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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - May 6, 1993, Aiken, South Carolina Aiken Standard Aiken SC Thursday May 61993 Page 7 Flowers Yield Smiles On Mothers Day By NINA J NID1FFER Staff Writer A pretty arrangement of flowers a delicate corsage or a sturdy potted plant is bound to make your mother smile on Mothers Day The folks at Bartons Flower Shop know this very well This will be their busiest week of the year rivaled only by Valen tines Day Well be busy all week said Shari Barton who works at the shop owned by Evelyn and Bill Barton Valentines Day is only one day but ar rangements for Mothers Day will go out all week Lots of popular spring ar rangements full of tulips iris es daisies snapdragons and lillies have left the shop in dec orative mugs baskets and vases Bouquets of roses and carna tions will be delivered too along with clusters of balloons pots of ferns and green plants and bunches of silk flowers All of these can bring your mother more than a day of pleasure if given the proper care Cut flowers and corsages will stay pretty for more than a week it given regular drinks of water Mrs Barton said A common problem is the plant is allowed to dry out she said Dont put an ar rangement on top of the televi sion set The heat from the tv will dry it out Keep the aran gementout of drafts top If an arrangement is in a bas ket or mug the flowers will be tucked into a foamy material that retains water Slip a finger between the fo liage and touch the foam If its dry add water Tracey Hicks of Aiken won third place in the 13to 18yearold division of Draw Your Mom contest the GIFT IDEAS FOR MOM ATTRACT ENJOV THE WORLDS TINIEST BIRO No 209 30OUNCE GLASS HUMMINGBIRD FEEDER Features a 6 Feeding Flower Base with Detachable FULLCIRCLE Perch SWEETER INSTANT HUMMINGBIRD FEEDER NECTAR Artists parlor or many artists MOTHERS DAY stay with a safe bet and we wrap 126 Laurens St NW Downtown 6484639 Say Thanks to A flower a thous words flowers Barton High energy sugar compound especially tor Hummers
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