Floral Blog & Quote Gallery

FLOWER FACT: BETTY BOOP ROSE

February 15, 2019

Betty Boop Rose

Honoring the beloved 1930s animated character, this rose is known for it’s spunk, sparkle, style and stamina. The parents of this hybrid are ‘Playboy’ and ‘Picasso’. 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: THOSE WE LOVE

February 11, 2019

Those We Love

MY TWO CENTS Those we love can never be more than a thought away...for as long as there's a memory they live in our hearts to stay... My Dad passed away last Tuesday, February 5th, 2019. I love him so much and will miss him so much! He was a wonderful dad, father and person. This quote helps me to know he will always be a part of my life, even though I won’t see him again on this earth. I so m...

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FLOWER FACT: SAND ALOE

February 01, 2019

Flower Fact: Sand Aloe

This aloe was identified in an area of Northern Namibia, home to a Bantu tribe, The Herero, thus the given name. 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 ART

January 28, 2019

Life Is Art

MY TWO CENTS Life is art, live yours in color… This quote makes me look at art and my life differently. Looking at a piece of art, it may seem stagnant, but there was life and movement in what was created along with who created it. It makes me look at the moments in front of me to see if it could be art or how it could turn it into art. Also, it makes each moment more present and creates a grea...

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PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2019

January 27, 2019

Pantone Color Of The Year 2019 Coral

Being a photographer, graphic artist and art director, I’m fascinated by and drawn to color. I love lots of color and working with various combinations of it in all areas of my life. So, I have become quite intrigued by the Pantone Color of the Year. This year’s color is coral, and I have found that I’m hard pressed to find Wednesday’s Flowers in this color. So, I became curious about how...

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FLOWER FACT: VIOLET FLOWERING MAPLE

January 18, 2019

Violet Flowering Maple

Abutilon’s make wonderful container plants. Use as a central specimen and underplant with shade loving annuals or perennials. 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: GRATITUDE MAKES SENSE

January 14, 2019

Gratitude Makes Sense

MY TWO CENTS Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow… As you may have read in my blooming blog, my one word to guide me through 2019 is gratitude. I interrupt Melody’s quote to say that gratitude leads us to a place of seeing what our past has given us and to be grateful for it and how it has shaped us into who we are today. And from there,...

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ONE WORD TO GUIDE ME THROUGH 2019: GRATITUDE

January 13, 2019

Gratitude

For the last couple of years I have picked a word to help guide me throughout the year. (Check out my word for 2017 and words for 2018). I have found that it’s very helpful in my quest on working on being a better person, though I know I still have much to accomplish on this front. This year I have decided that my one word to guide me through 2019 is gratitude. One way I have worked on being gra...

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FLOWER FACT: EVAN’S DREAM SPIDER CHRYSANTHEMUM

January 04, 2019

Flower Fact: Spider Mum

Spider mums are the most exotic of the Chrysanthemum family with both thin, threadlike petals and bold tubular ones. 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: TAKE A LEAP OF FAITH

December 31, 2018

Take A Leap of Faith

MY TWO CENTS Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing… What do you believe 2019 is the year of for you? What leap will you be taking? Life is very short, so don’t wait any longer to let the world know what you have to offer. We will be ever so grateful. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Sarah Ban Breathnach is one of those people who has touched my life though through her book ...

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