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FLOWER QUOTE: FLOWERS CAN’T SOLVE ALL PROBLEMS

July 01, 2019

Flower Quote: Flowers can't solve all problems, but they're a great start.

MY TWO CENTS Flowers can’t solve all problems, but they’re a great start… It’s true, flowers cannot solve problems, but they sure can help. If nothing else, they distract me from my problems, and they always make me feel better. I think we all need to spend more time seeking out, being with, and having many flowers in our lives. Whether it’s a single flower on your desk, a potted flower...

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THE INSPIRATION OF OTHERS

June 30, 2019

Zeolights Calendula

As mentioned in my last blog, flowers inspire me, along with nature and each post of Monday’s Flower Quotes. The inspiration of others has a profound effect on me, and I hope these quotes fill your life with inspiration and encouragement, too. Every experience, no matter how bad it seems, holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it… When dealing with a challenging si...

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FLOWER FACT: REED-STEM EPIDENDRUM

June 21, 2019

Reed Stem Epidendrum

The Reed-Stem Epidendrum is sometimes called the poor-man’s orchid due to their ease of care and propagation and at one time, the only orchid available and affordable to the general public. 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: WHAT I LOVE MOST

June 17, 2019

What I love most about this crazy life

MY TWO CENTS What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it… I love adventure and at the same time, I know I don’t have enough of it in my life. Sometimes it’s lack of time, other times it’s lack of effort. And then there is the ease of living vicariously through the lens of others through social media, and let’s face it - that is not true adventure. Adventure doesn’...

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FLOWERS INSPIRE ME

June 16, 2019

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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FLOWER FACT: SNOWDROP WINDFLOWER

June 07, 2019

Flower Fact: Snowdrop Windflower

After flowering, the Snowdrop Windflower anemone gives way to wooly seed heads. 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: TO PLANT A GARDEN

June 03, 2019

To Plant A Garden Is to Believe In Tomorrow. - Audrey Hepburn

MY TWO CENTS To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow… As the school year ends and graduations are being held for every age, it’s an exciting time to believe in tomorrow; all the many dreams to be planted, nurtured and tended to for all that will blossom and bloom for the future. What are you planting and tending to? ABOUT THE AUTHOR Audrey Hepburn (May 4, 1929 – January 20, 1993) ...

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ONE PARTICULAR BLOOM

June 02, 2019

One Particular Bloom

As I arrived in Vermont over a week ago, I was welcomed by the many spring blooms in my gardens. I had been away for some time, and it was joyous to see the pops of color and buds coming along. It put a smile on my face as I stopped to look at all that was around me. All of it brought me such joy and delight, especially one particular bloom. On a breezy day with their long, slender stems, they ...

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FLOWER FACT: ANGEL WING BEGONIA LANA

May 24, 2019

Blue Boy Bachelor's Button

The Blue Boy Bachelor's Button was worn in folklore by young men in love, it was a sign that love would not be returned if the flower faded too quickly. 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 HUM OF BEES

May 20, 2019

The hum of bees

MY TWO CENTS I couldn't agree more, and without the bees and other pollinators we wouldn't have the gardens that we all love so much. And yes, when they buzz by me, I still react more than I would like...check out my blog. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Elizabeth Lawrence was an American garden writer and the first woman to graduate from North Carolina State University as a landscape architect. She publish...

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