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Sunny Sunflowers add bright and happy to wedding day.

Wedding Designer Billy Shepard of George’s Flowers created beautiful  monochromatic bouquets and arrangements that worked so well in the Patrick Henry Ballroom for the William and Stephanie special day on July 06, 2013.  Special thanks to William Mahone Photography Roanoke, Va  for the happy day wedding images.     Bridal Bouquet Patrick Henry Ballroom mantle Stephanie and William Sunny Wedding...

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Welcome to George’s Flowers New Wedding Blog!

George’s Flowers first opened as “George’s… an affair with flowers” in Salem VA. A move to downtown Roanoke 6 months later when George Clements acquired the former Noble’s Flowers business location at 430 Church Ave. A later change to the name was made to help with getting the long name and logo on printed material and reducing the time to answer the phones! George’s at times has operated satellite locations. In Valley View Mall during the first 5 years of the mall. A small but really cool space in the Roanoke City Market Building was given a short trial run. George’s Flowers purchased Floral Renditions in April 2008 and eventually consolidated both shops into one Design Center location. Located behind the Ramada Inn a short walk from the shop location. The Design Center location gives us much more warehouse type space for our large Walk-in Coolers, a special flower processing room using the latest equipment to make sure our flowers are given everything they need to show their full potential and last for our customers. We have additional storage for rental wedding equipment and vases, baskets, permanent botanicals, plants, as well as well more parking for delivery, employee and customer vehicles. We operate a customer service area at the design center and everyone is welcome to visit and shop from our coolers during business hours. Marmalade our shop kitty also calls the George’s design Center home. Welcome to our new Roanoke, Virginia Wedding Flowers...

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Summer Fun in Salem, VA

It’s July…the middle of summer.  Your kids still have a good month before they go back to school, and you may have run out of things for them to do.  But don’t despair.  There are many family activities in Salem, VA, this summer.  Here are just a few of them. The Salem After Five concert series takes place at the Farmers Market on Main Street.  One concert will be held on July 26th, while another will be August 16.  Both run from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.  Admission is $5, and children under 12 are free. There are a number of different summer camps in and around Salem.  They include a girls soccer clinic, a volleyball camp, the Salem Virginia Summer Camp, and more.  Some have already started, but there are still a few that take place in late July and August. You can head to the local parks at any time during the summer.  Run, play games, have a picnic lunch, or just sit outdoors and enjoy the weather (when it’s nice, of course).  It’s all free, and you can go whenever you want and stay as long as you want. The Mount Mill Zoo in Roanoke has some awesome animals and activities for the entire family.  They have seven different endangered species, including the adorable red panda and the majestic snow leopard.  In total, the zoo has mover 175 different animals.  You can visit them all on foot or ride the Zoo Choo Train through the zoo. So what will your family do this summer?  Let us know in the comments! Don’t forget to bring some summer cheer indoors with some great summer flowers in Salem,...

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National Rose Month

Did you know that June is National Rose Month?  President Ronal Reagan signed legislation in 1986 declaring the rose the National Floral Emblem of the U.S., which also created National Rose Month.  During June, rose lovers celebrate this popular flower by holding conventions, sharing pictures of their own rose gardens, and sending beautiful roses to their friends. Here are some fun facts about the rose: In the seventeenth century, roses were so popular that royalty treated them as currency!  Roses and rose water was legal tender in many places. The first roses were cultivated in China over 5,000 years ago! There is a rose bush on the wall of the Hildesheim Cathedral in Germany that is believed to be the world’s oldest living rose and is said to be over 1,000 years old. In the United States, the oldest fossilized imprint of a rose was found in Florissant, Colorado, and it’s estimated to be 35 million years old. Join George’s in celebrating National Rose Month by sending some beautiful rose bouquets to loved ones in Roanoke,...

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