Flowers

Gran Caffe L'Aquila gelato
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Hadas Kuznits
February 21, 2020 - 6:00 am
In preparation for the Philadelphia Flower Show, you can give your taste buds a hint of springtime with a new efflorescent gelato in Center City. Listen to more on the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking.
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Leona Davis runs Forget Me Knot Flowers from her Haddonfield home, delivering donated wedding flowers to residents in nursing homes, cancer centers and women's shelters in the Philadelphia area.
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Mike DeNardo
February 17, 2020 - 4:00 am
A South Jersey nonprofit has given a second life to wedding flowers that would otherwise be tossed out. Read more here.
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Forest with heart-shaped canopy
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Rasa Kaye
February 03, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Valentine’s Day may be another widely commercialized holiday, but you can still be green of heart and have some sweet fun without expanding your carbon footprint. Read more here for tips on staying green and sustainable date night activities in Philadelphia.
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Snowdrops blooming at Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill.
Courtesy of Susan Crane
Molly Daly
February 02, 2020 - 4:43 pm
Who needs a season-predicting groundhog? According to the National Weather Service, January’s average temperature was 5.9 degrees warmer than usual — meaning we’re already seeing signs of an early spring. Read more here.
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It's National Pollinator week, a time to focus on the creatures that do some heavy lifting - helping plants reproduce. They're in trouble and need our help.
Courtesy of Nancy Lee Adamson/Xerces Society
Molly Daly
June 19, 2019 - 7:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's National Pollinator Week, a time to focus on the creatures that do some heavy lifting and help plants reproduce. They're in trouble and need our help. Matthew Shepherd of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation says that without pollinators, a lot of our...
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A tourist takes pictures as a new sign asking tourists to stay out of the flower bulb fields is seen in the foreground in Noordwijkerhout, near Lisse, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
Peter Dejong/AP Photo
March 27, 2019 - 8:33 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch farmers have a message for tourists: Please don't trample upon our tulips. Bulb fields close to the Netherlands' North Sea coast are a major tourist drawcard each spring as tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other flowers bloom and transform the region into a...
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Local gardeners get some professional help brightening up their green thumbs as the Philadelphia Flower Show closes out its 190th year.
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Justin Udo
March 10, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local gardeners get some professional help brightening up their green thumbs as the Philadelphia Flower Show closes out its 190th year. The bright colors and lively plants of the Philadelphia Flower Show are an annual reminder that winter will not be around much...
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For flower shops, Valentines Day is their Super Bowl.
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Tim Jimenez
February 14, 2019 - 7:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For flower shops, Valentine's Day is their Super Bowl. Stein Your Florist Company has been a staple in Philadelphia going way back to 1887. Owner Patrick Kelly was up late with his team on Wednesday, and they got up early Thursday to stay ahead of the game. Kelly...
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Dreamstime
Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is giving a new meaning to Valentine's Day. On Thursday, instead of gifting a bouquet to your betrothed, PHS wants you to participate in "Share-A-Flower Day." Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. across the city, the PHS "flower mobile"...
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Dreamstime
February 12, 2019 - 11:50 am
PHILADELPHIA ( RADIO.COM ) — Whether you love it, hate it or just always manage to forget it, Valentine’s Day is big business. Feb. 14 is a huge day for the world’s florists and chocolatiers, but you might not know just how big. Here’s a look at just how into Valentine’s we all really are and how...
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