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Flower Fun: Narcissus


The classic story about the man named Narcissus who was so self-absorbed that he wasted away staring at his own reflection until he eventually became a flower, the attractive Narcissus is the official flower for the month of December! Another … Continue reading

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The most popular flowers for Mother’s Day


Mother’s Day is almost upon us! Flowers are the most popular gift for mothers, but do you know which flowers are the most purchased for Mother’s Day? Here’s a list of the top ten: 1. Carnations – specifically white carnations … Continue reading

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Country Style Flowers


Do you remember the days when you would visit your Grandmother on the farm? You would walk into the kitchen and be over whelmed by the essence of the countryside. The delicious kitchen scent could be the cookies, apple pie … Continue reading

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Wacky Floral Facts


Sunflowers: Life-jackets were once stuffed with dried Sunflower stems to make them buoyant. Sunflowers were used to clean up radiation from the Chernobyl disaster. The roots absorbed caesium and strontium which removed 95% of radioactivity from irradiated water sources.   … Continue reading

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Daffy for Daffodils


Spring is here and soon the Daffodils will be peaking up out of the dirt. The birds are returning from their winter vacation to summer in Canada and other signs are that Daffy Duck (and the Road Runner) on T.V. … Continue reading

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Daffodils may hold a link to curing brain cancer


The Times of India Scientists have discovered narciclasine, a natural compound found in daffodil bulbs, may be a powerful therapeutic against biologically aggressive forms of human brain cancers. “We are planning to move a narciclasine derivative toward clinical trials in … Continue reading

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