Floral Blog & Quote Gallery

DREAMING OF SPRING: MY FAVORITE BULBS AND BLOOMS

March 10, 2019

Dreaming of Spring: My Favourite Bulbs and Blooms

If you live in the Northeast in the United States like I do, you are dreaming of spring, as winter seems to get longer every year, and this year is without exception. Even those of you in the warmer climates like Tucson, Arizona or the Pacific Northwest have experienced a cold and even snowy winter. So, let’s have some happy, warm thoughts about spring and summer, starting with some of my favori...

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FLOWER FACT: PINK CRINUM LILY

March 01, 2019

Flower Fact: Pink Crinum Lily

One crinum bulb quickly grows into a large clump of five or more bulbs that each send up two to three bloom stalks every year. 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 ISN’T ABOUT FINDING YOURSELF

February 25, 2019

Flower Quote: Life Isn't About Finding Yourself

MY TWO CENTS Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself… I don’t know about you, but this quote gives me great hope about who I can still become in this life I have yet to live. I look forward to thinking, journaling and exploring on creating the best me I can be. Share with me below: How will you go about creating your best self? ABOUT THE AUTHOR Oscar Wilde (Oc...

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AMAZING HEALING POWERS OF HERBS AND FLOWERS

February 24, 2019

Amazing Healing Powers of Herbs and Flowers

I’m in constant awe of flowers and their beauty. That is only one of the many awe-inspiring aspects of flowers and herbs, as they have amazing healing powers, too. Ellen of Second Nature Herb Farm at the Dorset Farmers Market, has taught me a lot about their abilities to heal. I have had the chance to learn from her both at her stand at the farmers market and at her farm. With each of these her...

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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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