Floral Friday ~ Kale

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Floral Friday ~ Kale ORNAMENTAL CABBAGE | BRASSICA Oh how ruffly!  Kale are also known as ornamental cabbage or by the scientific name, Brassica.  They are most often sought after for their magnificent leaf texture and coloring in shades of white, pink, lavender and violet. The ornamental types of kale can be edible but have a much bitter taste than their common relatives of broccoli, … Read More

Floral Friday ~ Lavender

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Floral Friday ~ Lavender The unmistakable fragrance of fresh lavender dances in the wind over fields of purple.  Can you picture it in your mind’s eye?  A member of the mint family, lavender has been used for centuries for its soothing and calming effects. Lavandula, commonly known as lavender, is said to be from the Mediterranean, Middle East and India.  It is … Read More