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Flower Trends to Watch out for in 2017

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Flower Trends to Watch out for in 2017

With spring upon us, flowers are on our minds! Regardless of whether you’re planning a soirée, organising a wedding or hosting a dinner party, decorating your home with an array of floral elements is a simple yet effective way to bring it to life. Read on to learn more about our favourite floral trends for 2017… Organic shapes and shades Asides from the many prevailing organic food trends taking centre stage this season, the floral scene has also adopted an organic theme. Natural, curved shapes and patterns with plenty of organic...

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15 Green Flowers you Probably Didn’t Know Existed

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15 Green Flowers you Probably Didn’t Know Existed

Green flowers represent life, nature and rejuvenation. In some parts of the world, they are also symbolic of good fortune and youth. Despite this, they’re often disregarded when choosing flowers for a beautiful bouquet, when in fact; green flowers can create an extremely stunning floral arrangement and one that is perfect for any occasion. For this reason alone, we’ve put together a list of our top 15 favourite green flowers: 15 Most Beautiful Green Flowers 1. Green Carnation When added to a bouquet, this dainty little flower is often...

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Meaning of roses – From 1 to 100 Roses

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Meaning of roses – From 1 to 100 Roses

A flower’s meaning is no longer specific to its colour and type alone, but also, to the number of stems you choose. To better help you understand these meanings, we’ve created a comprehensive guide which goes some way to explaining what different numbers of roses mean – starting with just one… Meaning of Roses – from 1 to 100 A single rose – often gifted to those you love, a single rose indicates ‘love at first sight’. 2 Roses – you would gift two single roses to those you are deeply in love with. 3 Roses – ‘I love you’. 4...

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15 Most Beautiful Black Flowers

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15 Most Beautiful Black Flowers

Black flowers are extremely unique in their appearance. However, it’s impossible for a bloom to be completely black, and what many perceive to be black, is in fact a deep shade of purple. Because they’re so rare, dark coloured blooms add instant intrigue to a bouquet or garden arrangement and suggest mystery, elegance and power. So if you’re looking to add something a little different to your floral display, here are a few of the most beautiful black flowers out there. 15 Beautiful Black Flowers Queen of the Night Tulip Black tulips are both...

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Meet the Most Popular British Flowers

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Meet the Most Popular British Flowers

There are millions of different colours, variants and shapes of British flowers to be found…some of which you’ve probably never heard of! Of those we are familiar with, certain species have remained favourites among florists, horticulturists and botanists for centuries. Here, we’ve listed Britain’s top ten most popular flowers. 10 Most Popular British Flowers The Rose Roses have been a favourite British flower for many years. Yet despite this, they’ve only just regained their top status. Originally from China, they are now...

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10 Ways to Decorate Your Home with Flowers on a Budget

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10 Ways to Decorate Your Home with Flowers on a Budget

Flowers and plants are a great addition to any room in the household. They add an instant injection of life and colour to our homes, which not only elevates tired décor; it makes us feel more upbeat. Whether you opt for simple green foliage or an over-the-top floral centrepiece, both (when used in the right way) can create a striking effect and neither need cost the earth. Less is more Instead of filling an oversized vase with towering blooms, separate your bouquet into an abundance of containers. Groupings of flowers often create more impact...

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Flowers make you happy! Want to know why?

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Flowers make you happy! Want to know why?

Asides from adding a splash of colour to the home or office environment, flowers boast an abundance of other benefits. One of these includes triggering positive emotions, with studies conducted by the floral industry supporting the notion that flowers in fact induce happiness. Flowers & Happiness: The facts A team of specialists conducted two experiments, both of which revealed impressive results. Each of these experiments suggested that flowers played a big part in improving the mental state of those surrounding them. This heightened...

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Flowers and Sentiments – the Complete Guide

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Flowers and Sentiments – the Complete Guide

Flowers have many different meanings and sentiments, which makes them an extremely versatile specie. Certain floral displays are the epitome of love, whilst others are the essence of beauty, innocence, purity and betrayal. Before gifting a loved one a bouquet of flowers, it’s wise to learn a little more about their hidden romanticism. Love If you wish to convey feelings of love to a certain someone special, choose the Lilac flower. This particular specie’s sentiment is one of ‘my heart belongs to you’. Another floral specie that indicates...

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Meet 8 Popular Designers and their Designer Flowers

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Meet 8 Popular Designers and their Designer Flowers

Just like there are many famous painters and actors in this world, there are also many renowned florists. Floral design is an intricate business and one that can take many years to perfect. Here we’ve listed some of the most celebrated floral designers of all time and discover exactly what it is that has helped put them on the map. 1. Vera Wang She’s not only famous for her incredible wedding dresses but also, the floral displays to accompany these high fashion items. Just like her couture, Vera Wang’s floral arrangements are stunning, chic,...

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Know your Flowers – a Guide to Luxury Flowers

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Know your Flowers – a Guide to Luxury Flowers

Regardless of taste, a beautiful bouquet of flowers is a guaranteed party pleaser! In fact, they’re the perfect gift for any occasion. With so many styles, shapes, colours and species of flower to choose from, there truly is something to suit all. If you’re searching for a gift for a particularly special occasion, simple add a little luxe to your bouquet! From ensuring they arrive in a crystal vase, to gifting a loved one a hamper containing both an exquisite floral display and a box of delectable chocolates, there are a number of...

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Best Office Plants to Boost your Productivity

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Best Office Plants to Boost your Productivity

Adding a little greenery to the office environment not only looks aesthetically pleasing; it’s a proven way to boost productivity. From wellness benefits to air purifying advantages, there are a number of reasons why you should invest in an office plant. Best Office Plants to Boost Productivity Here we’ve listed some of the best plants to place in the work environment… The Spider Plant This particular specie of plant is an ideal option for offices with plentiful shelves. Simply pop this low maintenance plant into a hanging basket, close to a...

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Lily Plants: Growing & Basic Care

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Lily Plants: Growing & Basic Care

The Lily or Lilium is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants, which grow from bulbs and all boast large protruding flowers. These groups of flowering plants are important in both culture and literature and are renowned in many parts of the world. How to plant Lilies Valued for their large, significant flowers, lilies are popular in both the garden and in the home. In order for them to thrive, they must be planted or placed in the correct environment. When cared for correctly, they will usually display six plain or strikingly marked petals (or...

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Morning Glory Plant

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Morning Glory Plant

Morning Glory Plants, one of September’s birth flowers, boast slender stems, trumpet-shaped flowers and heart-shaped leaves. They’re annual climbers and come in a range of beautiful colours, including magenta, pink, white and purple-blue. They’re often described as romantic flowers because of their old-fashioned charm, pretty shape and sweeping tendrils that unfold in the sunshine. There’s certainly something magical about these plants, which hold their name bplantsecause they bloom early in the morning before closing as the light fades. This...

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Currently Trending – Flower Walls

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Currently Trending – Flower Walls

Instead of a bouquet of flowers or a simple centrepiece, why not create a flower wall? This new, on-trend theme is certainly causing a storm and is a perfect display to choose for a wedding or event. From whimsical and elegant designs, boasting soft pastel hues and glamourous petals, to bold backdrops, awash with colour and fragrance, there is a flower wall to suit every persona. Pink is the new black Today’s trending themes boast an array of popping pink hues, and what better way to make a statement than to dress an otherwise simple wall...

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Mokara Orchids – Care, Watering and Repoting

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Mokara Orchids – Care, Watering and Repoting

The Mokara Orchid is one of the easiest orchids to grow and maintain – provided you follow a few simple tips when it comes to caring for this plant. Native to Singapore, this particular specie is used to humid climates and produces extremely exotic flowers. Mokara Orchids make great houseplants and are one specie of flower that tends to bloom all year round – making them the perfect display pieces for the home or office. Choosing Mokara Orchids Before choosing a Mokara Orchid, it’s recommended you look at the plant’s leaves and roots. If...

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Peace Lily Care Guide

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Peace Lily Care Guide

Peace Lilies are one of the most prevalent houseplants on the market today and make a great centrepiece due to their pretty white blossoms. Despite their beauty, they’re relatively easy to care for. On top of brightening up the home and providing a fragrant scent, they’re also renowned for their air purifying properties. To ensure you get the most out of your Peace Lily, it’s important to follow a few handy tips… Choose the right spot for your Peace Lily When it comes to finding the perfect home for your new plant, it’s important to pick the...

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7 Stunning Blue Orchids to Brighten up your Home

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7 Stunning Blue Orchids to Brighten up your Home

Orchids come in all shapes, sizes and hues, including a beautiful blue shade. If you’re looking for a plant to brighten up your home, a blue orchid guarantees to bring even the dullest of interior spaces to life. And providing you take care of them, they can last for many years. Blue orchids, although rare, are now becoming more readily available. Orchids themselves have always been acclaimed. A vivid blue Orchid on the other hand has the ability to really wow its audience. Read on to learn more about the many stunning blue orchids available...

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15 Beautiful Flowers you have never heard off

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15 Beautiful Flowers you have never heard off

In the world of floristry, beauty is something that occurs everyday in many shapes and forms. Here you’ll discover some of the most beautiful flowers in existence, many of which are stranger than fiction. 15 Beautiful Flowers you have never heard off It is no surprise that many of our 15 spots are taken by orchids. With such a large family of species and varieties, you’re bound to find not just beautiful flowers, but truly extraordinary ones too. Have a look yourself: 1. Monkey Face Orchid (Dracula Simia) With its two long, fang-like...

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Dendrobium Orchids – Care, Watering and Repoting

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Dendrobium Orchids – Care, Watering and Repoting

Dendrobium Orchids – with their profuse, delicate blooms – are hugely popular with many a green-fingered connoisseur. Their life cycle consists of three stages, which include the ‘flowering stage’ (winter to spring), the ‘growing phase’ (summer to autumn) and ‘dormancy’ (late autumn to winter). Whether you wish to grow this particular orchid in your home or garden, there are a number of tips and tricks to follow, all of which will help you prolong your orchid’s lifespan. With the correct care and growing conditions, orchids can double...

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Cymbidium Orchid – Care, Watering and Repoting

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Cymbidium Orchid – Care, Watering and Repoting

Also known as ‘boat orchids’ – Cymbidium Orchids are traditionally used for corsages and cut flower displays. They’re also a popular houseplant, and when taken care of correctly, they can flower for between eight and ten weeks. The flowers are usually extremely large in size and appear patterned on the surface. Available in almost every hue but blue, they make the perfect addition to any space. They’re also one of the most maintenance-free orchids available to buy, making them an ideal option for those who possess busy working and social...

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How to find the best London florist

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How to find the best London florist

Looking for a little flower power? Look no further than our capital. It’s here you’ll discover an array of independent florists and flower shops, all stocking the latest blooms, plants and bouquets. Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or a friend’s birthday, a fresh bouquet of flowers from a London florist is guaranteed to put a smile on a loved one’s face. Instead of opting for the local garage, do your research and ensure you pick the best of the bunch… How to find the best London florist Pick three...

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Glasgow Florists – Your Guide to Flower Shopping

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Glasgow Florists – Your Guide to Flower Shopping

Flowers are a wonderful addition to the home, office or garden. Whether you’re buying them for yourself or for a loved one, you can guarantee they’ll add a splash of vibrant colour to an otherwise dull space. When it comes to buying flowers in Glasgow, there are a number of options to choose from, including placing an online order, visiting a local farmer’s market or purchasing a bouquet from an independent or high street chain. With so many options to choose from, we’ve created a handy list to help you in your search for the perfect flower...

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London Flower Delivery – 5 mistakes to avoid

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London Flower Delivery – 5 mistakes to avoid

Regardless of whether you’re buying flowers for an event, such as a wedding or dinner party, or for a special someone, there are a number of tips and tricks to consider… London flower delivery – 5 mistakes to avoid 1. Damaging flowers in transit If you live in central London, it’s likely you travel by tube. Carrying even a small bouquet home in this way can have detrimental effects on your beautiful blooms – especially if in rush hour. Either choose a florist that offers London flower delivery or take the car! Alternatively, purchase...

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Flower Delivery in Manchester – looking for best deal?

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Flower Delivery in Manchester – looking for best deal?

Whether you walk into a local store, drive to one further afield, or purchase a bouquet online, there are a number of ways to buy flowers today – especially if you’re on a budget.. Flower delivery in Manchester – where to get value for your money 1. The hassle-free option If you’re looking for a hassle-free option, ordering your flowers online is a great alternative to buying them in store. Online florists, such as SerenataFlowers.com, are open seven days a week, 24 hours a day – allowing you to scour the many displays, reviews and...

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Flower Delivery in Birmingham – top tips for best blooms

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Flower Delivery in Birmingham – top tips for best blooms

Flowers are loved by all – they’re a great gift to give to a loved one, but also, to yours truly. Regardless of whether you’re purchasing them as a present for a friend, adored one or family member, or as an aesthetic to brighten up the home, knowing where to buy is a must! When it comes to flower delivery in Birmingham, there are a number of options to choose from, including shopping online, visiting a local store, picking your own flowers at a local farm, or purchasing them from a department store or garden centre. Finding the best flower...

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Seven Types Of Flowers To Grow In Your Summer Garden

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Seven Types Of Flowers To Grow In Your Summer Garden

Whether you wish to brighten up your entire outdoor space, or quite simply your day – you can guarantee a summer garden bursting at the seams with fragrant, floral displays will do just that. From plants that require a great deal of attention to flowers that require minimum maintenance, there are a number of styles, shades and types of flowers to choose from – which you opt for will usually depend on both your lifestyle and the space you have to work with. Good soil, some great fertiliser and a little love and care will ensure your garden...

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All You Need to Know about Ranunculus

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All You Need to Know about Ranunculus

  The Ranunculus flower comes from a family of 600 species. Family members include Spearworts, Buttercups and Water Crowfoots to name but a few. The petals are quite often highly glossy, especially on the yellow variants of this plant. Many Ranunculus species provide food to various plants and animals, whilst others are popular ornamental flowers – especially the brighter and bolder versions. Water Crowfoots This particular species of plant grows in still or running water. Water Crowfoots have two different types of leaf, including both...

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Best Spring Flowers for your Kitchen or Home

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Best Spring Flowers for your Kitchen or Home

  Whether you wish to brighten up a dull room or bring a little of the outdoors inside, flowers are a cost-effective and colourful way to add vibrancy to your home – especially if it’s raining outside. Displaying a vase of fresh flowers on the counter top, the mantelpiece or the kitchen table is a brilliant way of creating a welcoming ambience. Daisies Inexpensive and unassuming, daisies are an ideal option for the kitchen come springtime. Clustered together, they look superior when displayed in a pretty vase. Choose from white, yellow,...

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Garden Helpers – Best Plants for Pollination

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Garden Helpers – Best Plants for Pollination

Even our gardens need a little help from Mother Nature every now and again, so read on to learn more about the best plants for pollination… Aster x frikartii In early summer to autumn, butterflies often sunbathe as they feed on these perennial daisy-like blooms. Laden with pollen and nectar, they are tremendously popular with a wide range of different insects. Butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii) Boasting a series of slender cones, each sprouting an abundance of flowers in both the spring and summer time, the Butterfly Bush is not only a great...

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15 Weird Facts about Tulips

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15 Weird Facts about Tulips

Tulips signify the long awaited start of spring and because of this, they have become a celebrated perennial. Asides from their beauty, this particular floral specie also boasts a somewhat bizarre history… 1. Where did Tulips come from? Native to Central Asia, where they were discovered hundreds of years ago, the Tulip was later introduced to Turkey, where it became an important part of the local culture. 2. The word ‘Tulip’ doesn’t mean what you think it means… The word “tulip” means turban in Turkish and is thought to...

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15 of the most unusual flowers in the world

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15 of the most unusual flowers in the world

Flowers make an ideal gift for a friend, family member or loved one. In fact, there’s a bouquet to suit all occasions, but the chances are you’ve never seen any of the remarkable, rare, weird and wonderful flowers we’re about to share with you…many of which, will give each and every bouquet of daffodils, roses or carnations a run for their money. 1. The Titan Arum (Amorphophuallus Titanum) Described as the mother of all flowers, this particular floral specie can grow to a massive three metres high. It also boasts one of the foulest...

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15 Romantic Flowers and their Meanings

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15 Romantic Flowers and their Meanings

A bouquet of flowers is the perfect gift for a loved one, friend or family member. Asides from being aesthetically pleasing, each flower has a different symbolic meaning. So if you’re considering buying some flowers as a romantic gesture, what do you need to know before you purchase? 1. Yellow Acacia This pretty flower signifies the value of true friendship and can indicate a secret love. With such versatile meanings, the Yellow Acacia is a great gift to give anyone you care about. If you’re looking for romantic flowers, simply add a handful...

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Ten weird facts about lilies

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Ten weird facts about lilies

The lily is celebrated as being one of the most adored flower variants in the world. Boasting an array of shades and shapes, it symbolises simplicity, happiness and purity. Here we discover 10 interesting facts about this beautiful flower. Lilies are found in a variety of places across the world, including Canada, the USA, India, Japan, Australia and most European countries. In fact, lilies are one of the most prevalent flowers in Europe, with many choosing to display them in both their homes and gardens. Although the majority of lilies are...

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5 Sunflower Bouquets that will Brighten up any Room

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5 Sunflower Bouquets that will Brighten up any Room

Sunflowers are happy flowers. They make us smile, brighten up the room and bring an instant feeling of summer and sunshine. No wonder they are so popular in summer bouquets. Did you know that they originate in North America? They date back as far as 3000 BCE when they were bred to be used for food, medicine and even dye and oil. The rest of the world can enjoy them now thanks to the exports made by Spanish conquistadors around 1500. Sunflowers not only look like the sun, and have the sun in their name, but they also have an even close...

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Funeral Flowers and Sympathy Flowers – What’s the Difference?

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Funeral Flowers and Sympathy Flowers – What’s the Difference?

Many people believe funeral flowers and sympathy flowers to have the same meaning when in fact they’re both somewhat different. Although flowers are the fundamental medium for showing sympathies to those who have lost a loved one, there is still a difference between sympathy flowers and funeral flowers. The difference between sympathy and funeral flowers If you wish to send flowers to the residence of the grieving, instead of directly to the funeral or church, it’s important to choose something appropriate. Sympathy flowers are commonly...

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History, interesting facts and meaning of tulips

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History, interesting facts and meaning of tulips

Tulips (botanical name Tulipa) are one of the most prevalent of all bulbs, celebrated for their vibrant hue and interesting shape. Regardless of the occasion, this floral specie is a great addition to the home space, both indoors and outside. When to plant new bulbs To guarantee perfect spring tulips, it’s best to plant bulbs between mid and late autumn. Tulips  have a later planting season to most flowers, in order to prevent the disease tulip fire when brown spots of dead tissue occurring on the leaves. Another way to avoid unhealthy...

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Kadupul Flower – The Most Expensive Flower in the World

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Kadupul Flower – The Most Expensive Flower in the World

If you believe a simple bud picked from the ground to be one of nature’s humbler gifts, we’re about to prove you wrong! The Kadupul flower, Sri Lanka’s native blossom, is said to be the world’s most expensive flower. Why? Because it’s priceless! This floral specie is so expensive; it bares no price tag. The reason for this is because the moment it is picked, it quite often dies. Due to its cactus roots, each and every Kadupul flower has an extremely short lifespan and is only able to survive the night, before it fades to nothing...

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History, Varieties and Meaning of Pink Rose

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History, Varieties and Meaning of Pink Rose

Pink roses are a multipurpose flower, perfect for an array of occasions. They convey numerous emotions, including passion, thoughtfulness and sentiment and are extremely contemporary in style, packing a colourful punch, with the ability to brighten up any room or event. Whether you’re sending a bouquet of beautiful pink roses to a friend as a thank you, or are simply showing your affection and admiration for that special somebody, the pink rose is guaranteed to always express the right emotion. And the best part? You don’t have to say a word....

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Meet The Man who Grows Porcelain Flowers

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Meet The Man who Grows Porcelain Flowers

Meet Vladimir Kanevsky, Ukrainian born architect who used to work in the USSR and in his thirties emigrated to US. In there his skills were no longer used and demanded and he needed to find other means to make money. He put his skills to test and started with sculptures, which were not selling that well and moved to making porcelain flowers. He didn’t enjoy making flowers for money, but his work started getting more popular and he started selling his porcelain flowers to famous designers and collectors. Making sculptures was his real...

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7 Mothers Day Gift Sets that wont break the bank

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7 Mothers Day Gift Sets that wont break the bank

Whether it’s your mum, your mother in law or other mother figure you have in your life, they deserve a real treat for Mother’s Day. Surprise them by upgrading your Mother’s Day card to a full gift set including a combinations of some of our bestselling flowers with wine, chocolates or cuddly teddy.  Whether she prefers roses, lilies, carnations or a mixed bouquet, there is something to choose from for any mum. Our Mother’s Day Gift Sets start from only £24.95 and you can get them delivered on Mother’s Day for a...

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All you need to know about Roses

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All you need to know about Roses

Roses – Basic Facts The common rose, which is part of the Rosaceae family, comes in the shape of a woody perennial flowering plant, boasting 100 species and thousands of cultivars. From erect shrubs to climbing and trailing plants (often embellished with sharp prickles) each and every style varies in both shape and size. Choose from compact and miniature roses, to variants that grow up to seven meters in height! Renowned for their large and bold flowers, with shades ranging from crisp and delicate white through to vibrant yellows and...

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Birth Flower for February – Violet

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Birth Flower for February – Violet

There is a flower for every occasion. In fact, there is a floral arrangement to suit every date in your diary, from birthdays and anniversaries, to Christmas and notable calendar events. Asides from corresponding to a variety of diverse events, flowers also symbolise different feelings and emotions, with each month of the year celebrating its very own flower specie. Birth Flower for February – Violet Beliefs and symbolism February’s flower is violet and this particular specie symbolises both truth and loyalty. A violet is not only a...

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Common Phalaenopsis Orchid Diseases and How to Fight them

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Common Phalaenopsis Orchid Diseases and How to Fight them

Orchids, with their fragrant and vibrant blooms, make a graceful and welcoming edition to our homes, however they can become susceptible to certain diseases. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to treat these complaints, ensuring your potted plants endure a long and healthy lifespan. Is your Phalaenopsis orchid sick? First things first, in order to establish whether your orchid has a disease, you need to know what to look for. There are a number of different explanations to why your orchid may not be in great health. Cymbidium Mosaic Virus...

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Help! What’s happening with my Phalaenopsis Orchid?

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Help! What’s happening with my Phalaenopsis Orchid?

Were you bought a beautiful Phalaenopsis orchid for your birthday and now it just doesn’t seem to be blooming as it should? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there! No matter what your orchid is up to, we’ve got the answers to help you keep your beloved plant in tip top condition throughout the year. Help: my blooms are wilting/ falling off Calm down, this is a normal part of an orchid’s lifecycle. However, premature flower loss could be the result of a sudden change in temperature; for example, if the temperature becomes too low when the plant is...

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Top Florist Tricks for Better Looking Flowers

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Top Florist Tricks for Better Looking Flowers

Do you just wish you had that knack of keeping your flowers looking absolutely perfect, just like your local florists does? There’s nothing worse than leaving the florist with a beautiful bunch of blooms, fully aware they won’t look like that when you get them home. Well, fear not! Here are the top secrets to keeping your flowers looking beautiful that your florist won’t tell you, so you can create the perfect flower display in your very own home. 1. Put the scissors away! We’re all guilty of having those kitchen scissors on stand-by for when...

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5 plants with surprising beauty benefits

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5 plants with surprising beauty benefits

Sometimes it pays to order your plants online rather than popping out to your local garden centre, simply because they’re fresh, sure to look beautiful and believe it or not, are fantastic when it comes to home beauty treatments. Yes, you read the phrase “beauty treatments”! So, it’s time to get your green fingers out and grow some of the best plants that are sure to keep your beauty intact throughout the year… Here are the top five plants that you never knew contained such surprising beauty benefits that guarantee that stunning glow in your...

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10 flowers that look like animals

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10 flowers that look like animals

Flowers come in all shapes, sizes and colours. But when Mother Nature plays around, something wonderful happens – check out these orchids that look exactly like animals! Which one is your favourite? Leave a comment below. 1.Dracula Simia – Monkey face orchid 2. Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis) 3. Bumble Bee Orchid – Ophrys bomybliflora 4. Parrot Flower – Impatiens Psittacina 5. Flying Duck Orchid – Caleana Major 6. Dove Orchid – Peristeria Elata 7. White Egret Orchid – Habenaria Radiata 8. The Fly Orchid...

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Orchids by post – all your questions answered!

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Orchids by post – all your questions answered!

Are you a big fan of beautiful orchids? Who can blame you? In fact, they’re one of the most popular house plants in the UK – because, let’s face it, they look wonderful no matter where you place them. But if you don’t have the time to go to your local garden centre to pick up the orchid of your dreams and are looking to buy it online, here, you’ll find everything you need to know – from getting your orchids by post, to looking after them when they arrive. 1. Always read the details On most, if not all websites there will be a small...

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How to grow chrysanthemums in your garden

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How to grow chrysanthemums in your garden

Are you getting your garden ready for the coming autumn months? Then chrysanthemums are a must have, they are absolute show stoppers during this time of the year. To get you started on turning your garden into a thing of beauty this autumn, here is how to plant and grow your chrysanthemums. First thing’s first though – what type of chrysanthemum are you planting? There are thousands to choose from, including: Single – long, daisy like petals Decorative – large with many rows of petals Cushion – aptly named for its medium sized cushion-shaped...

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7 Stunning Rose Bouquets under £30

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7 Stunning Rose Bouquets under £30

“Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you.” Richard Sheridan Make space for some romance in your life and don’t wait for the next special occasion. With these affordable rose bouquets, there are no more excuses not to spoil your special someone, just because you can! 1.Luxury Pink Roses Even under £30 you can still afford a bit of luxury, this bouquet with 20 luxury pink roses is simply breathtaking! £29.99 with free delivery* 2. Rouge Romance A modern twist to a traditional red rose bouquet, 9...

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How to take care of your phalaenopsis orchid

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How to take care of your phalaenopsis orchid

  While we all love to look at our Phalaenopsis orchid, few of us are aware of exactly how to look after one to ensure it continues to thrive. It’s time to put the myths to rest and establish the facts. What’s in the name? Also known as the Moth Orchid, the Phalaenopsis is the most common orchid for UK homeowners, simply because it’s widely available. It’s also relatively easy to grow … or so they claim. Where should you put it? As a Phalaenopsis owner, you’ll soon see that these plants absolutely love living on the windowsill....

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5 most popular orchid varieties – which one do you have?

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5 most popular orchid varieties – which one do you have?

Orchids are no doubt everyone’s favourite plant. Whether you have it placed outside in the garden or brightening up a room in the house, there’s no denying we love this beautiful easy-care plants but just which variety do we own? With literally thousands of orchid types around to purchase, discovering the type you have may sound difficult but we’ve compiled a list of the five more popular varieties and even included some care tips on how to look after them so you can get the most from your favourite flowers. 1. Phalaenopsis orchid Also known...

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8 Best Flower Arranging Tutorials

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8 Best Flower Arranging Tutorials

Would you like to make your own wedding bouquet? Or do you just need a stunning floral arrangement as a centerpiece for your next dinner party? The internet is full of ideas how to make your flowers looks stunning and steal tricks straight from the florists! We’ve put together a list of the best flower arranging tutorials…. If you think we missed any other ones, feel free to leave a link in the comments! Before you start, here are some basic tips for flower arranging: Always use a clean vase or container Chop off leaves that will...

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5 tried and tested bug repellents

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5 tried and tested bug repellents

No garden is completely free from pests and disease – fungal infections, caterpillars and beetles are just part and parcel of having a garden. Fortunately for us green fingered gardeners, we can fight back against these predators without risking our own health (or that of our family and plants). We also don’t need to spend a fortune on nasty chemical insect repellents either. Simply changing the way we take care of our garden can do the trick. Let’s find out how with theses five tried and tested ways to banish those bugs! 1. Know your plants...

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Learn about Flowers toxic to Cats

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Learn about Flowers toxic to Cats

Did you know there are plants that are toxic and even deadly to cats? Cat owners who love to decorate their homes with beautiful flowers and other plants should be aware of what might potentially harm a cat. Since cats are naturally curious animals, they will likely want to take a nibble of the plants in or around your home. Every cat lover should be aware of what plants are dangerous to cats. While some plants must be avoided, there are plenty of alternatives that can be purchased and are equally beautiful! The first step to keeping your cat...

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Summer Flowers at SerenataFlowers.com

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Summer Flowers at SerenataFlowers.com

Summer is here and it’s time to start decorating your home with fresh blooms, planning picnic in a park and enjoying the great outdoors! We can certainly help with the flowers – here is a round up of our most popular summer bouquets, available with free next-day delivery anywhere in the UK. Choose from vibrant carnations in all the bright colours of summer, fragrant freesia, delicate pastel roses or the popular lilies that will bring the smell of summer indoors.  Let’s not forget about Sunflowers! We have a wide range of...

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How to care for orchids

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How to care for orchids

Orchids have long been a symbol of beauty and love and as a result are often grown by enthusiasts due to their sheer elegance. However, while having an orchid can really be the finishing touch to any room in the home, the question of how to care for an orchid is a big one. For many of us, our very first orchid, no matter if its white, yellow or pink, is the beginning of a thriving love affair with the bloom so it’s important to learn how to look after orchids and prolong their life as much as possible. Listen up and learn the ultimate tips on...

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How to Grow Tulips In a Glass Jar

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How to Grow Tulips In a Glass Jar

Have you ever seen a stunning bunch of tulips sitting in a jar of water without any soil and wondered how on earth they can survive? A beautiful way to display these stunning blooms, it’s actually easier than you might think to achieve. Making tulips grow from their bulbs in just water can actually be pretty simple to execute if you know how – so listen up! Why choose tulips? To begin with, why should you use tulips to create this ultimate look in your home? Well, to be honest, it’s because they are absolutely beautiful. These spring time...

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Online Florist vs High Street Florist – which one is better?

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Online Florist vs High Street Florist – which one is better?

With 2015 seeing an even larger number of individuals turning to their tablets and smartphones in search of the perfect bouquet of flowers it poses the question; is online florist any better than a high street one? Using a high street florist No one can deny the fact that popping into your local florist is a great experience; the stunning smell and the sight of those lovely flowers, really is something to behold. Here are the benefits of using your high street florist: See before you buy An image of a flower is great but how do you know...

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Tulip Bouquet – Ideas for Spring Wedding

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Tulip Bouquet – Ideas for Spring Wedding

Planning a spring wedding? Are you wondering what flowers are in trend & season? The answer – Tulips! Widely available, and sometimes underrated, tulips are a wonderful addition to a bridal bouquet. Here are the best 10 Tulip Bouquets from Pinterest, enjoy & get inspired! 1. Country Vintage Bouquet 2. Pink Tulips & Gypsophila 3. Romantic Tulips & Roses 4. Modern White Tulip Bouquet 5. Yellow Tulips in Modern Bouquet 6. Beautiful Garden Inspired Bouquet 7. Bouquet with Parrot Tulips 8. White Tulips & Red Roses 9. 50...

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10 surprising facts about Gerbera Flowers

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10 surprising facts about Gerbera Flowers

Gerbera flowers are some of the most popular cut flowers included in all sorts of arrangements. No matter if you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary or just want a floral gift to say thank you, gerbera flowers with their cheerful nature will surely brighten up the day of the recipient. Thanks to their affordability, adding gerberas to your bouquet won’t cost you a fortune and it will make the bouquet a lot more impressive.  Gerberas are the fifth most popular cut flowers after roses, carnations, Chrysanthemums (surprisingly)...

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10 tips from National Gardening Week

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10 tips from National Gardening Week

National Gardening Week 13 – 19 April With spring finally here, it’s time to get those green fingers out and get gardening! The sun has finally graced us with its presence so make the most of it and get out into your garden and prepare it for this year’s bloom! In light of the change in season, it’s an exciting month for your garden and according to National Gardening Week there are ten jobs you should be doing this month: Be sure to keep your weeds under control Be careful to protect any fruit blossoms from late frosts Tie in climbing...

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5 Tropical Flowers You Have Never Heard Of

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5 Tropical Flowers You Have Never Heard Of

From plants that eat rats to flowers that smell like a rotting corpse and alien looking fungi; the world of tropical flowers is filled with some … interesting examples. While you’re unlikely to come across some of these blooms in your average florists, curiosity over these unusual flowers is still likely to exist. In light of this, here are five of the most tropical and exotic flowers you’ve probably never even heard of: 1. The Rat Eating Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes attenboroughii) This strange but amazing plant was only discovered in...

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4 Gardening mistakes to avoid

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4 Gardening mistakes to avoid

Let’s admit it. No matter how green your fingers may be, we are all prone to making a few common mistakes. Contrary to popular belief, there is a science to gardening and it’s important to get it right to ensure your lawn IS the best in the town. So, roll up your sleeves and read on! 4 Gardening mistakes to avoid 1. Starting out too big Something you might be guilty about too. We’ve all seen those fantastic images in the gardening magazines or shows. Every plant looks like a supermodel of the plant world, with their perfect green leaves...

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The secret flower arranging tips from florists

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The secret flower arranging tips from florists

Receiving a gorgeous bunch of flowers is a wonderful feeling … until you try and arrange them in a vase. Trying to keep your blooms looking brilliant can be difficult to say the least and few of us are trained in the art of flower arranging which makes it even harder. Thankfully, you don’t need to be a whizz with the secateurs to get your bouquets looking their best. Follow our secret flower arranging tips and arrange flowers like a pro. The secret flower arranging tips from florists Lesson 1 – How to treat your stems First things...

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How to bring your orchid back to life

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How to bring your orchid back to life

Did you know there are over 250,000 different species of orchids around the world? And that the number is continuously increasing because of our everlasting love for them? Due to the popularity of orchids, these beautiful plants are taking root in homes and gardens up and down the country and while they are known for being a relatively low maintenance plant there are occasions when they seem to be languishing. When our orchid starts to decline we are all guilty of feeling at a loss over what to do. Surely there’s no way to bring it back...

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5 simple mistakes that can kill your plants

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5 simple mistakes that can kill your plants

If you’re thinking of getting your green fingers out and planting some gorgeous blooms in your garden it’s essential that you do your research first. No one wants to spend money on plants that you don’t know how to look after – because, well, they eventually die. We all kill our plants from time to time due to misjudgment or a busy schedule meaning and as a gardener this can be difficult to come to terms with. To help you we have listed the five most common mistakes gardeners make that lead to plants dying – and how to fix them. 1. Planting...

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Caring for Flowers Year Round

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Caring for Flowers Year Round

Flowers can bring beauty to gardens and homes all year long. With knowledge of proper care and the fortitude to stick with it, anyone up to the challenge can have a yard brimming with colorful blossoms. Each new season brings with it new duties related to caring for flowers. Each new season brings opportunities for new varieties of blossoms, as well. Fall and winter may not be the time of year most people think of when flowers are mentioned, but cool-season prep is key to a spring and summer of beautiful blossoms. Fall is the time to plant...

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Flowers and Bees: All about Honey

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Flowers and Bees: All about Honey

Flowers and Bees: All about Honey A honeybee flitting among flowers in a garden may be a typical summer sight. As common as this is, an important process is occurring through the work of the honeybees. Flowering crops such as nuts, fruits, and vegetables are dependent on pollination to continue their life cycle. Honeybees are involved in the pollination of about three-quarters of the flowering crops in the United States. This service amounts to the pollination of about $14 billion worth of crops every year in the United States. Some plants...

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Butterfly Flower Gardens

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Butterfly Flower Gardens

Butterfly Flower Gardens Humans aren’t the only creatures who appreciate gardens. Butterflies do, too. A butterfly flower garden contains special plants that provide food for a butterfly to eat during all stages of its life. These gardens give butterflies a safe place to live and grow. There are many different types of butterflies in the world. Before creating a butterfly garden, learn about this insect’s life cycle and the types of plants it likes to eat. Life Cycle of the Butterfly There are four stages in the life cycle of a...

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5 biggest mistakes men make when buying flowers online

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5 biggest mistakes men make when buying flowers online

Buying flowers for your partner can always be a little tricky, right? You don’t want to get it wrong – after all, no flowers are better than bad flowers – but how can you stop yourself from making simple mistakes when it comes to ordering a bouquet? Luckily, we’ve tracked down the five most common mistakes guys make when buying flowers online – so listen up boys – and listen good! 1. Be original and ditch the roses Red roses may be the staple bunch of flowers you get your misses, but come on let’s be a bit more original shall we? It’s a...

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Impress your crush with the perfect flowers

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Impress your crush with the perfect flowers

Valentine’s Day is approaching. If you’ve got someone in mind that you want to impress, keep it sweet and simple with a bunch of flowers. It may be that you want to make your feelings known but you’re not quite sure how to go about it, so why not let flowers do the talking? Roses It may be a cliché but roses are still the go-to flower for this kind of occasion. If you’re worried about going a little too passionate it this early stage, it might be best to steer clear of red rose bouquets, particularly of the dozen variety (although who knows,...

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Valentine’s Day flowers guide

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Valentine’s Day flowers guide

Valentine’s Day is celebrated around the world every year on February the 14th and is a time when those in love display their feelings through gifts, dates and flowers. The history of Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day began many years ago and is thought to have come about due to Saint Valentine of Rome. Saint Valentine was imprisoned in Rome for illegally marrying soldiers to their loves despite the fact they were forbidden to marry by the state. The Roman Emperor believed that once married, men made terrible soldiers and as a result put a ban...

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The language of flowers

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The language of flowers

Flowers had particularly powerful meanings during the Victorian era and were often used as a method of communication – especially to someone of a romantic interest. However, the meanings and traditions of flowers have changed throughout the years to adapt to certain cultures. During the 1800’s in the world of the Victorians, flowers often represented the language of love and it was often a favoured pastime to learn the meanings of such flowers. It was found that emotions and feelings which could not be said publically could be communicated...

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The January birth flower: Carnations

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The January birth flower: Carnations

Carnations are flowers for all those born in the month of January. With its delicate and durable flower, the carnation – scientifically known as the Dianthus caryophyllus is full of history and tradition. With its scientific name translating to ‘flower of love’ and ‘flower of the gods’ (depending on translation) it has been loved and used for centuries around the world. Carnation is one of the oldest flowers on earth and is most loved due to its clove like scent and ruffled appearance. The history of the carnation dates all the way back to...

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Orchids SOS

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Orchids SOS

Orchids are known for their meaning of love and beauty and have been part of many people’s homes for years. As a result, the orchid is fast becoming the most popular plant – just behind Poinsettias at Christmas. However, receiving an orchid for the very first time can be quite daunting – especially if you have no idea how to keep it alive. So, here at Serenata Flowers we have created an SOS guide to help you to look after your exotic orchid. Identify your orchid The first step to look after your orchid is to identify which type of orchid you...

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Flower Focus: Daffodil

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Flower Focus: Daffodil

Poet William Wordsworth’s favourite flower: the daffodil is one of the most popular flowers in England due to its beautiful yellow flower and large central trumpet. The daffodil is also known as the Narcissus amaryllidaceae due to its cultural history and Roman heritage. Many florists around the UK including Serenata Flowers will be stocking up on daffodils in the New Year due to their huge popularity. But, where did the story of the daffodil begin? The history The flower was originally found in the south west of Europe by the Romans who...

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Brighten up your home with flowers in January

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Brighten up your home with flowers in January

It is January and the festive cheer of Christmas has been and gone – along with all of your colourful Christmas decorations. But that is no reason for your home to look dull and lifeless. January is a time when some of the most beautiful flowers come into bloom – take advantage of this and bring them into your home this New Year to brighten up your abode. Here is a list of some of the most popular flowers available which are perfect for the January blues. 1. Peruvian lily Whilst these lilies are originally from South Africa they are now...

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January gardening tips

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January gardening tips

Whilst many of us are still recovering from the festive season of December – there will be some enthusiastic gardeners out there keen to get back to their gardens. With new seed leaflets coming through the post and the sun beginning to shine on the odd day – now is the time to get your green fingers out and put them to use. Here are some tips for getting back in the garden in January. 1. Order your seeds First things first – order your seeds for the upcoming year. Most gardeners love this activity – but be sure to pick wisely. It is important...

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Say ‘new beginning’ with the perfect bouquet

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Say ‘new beginning’ with the perfect bouquet

We send flowers to the ones we love and care about the most for many reasons. However, when we want to send a bouquet to celebrate a new beginning – whether it is a new baby, a new home or a fresh start, it can be difficult to choose the right flowers. Whilst many meanings have changed over time, there are a few flowers which have remained popular for the occasion of a new beginning. 1. Roses Whilst roses are often thought of as symbolising love, they also symbolise the prospect of a new beginning depending on what colour you choose. Roses...

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The flowers that symbolise new beginnings

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The flowers that symbolise new beginnings

The beginning of a new year always evokes the feeling of a new beginning and a fresh start. It is a time when we each revaluate our lives and decide on what we would like to change and improve. As a result many of us decide to send flowers to family and close friends in order to celebrate the prospect of a new beginning. However, choosing the right flowers in order to symbolise this message can be difficult at times. In order to choose the right flowers to send your message of a new beginning, it is important to focus on the meanings of the...

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What Flowers last the longest?

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What Flowers last the longest?

Whilst there is nothing like a bright bouquet or bunch of flowers to brighten up your home, it is always a little devastating when they begin to wilt and die. Here, is your guide to the top flowers with the longest life span: 1. Zinnia Zinnia has been named the number one longest lasting flower due to its ability to last a total of 24 days. In order for the plant to last such a long time, the water must be changed every two days. 2. Orchid The orchid is known for its beautifully elegant appearance however, they also last a very long time – up...

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Ultimate guide to growing sunflowers

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Ultimate guide to growing sunflowers

There are few flowers more striking than the sunflower. Big and bold, they evoke the blaze of a mid-summer’s day like nothing else. They are relatively easy to grow and the result is a stunning garden feature that attracts butterflies and birds. Here is the ultimate guide to the giant beauties to help budding gardeners grow their own. Planting Sunflowers prefer to grow in direct sunlight, and need loose, well-draining soil of good quality. A spot that is sheltered from strong winds is also ideal If you’re planting from seed, it’s best to get...

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5 Deadly Flowers

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5 Deadly Flowers

It has been in the headlines recently that a gardener collapsed and tragically died after coming into contact with the deadly Wolfsbane plant – according to the coroner. After attending to the garden as part of a huge estate, Nathan Greenaway collapsed and was rushed to hospital. After numerous blood tests and examinations, doctors were unable to establish the cause. Unfortunately Mr Greenaway died shortly afterwards. There are many cases around the world where people have been harmed and even killed by certain deadly flowers. As children we...

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Rare Corpse Flower Set to Bloom

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Rare Corpse Flower Set to Bloom

It has been announced that in a matter of days the rare Corpse Flower will bloom in New York.  The plant is predicted to let off a huge stink thought to be like rotting flesh. The Corpse Flower has been nicknamed ‘Wee Stinky’ and currently lives in a greenhouse in Cornell University, New York. Horticulturists from the university have been preparing for weeks for the plant to bloom and believe it could be any day now. The school will also be catching the entire floorshow on video for those curious spectators to watch online without having to...

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Just Because Flowers

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Just Because Flowers

As the end of what can only be described as the worst day ever, I gloomily made my way to the bus stop where I proceeded to get my ankles drenched by a passing 40 foot lorry. I squelched onto the bus and sat down contemplating the long list of chores that awaited me when I got home. Having already texted my husband that morning to simultaneously notify and warn him that I was having a horrible day, I expected him to be absent when I got home. Imagine my surprise when I opened the door to smell dinner cooking, see a spotless house and a big...

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Dinner party: How to choose the best floral centrepieces

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Dinner party: How to choose the best floral centrepieces

A dinner party wouldn’t be complete without a great centrepiece to bring together a theme or add some glamour to the occasion. Transform your home into a winter wonderland, a chic antique-inspired scene or simply give guests an easy ice-breaker with a floral centrepiece. Here are our top tips for choosing an arrangement to impress your guests: Think about the setting Flowers are beautiful in their own right but choosing colours that complement the room will really enhance their visual impact. With a colour scheme in place, consider using a...

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10 Exotic but Deadly Flowers

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10 Exotic but Deadly Flowers

Whether you’re saying thank you, I love you or I’m sorry – a beautiful bouquet of flowers has the ability to convey your thoughts and feelings when words fail you. However, appearances can be deceptive and not all flowers are fit for this purpose as some exotic blooms have a much darker side to them. To make sure that you don’t pick the wrong ones, here are the 10 most exotic but deadly flowers in the world. 1. Lily of the valley These delicate little flowers may look innocent however; they are in fact extremely...

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7 most expensive flowers in the world

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7 most expensive flowers in the world

Flowers come in all shapes, sizes and colours – but they also come in various price points too. While you may only spend a few pounds on a normal bunch of everyday flowers to fill a vase, there are times when it is worth splashing out a bit more on special arrangements. While great flowers don’t have to cost the earth, history has taught us that sometimes people will shell out a small fortune on bouquets. Here are seven of the most expensive flowers in the world which prove this point. 1. Kadupul flower: Priceless Technically a cactus,...

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Celebrity Flowers

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Celebrity Flowers

Flowers have a wonderful ability to make us all feel better. With their beautiful colours and variety of scents, they have the power to effortlessly change both our moods and our homes. Some celebrities have been known to make extravagant dressing room demands for flowers while others such as Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney and even Michelle Obama are privileged to have had flowers named after them. Whilst we all have our flower preferences, we explore the ones celebrities favour. Katy Perry Rumoured to like freshly cut flowers on a daily basis,...

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Flower Spotlight: Poinsettia

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Flower Spotlight: Poinsettia

The poinsettia originates from Central America, more specifically Mexico where they flower during the winter. As a result the poinsettia is often used in the UK around the Christmas period. History of Poinsettia Poinsettia was first established by the Aztecs who had many uses for them. The main use for this plant was to use the flowers in order to make purple die for their clothing along with cosmetics for the face. Later, the white sap created from the flower was developed to be used for medicinal purposes during the Aztec period. The Aztecs...

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Winter Flowers Guide

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Winter Flowers Guide

Whether bold and bright or pastel-coloured and delicate, winter flowers are the perfect pick-me-ups for your home for the cold months. Here is your ultimate guide to the ideal flowers to use during winter: Lavender Mediterranean in origin, lavender thrives in windswept conditions; one of the reasons they frequently flower in the winter months. Their bun shaped balls and sweet scent make them an ideal option for the home environment and their fresh and uplifting aroma is guaranteed to wake up any room in the household – even on the dullest of...

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Best exotic flowers for modern bouquets

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Best exotic flowers for modern bouquets

Although there are few things more timeless than a beautiful bunch of flowers, even the classics inevitably need a bit of updating every once in a while. Although you don’t want to meddle with too much of a good thing – a few well chosen exotic flowers can really bring a modern bouquet to life. By adding some exotic to a relatively traditional bouquet will result in a stunning bunch of flowers that will blow your loved one away. Strelitzia Also known as ‘The bird of paradise flower’ thanks to its unique shape and stunning colours, these...

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Silk vs Real Flowers

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Silk vs Real Flowers

Flowers are often used to commemorate life’s special moments. They are suited to almost every occasion, from weddings and birthdays, to recipes and anniversaries. However, there is a continuous battle between that of real flowers and silk flowers – which ones are best for which situation? What flowers are suitable for a wedding? From floral table arrangements and rose petal confetti to the bride’s bouquet, there are a number of uses for flowers at a wedding. Knowing which arrangements to choose can be a difficult decision. Of course, what...

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Flower Spotlight – Poppy

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Flower Spotlight – Poppy

As we finish our celebration of Remembrance Day and paying our respects to the fallen soldiers lost in the war, the most common flower we’re seeing is the poppy. It may hold a special place in terms of Remembrance Day in the UK, but the poppy’s significance doesn’t end there. Stretching across cultures and countries, the red flower has special meanings in each place and in celebration of this year’s Remembrance Day; here are a few of them: UK – Remembrance Day The most common association of the poppy is that of Remembrance Day in the UK, used...

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Five reasons to send flowers in November

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Five reasons to send flowers in November

Sandwiched between the warm summer months and the much anticipated festive season, November is all too often overlooked as a time for gift giving. However, with a smattering of holidays and special occasions to consider, the month has plenty to celebrate. So, why not take the opportunity to connect with your loved ones this November by sending them a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Serenata Flowers? Here are five reasons to send flowers this November: 1. Birthdays With the winter nights drawing in and the days getting colder and damper, a...

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Winter Flower Arrangements

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Winter Flower Arrangements

Getting your flower arrangements right over the winter period is important as flowers have the ability to brighten a room and enhance the Christmas spirit. Many people are unsure of how to execute the perfect winter flower arrangement, so here are a few ideas: A burst of berries Add a burst of berries with red tulips in a bronze or copper vase to create a wintery, earthy look that is perfect for this season. Due to tulips being a little droopy from time to time, it is a good idea to create a frame for them to sit around using holly for...

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5 Great Vase Alternatives

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5 Great Vase Alternatives

Think beyond the vase: Interesting flower displays A beautiful selection of flowers can instantly transform a room, so when it comes to displaying them why not make yours stand out from the crowd? Of course, vases are great if you simply want to transfer someone else’s arrangement straight into water. However, if you really want to create a unique focal point for your room or your dining table which really expresses your own individuality you should think beyond the vase. So, we have come up with five ideas for inspirational ways to...

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How to protect your flowers in winter

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How to protect your flowers in winter

Nothing says winter more than snow and frost on your garden plants however, whilst this is beautiful to look at it can really damage plant growth and kill fragile flowers. Frost in particular can cause the water in plant cells to freeze causing the flower to become limp, lifeless, black and distorted. These frost problems are usually made even worse when the flowers are facing the morning sun as this causes them to defrost quickly and damages the cell wall. Even hardy plants can suffer during the winter when the soil becomes frozen as the...

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Say Congratulations with Flowers

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Say Congratulations with Flowers

Whether you are congratulating someone on a promotion, a new baby or a graduation; flowers are the perfect gift. In fact, one of the top five most common reasons people send flowers is to say ‘congratulations’. There are hundreds of tips out there to help you choose the right way to say congratulations. However, one of the most important aspects to keep in mind is the recipient’s favourite colours. By handing him or her a bouquet of their favourite colours, you are demonstrating that you have invested real time and effort into your gift....

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5 Secrets of Longer Lasting Flowers

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5 Secrets of Longer Lasting Flowers

Whether you have been given a bouquet of flowers by someone special or a work colleague, it is important to know how to make sure they survive for as long as possible. Here are five secrets from Serenata Flowers on how to ensure your beautiful flowers last as long as possible: 1. Water It is vital to change the water you have placed your flowers in regularly. The main cause of wilting flowers is the bacteria found in their water due to it not being changed. So, the most basic tip on preserving flowers is to change the water once a day using a...

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10 Surprising Facts about Flowers

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10 Surprising Facts about Flowers

Whether they’re growing at the side of the road, in a vase on the table or taking over the garden, flowers are pretty much everywhere you look. Whilst you may think you know everything there is to know about these picturesque plants, there are still some surprising flower facts you may well have overlooked. 1. Tulips make great salad ingredients Several varieties of tulip have edible petals and make fantastic salad ingredients. Crisp, colourful and peppery; they’ll brighten up your light lunch and add an exotic twist to your evening meals. 2....

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10 plants to plant in Autumn & Winter

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10 plants to plant in Autumn & Winter

What flowers should you plant in autumn/winter? It is that time of year again; shorter days and longer nights. As we bid farewell to the summer it is important to begin planting the perfect plants and bulbs to carry us through autumn and winter. For the best look it is important to do a little forward planning and ensure that the plants you choose can survive the harsh winter weather. If you are unsure as to which plants will thrive during the cold months, here is a list of the top ten. 1. Crocus Crocuses are best known for their ability to...

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The Basic Gardening Guide

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The Basic Gardening Guide

When we are gardening it is important to understand the best methods of preventing slug damage, what flowers last the longest and what to do with unripe vegetables in the autumn. Therefore, here is a compiled list of hints and tricks to help you make the most of your garden. Flowering plants Autumn is the perfect time of year for gathering seeds. However, it is important that all seeds gathered and stored are completely dry; damp ones will simply rot. All seeds should be kept in a cool, dry place to prevent any damage being caused to them....

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Cooking with Flowers

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Cooking with Flowers

There is a surprising amount of flowers growing in our garden that are actually edible. Edible flowers have been used for years in cooking or as decorations for various dishes. They can add colour, flavour and personality to even the most simple of dishes. Many of the top chefs in the UK and indeed throughout the world are increasingly using more and more edible flowers to enhance their salads, as well as for decoration on appetizers, starters, cakes and many other dishes. Before you start searching your garden for flowers to include in your...

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New Halloween Flowers

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New Halloween Flowers

Whilst the children are out and we adults enjoy our meals with some seasonal Halloween flower arrangements at the table. The colour is orange, the scent is pumpkin and look is spooky, scary, eerie and unpredictably excitable. Dress the tables for October 31st – you never know what to expect… Are you planning a Halloween party? Inviting few of your friends to enjoy the fright night together? Then you better make sure your house decor fits the event! Order one of our Halloween bouquets to use as a center piece on your dining table...

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Most popular Flowers in Britain

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Most popular Flowers in Britain

All wild flowers are a thing of great natural beauty. That is not to say that all flowers are popular. Some flowers are popular because of their unique fragrance, beauty or sometimes both. Others simply don’t have as much appeal to consumers. There are millions of different types, colours and families of flowers each with a unique nature and personality that makes them special. What is popular in one country may not be so popular in another country or region. In Britain, certain flowers may gain favour with consumers and horticulturists in...

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What is my birth flower?

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What is my birth flower?

They say that there is a flower for every occasion … and they are certainly not wrong! From anniversaries to celebrations, Christmas parties to birthdays, floral bouquets can be the perfect gift on so many occasions. As well as matching a number of different events, flowers also represent a great range of different emotions and symbolise different things. Each month of the year even has its own flower and these are popular choices for birthday bouquets. But just what does each flower mean? January Flower: carnation Meanings: love and fondness...

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10 tips for happy (and blooming) orchids!

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10 tips for happy (and blooming) orchids!

A popular flower associated with perfection, love, beauty, luxury, fertility and children, orchids are a popular plant choice for the home or bouquets. Low maintenance to care for and beautiful to look at, here are ten tips that are guaranteed to keep your orchid looking its blooming best month after month and year after year. 1. Place them in windows: orchids love the light, so place them on the windowsill behind curtains and blinds. You can check if it is getting enough light by analysing the leaf colour which should be a bright rather than...

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A room with a view: What flowers for where in your home?

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A room with a view: What flowers for where in your home?

It’s a well known fact that if you are selling your home you are advised to place fresh flowers in each room because their scent mixed with their beauty adds something to the home and entices people to buy it; FACT! Why this happens isn’t clear but the positive associations of having flowers in your home are accepted worldwide. So, we’ve established flowers are essential home accessories but where should we put them and are there different blooms for different rooms? Hall Let’s start with the space that people enter first. If you are lucky...

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Flower-power: Which flowers enhance your energy levels?

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Flower-power: Which flowers enhance your energy levels?

Everyone loves picking, sending, buying and receiving flowers. There is something about this gift from nature that expresses the perfect sentiment whilst stimulating our sensory organs with their pretty appearance and alluring scent. We send flowers to people we love on special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, when they get a new job or give birth to a baby. We also send them to people in mourning, so there is literally a flower for every occasion and each one represents something different and unique. Carnations Some people like to...

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10 Best Gardening Gadgets

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10 Best Gardening Gadgets

Gardening just got hi-tech! With new gadgets coming to the market every year, gardeners are spoiled with choice when it comes to the latest trends for their green hobby. We searched for the most popular and practical ones and these 10 made it to our list! Which one would you love to have at home and why? Leave a comment below. 1. Husqvarna Automower Put you feet up and watch this little miracle tackle all manner of garden gradients! This leaves an almost undetectable trail and will rerun to base when it is in need of a recharge. One little...

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10 new ways to decorate with flowers

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10 new ways to decorate with flowers

Think beyond the vase – here are some creative ideas where to use your blooms! 1. Baby Room Decor Traditional flower wreaths can be transformed into this unique personalized baby room decor! 2. Ice Cubes Turn ice cubes into a piece of art by including edible flowers – use distilled water, it will be more clear and easier to see the flowers. 3. Cuff Floral crowns are very popular especially in spring and summer, but why not try something different? A fresh, fun approach is to wear them as a cuff on your wrist. They also make a...

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Are you a better chef than gardener? Grow your own herbs!

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Are you a better chef than gardener? Grow your own herbs!

Among all the pleasures that come with the summer, perhaps one of the most enjoyable is growing your own herbs. The sheer difference is the burst of fresh taste compared to that of dried herbs is astounding. Even better is that the cost per harvest is minimal compared to the small bunches of refrigerated herbs sold in grocery stores. Read on for some easy tips on growing your own herbs. Your family and dinner guests will love you for it! Parsley Parsley is an incredibly versatile herb to use in cooking and it can be grown indoors all year...

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7 Edible Flowers

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7 Edible Flowers

Unless you’re auditioning for the new seasons of Survivor, Fear Factor or So You Think You Can Digest That, there is no reason to ever attempt eating a flower. Although there are quite a few flowers that can be digested safely, there would seem to be no reason to try it, as there are many other nourishing options available (food, for example). Nevertheless, for those who like to try everything once, the following flowers can (though probably shouldn’t) be eaten. 1. Anise Hyssop A member of the mint family, Anise Hyssop can not only be used as...

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10 Garden Flowers that can help to sell your property

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10 Garden Flowers that can help to sell your property

Did you know that an average garden in the UK has a total investment of £1.790 by the house owners? Revealed in a recent study by Homebase, they also set a list of garden flowers that are most attractive to house-hunters and might help to sell you house! According to the study, “Gardens are also crucial to a home’s attractiveness on the property market, with two-fifths of Britons saying they would not buy a property unless it had a decent garden.” What’s are the other things that house hunters are looking at when...

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Orchid Bouquets – Pinterest Inspiration

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Orchid Bouquets – Pinterest Inspiration

Do you love orchids? Who doesn’t! Recently they became very popular feature in bridal bouquets – ranging from simple white orchid bouquets to intricate combinations of multi coloured flowers and bouquets. Some of the most popular orchid varieties can be easily grown at home and included in your bouquet. Do you need ideas for your orchid wedding bouquet? There is plenty of inspiration on our Pinterest board! Contact your wedding florist to craft one according to these pictures, or if you’re brave and skilled enough, you can...

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Flower Care Tips & Tricks

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Flower Care Tips & Tricks

Roses, daisies, mumps, hydrangeas, and other flowers. You name them and Serenata has them. If you are ever in need of some beautiful flowers, then this shop would be perfect for you. They sell the best flowers for the most inexpensive price and can make any event unforgettable and truly breathtaking. What makes these beautiful flowers stunning is not just the fact that they were harvested and grown with care: that is only the half of it. They are good because they are treated well by Serenata Flowers. First and foremost, they only get flowers...

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Lilies – Language of Flowers

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Lilies – Language of Flowers

Have you received a lily bouquet and wonder what’s the meaning behind these beautiful fragrant flowers? In ancient Greece, they believed lilies are associated with birth and motherhood as they thought the flower was created from the breast milk of Goddess Hera. That’s not the only meaning of lilies, Greeks have surprisingly associated it with masculinity too. It was a symbol of sexuality and eroticism. Did you know in the old days lilies were used to indicate the sex of the unborn child? The process was simple, but required that...

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How to choose the right flowers for your home

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How to choose the right flowers for your home

Whether you have just moved into a new home, or just want to spice up the décor in your current home, adding flowers to your space is a great way to accomplish this. When determining what types and colors to go in each room, it is best to take into consideration the type of theme you have in the space. Although there are no hard and fast rules to decorating with flowers, there are some things to keep in mind. Here are some answers to the questions you may have regarding floral decoration. Q: Should I decorate with real flowers or fake...

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Top 10 rarest flowers

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Top 10 rarest flowers

More than 700 species of flowering plants are considered endangered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Certain species of plants run the risk of become extinct due to residential expansion, loss of habitat and pollution. This small minority of extraordinary plants are considered the rarest in the world. They also hold unique features and characteristics, such as the Corpse flower that smells like rotting meat or the Nepenthes tenax which feeds on small rats and birds. The following flowers are truly few and far between, each...

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Flower Focus – Iris

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Flower Focus – Iris

The iris is a beautiful flowering plant that requires little care. Not only is the iris easy to maintain, it can add charm to any garden. The scientific name of the genus is also iris but different species have different names. For instance, the blue flag iris is called iris versicolor, and the crested iris is known as iris cristata. The word “iris” means rainbow and true to its name, the iris blooms in a variety of colors like blue, purple, pink, yellow, orange, brown or red. There are over 200 varieties with the bearded iris and the...

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Flower Power Is Real

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Flower Power Is Real

There are many situations in life where we need a helping hand. Who would have thought that a simple gift from Mother Nature – flowers – can help. Flowers are commonly associated with happy occasions, to convey happiness, romance but also regret and compassion. Now, according to a recent study published in Psychological Reports, just wearing flowers in your hair may increase the chances a stranger will help you. French psychologists, Jordy Stefan and Nicolas Guéguen of the Universite de Bretagne-Sud, investigated whether flowers...

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The meaning of flowers for married couples

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The meaning of flowers for married couples

Marriage is a commitment between two adults who love one another and have promised to do so for the rest of their lives. It is a band of love and trust – which often takes a lot of hard work throughout the years. Many married couples keep their relationship alive by the use of romantic gestures and getaways. One of the most popular gestures many married couples use is that of flowers. Flowers can mean so much to so many people due to their hidden meanings and beauty. As a result, many husbands choose to purchase a beautiful bouquet of flowers...

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10 Easiest Flowers to Grow

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10 Easiest Flowers to Grow

Does your neighbor’s garden burgeon with colour, and their containers drip with flowers while yours look brown and crispy? Are you struggling to bring your garden back to life? The fact is, some flowers may be easier to grow than others and require less care! Here is a list of 10 different flowers which are easy to grow and are guaranteed to make your garden look bright and cheerful! 1. Sunflowers Very easy to grow from sunflower seeds, just find a sunny, sheltered spot and watch them grow! Don’t forget to provide some support...

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Horticulture and Botany Careers Guide

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Horticulture and Botany Careers Guide

An individual who is interested in working with plant life has a lot of options when it comes to choosing a career. For instance, if a student is interested in learning about the diseases of plants, then a career as a plant pathologist would be worthy of consideration. A creative individual who has a talent for planting flowers and trees in an aesthetically appealing way may want to look at the occupation of landscape architect. The following contains details regarding several career options in the fields of horticulture and botany. Plant...

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Flower Resources – A Guide to Lilies

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Flower Resources – A Guide to Lilies

Lilies have long been admired and valued for their beauty and fragrance. However, the word “lily” is normally colloquially used to refer to only a couple of flowers. In reality, there are several species of flowers that fall under the lily family. Since lily plants produce large and colorful flowers, they are prized among gardeners. The flowers are not the only important part of the plant. The bulb is commonly used in some Asian cultures as a vegetable, and in other parts of the world, its essential oils are extracted for use in aromatherapy...

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Flower Inspirations: Container Gardens, Arrangements and More

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Flower Inspirations: Container Gardens, Arrangements and More

Container Gardens One new idea or approach that gardening enthusiasts can try their hand at is the concept of container gardens. Container gardening is the tactic of growing one’s plants solely in containers instead of planting them right into the ground. Container gardening makes use of pots that are made out of plastic and terracotta; and window boxes, which are nothing more than planter boxes put out to show off flowers, can also be employed for container gardening. Sometimes, container gardening is utilized for gardening that is...

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Garden treasures – where do butterflies come from?

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Garden treasures – where do butterflies come from?

The butterfly goes through transformation in order to become the beautiful creature we are used to seeing everyday. The butterfly starts the first phase of transformation from an egg. Not every species of butterfly will lay the same amount of eggs. Each egg measures between one and two millimeters. Once the female butterfly readies to lay her egg, the larvae will hatch and then eat the host plant to grow. The female butterfly secretes a sticky fluid that allows the larvae to remain attached to the host plant until its completely consumed....

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5 Ways to use Flowers for Good Feng Shui

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5 Ways to use Flowers for Good Feng Shui

Flowers have a common language of beauty and elegance, and are used in feng shui to promote harmony and healing. Feng shui can offer positive and negative energies to flow through the home depending on the placement of furniture and the use of natural elements of wood, metal, fire, water, and earth. The art of feng shui uses flowers to promote positive chi in the home and in the lives of those that practice the ancient art. Here are five ways to use flowers to promote positive feng shui in your home. 1. All flowers and plants that are brought...

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A Guide To Eco Friendly Flower Arrangements

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A Guide To Eco Friendly Flower Arrangements

A Guide To Eco Friendly Flower Arrangements Eco-friendly flower arrangements are a growing trend with the green community and those who prefer the beauty of organic blooms to those grown with chemicals. Organic, or sustainably grown flowers, are those that were cultivated with natural fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides rather than chemical treatments. Organic flowers grow on USDA certified organic farms or gardeners may grow and cut their own flowers. Look for the certified organic seal when choosing eco-friendly flower arrangements....

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Same Day Flowers

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Same Day Flowers

Same Day Flowers from Serenata Did you just remember that special occasion today? Are you in a hurry to grab that one special gift for a loved one, but cannot find the time to run into a store? If only it was easy to find same day flower shops, so that you would never have to worry about finding flowers for different occasions. Well, here is good news. With SerenataFlowers.com, you can be assured of fast and high quality same day flowers. No matter how you look at things, the best solution to a problem is sometimes only a click away....

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Flower Resources – Benefits of a Green House

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Flower Resources – Benefits of a Green House

 Benefits of a Green House Greenhouses, also referred to as glasshouses, are buildings in which plants are grown, ranging in size from small sheds to commercial-size buildings. The general idea of growing plants in an environmentally-controlled area has been around since the time of the Romans. The first modern greenhouses were built during the 13th century in Italy to house exotic plants obtained by explorers in the tropics. They were known as botanical gardens. The greenhouse concept swept across the Netherlands and into England. In the...

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