Hypericum-a flower with unusual medicinal properties

This flower, which has been around for several thousand years, has only been available in the United States since 2001. Commonly known as St John’s Wort’s, it’s been hailed as a miracle cure from everything from depression, sunburns,insomnia, skin disorders and even bed wetting. Although none of these cures have been scientifically proven. In the […]

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Dazzling Dahlias

Right now is peak season for dahlias, late summer early fall. These amazing flowers come in an extraordinary range of colors and some dahlia blooms can be huge.  Our dahlias are grown for us by Skyline Flower Growers in California, one of this country’s premier dahlia growers. Dahlias are native to Mexico and are part […]

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How I got to become friends with one of the giants in the floral industry-part 2

For most of the history of the floral industry in the United States if you were a retail florist or wholesaler and wanted to know something about the care and handling of cut flowers you usually got it from reading articles in trade publications or a rep from Smither’s-Oasis, Floralife or Chrysal (who were usually […]

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How I got to become friends with one of the giants of the flower industry

Last week I attended the PRO Institute in Davis, CA on the care and handling of cut flowers and plants, presented by Dr George Staby, one of the foremost authorities in the history of post harvest care of cut flowers and plants along Dr Michael Reid, who is also a world renowned flower care expert. […]

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A Food Tour of Asheville-Part 2

After a wonderful night dreaming about all the wonderful food eaten the day before it was time to get up and hit the foodie trails in Asheville again. My first stop was breakfast at the Tupelo Honey Cafe. I was overjoyed when I heard that they were going to open a branch on Market Square in […]

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A Food Tour of Asheville-Part 1

After making it through another wild Valentine’s I decided to take a couple days off. Looking for a place within quick driving distance of Clinton I wanted it to be relaxing and at the same time pursuing one of my pleasures, food. Asheville was my choice. Asheville has been popping up more and more in the foodie […]

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Does Heaven Have a Phone Number

Mommy went to Heaven, but I need her here today, My tummy hurts and I fell down, I need her right away, Operator can you tell me how to find her in this book? Is heaven in the yellow part, I don’t know where to look. I think my daddy needs her too, at night […]

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My Go To Perfect Morning Oatmeal

I love oatmeal. For years I used to eat  Quaker Instant Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal.  Loved the stuff. Then I noticed all the stuff that was listed as ingredients on the side of the box. Junk I never heard of, must less able to pronounce.  I wanted a change. Luckily, I remodeled my apartment and now have a […]

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How I Learned to Make Mouthwatering Bread

Never again will I buy store bought bread.

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Facebook Rosy Business Contest

How would you like for your business to have a free rose arrangement? At Knight’s Flowers we think free prizes shouldn’t just be for individuals. Businesses deserve reconition too. Each Friday Knight’s will anounce the start of our Rosy Business contest. The winner will be announced Monday morning. Simply enter your business name in the comments […]

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