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Autumn Flowers and How To Make A Halloween Wreath

Take a deep breath. Do you smell that? As the summer sun begins to fade, the relaxing smell of fresh cut grass makes way for the light fragrance of falling leaves. It’s a bittersweet scent that blooms in Fall, when nights get longer, days get cooler, and vibrant reds and pinks become bold shades of orange and yellow. So, take out your cardigans and pour yourself a Pumpkin Spice Latte (or Apple Cider, we don’t judge!) because we’re going to take you on a little hike through a fresh Autumn garden.

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Exploring the National Flower of Estonia – Cornflower

Estonia is a country in Northern Europe that borders the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland. Formerly part of the Soviet Union, it includes more than 1,500 islands, and its diverse terrain spans rocky beaches, lush forests, and sparkling lakes. Whether or not you’re familiar with this alluring country, I’m sure you’ve heard of the national flower of Estonia: the Cornflower. A brilliant blue flower with soft double blossoms, the Cornflower is certainly a stunner!. Have you ever wondered where it came from? Well, now’s your chance! Read on to learn more about this beautiful bloom. 

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Secret Life of Flowers – Taking A Gander at Gerbera Daisies

Gerbera Daisies are bright, colorful flowers that bloom in the spring and last all summer long. A round, sunny face encircled with a crown of long petals found in a variety of vibrant colors, the Gerbera Daisy is a popular addition to any flower bed, bouquet, or centerpiece. It ranks as the fifth most used cut flower in the world; however, these brilliant blooms are anything but ordinary. Stick around and learn a few more facts about these fabulous flowers.

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How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Flowers

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The weather is getting warmer and it’s no surprise that this is the perfect season for a wedding. Planning is underway for fall weddings in 2021, and brides and grooms are in the beginning stages of wedding planning for May of next year. With so many options, venues, caterers, and attire options to choose from, the decision stage can be a bit overwhelming to say the least! Have no fear though! We’re here to help make at least one decision a little easier. 

National Flower of Lithuania – The Rue

Have you ever wondered about the beautiful country of Lithuania? I know I have! How does its flag look like? Which are their favorite foods? What is the National Flower of Lithuania? Lithuania is one of the Baltic States and lies on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, just southwest of Sweden. Although it boasts an impressive region, Lithuania is best known for its landscapes, flatlands, abundant forests, and marshes. The stunning shores of Lithuania also boast gorgeous sandy beaches and impressive dunes, attracting tourists year-round. 

 The world recognizes this country for many things, but one of our favorites is definitely the national flower of Lithuania, the rue. I’m going, to be honest with you, I’d never heard of the Rue until I started looking into the beauty known as Lithuania. Let me tell you, The Rue is a stunning flower and one I think you will really enjoy. Especially once you learn more about it and what you can do with it. 

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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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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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