Monthly Archives: April 2017

FRIDAY’S FLOWER FACT: BORAGE

April 28, 2017

Borage | Friday's Flower Fact

Borage is one of the only truly blue edible substances and is lovely as a dessert decoration. To learn more about this flower and download it for your desktop, join me on this journey of the discovery and delight of the 400,000+ flowers that petal our world.

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FLOWER QUOTE: THE FAIREST THING IN NATURE

April 24, 2017

Flower Quote Fairest

MY TWO CENTS The fairest thing in nature, a flower... Yes, I couldn’t agree more that the fairest thing is a flower! What is wonderful about this quote is how it continues to expound, because it describes to me the other reasons flowers are the most honorable: they are rooted in the earth and manure, which is all a part of life. ABOUT THE AUTHOR D. H. Lawrence (September 11, 1885-March 2, 1...

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FRIDAY’S FLOWER FACT: TROPICAL HYDRANGEA

April 21, 2017

Dombeya wallichii

Each bloom of the Tropical Hydrangea, Pinkball lasts for about a month, and some say these festive pompom-like blooms smell like cake batter. To learn more about this flower and download it for your desktop, join me on this journey of the discovery and delight of the 400,000+ flowers that petal our world.

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FLOWER QUOTE: THERE ARE ALWAYS FLOWERS

April 17, 2017

Flower Quote | There Are Always Flowers

MY TWO CENTS There are always flowers for those who want to see them... A very true statement that if you are willing to seek flowers you will find them. Just ask my husband how often I stop to look at a new flower along the way. This quote has a much grander meaning, though: that there are many wonders, many surprises, and many things to be thankful for, for those who want to see and appreciate ...

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FRIDAY’S FLOWER FACT: CORAL SENECIO

April 14, 2017

Flower Fact Coral Senecio

The species name of the Coral Senecio is, fulgens, meaning “shining”, referring to the dazzling scarlet, orange blooms. To learn more about this flower and download it for your desktop, join me on this journey of the discovery and delight of the 400,000+ flowers that petal our world.

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FLOWER QUOTE: BUTTERFLIES ARE SELF

April 10, 2017

Flower Quote Butterflies

MY TWO CENTS Butterflies are self propelled flowers... A quote so befitting of this Iris: Flight of Butterflies. It's a quote that makes me smile and brings a moment of joy and peace to my day. ABOUT THE AUTHOR It is always so fascinating to learn about each author of Monday’s Flower Quotes as each time I find it creates for me more meaning with quote; this one is just another example of t...

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Friday’s Flower Fact: African Daisy

April 07, 2017

flower fact african daisy

Often labeled as an annual, Osteosermums are in fact half-hardy subshrubs that cannot tolerate frost but can be overwintered in a protected environment. To learn more about this flower and download it for your desktop, join me on this journey of the discovery and delight of the 400,000+ flowers that petal our world.

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