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Florist Spotlight: Buds ‘n Bows

At Flower Shop Network, we’re grateful to work with many amazing local florists and we want to share their stories with you! This month, we’re highlighting one of our first members, Buds ‘n Bows Flower Shop! Owners Keith and Paula Wognon started Buds ‘n Bows in January 1995, but have been in the floral business since 1978. Learn about Buds ‘n Bows and what advice they have for other florists! [Read more…]

Florist Spotlight: Allan’s Flowers

At Flower Shop Network, we’re grateful to work with many amazing local florists—including Allan’s Flowers! Since the start of COVID-19, Allan’s Flowers has been working to provide flowers to their community and keep their employees and customers safe. They partnered with a local restaurant, providing delivery services to those customers as well as their own. Check out more about what they’ve been doing and what tips they have for other florists during this time! [Read more…]

FSN Bids Farewell to Love at First Sight Floral & Design

In our lives, we are often gifted with a specific set of skills. Some are inventors and mathematicians, others are musicians, artists, and writers. For Suzanne Farmmartino, the owner of Love at First Sight Floral & Design, designing is in her blood. From fashion designing to flowers, she has always found herself creating. Over the last 28 years, Suzanne has successfully built what can only be described as a floral empire. But as they say, all good things must come to an end, and for Suzanne, she has decided now is the time to retire and pass her dynasty on to someone new. [Read more…]

Another Tyme Florals: A Piece of History

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Tucked away in Western Nevada, you’ll find the town of Dayton. This historic town is argued to be Nevada’s first town and was also one of the locations for Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe’s last movie, The Misfits. Walk down Main Street in the Historic District and you will find original buildings from the 1800’s, as well as Another Tyme Florals. [Read more…]

On the Way to 50 Years!

Dan & Cathy Hock, owners of Merrimack Flower Shop & Greenhouse, will be celebrating 50 years in the floral industry in July of 2019. They have been providing one of a kind customer service and designing stunning floral arrangements for special occasions and events for their customers all over the Merrimack, NH area. Ed and Marion Hock opened up Merrimack Flower Shop & Greenhouse in July of 1969 and has been a family owned and operated business since then.  [Read more…]

Making Magic at Mannes Petals

Florists often wear many hats. They are an integral part of the major moments in our lives and embrace this important place with pride. Mannes Petals and Patchwork in Freeman, South Dakota is certainly one of those florists. Owned by Mary and Ken Mannes, Mannes Petals and Patchwork is a trend-forward shop that loves to create designer florals. [Read more…]

Customers Are Falling in Love With Parkway Floral

Parkway Floral has raised the bar for flower shops with their going green initiatives and excellent customer service. Their dedicated staff and years of experience in the industry keeps customers coming back!

Parkway Floral proudly serves the South Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. They are a full-service local florist that is family-owned and operated since 1951.

A large antique sign hangs above this flower shop that reads, “Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Trade old vases for a green plant.” Parkway Floral strives to make recycling and being green an important aspect in all of their business efforts. They even encourage customers to trade in their old vases for a free green plant!

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60 Years of Flowers and Friendships

We are excited to congratulate Elizabeth Ann Florist and Gift Shop on 60 years in the floral business, making it the longest operating retail business in Oconee County. This shop took the celebration to the next level with many fun and creative festivities for their friends and customers!

To kick off the anniversary the family was featured in the Watkinsville Christmas Parade. Right after the parade they celebrated with a, “60 years of Flowers and Friendships” birthday party. The Mayor, Charles Ivie, read and presented the flower shop with a Proclamation from the City of Watkinsville. Family, friends, and customers all attended along with their minister, Dr. Rev. Teresa Angle-Young who blessed the business.

The shop also hosted social media campaign throughout the 59 days leading up to the official birthday. During the campaign they gave away prizes, made donations to programs in their local community, and highlighted old newspaper articles and memorabilia.

One Facebook post included a picture of a special birthday card the shop received on their 35th anniversary from President and Mrs. Reagan!

Elizabeth Ann Yarbrough started the business in her home in 1955. She attended floral design school in Atlanta, GA and the shop is now operated by her son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Lynne Yarbrough and their son, Paul. It is located on North Main Street in historic Downtown Watkinsville, GA.

Thank you for your dedication to superior quality and professional service throughout the years!

Visit Elizabeth Ann Florist and Gift Shop to find beautiful arrangements from this local florist!

Frey Florist and Greenhouse

This month we are excited to congratulate Frey Florist and Greenhouse on 105 years in business, making it the longest continuous running business in Providence, RI. Frey Florist opened in the early 1900s and continues to be a leader in the community. This shop has decided to celebrate their milestone anniversary in a very unique way.

Richard Espeut opened Frey Florist’s recent location in 1973 and it has become a local landmark in Providence. Every floral arrangement is created by professional floral designers with over 20 years of experience.

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Celebrating 70 Years

We are excited to celebrate with Buckhead Wright’s Florist for their 70 years of superior service in Atlanta, GA. This family-operated business opened in 1946 and continues to be the premier shop for flowers and gifts. 

Sherry Moon is the current owner and is an expert in the floral industry. She is an American Institute of Floral Designers Certified Florist and Georgia Master Florist. She also won “Designer of the Year” for the City of Atlanta and State of Georgia. She was also recently added to the National Board of Directors for AIFD, being named National Director at Large. Sherry shares her passion by giving classes for garden clubs, churches and other organizations.

Buckhead Wright’s Florist focuses on its customers by giving individualized creative suggestions and services. This shop has earned a reputation for going the extra mile, creating beautiful floral designs, providing value and affordability, and having professional service.

One satisfied customer stated, “I have been using Buckhead Wright’s for Atlanta flower deliveries for 7 years. Without exception every business and person has called to tell me how impressive the arrangement was and many comment on the driver’s professionalism. Dozens of orders and not one disappointment.”

Flower Shop Network would like to congratulate Buckhead Wright’s Florist on their 70 years of business and excellent service.

For a quality florist who has a passion for sophisticated design visit Buckhead Wright’s Florist today.