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How To Handle Those Easter Plants

Calls this week have mostly been about how to handle those Easter plants that arrived 10 days ago. Here are some things to think about. Enjoy them. I hope that you have kept them in the coolest part of the … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Food

Let’s Talk Food By Carmen Cosentino It has been quite a while since I devoted a column to foods, as a matter of fact I have not given a recipe in months. And there is so much out there to … Continue reading

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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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The floral industry is about more than just flowers

On Feb. 28, Jessica drove to Washington, D.C. — actually to Alexandria, Virginia; the hotels are much less expensive there. She was headed to four intensive days of meetings. Jessica, as I have been, is very active in our national … Continue reading

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International Woman’s Day

Sunday is International Day of the Woman. A few year ago Anne Marie and I decided to go to Italy about the first of March, our first real vacation in several years. After a week in Tuscany, we spent our … Continue reading

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Deep Roots

Cosentino’s Florist in Auburn celebrates 80 years in the community by GREG MASON | GREG.MASON@LEE.NET Cosentino’s Florist is celebrating its 80th anniversary of service to the Auburn community this year. For owner Carmen Cosentino, who took ownership of the Dunning … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Involved in our Industry Involvement Puts Us Ahead of the Pack Anne Marie and Carmen are full time florists, love what they do and hope it shows. Their nationwide involvement in the flower industry shows their passion for flowers. Cosentino’s … Continue reading

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