Category Archives: Carnations

Celebrate Friendship Day This August!

Sunday August 2nd, 2015, marks the official 90th Annual Friendship Day! This widely celebrated day is dedicated to honouring and encouraging the incredible friends in your life.     The very first official Friendship Day was held in North America in 1935. The … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Flower Fun!

The happy green holiday is upon us! Grab your green hat, pinch an Irishman (or Irishwoman) and get green happy!  May the Irish hills caress you; may her lakes and rivers bless you; may the luck of the Irish enfold … Continue reading

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Best Flowers to Give to Allergy Sufferers

Flowers are the perfect gift any occasion from birthdays to sympathy, lifting up spirits and bring joy and smiles all around! Everybody loves flowers! Well, actually that isn’t exactly true.  Flowers can be a source of suffering for some. Specifically, … Continue reading

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Celebrate 2013 with these New Flower Varieties

First of all, happy new year! May 2013 be a year filled with flowers and all that is beautiful in this wonderful world! To celebrate the new year, let’s have a look at some of the newest, most beautiful flower … Continue reading

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Flowers You Can Eat!

Flowers aren’t just pretty to look at; some of them are edible! There are so many varieties to choose from. Here are a few flowers that to get your taste buds started: Begonia The whole plant is edible, including the … Continue reading

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Katy Perry….What do you have against Carnations?

Known by millions for her Top 10 pop hits and her bold style of dress songstress Katy Perry also has some VERY specific tastes in flowers. The website TheSmokingGun recently revealed details of the starlet’s contractual demands for each U.S … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Milk and Cookies for Santa

Santa is as health conscience as the rest of us, therefore he is reducing his cookie intake and opting for an edible flower salad! Edible flowers have been used in dishes by cultures all over the world for centuries. The … Continue reading

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Flower ideas for Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice marks the time of the year when the days start to become longer as the earth’s orbit around the sun shifts the northern hemisphere back toward the sun. In Europe the use of branches of pine, cedar, … Continue reading

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Carnations: The flowers of God

Scientific name: Dianthus The carnation is not like the flowers your Mom and Grandmother used to purchase. Sure the “Green Ball” has the same family traits; like it is long lasting, sturdy and reasonably priced. This Dianthus is funky, different … Continue reading

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