Stories tagged with: Florafino's

May 7, 2014 - 5:34pm
42 weeks 4 days ago

 Mother's Day is just four days away and Florafino's on Maple is busy taking and delivering orders.

There are several specials this season including the tea cup arrangements full of miniature roses and daisies. Florafinos can help you pick out the best customized gift for mom. They have several wind chimes, plants, small greenhouses as well as iconic floral arrangements.

Mother's Day is an important day obviously. You've got to send mom something otherwise don't come home...

February 12, 2014 - 6:18pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

With Valentine's Day just a few days away, Greg Orofino, owner of Florafino's on Maple Avenue, and his staff, are staying busy preparing arrangements, taking orders, and sorting through truck loads of flowers coming in from across the world.

"We'll have probably 10 drivers out delivering all over the place," said Orofino. "We have hired extra help for the day just to help in store and on the phones and that type of thing. So it's a really, really busy holiday."

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May 8, 2013 - 3:59pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

A floral shop's business is blooming in preparation for Mother's Day.

Greg Orafino owner of Florafino's on Maple Avenue says that Mother's Day is one of the busiest floral holidays and he gives customers advice when choosing flowers for their loved ones.

"A lot of times when we send to grandmothers for instance they might be in nursing facility or they might be in smaller apartment so don't send something huge send something that appropriate to the size," said Orafino...

February 8, 2013 - 6:07pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

Valentine's day is less than a week away but flower shops are already starting to heat up with orders.

Florafino's on Maple aAvenue in Zanesville is prepping for their busiest day of the year. Owner Greg Orofino says last year on Valentine's Day his store had more than 450 deliveries. While roses are always a popular choice for the day, there are many other different assortments available as well.
 

"We do lots of other flowers, star-gazer lilies, gerber dailies,...

April 5, 2012 - 9:53am
2 years 47 weeks ago

The smell of springtime flowers is in the air and as the Easter holiday approaches many are bringing spring indoors.

Florist Greg Orofino said that during the Easter season people want to celebrate by bringing the outdoors inside. A hallmark of that is bright colored flowers with sweet smells.
 

"The fragrances, my goodness," exclaimed Florafino's Greg Orofino. "We have freesia and hyacinths and all these flowers have super fragrances to them and they...

February 14, 2010 - 8:49pm
5 years 2 weeks ago


It is a busy day for Florofino's flower delivery man, Tom Tewskbary. His van is packed with flowers and balloons and he is ready to make valentine wishes come true. I decided to tag along with him and surprise a few lucky ladies.

"Sometimes they see the van and they want to know who is going to get the flowers," says Tewksbary.

He can cause quite a stir when he walks into a business, but it looked like fun so I decided to give it a try.

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February 4, 2010 - 6:24pm
5 years 3 weeks ago


Valentine's Day is right around the corner and flower shops are busy handling orders, WHIZ's Katie Jeffries has more.

Roses and chocolates are all the rage, but you don't want flowers that are beige.

Red and pink are in this season, but the colors don't have to have a reason.

"I would just say send the flower that you think is most beautiful to you and don't worry about what the flowers signify as far as color is concerned.  They all signify that you...

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