How to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Ukraine

Is there anything more wonderful than a mom? Around the world, Mother’s Day is a time to reflect, appreciate, and thank the mother figure in your life, and Mother’s Day in Ukraine is no different! Sunday, May 9, 2021, is when the wonderful people of Ukraine celebrate their moms and matriarchal figures. I’m sure you’re probably curious, where did Mother’s Day come from? Does the Ukraine celebrate this holiday the same way as the people of America or Australia? These are great questions, and ones we hope we can answer by the end of this blog! 

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The Ultimate Guide to Flowers for Women’s Day

What is International Women’s Day?

We’re coming up on an especially important holiday that celebrates women in all forms, but what is International Women’s Day? That’s a great question! We think everyone should celebrate it. Although the holiday is becoming more popular, we think more people should know its history.  International Women’s Day, or the 8th of March as it is known in Russia, is a time to honor women. Whether it be your mom, sister, aunt, girlfriend, or esteemed colleague, this day is dedicated to women’s empowerment and their accomplishments. With that being said, the next question is, what are the best flowers for Women’s Day?

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Romance 101: Showering Them with (Good) Gifts

Welcome class, to Romance 101. I’ll be your teacher Mrs. Lynn and today I’m going to teach you how to shower your loved one with not only gifts, but with gifts they will love! At the end of the course, we will have a POP QUIZ! 

In all seriousness folks, how often does an anniversary, birthday or holiday come along and you jut don’t know what to pick up for that special someone in your life? I can tell you, after almost eight years of marriage to Mr. Lynn, I still have this problem myself. But fear not class, for today is the day we end the struggle and learn exactly what will put the biggest smile on the faces of those you love. Let’s go through my 3 most popular (and fun) gifts you can give for any occasion!

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The Secret Life of Flowers – 5 Orchid Facts to Surprise You

Is there a more mysterious flower than the orchid? People have tried everything, including ice cubes in their pots, to grow them. With blooms that look like everything from monkeys to lions, and even little men, these gorgeous plants have long fascinated florists and flower-lovers alike.  Orchid bouquets have even become popular as exotic romantic gifts. Would you believe that orchids are even stranger than you could have imagined? We’re here to prove it to you, and teach a little more about the amazing orchid. So without further ado, here are 5 facts about orchids we think will surprise you!

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Learning About The Lily – National Flower of Kazakhstan

We’re diving deeper into national flowers, and now we’re going to talk about my favorite bloom the lily! This lovely bloom is the national flower of Kazakhstan, and unlike what you may have seen in Bruno, the country is quite beautiful and diverse.  What made them decide to adopt this flower as a national emblem? Well, tradition, of course! This flower has long been used for special occasions, as a greeting, decoration, and so much more. It made the beautiful lily the obvious pick.

If you’re interested to know more, here is the place to start! We’re going over basic meanings, practical function, and lesser-known facts about this stunning flower.

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Discover The Red Poppy – Poland’s National Flower

We’re continuing on our journey examining flower symbolism around the world, and next up is Poland’s national flower! Poland has picked an unlikely yet bold contender for their national flower: the corn poppy aka red poppy. This flower is a powerhouse of practicality and symbolism, making it a genuinely inspiring pick. When you think about red poppy, what is the first thing that comes to mind? If it was how lovely it is, you aren’t alone. But we’re going to take a look at the red poppy’s medicinal and edible qualities, as well as its history of symbolism.

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A Rainbow of Flowers – The Most Popular Flowers by Color

The sheer number of flowers that are out there in the world today fascinates me. Even more so, the bright and vibrant colors that exist around our beautiful Earth! It’s amazing how we as humans have turned them into symbols of love, friendship, and adoration. I’ve poured through hundreds of different flowers to bring you some of the most popular examples of the primary colors and their meaning. Each flower will have a brief history, where you can find them, and the appropriate occasion to send them. So, join me on this colorful adventure, and let’s discover the most popular flowers by color!

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RussianFlora.com Urges Customers to Help Send PPE to Hospitals

RussianFlora.com has launched a new program that helps customers send PPE to hospitals.  Many hospitals are overwhelmed with cases of COVID-19. They are running out of protective equipment they need to keep doctors and nurses safe while treating patients. Now customers can help. They will be able to make donations toward masks for doctors and nurses.

We’re all going to have to work together to deal with this global pandemic, so we’re giving you the option to add a donation for KN95 masks with every order.

How You Can Help Send PPE to Hospitals

As more countries take various social distancing measures, there has never been a more important time to connect with your loved ones from afar with flowers, care packages, and food baskets. Now your gifts will also help us send important safety gear to doctors and nurses who need them. It’s easy. Just choose your favorite bouquet or gift from our website and add it to your cart. During checkout choose the Gift Option to add $4 for the donation of KN95 masks, and we’ll take care of the rest.

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The National Flower of Belarus: Flax

Ancient, beautiful and infinitely useful, is it any wonder that the vibrant blue common flax is Belarus’s National Flower? From gardens to textiles and even food, flax is a fascinating flower whose uses are belied by its beauty. I wanted to know more about flax’s history, so let’s take a deeper look into how the flax became the National Flower of Belarus.

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International Women’s Day – Three Awe-Inspiring Women

So, are you’re asking yourself what exactly is International Women’s Day? Well, I’m thrilled you asked! I’m here to answer your questions and play a fun game in the process. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is a day for unity, celebrations, reflection, advocacy, and action. Each year this occurs on March 8th, and a theme is chosen.

For 2020, the theme is “Each for Equal,” creating an equal gender world. With that being said, I thought it might be a fun idea to choose three people in the current culture. These women embody this ideology, contributing to our society as a female-identifying person. So see if you can guess each wonderful woman before I name them!

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