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Month: August 2010

The Meaning of White Roses

The Meaning of White Roses

History and Meaning of White Roses While pink roses were the most commonly-found in nature, white roses are also among the earliest roses known to humanity. These five-petaled roses were pure in their simplicity but have been hybridized and developed into numerous styles. Tea roses, climbing roses, variegated roses and more all bear those heart-achingly beautiful white petals. White roses and marriage A bride wears a white dress, and carries white roses for purity. Flower girls carry them and may…

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Meaning of Pink Roses

Meaning of Pink Roses

Meaning of Pink Roses by daFlores.com Around 150 species of roses, in the rosa family, exist in nature. Early roses tended to be pink, white and magenta and they grow all over the northern hemisphere. It’s believed that the Chinese were the first to cultivate roses, something like five thousand years ago. The Romans also liked them, growing these flowers in the Middle East. Not only were they decorative, they were used as confetti, to brew medicine, and for perfume….

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The Meaning of Red Roses

The Meaning of Red Roses

The History and Meaning of Red Roses by daFlores.com Everyone knows that a red rose is a symbol of love and romance. The bright red color evokes the color of heart-blood and the flower’s pristine beauty reflects the beauty of the person who’s receiving it. But roses have been around for some 35 million years, and their symbolism stretches far beyond their current romantic associations. Religious symbolism Early Christians equated the five petals of a wild rose with the five…

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Hot summer gardens inside and outside your home

Hot summer gardens inside and outside your home

Hot summer days bring people out into the garden, whether it’s to cool off after a long day’s work or to enjoy a barbecue. When planning a summer-themed garden, you can go several routes, either evoking the hot summer days with fiery reds and oranges or offsetting them with delicate white and silver blossoms. Or you can create an aromatic night garden that can be enjoyed in the balmy hours after sunset. Fragrant summer gardens to enjoy in the evening…

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