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Month: July 2009

HOW TO DRY FLOWERS

HOW TO DRY FLOWERS

Dry flowers are a long-lasting way to add some color and beauty to your house, and making them is very simple! Dry flowers can be made into wreaths, or placed in a vase as a decorative focal point. Here are some tips and techniques for drying flowers. Air-drying method of drying flowers 1. Bunch flowers of the same kind together, tying them with string. Try to pick several different varieties. 2. Strip off the lower leaves, but keep the leaves…

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UNITED STATES NATIONAL FLOWER

UNITED STATES NATIONAL FLOWER

Roses are not just for Valentine’s Day anymore! In 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation that name the rose as the United States national flower. Since every state had already adopted a flower as its emblem, the United States needed one as well. Ronald Reagan’s proclamation explains the choice of the rose. This flower has long been a symbol for “life and love and devotion, of beauty and eternity.” All of these ideas are fundamental elements of the United…

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Rose Traditions

Rose Traditions

Roses have been around for many generations. During the Medieval Period, they were used for tea and other medicinal purposes. Many rose gardens were even used as a form of defense against invaders. By the 18th century, they were used romantically as courtship gifts, as chivalrous men send roses with white color to symbolize true love. But as time passed, red ones replaced it as a universal symbol of passionate love, while the white rose had become associated with innocence.

Birthday Flowers

Birthday Flowers

Birthdays are very personal and important occasions.For that reason the birthday flowers you send should have your personal touch. As much as a flower delivery puts a smile on their faces, adding your ideas to it will make the flowers even more special.