Category Archives: Flower Care

Bridesmaid flowers 1Flowers are one of the few elements that make a wedding complete and whole, because honestly, a wedding without flowers is just plain boring. The bride and groom spend months and months to plan their perfect day, and to make it the most memorable day of their lives, but in doing so, they need to consider a lot of things. These include the needs and wants of the families, and the bridesmaids and the groom’s men. Whatever is planned needs to be in accordance to all these people as they are much a part of your wedding as you are. The question being discussed here is that what would you do if one of your bridesmaids were allergic to flowers? You can’t just not have flowers, and you can’t ask her to not be a part of your wedding. There, however are alternate solutions to this problem. Read More →

corporate flowers

corporate flowers

In the corporate sectors people are keener observer of the non-verbal communication and cues. Every object around you communicates something to you, the furniture and the set up of the furniture, flooring and wall papers, all of them. These objects allow you to construct an image or perception of your own. Another important communicator in corporate sectors is flowers. Read More →

flower gardenDuring winter you usually run out of fresh air at home. Your windows are probably shut since outside is cold and humid. As a result of this the quality of indoor air is poor. If you like using air-fresheners, don’t buy commercial ones, perhaps they contain a number of air pollutants that are not safe for you. You can find a bunch of other healthier alternatives to commercial air-fresheners.

Chemical exposure should be reduced in any way possible. Unfortunately, today it is impossible to live in a toxic-free world due to many factors. The least you can do is to try to minimize the use of chemically-laden products. Here we would like to talk about a few houseplants that can be used as natural air-fresheners. Read on.

According to research, indoor air is two to five times more contaminated than outdoor air. Our house interior is polluted by various chemical-based air-fresheners, detergents, cleaners and other household products. As a result the air in the house is stagnant and dirty. Luckily, there is a natural solution to this problem. You may already have it in the house. The following plants are considered toxic-free and resilient.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera is a plant with no naturally occurring populations. It is found in cultivation. This plant is widely used in alternative medicine and cosmetics. It is known to have soothing, healing and rejuvenating properties.

Having aloe vera in the house has another benefit – it freshens the air. Don’t be intimidated to use this powerful plant in your household. Read More →

flower arranging tipsArranging some flowers in a vase is one of the most pleasant domestic chores, because it is pretty soothing, and the end result is a true delight to the eye and senses, not to mention the fact that it freshens the room. At first glance flower arrangement may seem easy, but the truth is that it also has its own rules.

Choice of flowers

Before you embark on the arrangement of flower compositions, you should choose the right flowers first. The decision you take depends on several factors:

  • The interior of your home

Take into account what the prevailing colours and patterns in your home are, and where exactly you plan to put the flowers. For example, a smaller vase won’t look very well on a big table, but will look amazing on a neat coffee table.

There are flower compositions based only on the variations of one colour only. On the other hand, you can experiment by selecting some colours according to their position on the colour wheel, and of course, don’t neglect your personal preferences. Read More →

dahliaDahlias are considered as one of the most popular flower species when it comes to gardening. However, while the history of flowers such as chrysanthemums, irises, peonies, etc. goes back until literally ancient times, dahlias in their various types are know as cultivated flowers for about 200 years only. During these two centuries dahlias have experienced certain ups and downs in the interest about them, but they have finally become one the most popular flowers planted in our home gardens.

It is believed that dahlias originate from Mexico and Spain. Then they were transferred to Great Britain and later – in France and Germany. After their appearance in Europe, dahlias were grown mainly as tropical plants in greenhouses, but they were actually pretty weak and unimpressive. After a French botanist planted some dahlias in the botanical garden in Monpel, the results were outstanding and have surpassed all expectations. This was the beginning of the triumphal procession of dahlias, which became really Read More →

timthumb.php1The Flower of Hope!

The Carnation is used for various medical reasons as an ailment to various diseases and disorders. The alluring fragrance of the Carnation is used in Perfumes, lotions, soaps and other products. Read More →

BA018_bAn overview on flowers

Flowers are among the most beautiful and pure creation of Mother Nature. This is the reason that they are among the most chosen gifts or presents for the loved and dear ones. Flowers stand as a symbol of freshness and it is also correlated to many earthly feelings like friendship, sacrifice, love, happiness, gaiety and niceness. They are liked and adored by the people of all ages alike because of its property to elude the entire surroundings. Read More →

timthumb.php1Carnation Trivia

Some interesting facts about these flowers:

These are native Eurasian flowers.

First account of carnation usage is found in Greek and Roman scriptures, as used by them in their garlands and crowns.

They have been growing as a commercial crop from as long as 1954. Read More →

FQ52The main breed of this plant is available only in autumn season. But many of its other species are always ready to use in the month of summer. Most of these flowers are the most important possession for large arrangements. These arrangements require flower in large scale with economic price. No flower other than Chrysanthemum can provide elegance with reliable staying power at the best price.

2gkc3tj0zoGerbera belongs to the family of Sunflowers. It was named after the German Botanist Traugott Gerber. It is mostly found in Africa, Asia, Indonesia and South America. It actually looks like a daisy which is why they are also called as Gerbera daisies. They are found in two sizes which are different from each other. Out of the two sizes one is called the standard size and the other is miniature size. Read More →

Introduction:

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever “

Flower displays God’s finest workmanship in the world. The very word ‘flower’ brings in a feeling of a fresh breath. Flower stands as an epitome of all the earthly feelings love, sacrifice, and everything nice.

They are sometimes a subject of poetry and no description is complete without a reference being made to a flower. Flowers like the rose, lotus, tropical water lilies, dalais, etc. are famous for their beauty and glamour. Besides, there are many other popular and common flowers like lily, marigold, jasmine, China rose, chrysanthemum, etc.

Lotus is the National flower of India and occupies a unique position in the art and mythology of ancient India and has been an auspicious symbol of Indian culture since time immemorial. Untouched by the impurity in the dirty water that it grows in, it stands a symbol for the purity of heart and mind. This lotus in turn makes even the mud and mosses surrounding it look beautiful. Read More →

Flowers and Astrology

While shopping for flower, you can consider the Astrology sign of the recipient, as it is believed that flowers can bring more happiness and joy if given according to the sign of their astrology. Hence, it is essential to know the various signs of astrology and the related flowers. For, e.g. if the  zodiac sign is Aquarius, the flowers you can give them, they are Exotics, Gladiolus, Orchids, Birds of Paradise, similarly if the zodiac sign is Virgo, the flowers are  Asters, Hydrangea and Asters. Read More →