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Tips for Growing Peonies

This is one of the most exciting times of the year! Many beautiful flowers are blooming, particularly peonies. The peak season for peonies is April, May and June – just in time for wedding season! Peonies are large, luscious and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Chinese New Year With These Flowers

Today is one of the happiest days for Chinese people! It’s Chinese New Year, one of the largest, most important holidays of the year! To celebrate this special occasion, homes are often decorated with assorted plants and flowers. In Chinese, … Continue reading

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The Ever Popular Peony

Peonies symbolizes nobility, value and peace; however, they can also signify shame. The name originates from Greek mythology- Paeon was a bright student learning under the god Asclepius. Zeus turned Paeon into a flower to save him from the jealous … Continue reading

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New Flower Growers – in Alaska?

When I think of flower growers I think of warm, sunny & tropical climates. Places like Columbia, Ecuador & California to name a few. But it’s time for them to move over and make room for a new flower industry … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Peony

Mythology: Mischievous nymphs were said to hide in the petals of the Peony, thus causing this magnificent flower to be given the meaning of Shame or Bashfulness in the Language of Flowers. It was named after Paneon, a physician to … Continue reading

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The Victorian Language of Flowers (the Meaning of Flowers)

In Victorian times, certain flowers had specific meanings because the flower selection was limited and people used more symbols and gestures to communicate than words. But today, with so many flower choices, there are no rules – it’s the sentiment … Continue reading

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