Daisies are one of the most recognizable and beloved blooms that make up almost 10% of all flowering plants on Earth. They are also the lovely birth flower for April. Have you ever wondered why it’s daisy petals we pick when playing “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not”? The daisy has an enduring quality that inspires innocence, purity and loyal love. As a result, this joyful bloom has given rise to numerous poems and songs. Daisies are also popular in romantic bouquets and birthday gifts.
But are there more to these popular flowers than a romantic sentiment? Why should you send a bouquet of darling daisies to that special someone on their birthday? Scroll down to learn some interesting trivia about the birth flower for April.
For thousands of years, springtime celebrations have played an important role in people’s lives. Dying eggs to welcome the season change is believed to date back to pagan times. Back then, people used flower petals for dyes, and then exchanged colored eggs as gifts to celebrate the rebirth of spring. Dyed eggs still signify all the good things the new season has in store for us. So, what is a better partner for Easter eggs than spring’s other favorite – flowers! Not only can you dye Easter eggs with flowers to naturally achieve subtle earthy colors, but they are also perfect for making delicate floral prints on your Easter eggs.
March – the month when much of the world is thawing and and bursting into spring. It’s no wonder that the birth flower for March is the daffodil. The lovely daffodil is among the first to herald spring, and its charming blooms bring nothing but joy. Not sold on sending your friends and family daffodils for their birthday? Read up on their symbolism and you’ll understand why these charming flowers are the perfect for a March bouquet.
With International Women’s Day right around the corner the main question still remains: what are the best bouquets to give to the most important women in your life? Although there are all sorts of ways to decide, we think one fun way is to look to the stars for a little inspiration and choose the best flowers for each zodiac sign. We’re here to show you how.
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Use our astrology flowers guide to align flowers with the stars and choose the perfect arrangement for each zodiac sign, from energetic Aries to romantic Pisces. Keep reading…
You know each month has a gemstone associated with it, but did you know each birth month also has a flower association? This month, we’re focusing on the February birth month flower: the violet. Learning about the symbolism and meaning associated with a birthday is interesting and can be beneficial, especially when you need to pick out a gift with the meaning for those you care about. Keep reading to discover great birthday gift ideas for your loved ones: just imagine their surprise when they realize you know more about their birth month than they do!
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Start with the person’s birth month flower, perhaps one of the most important things to take into consideration before choosing a personalized birthday gift. With Valentine’s Day on people’s minds, February is a big month for flowers. But surprisingly, February’s birth month flower isn’t the rose. Instead, it’s the charming violet.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner which means it’s time for flower shops, big and small, to make an extra buck on your love. Well, maybe not this time. Keep on reading to find out how you can buy inexpensive Valentine’s Day flowers and transform them into fancy-looking blooms that look worth double the actual price. Even though money is often a difficult obstacle to overcome on Valentine’s Day, the last thing you want is to give your special someone a flower arrangement that is anything less than amazing. In the spirit of spreading the love, we’re giving away some insider to secrets to show you exactly how to do that!
Just when many people around the world are recovering from the winter holidays, one special group of celebrants is still preparing for the festivities. Yes, Orthodox Christmas is on its way on January 7th! So we’ve got some of its history for you, as well as our 3 favorite Orthodox Christmas recipes.
If you’re not familiar with the holiday, here’s some background. Unlike Western cultures where Christmas is one of the biggest celebrations of the year, in Russia it is New Year’s Eve people anticipate the most. This began during communist times when, in order to promote atheism, the government banned Orthodox Christmas celebrations, instead focusing on a secular New Year.
Flowers make everything better, that’s a given. Nothing lifts a mood or living space like a bright bouquet of flowers. Is there anything more cheerful on a dreary day than fresh blooms in a vase? From winter flowers to preserved petals, with our tips there’s no need to wait until someone brings you a bouquet to give your interior some spring floral flair.
Did you know that when you are around flowers feelings of happiness and well-being significantly increase? Fresh flower are also proven to chase away anxieties. So, why wait for spring if you can welcome winter flowers into your life today regardless of what the calendar (or thermometer) says? Keep reading to find out how to make your home bloom any time of the year using these 5 easy flower decor tips.
You’ve almost certainly seen the lovely poinsettia, but do you know about poinsettia history? You can find this vibrant plant with rich red petals and impressive green foliage thanks to a man named Joel Roberts Poinsett. He brought these Christmas plants from Mexico to the rest of the world, and gives it its name. But how did the Poinsettia travel from Mexico around the globe? What makes it such an iconic Christmas flower? Why do so many people use it as a gift for Christmas?
What is New Year if not a fresh start and new beginning? It’s the perfect time to reevaluate our lives, make some changes, and improvements! At Russian Flora, we have already started looking forward to a new beginning by picking bouquets with the most popular Flowers for New Year. Bouquets are beautiful living symbols of a fresh start.
The importance of flowers as a symbol for New Year across the globe cannot be overestimated. Flowers play a significant role during New Year’s celebrations in many cultures. Knowing what flowers symbolize in New Year’s celebrations all over the world will help you send the perfect flower arrangements to your loved ones, where ever they start the year.
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