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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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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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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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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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Community Spotlight in the CNY Injury Law Newsletter

From the  Michaels & Smolak Newsletter! Community spotlight Cosentino’s Florist We’re Auburn’s homegrown personal injury law firm. And although we are from a small town, we get big city results. Our clients come from all over, including Syracuse and Rochester, … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary Meeting

  What a week this has been! A lot of good things happened to me. Jessica and I attended the annual meeting of the Society of American Florists. It was held at the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island near Jacksonville, Florida. … Continue reading

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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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