2011 Newsletters

2011 Newsletters

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Happy Holidays – 2011

Happy Holidays Newsletter 34 – Wednesday, December 21, 2011 See you at the Garden Expo 2012 Calendar of Events Short Days Affect Your Indoor Plants With a very sad heart Recipe: Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies Recipe: Cherry Chewbillies You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! From Our Family to Yours All of us at America’s Best Flowers wish you and yours a peaceful, loving and healthy holiday season. See you in February at the Midwest Garden Expo We look forward to seeing you at the Midwest Garden Expo at the Alliant Energy Center on February 10-12, 2012.  Stop out, […]

Happy Thanksgiving – 2011

Happy Thanksgiving Newsletter 33 – Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Winter Porch Pot Workshop Recap Fundraising Program Please Remember the Humane Society Recipe: Burgundy Pie You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! As Bob Hope would say‘Thanks for the memories’ Another year will soon be behind us and all of us at America’s Best Flowers would like to thank you. Do you remember how you felt the very first time you visited us?  You turned into our driveway, not knowing quite what to expect, then once you passed the big red shed you gasped.  Right at that moment you knew […]

Winding it up – 2011

Winding it up Newsletter 31 – Thursday, October 20, 2011 Winter Porch Pot & Wreath Workshop There’s Still Plenty of Time to Plant Award Winning Bulbs The “Red Hat Lady” has a Name Recipe: Slow Cooker Corn Pudding You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Gardening 2011 is Winding Down Spicy Cheryl It’s hard to believe another gardening season is coming to an end.  If you’re like me, there are still quite a few things on your gardening to-do list.  If brightening up your fall landscape is one of them, we can help.  Our late season mums are just […]

On Wisconsin – 2011

On Wisconsin Newsletter 29 – Thursday, October 6, 2011 Scarecrow Contests Fall Decorations are Here! Mum–a-mia Bulb-a-mania Shrubs Recipe: Baked Tomatoes, Squash and Potatoes You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Go Wisconsin teams! Crow: Hay, did you see those Packers, Badgers and Brewers play last weekend?  Wow, we’re on a roll.  Wouldn’t it be fun to have a Packer, Badger or Brewer scarecrow in your front yard to cheer on the home teams?  There’s still time!  We have Packer green, Badger red and Brewer blue apparel waiting for you to stuff.  Not a sports fan?  We have plenty […]

Silly Scarecrows for Silly Crows – 2011

Silly Scarecrows for Silly Crows Newsletter 28 – Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Fall Decorations are Here! Mums Bulb-a-licious Shrubs Recipe: Garden Skillet You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! ‘Silly’ Scarecrow Time Be as silly as you like! The crows can’t tell the difference. We invite you to come on out and experience ‘silly scarecrow time’ with us!  Our talented crew and their fearless leader, Cheryl, have been busy getting ready for you.  We have racks of clothes available to help you coordinate the perfect ensemble.  Your scarecrow might end up wearing a striped shirt with plaid pants or […]

What the Hay? – 2011

What the Hay? Newsletter 27 – Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Who’s Out of their Gourd? Mums Bulb-a-licious Shrubs Local Food Drive Recipe: Pour Pizza You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! What the Hay (or straw)??? Come on out to America’s Best Flowers and experience ‘silly scarecrow time’ with us!  Create your very own one-of-a-kind scarecrow for the front porch or back yard.  Our multi-talented crew and their fearless leader, Cheryl, have been busy cutting, gluing and laughing while creating oh-so-special scarecrow faces.  We have racks of clothes available to help you coordinate that perfect ensemble for your scarecrow.  […]

Second Annual Art in the Garden – 2011

Second Annual Art in the Garden Newsletter 26 – Wednesday, September 14, 2011 DOLLAR DAY$ The Blooms Say It All Fall Bulbs Build a Scarecrow Recipe: Robin’s Roasted Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Art in the Garden Local Artisans featuredSaturday, September 17, 9-3 The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it. Banksy Saturday, September 17, is America’s Best Flowers’ annual Art In The Garden.  This year we are showcasing the work of over 45 area artists.  Items include jewelry, silk scarves, purses, photography, […]

Orange you glad it’s time for Dollar Days? – 2011

It’s that time of year again! And scarecrow-stuffing is just around the corner. Also includes our advice on fall bulbs.

Mum’s the Word – 2011

Labor Day markdowns, Fall Mums tips, and more about the Art in the Garden event.

We’re Fall-ing for You – 2011

Results of the Dog Wash, Autumn Container Workshop, Bearded Irises, and the Art in the Garden Event is coming up!

Wash the Dog this Saturday! – 2011

The Dog Bone-anza dog wash and the seven dog days of summer. Our ‘perennial’ mums and asters, new clearance pottery, container workshop & some particularly good cucumber recipes.

Calling all Dogs – 2011

Dog Wash benefits Humane Society, Autumn Container workshop, Art in the Garden & Pasta Salad

Fly Out for Free Pizza – 2011

This Saturday is customer appreciation day. Got a dirty Dog? Dog wash Aug. 20. Art Show Vendors needed. Refresh your weary garden. Tasty summer recipes.

OverPot ClearStockery the Second – 2011

Overstock pottery reduced, Earwig Story Contest & Tasty seared Eggplant with Basil Oil

Succulents Indoor/Outdoor Fun – 2011

Succulent Workshop Saturday, July 23. EEEYEWW Earwigs! And, YUM! Zucchini-Quinoa Lasagna

Bugs that Crunch n’ Munch – 2011

Dollar Days continue through Sunday,, Succulent Workshop, Bugs that Crunch n’ Munch, Luscious Strawberry Pie

Dollar Days Begin July 9! – 2011

Orange Dollars mean big savings! Farewell to Friends. Tomatoes & Great Expectations. Succulent Workshop.

Herbs Are For Grilling! – 2011

Attract Hummingbirds to your yard. Grow beautiful garden phlox, and try out a few new recipies!

Free Ice Cream for Dads! – 2011

Growing Coral Bells, Succession Gardening & Grilled Pizza!

20% off Trees & Shrubs – 2011

Plant Your Junk Contest continues. Fertilizing your flowers. Sale on Nursery & Bedding Plants. 20% off Gaillardia. Swiss Mushroom Loaf recipe.

Plant Your Junk Contest – 2011

Attracting Butterflies to Your Yard & Garden. Plant Your Junk Contest, Perennial Workshop, Snap Shot Landscape Design Service, Summertime Roast Beef

Memorial Day Weekend – 2011

Rose Gardening Worskhop Sat. May 28 @ 10 am. New Snapshot Landscape Design Service, Pineapple Sage Poundcake

2011 – Newsletter 9 – (No Title)

Newsletter 9 – Thursday, May 12, 2011 Container Workshop Cooking with Herbs Workshop Vegetable Gardening Workshop SALSA SATURDAY Spring Salads Recipe: Wilted Lettuce You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Decorate Your Doorstep! Click for Larger Image Does your home’s entrance look uninviting or lacking in curb appeal?  Decorate your doorstep with America’s Best Flowers and be the envy of your neighborhood.  Our experience design staff will be happy to provide you with assistance in planning the perfect show stopper. America’s Best Flowers has a large selection of containers in all sizes that will enhance your entryway.  Looking for […]

Mother’s Day – 2011

Mother’s Day Newsletter 8 – Thursday, May 5, 2011 Mother’s Day Make and Take Workshop Salsa Saturday Mexican/Latin Recipe Contest Recipe: Rhubarb Torte You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Mother’s Day at America’s Best Flowers Friday, May 6 – Sunday, May 8FREE Geranium for Mom Don’t miss Mother’s Day weekend at America’s Best Flowers.  It has become quite a tradition for so many of you to bring the whole family and let Mom and Grandma choose their favorite hanging baskets and planters.  We especially enjoy these weekends because we get to see so many of you.  Just a […]

Lemons! – 2011

Lemons! Newsletter 7 – Thursday, April 28, 2011 St. Vincent de Paul’s "Pick-a-Pack" Event Mother’s Day Make and Take Workshop Recipe: East 62nd Street Lemon Cake You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Celebrate Earth Day at America’s Best Saturday, April 30, 2011 We invite all children to join us from 10 – 2 this Saturday morning for our annual Earth Day Celebration. Activities include T shirt painting (bring a white T-shirt or buy one here); making seed balls; learning how to use new recycled coffee filters to make butterflies; growing beans without soil and more.  Deb, last week’s […]

Easter Weekend – 2011

Easter Weekend Newsletter 6 – Thursday, April 21, 2011 Bring Spring Indoors Dyeing Eggs Naturally Recipe: Easter Egg Pie You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Community Egg Hunt this Saturday Click for Larger Image Saturday, April 23, from 10 to 2 we will host our annual community egg hunt for children six and under.  Our famous pink Easter Bunny will be here, so be sure to bring along your cameras.  We hold this rain or shine event inside so the weather won’t stop us from having great fun with the children.  Please plan to join us.  While you […]

Spice up your Life – 2011

Spice up your Life Newsletter 4 – Wednesday, April 6, 2011 A New Home Recipe: Winter Vegetable Chicken Soup You’ll love your garden … It’s our promise! Herb Garden Design Saturday, April 9 at 10 am Mari Lynn Haugh, of the Madison Herb Society, will be here for another herb class.  Her series of classes has been a favorite, with her often speaking to a standing room only crowd.  This year her emphasis will be on planning and design of herb gardens.  This is the perfect time of year to start thinking about planting or expanding your herb garden.  And […]

Are you Ready for Spring? – 2011

Are you Ready for Spring? Newsletter 1 – Friday, February 11, 2011 Recipe: Red Velvet Cookies Recipe: Cream Cheese Frosting “We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” Are you ready for Spring? Our customers mean so much to us. If you receive this newsletter, you most likely are very familiar with our business. You KNOW it’s true. We feel we have a personal relationship with you and we are always trying to make our bond with you even stronger. Our events and varied gardening classes, our “Make and […]

 

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