Floral Friday ~ Hyacinth

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Floral Friday ~ Hyacinth “Man needs bread and hyacinths: one to feed the body, and one to feed the soul.” ~ Sharon Creech Can you just smell them?  Hyacinth’s pleasant aroma of sweetness filling the early spring air.  If that doesn’t brighten your day….. The most common is Hyacinthus orientalis with bell-shaped flowers and should not be confused with the common grape Hyacinth, Muscari botryoides. History … Read More

Floral Friday ~ Red Roses

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Floral Friday ~ Red Roses Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what a perfect time to point out a few of our favorite RED roses. Did you know? The oldest fossil remains of rose petals were found in California and are about 40 million years old. A religious legend tells the story that Roses did not have thorns in Paradise, but … Read More

Floral Friday ~ Iris

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Floral Friday ~ Iris The iris has been a predominant staple in colorful spring arrangements for years.  It is also February’s birth flower. This beautiful bloom traces back to Greek mythology.  The Greek goddess named Iris delivered messages for the gods and from the underworld. She would travel along rainbows as she moved between heaven and earth. The Iris symbolizes … Read More