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Floating Flower Oasis

  The Museum of Experimental Science and Innovation in Tokyo is currently featuring an interactive flower installation, called Floating Flower Garden. A simple white space has been turned into a flower oasis; over 2,300 colourful and fragrant orchids, with their full … Continue reading

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Travel: The Japanese Hitachi Seaside Park- A Must See!

There are many beautiful reasons to travel the globe, and The Hitachi Seaside Park is up on the list. Located just two hours outside of Tokyo in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan, the public park is currently in full bloom. Flowers blossom year round, … Continue reading

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Plant Profile: Paphiopedilum Callosum

The Paphiopedilum Callosum orchid, or Paph for short, is a genus of the Lady Slipper subfamily Cyprpedioideae of the flower plant family Orchidaceae.  It is commonly called the Venus Slipper orchid, and is highly popularized by its visually striking, waxy blooms. … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Flower Fun!

The happy green holiday is upon us! Grab your green hat, pinch an Irishman (or Irishwoman) and get green happy!  May the Irish hills caress you; may her lakes and rivers bless you; may the luck of the Irish enfold … Continue reading

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Flowers and Ice

Earlier this year, a talented Japanese artist, Azuma Makoto, put on an exhibit titled “ICED FLOWERS”. The exhibition featured compositions of beautiful flowers encased inside massive blocks of ice. Cymbidium orchids, anthurium, and helliconia were just a few of the … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday! Winter Florals

2012 is the year of the floral! Floral prints were all the rage in the spring and summer! And we can see why the trend was so popular.  Floral prints are fun, flirty and feminine! There were floral shoes and … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: Handmade Gifts for Flower Lovers!

‘Tis the season for giving. Hands down, handmade gifts are the best kind of gifts anyone can give. Made with lots of love, handmade gifts really show the recipient how much you really care! These one-of-a-kind gifts are personal and … Continue reading

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Flowers in Fashion: Floral Shoes

Florals are the hottest summer trend of 2012! Floral prints are fun, flirty and feminine. They are everywhere, from dresses to shoes. It’s a print that works for women of all sizes and colours. It’s a great way to add … Continue reading

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Flower Arranging 101

I love watching a professional florist work their magic! They happily jump into the cooler and quickly grab an assortment of blooms and greens to take back to their work area. Their experienced fingers quickly cut stems, strip leaves & if … Continue reading

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Mexican Beauty – The Dahlia

The Dahlia is named in honor of a Swedish botanist Anders Dahl and originates in Mexico. It was brought to Europe during the 18th century by Spanish explorers. There are approximately 30,000 species of Dahlias and 20,000 cultivars; which have … Continue reading

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