Monthly Archives: April 2013

18 Uses for Lavender

If you plan on growing only one thing this year, make it lavender! Lavender is one of the easiest and most versatile herbs to grow. Not only is lavender edible,  it has a wonderful intoxicating scent! Simply sow the seeds … Continue reading

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Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival 2013

The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is one of major tourist attractions in the Epcot Theme Park in the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida during the months of March, April and May. It’s a must-see for flower … Continue reading

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Weird & Unusual Flowers: Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys)

The colour of this flower is so unusual, you think this flower is out of this world! But the Strongylodon macrobotrys, also known as jade vine or emerald vine, is naturally this seafoam blue-green. The shape of the flower is … Continue reading

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8 All Natural Ways to Get Rid of Garden Slugs

Gardening is fun, especially when you can experience the rewards of your hard work-the beautiful flowers and plants, and delicious fruits and veggies. But what is not fun is finding slugs in your garden. These soft, slimy pests can do … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday! Free May 2013 Desktop Calendar Wallpapers

Where does the time go? April did bring showers and we can’t wait for the flowers in May! To celebrate the new month, here are some free May 2013 desktop calendar wallpapers that were created just for you! They are … Continue reading

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How to Care for an Indoor Azalea Plant

Azaleas can be grown outdoors or indoors. They are popular houseplants grown for their abundance of beautiful, long lasting flowers that come in pink, white, red, and lavender. They will add colour and life to any home decor. Bloom times … Continue reading

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Happy Administrative Professional’s Day!

Administrative Professional’s Day, formerly known as Secretaries Day, is an unofficial holiday to celebrate the hard work of administrative assistants, secretaries, receptionists and the like. They are often the unsung heroes in the office and are usually taken for granted. … Continue reading

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Putrella, the Corpse Flower is Now in Full Bloom at the Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton

What’s 8 ft tall and smells like death? That would be Putrella, the Corpse Flower! Also known scientifically as titan arum or amorphophallus titan, the affectionately named Putrella, is the tallest and the stinkiest plant in the world and we … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium, also known as crane’s bill, is a genus of over 400 species of flowering plants. They can be found throughout the world, but are native to the temperate climate of South Africa. Geraniums range in height, growing anywhere from … Continue reading

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Hotel Give Guests Flowers

It has been said before and we’ll say it again: Flowers make things better! They bring smiles and joy to people. They bring colour and cheer to any decor. So it’s no surprise that fresh flower arrangements can be found … Continue reading

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