Discovery Of 130 Million-Year-Old Fossil Suggests Earth's First Flowering Plants Were Rather PlainA team of scientists analyzed fossilized specimens discovered a century ago in Spanish lakes, and determined they were likely the oldest flowering plants on earth.
California's Wildflower Population Might Not Fully Recover From Drought ConditionsResearchers at UC Davis say the diversity of California's wildflowers may be permanently changed because of years of dry weather.
Don't Fall For Mother's Day Scams Using Phony Florists, E-Cards To Steal Your IdentityRoses, lilies, daisies – beautiful bouquets are most popular Mother's Day gifts but scammers can make you sorry you ever tried to give flowers to mom.
Choose Mother's Day Flowers That Will Live LongerLet your gift stand out by choosing flowers and plants that will last beyond the second Sunday in May.
Non-Profit Delivers Recycled Flowers Throughout Silicon Valley For a Good CauseA new non-profit is re-purposing flowers by engaging a group of volunteers to deliver bouquets to health care facilities throughout Silicon Valley.
Is The Drought Leading To Fewer California Wildflowers?The San Francisco Bay Area has been the recipient of more beautiful flowers of many varieties in the past two years. Throughout February and March, flower lovers have witnessed an array of potpourri bursting on hillsides and in vineyards.
Startups Challenge Traditional Flower Delivery Services For Valentine's DayValentine’s Day is right around the corner and there’s a new crop of flower companies vying for your order. Each say they offer better service and better prices than the big online flower delivery companies by cutting out the middlemen.
49ers Star Patrick Willis Invited To 7-Year-Old Suisun City Girl's Birthday Party; Sends Flower BouquetSan Francisco 49ers star linebacker Patrick Willis is known for interacting with fans on social media and has made even more fans by his response to a 7-year-old girl who invited him to her birthday party.
Great Fall Decorations For The HomeReady to decorate your home for fall? Keep your home cozy and stylish this season.
About The Bay: San Francisco Institution Still Blooming After 100 YearsThe San Francisco Flower Mart is marking a milestone, turning 100 years old this week.
Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?
ConsumerWatch: Putting Online Flower Retailers To The TestNation-wide, local florists expect nearly half of all their Valentine orders to come from online ordering websites and wire services. However, when it comes to ordering flowers online, not all of them are created equal.