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Flood Information from NDSU

20 April 2012

NDSU Offers Tips on Repairing Flooded Landscapes ———————————————— The flood of 2011 devastated many landscapes. However, it is a new year and spring is here, so it’s time to get landscapes back into shape. Bare spots in the lawn can be reseeded or resodded when the ground is dry enough to work. “Prepare a smooth [...]

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Colorful Poinsettias

8 December 2011

Poinsettias make a festive addition to a home during the Holiday Season. We offer them in three standard colors(Red, Pink, and White). We also offer many varities of painted poinsettias. We offer theme poinsettias too. We have NFL team theme and UND theme with matching foil and bow. We have some poinsettia that have glitter [...]

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Common Questions: What’s the best way to keep my Christmas Tree fresh?

7 December 2011

At Lowe’s Floral and Garden Center, we get many questions about how to keep a fresh cut Christmas Tree fresh and alive through the Holiday Season. The absolute best practice to keep your tree healthy is to ADD WATER DAILY. Fresh, clean water is essential for a fresh cut Christmas tree to keep its needles [...]

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Christmas Cheer For FEMA Trailers

6 December 2011

With the Christmas Season fast approaching, my thoughts turn to family and friends. Which leads me to think about all of the displaced families due the flood. Some of who are now calling a FEMA trailer home. If you haven’t been in one yet, you’re not missing much. They are very small, especially if you [...]

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Common Questions: Advice for new gardeners about planters.

27 May 2011

Q. Do you have any tips for a first time gardener of potted outdoor plants? A. Outdoor planters (also called container gardens) are a great alternative to traditional in ground or “flower bed” planting. There are a few key things to keep in mind when planting in containers. 1. Make sure the container you choose [...]

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Common Questions: Should I use skim milk to wipe off the leaves of my houseplants?

23 May 2011

I was invite to speak to the Minot Headstart educators during their end of year in service meeting. It was a great time interacting with the group and they had great questions! This was the most unique question I had ever recieved during a talk: “Should I use skim milk to wipe off the leaves [...]

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CSI – Florist

18 May 2011

We had the most amazing experience last weekend when a woman walked in with a photo of her mother and father’s wedding. They were celebrating thier 40th anniversary and she wanted to recreate the entire wedding including the bride’s bouquet, the four bride’s maids, the two flower girls baskets and the boutonnieres for the groom’s [...]

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How often should I fertilize my flower beds?

25 March 2011

Q. How often should I fertilize my flower beds? A. Flower beds, garden plots and even container gardens (patio pots) need fertilizer at two critical times each year. When you first turn the soil in preparation for plating a flower bed or garden plot you can add well rotted manure (organic) or spread a balanced [...]

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5 New Trends in Sympathy and Funeral Arrangements

23 March 2011

As the torch passes from one generation to another, the ways in which we remember our departed loved ones are changing as well. Focus is shifting from traditional funeral services to new and more personal for of remebrance. New trends include: 1. Less formal services; focus on “celebration of life” 2. Personalization in all aspects [...]

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Watch Out for Online “Florists”

9 March 2011

The item below the line of *’s is copied and pasted directly from the flowerhand.com website at 9:51 AM CST on 03/09/2011. The direct link to the information is http://shop.flowerhand.com/index.jsp?info=10 . Watch out for companies claiming that they “deliver to” Minot. Lowe’s Floral is a real, local florist, greenhouse, landscaper, and garden center with roots [...]

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