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    Oprah’s party planner brings floral line to Baltimore brides
    It’s hard to believe since we’re still “enjoying” freezing temps but wedding season is right around the corner! As brides finalize flower selections for summer weddings, celebrity party planner Debi Lilly will soon be...
  • Symbolism of Daisies: What do the colors mean?
    Symbolism of Daisies: What do the colors mean?
    You may be surprised to learn that daisies earned their name from a contraction of the words "days eyes" because they look like a tiny sun. But that's not all. According to How Things Work, some daisies (such as the African daisy)...
  • Ballston today
    The first day of Spring in Ballston, Arlington, Virginia
    When the snow stops, there will be planting in the flower pots.Typical? It is snowing this morning as was forecasted. It is a warm and wet snow. The flower pots are waiting for it to stop as they would like to be refreshed with new garden soil....
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    Good Looks Are Not Everything
    More flowers bloom as winter becomes early spring than at any other time of year. For many flowers, bloom is significantly accelerated this year because winter was so very warm. Flowering cherry, purple leaf plum and most of the stone fruit trees ...
  • The PHS Flower Show: Poignant power of flowers
    The PHS Flower Show: Poignant power of flowers
    This year’s movie theme celebrates notable flowers, movies, stars and stardom in its representation of favorite films and standout performances of flowers, gardens and lights. There is so much to experience in sight, taste, and emotion that...
  • Woman received Valentine's Day flowers after husband's death
    Woman received flowers on Valentine's Day from husband who died a year ago
    According to ABC News on Feb. 17, a Wyoming woman was shocked when she received an assortment of roses from her husband on Valentine's Day. This would not have been unusual except that her husband of 28 years died last year from brain cancer...
  • Spring is in the air this weekend at the CT Garden Show
    Spring is in the air this weekend at the CT Garden Show
    In the height of winter there is almost nothing more rejuvenating than to go to a flower show and to start to think about spring. The 34th annual Connecticut Flower and Garden Show is taking place on Thursday, February 19 through Sunday February...
  • Dead husband sends wife flowers
    Dead husband sends wife flowers from the grave: Paranormal or everlasting love?
    Shelly Golay’s husband died in July, so when she received flowers from her dead husband on Valentine’s Day she was baffled. At first she thought that her kids might have done this for her, but that was not the case, reports USA Today...
  • Casper, Wyoming Valentine's Day
    Casper, Wyoming: Husband's love overcomes death with lifetime of flowers
    “Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while.” This famous quote from "The Princess Bride" rang true for a grieving widow from Casper, Wyoming this past Valentine’s Day. Reports surfaced Sunday of...
  • Fall garden
    Keeping color in your garden year round
    During the darker gloom of winter, our gardens don’t boast the colors they did in the warm summer sun. Keeping your garden lively and full of color year round is possible, once you know which plants will survive the colder temperatures...
  • Flowers
    Flower keepsakes
    Florists are sleeping in the day after Valentines while many enjoying their creative bouquets a few days before they wilt. However, there is a way for your pretty petal sentiments to live on for years to come. Turn your flower petals into beads!...
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    'JoSon: Intimate Portrait of Nature' at the SF Botanical Garden library
    The tiny, cluttered library at San Francisco's Botanical Garden is hosting an exhibit of rare beauty. Photos from the book, "JoSon: Intimate Portrait of Nature” (Graphis, 2013) grace the space, the work of joSon, a former Buddhist...
  • Sabrina
    Valentine's Day safety tips for cats
    The Cat Care Society of Lakewood would like feline families to keep a few things in mind when celebrating Valentine’s Day this week. Not all treats are good for cats.Flowers: All species of lily are potentially fatal to cats. Signs of lily...
  • Candy Bouquet
    Kroger has all of your Valentine’s Day treats and gifts (even jewelry!)
    Your neighborhood Kroger is all jazzed up and ready to help you make your sweetheart’s Valentine’s Day one to remember. From flowers to chocolate dipped strawberries, Kroger has Valentine's Day all wrapped up for you.What does...
  • Cherry Blossoms Indoors
    Bringing a touch of spring to the middle of a Boston winter
    Though January usually brings cold weather to Boston making spring seem very far away, it is possible to bring a touch of the warmer weather and the life it brings to the indoors. All that’s needed is the branches of some flowering shrubs, a...