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Month: September 2010

National Flower Week is Coming!

National Flower Week is Coming!

National Flower Week is a week-long, United States celebration of the bountiful beauty of nature. In 2010, this celebration takes place from 20 to 26 September and offers plenty of opportunities to have a bit of fun as the growing season winds to a close. There are lots of ways to bring flowers into your life during National Flower Week. For a start, you can incorporate blossoms into your clothing. Cheerful blouses with floral patterns,  flower notions in your hair,…

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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month starts on September 15, the independence day for five different Latin American countries. Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador all declared independence on September 15, 1821. It’s because of this fact, and of other South American countries also celebrating independence days during September, that Ronald Reagan signed the month into law in 1988. The National Hispanic Heritage Month lasts a full 30 days, ending on October 15. Through the United States, many celebrations are…

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The Meaning of Yellow Roses

The Meaning of Yellow Roses

The History and Meaning of Yellow Roses by daFlores.com Yellow roses don’t usually occur naturally in nature, though a few varieties of the wild five-petaled rose do indeed show yellow. Because one did, a rose breeder was able to create yellow roses as we know them today. The first yellow roses Joseph Permet-Ducher of France had been trying to create a yellow rose for about two decades, following on from other rose experts of the late 1800s. He didn’t have…

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