Monthly Archives: December 2014


December 30, 2014

That petal our world.

I am not one who spends much time in the past though I probably do spend too much time looking forward and not being in the moment, a habit I’m working on though it’s a slow process. With that said, there are times in life when it is good to look back and see where you started and where you are today. To be reminded that you aren’t in the same place you were a year ago, and even if you think...

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December 23, 2014

Gratitude - My Blooming Blog by Floating Petals. I am grateful every day for this opportunity to share with you the wonder and beauty of flowers.

What springs from my soul is being grateful for this life. Though in this hurried life, especially around the holidays, it can be a most challenging time to be grateful. To stop, be present and to see all the wonder and good around us. And I will admit I write this for myself, as I am not always the most grateful person as I get wrapped up in my world and find it easier to see the negative, the h...

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December 16, 2014

Blooming holiday gift ideas - Floating Petals floral community - Picotee Amaryllis

With the holidays here, I wanted to share a few favorite holiday gift ideas I love to give: FORCED BULBS I like to buy bulbs that have been forced for growing indoors and plant them myself in a clay pot to give a little personal touch to my gift along with a bow and instructions on how to grow. My two favorites to give are Amaryllis, which fill a room with color and beauty, and Paper Whites, w...

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December 09, 2014

Canada Lily - Floating Petals. A Blooming Blog - sharing a love of flowers and nature. A gift beyond compare. Inspiring stories, quotes and stunning floral photography.

I got out of my Jeep Wrangler and gathered my equipment. As I turned to the field, I’m stunned by the beauty and peacefulness around me, and I paused to think about the events that led me here. It all started back in the Fall of 2013 when I was shooting some mums for Wednesday’s Flower in our front yard and our plumber Jack stopped by to put a new sink in our bathroom. As he was leaving that ...

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December 02, 2014


There are many wonderful aspects to being in this flowering world and one of them is gardening and the tools we use. So I thought I would share some of my favorite gardening tools and hope you will share with me your favorite gardening tools in the comment section below.   KOREAN HAND HOE The Korean Hand Hoe (also known as the Ho-Mi) is an awesome tool I learned about at a Mettowee Mill Nu...

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