Flower shop expanding to Urbana


Dorcey’s Flowers is expanding to Urbana and will celebrate with a ribbon cutting ceremony today.

The flower shop has a Bellefontaine location at 300 S. Main.

Instead of having customers drive to Bellefontaine, owner Kristie Herlong decided to expand to become more convenient.

“I do a lot of wedding flowers,” Herlong said. “A lot of my clients and a lot of the big venues are in that direction. So I just thought it would be smart to go ahead (and expand).”

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The Urbana flower shop is offering flower bars on the weekend for people to come pick flowers by the stem and a full-service bridal shop.

Flower arrangement classes are also offered.

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In late spring, Herlong plans to open a flower cafe and tea room in Urbana that will have french foods, breads, and teas.

Dorcey’s Flowers, 121 Scioto St. near Let’s Eat Cake, is  open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The ribbon-cutting is today at noon.

For more information, search for Dorcey’s on Facebook or visit www.dorceysflowers.com

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