Monthly Archives: April 2012

Top Ten Rarest Flowers in the World


As my regular readers know, I usually write my own stuff but today, this blog post from toptenz.net is just too good not to share with you all! The Top Ten Rarest Flowers in the World, complete with pictures and … Continue reading

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Elder Flower Cordial


On a recent trip to the supermarket, I stumbled across the loveliest beverage, Elderflower Cordial! Made from elder flowers that bloom on elder shrubs, Latin name Sambucus Nigra, this delightful little flower is not only beautiful to look at, but … Continue reading

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Bejeweled Bouquets


With spring around the corner (if only the snow would stay away!), wedding season is upon us! One of my favorite things about weddings is the massive amounts of flowers that come with it… and of course the love! Our … Continue reading

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Geckos Give a Helping Hand to Save Rare Flower


Mauritius, an island in the Indian Ocean, comes alive every June to October with blossoms of the rare Trochetia plant. Trochetia boutoniana has been the national flower of Mauritius since 1992 and it is often illustrated on stamps of Mauritius. … Continue reading

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Flowers & Music: Flowers in Song Titles


Flowers permeate every part of our lives. They take center stage in all of our life-changing events from births, to weddings and even death. They give us beauty, joy, peace and appease us with their incredible scents. So it’s not … Continue reading

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