Flowers

Visitors view an instillation during a preview of the "Flower Power" themed Philadelphia Flower Show at the at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Friday, March 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
March 01, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — From a floral recreation of Woodstock to an exploration of the optical effects of psychedelia, the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show reinterprets 1960s counterculture in a spectacularly trippy way. This year's show, aptly named "Flower Power," opens Saturday at the Pennsylvania...
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In this, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 photo, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agricultural specialists inspect flowers at Miami International Airport in Miami. Inspecting flowers for pests that could threaten U.S. crops is an essential government service that kept pace with the pre-Valentine's rush despite the five-week government shutdown. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
February 13, 2019 - 1:12 am
MIAMI (AP) — Throughout the five-week government shutdown, one essential government service continued at Miami International Airport: checking for exotic bugs in bunches of roses destined for Valentine's Day bouquets. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture inspectors kept up their round-the...
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Justin Rose, of England, celebrates his win on the 18th green of the South Course at Torrey Pines golf course after winning the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 27, 2019 - 6:44 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Rose overcame a few nervous moments early with enough key putts down the stretch for a 3-under 69 and a two-stroke victory over Adam Scott in the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday. Rose had a three-shot lead shrink to a single shot with his third bogey in five holes to start...
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Charlotte at Six
November 21, 2018 - 6:53 pm
Mark Garrison meets Pete Lopez, otherwise known as Pete the Flower Man who's been in business for 15 years. Customers stop for the prices and stay for the hearty laugh.
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A model walks in the Rodarte show, which was held outside in the rain, during Fashion Week on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
September 10, 2018 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There was a steady rain coming down as guests were handed transparent umbrellas and seated in a flower-strewn cemetery in Manhattan's East Village for the return of Rodarte, designed by sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, to New York Fashion Week. There were grumbles as guests sat down...
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Visitors look at the so-called corpse flower, known for the rotten stench it releases when it blooms, at the Huntington Library Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in San Marino, Calif. The flower, nicknamed "Stink," began blooming unexpectedly on Thursday night, Huntington spokeswoman Lisa Blackburn said. (AP Photo/Ariel Tu)
August 17, 2018 - 8:20 pm
SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — Visitors were flocking to the Huntington Library in Southern California on Friday to get a whiff of a so-called corpse flower, known for the rotten stench it releases when it blooms. The flower, nicknamed "Stink," began blooming unexpectedly on Thursday night, Huntington...
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The corpse flower blooms at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, July 12, 2018. The garden's staff nicknamed the flower "Putricia" for its putrid smell, which is often compared to rotting meat. The flower is opening for the first time since it was planted in 2000. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 6:49 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Visitors are flocking to a Michigan botanical garden to get a whiff of the unpleasant-smelling "corpse flower" that's in full bloom for the first time in 18 years. The Amorphophallus titanium, also known as the "corpse flower," began blooming Wednesday at the Frederik...
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April 10, 2018 - 8:58 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An environmental organization identified a tributary of the Mississippi River on Tuesday as the nation's most endangered river of 2018 after a retiring senator revived a decades-old flood drainage plan. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to curb flooding in Mississippi's...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, March 29, 2018, florist Philippa Craddock, poses for a photo, in her studio, in London. Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen a self-taught London floral designer for their nuptials. The couple said Sunday, April 1, 2018 that Philippa Craddock will create the church flower arrangements for the May 19 wedding at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool Photo via AP)
April 01, 2018 - 6:38 am
LONDON (AP) — The royal wedding will take place among white garden roses, peonies and foxgloves, set off by branches of beech, birch and hornbeam. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen a self-taught London floral designer for their nuptials. The couple said Sunday that Philippa Craddock will...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2014, file photo, tulips planted in a field near Mount Vernon, Wash. glisten with rain drops. The area is host to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
March 12, 2018 - 9:59 am
We're coming up on cherry blossom festivals, tulip time and lilac season. Here's a look at some of the places that celebrate spring flowers with festivals and other events. TULIP TIME You could go to the Netherlands to see the Keukenhof gardens in Lisse, which are planted with 7 million flowering...
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