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Travel: The Japanese Hitachi Seaside Park- A Must See!

There are many beautiful reasons to travel the globe, and The Hitachi Seaside Park is up on the list. Located just two hours outside of Tokyo in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan, the public park is currently in full bloom. Flowers blossom year round, … Continue reading

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10 Spring Flower Tips

Spring is almost here! The sun is shining and the snow is melting! Fresh cut spring flowers in your home will help usher in the new season and tide you over until the grass is green. “Spring is natures way … Continue reading

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2013 – Year in Review

Fun Flower Facts  2013 – A Review According to WordPress… The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take … Continue reading

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How to Plant Tulips

There’s no denying that tulips are one of the most popular spring-flowering bulbs! Tulips are reliable and winter hardy bulbs that do well in cold, harsh climates, like Canada. While tulips are considered perennials, they are often treated as annuals … Continue reading

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Best Bulbs to Plant in the Fall

With the cooler temperatures and shorter days, you probably want to pack up your gardening tools and call it a day. But before you do, be sure to plant your spring-flowering bulbs! The bulbs are usually planted in late September … Continue reading

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Traditional Easter Flowers & Symbolism

As you know, flowers are perfect for any occasion and for no reason at all. That being said, Easter is one of those times of year when flowers have significant meaning, especially for Christians. Traditional Easter flowers are often displayed … Continue reading

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Parrot Tulips

Tulip season is here! The beautiful, iconic tulip is undeniably the most popular spring flower.  People have been cultivating and breeding tulips since the beginning of time, or so it seems. The number of tulip varieties are endless, with parrot … Continue reading

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Flowers Available in Winter

Even though many of us have already experienced snowfalls in the last couple of months, today is the official first day of winter! But should we really celebrate the season? If you live in Canada, winter has a reputation for … Continue reading

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Cool Places to see Flowers: Floriade Flower Festival

While it is fall everywhere else, Australia is celebrating their spring. Floriade, which means “to design with flowers” in Latin,  is a month long flower festival dedicated to showcasing one million flowers in bloom. Floriade is usually held from mid-September … Continue reading

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Flowers, Personified

Have you ever wondered what flowers would look like if they were human?  J.J Grandville, a French cartoonist, did! He used his creativity and imagination to create a series of floral illustrations in his “Les Fleurs Animeés” giving flowers some … Continue reading

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