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Flower Arranging is not a new art form


Horizontal, Vertical, Natural, Crescent, or my personal favorite “Formal Linear”…… just a few of the many styles of floral arranging. Like everything else in today’s modern world the “art” of flower arranging has been broken into categories with technical sounding … Continue reading

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Hypericum, an Olympic Flower


On year after the Winter Olympics in Vancouver the hypericum, is still winning a gold metal in the floral community. The presentation bouquets were predominately green bouquets contain eye-catching green hypericum berries, delicate green spider mums and broad leaf greens. … Continue reading

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Welcome in the New Years with a Baby


The tradition of using a baby to signify the New Years  began in Greece around 600 BC. It was their tradition at that time to celebrate the rebirth of the  god of wine, Dionysus, by parading a baby in a … Continue reading

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Mistletoe = Lip Balm


If you are a witch – think twice before you pucker up after reading the history of  mistletoe! Mistletoe has long been associated with Christmas and kissing. Kissing under the mistletoe was first found associated with the Greek festival of … Continue reading

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