Stories tagged with: flowers roses

March 13, 2012 - 1:47pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville Rotary Clubs are continuing a 38-year tradition of roses.

Since 1974, the club has been selling different varieties of long-stem roses.

Rose Day chairman Tom Lear explained how the long-standing tradition began in Zanesville.

"A Rotarian and Local florist, John Imlay was looking for a project to raise money, and John came up with this idea of selling roses, and we've been doing it now for 38 years," said Lear.

On Tuesday, Lear and other...

January 26, 2011 - 7:17pm
5 years 30 weeks ago

In Zanesville alone there are at least 5 florists all getting ready for the biggest day of the year - Valentines Day. Tons of orders come in and there is always walk-ins. So on this day the price of roses increases.

"Price of roses goes up to us and so we have to show that to the public at large because there is only a certain amount of flowers that are grown and it is a supply and demand issue" Gregory Orofino, Owner of Florafino's Flower Market.

This year...

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