Floral Blog & Quote Gallery

IN THE MIDST OF THE FOG

June 24, 2018

In the Midst of the Fog

In the midst of the fog is where this adventure began. As I write about it I’m finding I’m getting emotional about it, but not because it was a scary adventure or one with lots of risks. Instead, it was an adventure of nature, to explore, to connect; to experience something I had not experienced before in the middle of nowhere. It wasn’t earth shattering, and yet it was for me. As I turned ...

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FRIDAY’S FLOWER FACT: PRAIRIE MALLOW

June 22, 2018

Friday's Flower Fact | Prairie Mallow Checkerbloom

Prairie Mallows have the look of their close relative, hollyhock, but not the dominating height and aggressive self-seeding. 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: GARDENS SAY SLOW DOWN

June 18, 2018

Gardens Say Slow Down

MY TWO CENTS Gardens say, Slow down, Look around you, Believe, Hope... I'm doing my best to let my gardens speak to me, and I'm trying to slow down. Admittedly though, I do find it hard at times, but when I spend time in my gardens I find I slow down and don’t feel so rushed. The gardens make me look around and take in all of the breathtaking beauty they give all summer long. The second part...

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THE BEAUTY AND POWER OF FLOWERS

June 17, 2018

The Beauty and Power Of Flowers

Do you love gardens and flowers as much as I do? I get so much joy from planning, planting and watching flowers grow, and I absolutely love to share the beauty and power of flowers through my floral photography and reflections. I love the full-length stories (with lots of glorious photography) on plants, gardens, and design ideas to put to use. In regards to gardening, I’m amazed at how much t...

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FRIDAY’S FLOWER FACT: DITCH LILY

June 15, 2018

Friday's Flower Fact: Ditch Lily

Each ditch lily only lasts for one day, hence the common name: “daylily.” 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: LIFE IS NOT MEASURED

June 11, 2018

Life is not measured by

MY TWO CENTS Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away… As I mentioned in my blooming blog, where does the time go? It goes too fast, but this quote reminds me that as quick as it goes, I have a choice. I can choose between life moving too fast or slowing down to notice the amazing world and people around me. And then I will find those m...

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WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?

June 10, 2018

Where Does The Time Go?

Where does the time go? I can’t believe it’s already June of 2018. Looking back on the year so far, there are already so many wonderful flowers to reflect on from Floating Petals. Truth be told, every flower is my favorite, but here are a few of my most favorite blooms of 2018 to date. If you want to learn more about each one, there are links to check out each flower for more information ab...

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FRIDAY’S FLOWER FACT: SPANISH DAGGER

June 08, 2018

Friday's Flower Fact: Spanish Dagger

The Spanish Dagger flowers, fruit, root and stem of yucca are edible. 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: I MUST HAVE FLOWERS

June 04, 2018

Flower Quote: I Must Have Flowers

MY TWO CENTS I must have flowers, always, and always… I too, must always have flowers in my life, whether it be fresh flowers, flowers in my garden or cutting garden, forced bulbs during the winter or potted plants by my kitchen window. I also love sharing flowers through my photography, to create a moment of beauty for your view and desktop. To have flowers always is possible; to do so, it mea...

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FLOWERS INSPIRE ME

June 03, 2018

Flowers Inspire Me

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

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