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2011-12-22 15:35:00

Beneva Solutions has launched the industry´s very first floralapp® for iPhone and Android devices, making it easy for consumers to purchase flowers right from their smartphones. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 Just in time for the holidays, the innovators at Beneva Solutions have launched the industry´s very first floralapp® for iPhone and Android devices, making it easy for consumers to purchase flowers right from their smartphones. floralapp® embraces...

2011-12-14 18:40:00

East End Acres is a memberâs only online shopping club that procures the finest quality and most luxurious fresh flowers in the world! Offering daily sales on specific arrangements up to 70% off retail and delivering to you directly from our exclusive farm connections. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 The online retail flower market has been resting on its laurels for far too long. They can now welcome a new player into the market. EastEndAcres.com is making it...

2011-12-12 10:00:00

Element Mobile giving more than 1,100 wreaths to the public this holiday season. Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Element Mobile will be spreading holiday cheer this season by giving away more than 1,100 wreaths to the public beginning December 12. The wreaths will be available while supplies last from all 19 Element Mobile locations. Anyone is welcome to visit an Element Mobile store to receive the free holiday wreath and card. The 16-inch balsam fir wreaths come decorated...

2011-12-02 08:00:00

Corporate floral arrangements specialist donates herbal centerpieces for Rising Star Chef Dinner event, benefitting the Ronald McDonald House Folcroft, PA (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Leading corporate floral arrangements specialist, Hoffman Design Group, provided unique displays as part of the first annual Rising Star Chef Dinner fundraising event. The event was held on Friday, November 18, 2011 at the Hilton Inn at Penn. The night featured the collaboration of top students from local...

2011-08-10 05:00:00

CARLE PLACE, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the hot summer days continue to run rampant, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLWS), the world's leading florist and gift shop, is launching a cool, new collection in honor of everyone's favorite furry friends. The a-DOG-able(TM) collection, made up of a variety of hand-crafted floral arrangements shaped like dogs, is sure to fetch compliments for its unique designs, complete with puppy dog eyes and noses. Whether it's for a dog lover,...

2011-08-03 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's always five o'clock somewhere, and the "floral" bartenders at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLWS), the world's leading florist and gift shop, have expanded their collection of Happy Hour Bouquets to include six new, intoxicatingly original and fresh floral arrangements that are sure to shake up any celebration. Inspired by classic cocktails, including margaritas, sangrias and martinis, these new hand-crafted floral bouquets in 9" reusable and...

2011-06-10 19:28:00

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coast Career Institute in Los Angeles is offering a Floral Arrangements program for students who wish to learn the skills necessary for obtaining jobs as floral decorators and party planners. The trade school program lasts for 25 weeks, includes 600 hours of learning, and is available for adults who are at least eighteen years of age. Los Angeles students receive lecture-type presentations and hands-on training, with plenty of personal...

2011-05-24 13:49:00

LONDON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Judges at the 2011 RHS Chelsea Flower Show have awarded WorldSkills London 2011 a Silver-gilt medal for their hands on educational exhibit "Showcasing Skills that Shape our World". Created from an original concept by WorldSkills Fashion Expert Victoria Mawhinney with expert content from the Eden Project and consultancy with TV Broadcaster Chris Beardshaw, the WorldSkills exhibit was commended for its innovative design, superior educational value and...

2011-05-24 08:27:00

LONDON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interflora's breathtaking floral design exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has been awarded a Gold medal, in recognition of its outstanding creativity and artistic construction. Entitled 'A Sense of Perspective', the floral installation, with its unique architectural structure, has been designed by award-winning Interflora florist David Denyer. Nine, seven foot high doorways have been adorned with many of thousands of flowers, each radiating a...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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