Happy Holidays from Ravenna Florist & Greenhouse!

All of us at Ravenna Florist & Greenhouse want to wish you a very happy Holiday Season!

We are here to help the holidays go smoothly for you.  We have gifts of locally made products, such as Tater Knob Pottery, and  wood cutting boards .  Fresh floral arrangements and poinsettias are ready to deliver.  Yes, we deliver!!  That can save you a lot of time!!

Come see us and shop our Christmas decor, gifts and fresh flowers and plants!

tk-by-tf-2016We currently have a limited number oThomas Kinkade Christmas arrangements!  Reserve yours now!!!

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

There is always something to be thankful for!  At Ravenna Florist and Greenhouse, we are thankful for our customers!  We just reached a ten year milestone at our shop with the anniversary of the current owner’s purchase of the shop in 2006.  RF & G is one of the oldest continually operating businesses in our area.  The transition to a new owner after seventy five years of ownership within three generations of one family, was a little scary, not knowing if our customers would embrace the change.  Like everyone else in the world of business, we have striven to make changes that keep us current and enable us to provide the kind of service and quality RF & G has been known for over eighty years.  Thank you for being our customer!!!tg7 thanksgiving_turkey_vintage_image_graphicsfairy005 fall-2016-aug-16-2016-050

Here’s What is Happening!!

In October, we’ve got two great deals for you this month!  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  fight-breast-cancer

We will have pink roses all month for the low, low price of $29.99, cash & carry in tissue.   Arranged, one dozen roses are $45 plus tax & delivery.

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Throughout the month of October, you can make a $1 donation and your name will be entered in a drawing for a Willow Tree Christmas Story Nativity.  This includes The Holy Family, the Sanctuary, and the Gentle Animals of the Stable.  All of this sells for $290!   Donations will go to the Marcum & Wallace Hospital Foundation to buy 3 D Mammography.

The more dollars you donate, the more times your name will be entered!

We will draw the winner on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 4:00 pm, at the close of our Holiday Open House!!

Hello!!!! We’re back!!!!

Hello, out there, cyber land!  I’ve been locked out of our website for two months!  It was a major goal of mine to do some serious work online this summer while business is slow, but, that didn’t happen!  Hopefully, I can get something done in August.  Today was the first day of school for the kids here.July 2015 008

We grownups at the flower shop will start soon and work all month to be ready when FALL hits September 1, 2016!August 2015 039

There is lots to look forward to in September: On Labor Day weekend there will be a 2nd annual Picnic in the Park in our lovely Ravenna Veterans Park on Friday night, and then Revive River Drive will return on Saturday night.

On September 17, our annual event, the Ravenna Railroad Festival , will be happening in the Ravenna Veterans Memorial Park.  Don’t we have a fabulous park, especially for such a small town???12002998_10153240340494611_5545788596543734060_n 12027580_10153240343439611_7280876062482946284_n 11216811_10153240343284611_792907418530865266_n

In the week between those events, a couple of milestone birthdays will be happening in the family.  One will be a 30th birthday of the creator of many artistic endeavors, including our custom designed etched glasses, and the other is the 60th birthday of the “Boss”!

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We have a lot of catching up to do on here, so I better get to work!  Thanks for tuning in!

Memorial Day is May 30, 2016

May23,2015 026We are ready to assist you with your Memorial Day needs!  In our garden center, we have lots of beautiful Knockout Roses, perfect for cemetery planting, as well as annual bedding plants.  Our bedding plants have been inside our greenhouses for the last week, staying warmer and drier than they could have out in our wet, dreary weather.

In the flower shop, we have many silk flower monument saddles, vases, and Memorial Gardens arrangements.  Remember, we do deliver to area cemeteries.  Our out-of-town, or elderly, or disabled customers can call us and we will take flowers to graves for them.  Thanks to the Estill County Historical and Genealogical Society, we have references that enable us to find grave locations.

It is our plan to be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Sunday & Monday, if possible, so call us or come on over to Ravenna and pick out what you want in memory of your loved ones today through Saturday, May 28.

I’d like to add that we enjoy our out of town visitors we meet during this time of year!  We help people locate cemeteries in Estill and hear interesting stories from our visitors.  I would also like to recommend to anyone searching for a grave to go by the Estill County Historical and Genealogical Society on Broadway.  They are open on Saturday to assist you!

 

Have a safe and happy Memorial Day!

Spring- Where did you go?

We enjoyed spring in March with the unusually warm weather, but April has not been as pleasant!  We are looking forward to our major shipment of blooming shrubs, perennials, and rose bushes the week of April 18.  The first stock of annual bedding plants will hopefully happen the last week of April, but that depends on the temperatures.  We have thousands of tomato plants happily growing in both of our greenhouses, along with some herbs and lots of geraniums.  This is the first year since we tore down the old greenhouses and built two hoop houses that we have had heat in both houses.  So, we have been able to improve our production practices.  We are soooo looking forward to this spring season!!!!!!!!!!

Spring Break Prom Special Is Now Underway!

It’s Spring Break for Estill County Schools, so this is the perfect time to get the flowers, the tux, and the garter ordered!  Parents and students both will never have this much free time again before PROM 2016 is here!!

Place your order and pay for it now through 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 8, and take advantage of a 20% discount off your total!  This is the only time this will be offered!

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“Never stop learning, no matter how busy you are.”

It is easy to say “I don’t have time to go to that floral design seminar tomorrow” or “I’m so tired and I haven’t had a day off in weeks so I’m skipping the design class I signed up for.” WRONG.   We should all learn everyday to keep our brains functioning efficiently, to prevent boredom  or burnout, and just because it is fun to learn!

I “made” all my employees go with me Sunday to a prom flower learning session.  I always want to find a new way to do something I’ve done a thousand times. I get bored easy!

So , we learned all kinds of fun stuff yesterday!  We were presented with a “Prom Buffet” of flower jewelry!  Necklaces, bracelets, rings, flower halos, boutonnieres, and more!  Most all were created from colorful wires, and shiny baubles, and of course, flowers.  Tell me what you think!

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