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Stop and Smell these Fragrant Flowers!


Shakespeare once said, “A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” Roses are infamous for their characteristic scent, but they aren’t the only fragrant flowers in the garden. Highly scented flowers attract pollinators, such as butterflies, bees … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air!


Flowers have so many wonderful qualities, but one of my favorites is their scent. Hundreds of years ago, when daily hygiene routines were not as thorough as they are today, weddings were held during the spring and summer seasons for … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Freesia


Freesia symbolizes innocence and thoughtfulness. The strongly scented Freesia is a genus of about 20 species of South African flowering plants of the Iris Family “Iridaceae.” This plant got its name in honor of Friederich Heinrich Theodor Freese, a German … Continue reading

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May’s Flower – Lily of the Valley


Lily of the Valley has the botanical name of Convallaria magalis and originated in Europe. Today it is distributed widely throughout North America and North Asia, but in England it is still found as commonly as a wild flower. It … Continue reading

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