Floral Blog & Quote Gallery

FLOWER FACT: TEMPLE FIRE BOUGAINVELLIA

November 01, 2019

Temple Fire Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea is also known as Paperflower due to the colorful, papery bracts that form immense color displays, making this plant so infamous. 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: LET US DECIDE

October 28, 2019

Let Us Decide

MY TWO CENTS Let us decide on the route that we wish to take to pass our life, and attempt to sow that route with flowers… The first part is the contemplative part; the part that is about choosing what kind of person you want to be and what kind of life you want to live. It takes thought, effort and work. It means not living day to day, but consciously making a choice on who you want to be, so ...

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FLOWER FACT: GREAT BLUE LOBELIA

October 18, 2019

Friday's Flower Fact: Great Blue Lobelia

This Great Blue Lobelia may self seed in optimum conditions, e.g. along streams, ponds or wet meadows, to form colonies. 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: EVERY FLOWER BLOOMS

October 14, 2019

Every flower blooms at a different pace.

MY TWO CENTS Every flower blooms at a different pace… What a true and lovely quote. As it is for flower, so it is the same for us. Each of us blooms and grows at different rates. Every part of the process takes effort and work: blooming and growing. With blooming there is the work of gathering the nutrition and the knowledge to bloom, but it makes a fuller life. Then sometimes it’s nice to so...

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BLOOMING INSPIRATIONS

October 06, 2019

Parkland Glory Dahlia

Flowers inspire me every day and below are some blooming inspirations that also inspire me. These thoughtful quotes make me slow down and consider how I can apply them in my life. I hope these quotes fill your day and life with inspiration and encouragement, too. If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for a moment… Her quote encapsulates the meaning beh...

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FLOWER FACT: WOOD’S PINK NEW YORK ASTER

October 04, 2019

Wood’s Pink New York Aster

Asters are the mainstay of many fall gardens and the Wood’s Pink New York Aster is a compact gem that requires no staking, and is very clear of mildew, compared to others. 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: BE HONEST, BE NICE

September 23, 2019

Be Honest, Be Nice, Be A Flower, Not A Weed

MY TWO CENTS Be honest, be nice, be a flower not a weed… I love how simple and straight forward Aaron Neville’s quote is. Be honest in all you do, be nice to all who you interact with and be a flower: resilient, strong, and radiating joy and beauty. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Aaron Joseph Neville (born January 24, 1941) is an American R&B and soul vocalist and musician. He has had four platinum...

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ONE THING

September 15, 2019

One Thing

One thing I’m working on this year is my gratitude. One of the ways I work on it is, every morning, my goal is to write at least five things (though usually it’s more like fifteen or twenty) that I’m grateful for from the day before. It’s been about a month since we started, and it’s simple but a really nice way to connect at the end of the day, and for each of us to share our day. Wit...

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FLOWER FACT: SUPERBELLS TANGERINE PUNCH

September 13, 2019

Superbells Tangerine Punch

Proper watering is the key to growing good Superbells Tangerine Punch, a hybrid produced for its easy care compared to petunias. 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: CREATIVITY LIES IN PARADOX

September 09, 2019

Creativity lies in paradox

MY TWO CENTS Creativity lies in paradox: serious art is born from serious play… This is something that Julia Cameron writes about in her book, The Artist's Way, and the necessity to play in order to create. Often, I forget to play, but I’m glad to be reminded to take the time to do so along with nurturing myself. Then the real art will come. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Julia Cameron (b. March 4, 194...

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