Category Archives: Fun Stuff

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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How to press flowers


Pressing flowers and/or leaves is a fairly simple process, you just have to be a little bit patient! 1) Use absorbent paper like newspaper or paper towel. Don’t use paper with an embossed pattern as that will give a waffle … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Free April 2014 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper!


While for some of us it’s hard to believe, Spring really is on it’s way! Here in Edmonton we are looking forward to double digit temps next week! Exciting! To help celebrate Springs arrival here are some free desktop calendar … 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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Freebie Friday: Free Desktop Calendars for March 2014


March is upon us & with the month of March comes Spring! I don’t know about where you live but here it has been a long cold winter, Spring can’t get here fast enough! Celebrate the new season with our … Continue reading

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Making Moss in your Garden


Adding moss to your garden can make a pretty unique look. It’s pretty easy to create moss and it can be “added” to a variety of items, like these clay posts… Or this purse that has been re-purposed as a … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday!


Celebrate February with our free desktop calendar wallpapers! Resolution is 1920 x 1080, which is perfect for widescreen monitors. To download, click on your favourite image. It will open up in a new window. Right click to save onto your … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Common Edible Flowers


Many people with gardens might not be aware that the plants already growing in their gardens can be used in the cooking of some simple, delicious, yet excellent dishes. Some commonly found and purchased flowers can be used as a … Continue reading

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How to Create Alcoholic Beverages from Roses


Commercial floral alcoholic drinks are pretty much obsolete now days but if you can get your hands on a cookbook or two that are really old, you’ll find some great recipes for making rose wine, rose liqueur, rose syrup and … Continue reading

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