If you want to grow it in your garden, grow it in a large pot or barrel or in an area off by itself. It is easy to grow from seeds.
With breeding and selection, perhaps this interesting plant will one day become a domesticated food crop and assume a place of honor along with corn, pecans, muscadines and other New World offerings.
If you have questions about services or products regulated by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, write Arty Schronce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Columbia County News Times)Jun 10, 2016
Decor goes tropical this summer
Blanche even had that famous palm wallpaper in her bedroom.”
For her Nashville, Tennessee-based studio, Peacoquette Designs, Sarah Walden has created a striking palm-leaf print. With the leaves printed on a teal blue background, the design has a historical vibe. On a coral/pink background, it looks more midcentury modern. It’s available on several different fabrics, or as wallpaper. (www.spoonflower.com)
A palm-printed pillow can freshen a sofa or chair. You’ll find a collection of throw pillows and shower curtains with big, bold palm-leaf prints at H&M Home. (www.hm.com)
Add a few inexpensive rattan pieces; the textures contrast nicely with contemporary furniture’s trim lines, and bring homey charm to more bohemian spaces. Rattan also works as a foil for both bright and neutral hues.
Pottery Barn’s Beachcomber collection includes sea grass, rattan and abaca fibers woven into chunky baskets. (www.potterybarn.com)
A little rattan bar cart is part of Target’s summer Threshold collection. (www.target.com)
For color beyond foliage green, consider sultry hues like orchid, banana and passion fruit. Go beachy with a palette of tans, creams and grays.
Overstock.com has Tommy Bahama’s Tropical Hibiscus throw pillow and a chic white pineapple table lamp. Flamingo-printed sheets bring the theme into the bedroom, and the pink bird struts across a preppy-striped rug.
Kate D. Spain, based in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has designed a woodblock print incorporating exotic blooms, leaves and vines. The limited edition artwork comes in ocean-y hues of turquoise, blue and violet. (www.shopkatespain.com)
Antique scarf prints of tropical flowers and birds have been reproduced as canvas wall art at Pottery Barn. And Grandin Road has a set of four vintage-style parrot illustrations for wall art. (www.grandinroad.com)
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