Monthly Archives: January 2015


January 27, 2015

My Bloomin Blog - Planting bulbs in the snow - Narcissus Paperwhites

In the Northeast, there is a blanket of white covering the ground and snow falling all around, and I am planting bulbs not outside, but on my kitchen counter. The forced Paperwhite’s bulbs that I am planting I purchased towards the end of December and have kept in a white paper bag for over a month now. It was not my intention to do so, but I just didn’t make the time to plant them until now. ...

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January 20, 2015

Living Plant Sculptures at the Montréal Botanical Garden - Blue Lotus

Many botanical gardens have special exhibits throughout the year, and the Montréal Botanical Garden has one spectacular exhibit called the "Living Plant Sculpture" that I had the opportunity to visit in 2013. Each sculpture is made completely out of plants.   Mother Nature in all of her splendor and glory and towering over three stories high. The shepherd watching over the sheep, and ...

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January 13, 2015

My Blooming Blog - Inspiring Flower Stories and Photography - African Daisy - Flowers Inspire...

Flowers inspire me not with only their beauty, but with all that they have to teach me with their strength, wisdom, joy, and grace; how incredibly intricate they are and yet what simplicity and joy they bring to a moment, to life. Each flower has a certain vulnerability that I admire too. A willingness to share something almost personal. It bears all in blooming from being so delicate and yet so ...

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January 06, 2015

Peruvian Daffodil - The Perfect White Blanket - The Blooming Blog by Floating Petals. Inspiration, reflection and beautiful flower photography to nurture the soul.

As I look out my window from my desk, I am invigorated by the soft, fluffy white snowflakes falling all around, and though the winter days here in the Northeast can often be very grey and dreary, I find that snow changes a nondescript day into something magical. It creates excitement and wonder with each snowflake being singular and distinct, many snowflakes making a snowball, and many more creati...

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