Category Archives: Florist

Hawaii is a plant lover’s paradise

Let’s go back to Hawaii. I wish I was still there. Everywhere you turn, there are plants and shrubs and vines in full bloom in gardens and parks — here are all the things that we struggle with in our … Continue reading

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Birds of paradise and other Hawaii flowers

I almost can’t believe I am writing this in an airplane as I return from Hawaii! I have just attended the annual meetings of the Society of American Florists and of the Professional Floral Communicators International in Maui. I am … Continue reading

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Water Those Potted Plants

It is mid-July, time to catch up on some little things before they slip through the cracks. First and foremost, I want to talk about you and your health. Sure, gardening is fun. It is great to be out of … Continue reading

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Fascinating Roses

Over the past several months I have become fascinated with roses; garden roses. While cut roses are my favorite flower in the whole world I have not had a lot to do with any in my garden. And, since I … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference?

Here we are, in mid-March again. Those dozens of seed catalogs are in and it seems that you can’t go anywhere without running into racks of Ferry Morse or Burpee seeds, to mention but two of the many seed companies. … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2016

Valentine’s Day is always an exciting day for all of us at Cosentino’s. Actually it began for us in October when Jessica was in Bogota, Colombia. She met the folks that we would be buying our roses from for this … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day almost here

So it is nearly over with. Staff is exhausted. But, all of us will be on deck Saturday and half of us on Sunday to be of service to all the guys who forgot. So far, it has been a … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For Valentine’s Day

A whole lot has been happening at Cosentino’s over the past few days, boxes and boxes of flowers have arrived and had to be unpacked. At Cosentino’s we do not just open them up and pop them into water as … Continue reading

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Are you remembering Valentine’s Day, it’s 9 days away.

Valentine’s Day is always an exciting day for all of us at Cosentino’s. Actually it began for us in October when Jessica was in Bogota, Colombia. She met the folks that we would be buying our roses from for this … Continue reading

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Flowers, Plants and Things

On a personal note: As our busy season begins I thought we would send our newsletter 2 or 3 times a month. I want to let you know what is happening at Cosentino’s, give you some flower tips and talk … Continue reading

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