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Administrative Professionals (Secretary’s) Day

National Administrative Professionals Week Also known as National Professional Secretaries Week and National Secretary’s Day. The title is changing and evolving. But, the recognition is important. The theme for 2006, “Creating Excellence” is the official theme for the 2006 observance of Administrative Professionals Week (April 23-29) and Administrative Professionals Day (April 26).

When To Repot My Houseplants

“How do I know when to repot my houseplants?” When your houseplant requires watering more often than once a week, it may be rootbound. (Remember some houseplants actually flower better when their pot is rootbound, Blood Lily for example.) When the houseplant grows less or flowers less. When the production of chemicals toxic to the …

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Northeast Floral Expo 2006

Tidbits from the Northeast Floral Expo in Cromwell, Connecticut held this past weekend. By Erlene Rosemont Floral Portland ME As of Saturday afternoon there were just under 700 florists registered for the show, what a great turnout! Can’t wait to hear the final number after the walk ins on Sunday. The volunteers from Connecticut Florists’ …

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Replacing Someone Else’s Flowers…ns/default.aspx Read what one local florist experienced when replacing roses from a courier delivered ‘direct from the grower’ shipper this Valentine’s Day. Reprinted with permission Catherine Hillen-Rulloda, AIFD, PFCI of Avante Gardens As part of an effort by a small group of florist to help educate consumers about the quality, value, service and design that …

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Dish Gardens

Flowering Dish Gardens By Kathy Blossoms & Twigs Florist Flowering dish gardens, also known as European Dish gardens, are a stylish gift for almost any occasion. These gardens are created with an assortment of small, green and flowering plants and provide a lasting reminder of your thoughtfulness. Kalanchoe, African Violets, Azaleas, Cyclamen, and Gerbera Daisies …

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Real Florist News Local Florists offer unprecedented guarantee this Valentines Day For Immediate Release Contact: Mark Smith Midland, MI 48640 [email protected] Midland, MI —02/04/06——Across the US and Canada, local florists want to ensure that your Valentine receives fresh, top quality flowers. These florists are taking the unprecedented step of offering a consumer satisfaction guarantee to …

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