Staying Optimisitic with Flowers

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The world of fashion has a way of looking forward to the future, the runways are already decked out in preparation for spring. Flowers were a hit this summer season, but there popularity is not going to taper off next spring. Our outfits will be in bloom along with our gardens!
Enormous floral accessories first became popular, when Carrie Bradshaw adorned …


Sshhhh! Autumn is just around the bend…

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Even though the sun is shining and memories are still fresh from the holidays, the cool chilly days of autumn are just around the corner. For those who love the warm days of summer, this is something that may even be a bit difficult to acknowledge.
The flowers are a good cure for many ailments, especially if you are experiencing some …


Britain in Bloom, it’s not just about the flowers

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Britain in Bloom has almost become a cut-throat competition, it is an event that is not taken lightly.
The results of the competition are beautiful, blooming and colourful flowers. But this beauty is the result of a lot of hard work and commitment. It is quite the task to get a town or city blooming, gardens can easily sabotaged by pests …


Gerbera Delight!

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The gerbera is a flower that is often overlooked. Its bright colours and open blooms just seem to exude happiness.
The gerbera is closely related to the sunflower and belongs to the same family. It is a very popular plant and is most often used as a garden plant or in cut flower arrangements.
After the rose, carnation, chrysanthemum and tulip the …


Flowers Either Blooming or Glowing at Night

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The notion of flowers blooming at night is not one that is new, yet it can seem entirely pointless at times. You come to wonder what purpose they can possibly serve by blooming so late.
But night-blooming flowers do really serve the purpose they have been given. They are not pollinated by bees, but by other nocturnal creatures.
In the modern world …


Taking Better Care of Potted Plants

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When I have a beautiful plant or bouquet of flowers, I am never really sure where to put them in the house, whether or not they will get too much or too little sunlight.
The east side of a house or apartment is ideal for flowers and plants, which do not require a lot of sunlight. Just because a flower does …


Poetry in the Garden

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We all love flowers to some extent, some of us more than others. But there are few of who could call ourselves “a lunatic on bulbs,“ as poet Emily Dickinson once did. It was not a rarity to see her out in the garden at night, which raised the eyebrows of more than one neighbour.
As a tribute to her love …


This Year’s Chelsea Flower Show Taking on a Different Look

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The Chelsea Flower Show is only a month away preparations are already under way and tensions are high. But it seems that organizers are going to experience a few bumps along the way, as things are going exactly as planned. Mother nature is not doing her part to help, as this years winter was colder than usual and blooms have …


The Phalaenopsis Customized

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We recently sent out a beautiful custom made arrangement of phalaenopsis, in a vase filled with hydrangea. In a addition to being a treat for the eyes, this popular orchid is beautiful let yet simple.
Among orchids, phalaenopsis is one of the most popular. There are several reasons for this, with the first being its adaptability to the home. The blooms …


One of the Rarest Flowers in the World Under a Washing Machine

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There are probably more types and varieties of flowers out there, in nature, than we can imagine. But we would never expect to look under the washing machine, to find one of the rarest flowers in the world.
The Udumbara flower, is one of the rarest flowers in the world. According to Buddhist legend this is a flower that blooms only …