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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Like the name implies, tropical flowers grow in the tropical regions of the world. Florists enjoy using tropical flowers in their flower arrangements to add colour, texture and visual interest to floral arrangements, especially in wedding bouquets.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Azaleas are popular ornamental plant that are grown for their attractive, vibrant flowers. The flowers come in pink, white, mauve, purple, red, orange and yellow. Flowers come in single, semi-doubled or doubled varieties. The leaves are oval-shaped.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Flowers are naturally beautiful. They come in all colours of the rainbow, but sometimes that's not good enough. Maybe you want blue orchids or other flowers in unexpected colours in your floral arrangement.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Amaryllis are popular potted plants especially this time of the year. Bulbs are available for purchase from garden centers in the fall. People love growing these lovely flowers because they are hardy, long-lasting and will bloom in the winter!

Friday, November 23, 2012

Introducing the world's first glow in the dark plant, the "Glowing Star in the Dark."! Amigo Plant in the Netherlands has successfully bred a star-shaped succulent that emits a bright green light at night

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Flowers are wonderful gifts. Women love them. And surprisingly, men also love receiving them. Here is a list of flowers that would appeal to men.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Crocosmia is a small genus of flowers from the iris family native to South African grasslands. The plant can be identified by its sword-shape foliage and multiple showy flowers growing on its spikes. The flowers are very similar to freesias.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Iris Salmon of Grower Direct Fresh Cut Flowers in Edmonton, AB, Canada has been recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) as a recipient of its coveted Certified Floral Designer (CFD) designation. Salmon was granted this designati

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Sending flowers to those in mourning is a thoughtful and meaningful way of showing sympathy. Flowers can help with the grieving process, commemorating and celebrating the life of the deceased.

Monday, November 5, 2012

The strawflower is a flowering plant native to Australia and produces showy flowers with large dark leaves. Plants can grow to be 3-4 feet tall depending on the variety. The flower is also known as the paper daisy for its papery texture.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Sirane, an innovative packaging company from the UK has created a new product that florists can look forward to. Launching in 2013, the Flower-Fresh Retain packaging will allow the fresh flowers to be transported in water without spillage.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Alaskans are cashing in on the popularity of the pretty peony. Peonies are in high demand. Florists can't get enough of this fluffy fragrant flower. It is a popular wedding flower during the summer months.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Clematis is a genus of flowering plants in the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) native to Japan and China. Some species are deciduous, while others are evergreen. Many of these plants are climbers, but there species that can be grown as shrubs!

Friday, October 19, 2012

Does beauty lie within? Photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick seems to think so! Through his x-ray photography, he shows us that flowers can be just as beautiful on the inside, as they are on the outside. Among the flowers he has photographed include roses, t

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Whether you are planning a fall wedding or another special event and need flowers, it's always a good idea to use seasonal flowers. Seasonal flowers will be readily available, fresher and generally less expensive than ones that aren't in s

Monday, October 15, 2012

While the rest of the world is celebrating Autumn, Australians are celebrating spring! And no other flower symbolizes Spring quite like the tulip! From mid-September to mid-October, visitors flocked to Tesselaar to see the tulips!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Wishbone flowers are native to tropical areas in Asia and Africa. This bushy plant can grow up to a foot tall. The flowers look like an open-faced snapdragon, with its purple tongue and yellow throat.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Greenery and foliage is a low-cost option to create fuller floral arrangements, while hiding the unattractive structures used to hold up the flowers. It's a attractive way to add height and depth any arrangement.

Friday, October 5, 2012

When it comes to buying flowers, you have two choices. You can buy artificial (i.e silk) flowers or you can buy fresh flowers from your florist or supermarket. So how do you decide which one to buy? Here are some pros and cons of each type.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Giving your baby the perfect name is one of the most important things you will do as a parent. But the most challenging part about naming a baby is that there are literally thousands of names to choose from. Where do you even begin?

Monday, October 1, 2012

Fall is a beautiful time of the year and the perfect time to preserve flowers from the garden. It's a fun and easy! You can even do it with your kids. No fancy equipment needed. All of the supplies for this project can be found at home!

Friday, September 28, 2012

Columbines are native to Asia, Europe and North America. They are perennial flowers found in the meadows and woodlands. They are popular garden flowers, which are available in red, yellow, pink, white and purple.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

A Brief History on the Art of Flower Arranging from Ancient Egypt to the Victorian period.

Monday, September 24, 2012

It's fall, but that doesn't mean that gardeners have put away their tools for good. Many gardeners choose to maintain a fall garden. And there are many reasons to continue using that green thumb!

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