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Summer Garden Flowers

So often we see flowers and branches in our yards, from Spirea, Tulips and Daffodils in the spring to bittersweet branches, Marigolds, Salvia and Asters in the fall and don’t think of bringing a few to the table to brighten … Continue reading

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Fascination

The longer I am involved in flowers and horticulture, the more fascinating it becomes. Every time I turn around there is something new, something that I never realized, a story buried in a book, a writer who had something to … Continue reading

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Sycamore Hill Gardens

There is the open house at Sycamore Hill Gardens, let me tell you of event. This private 35 acre garden, owned by Karen and George Hanford, is located on Old Seneca Turnpike, just before the village of Marcellus. A couple … Continue reading

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The Ever Popular Easter Lily

Let’s look at the ever popular Easter lily. I’ve seen it called the St. Joseph’s lily as well as the Madonna lily. For many of us, those beautiful, pure white, trumpet-shaped flowers symbolize purity and virtue, hope and innocence; life … Continue reading

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Easter Time

Cosentino’s is a really exciting place this time of year. For a week or two after Valentine’s Day it was slow; a time to catch up on nearly completed winter projects. Then on March 8th it was International Day of … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

This weekend Christians the world over will celebrate Palm Sunday. Churches will hand out bits of palms. In some areas and sects Pussy Willows will be used. We will take them home and weave the leaves into crosses and wreaths … 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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Rose Care

  Here is a quick note about taking care of your roses or any flowers you got at Valentine’s Day.. Roses will last varying lengths of time. During this midwinter time, with the heat on in everyone’s home, they won’t … Continue reading

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Here at Cosentinos, Tuesday February 10th

It certainly is a busy week at Cosentino’s. There is a lot going on. Of course, it is Valentines week. Yes at Cosentino’s it takes a whole week to prepare for it. Then we announced that Jessica is having built … Continue reading

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