Category Archives: Flowers in the News

Flower Beards … Are they really a Trend now?


Big, Bushy Beards are receiving a whole lot of media attention; recently many young men from all over the world (and internet) are adopting this interesting and scruffy look. The Large beards are often associated with a hipster culture,( though … Continue reading

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New World Record!


The eighth Flower and Garden Festival held at the Events Garden in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia has set a new world record for the world’s largest carpet of flowers! This incredible “carpet” was constructed with 15 million flowers spread over an … Continue reading

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A Floral Mystery from Space


The Ganjoji temple in Japan has a very old Cherry Tree, it’s estimated to be about 1250 years old. In 2008 some cherry stones from this tree were sent into space. They stayed on the International Space Station for 8 … Continue reading

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Fresh Flowers, from a vending machine?


You have to admit, it’s a novel idea. Just pop your credit card in the vending machine, choose a bouquet and voila! You have a ready made bouquet to give to a loved one… In Shanghai, China an entrepreneur has … Continue reading

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3200 Years Old – 247 feet tall and still growing!


What is 3200 years old, 247 feet tall, measures 45,000 cubic feet in volume, is 27 feet wide and has 2 billion needles? The President of course! This giant Sequoia is not only awe inspiring, it’s still growing! At the … Continue reading

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A WW1 Soldiers Pressed Flowers


This beautiful album full of pressed flowers documents one soldiers travels on the front lines of Europe during World War One.  As this is the centenary year for WW1, items from the time period are becoming quite popular with collectors. … Continue reading

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3D Printed Flowers – It was only a matter of time…


3D printers are making everything from food to houses, it was only a matter of time until flowers were created. This project, nicknamed Blossom, explores the concept of 3D Printing using dual materials. “The flower came about as the idea … Continue reading

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Floral Crimes


What? Floral Crimes? Is there really such a thing? You bet there is! I’ve found stories from around the world that involve theft, vandalism, police and even the mafia, yes the MAFIA! So sit back, relax & read all about … Continue reading

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Bill Bracket’s Steel Flowers


Natures beauty can be captured in so many ways & Bill Bracket has nailed it with his stunning metal blooms! Each and every piece is hand crafted without heat using a variety of tools to create the shapes and textures … Continue reading

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Flowers on the moon…


Not yet, but it’s coming! In 2015 scientists are planning on sending some seeds to the moon to study the germination of plants in lunar gravity & radiation on the moon. They will be creating a self contained habitat and … Continue reading

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