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Celebrate Friendship Day This August!


Sunday August 2nd, 2015, marks the official 90th Annual Friendship Day! This widely celebrated day is dedicated to honouring and encouraging the incredible friends in your life.     The very first official Friendship Day was held in North America in 1935. The … Continue reading

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Plant Profile: The Calla Lily


CALLA LILIES: A thick, waxy, funnel-shaped spathe (the petal) wraps around a shorter fleshy spike (spadix) in this elegant “less is more” flower. The actual “flowers” are the “bumps” on the spadix. The stems are smooth and leafless. Interesting Facts … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Bulb Flower Gardens


It is a fact that bulbs are the most attractive as well as the easiest way to plant flowers in a garden and take care of it. When in full bloom, any bulb garden will result in the most wonderful, … Continue reading

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Black Flowers for Halloween


Halloween is just around the corner! In a matter of days, we will celebrate all things dark and creepy. So, in the spirit of Halloween, today’s blog post is dedicated to black flowers.Or more accurately, this post is about flowers … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Tiger Lily (Lilium Lancifolium)


Tiger Lily (Lilium lancifolium, formerly L.tigrinum) is one of the most popular species of lilies. It is considered a classic garden flower, an “oldie, but a goodie.” It is easily identified by its 6 bright orange, curved petals with black … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Lily (Lilium)


There are many flowers that have the word “lily” in their common name, such as the calla lily, toad lily, water lily, butterfly ginger lily, flame lily, nerine lily, and lily of the valley, but true lilies belong to the … Continue reading

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My Favourite New Flower Varieties for 2013


Variety is the spice of life, especially in the garden. And since spring is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about the types of flowers you want to grow this year. Tried and true is … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between a Daylily and a Lily?


Repeat after me: A lily is not a daylily. A daylily is not a lily. While common flower names are a lot easier (and more fun!) to remember than the scientific names, they can be quite confusing. It’s no wonder … Continue reading

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Beautiful Flower Time Lapse Videos!


Got the winter blues? Flowers can cheer you up! There may not be any fresh flowers in the garden right now, if you live in cold, snowy climate, like here in Canada. But that’s ok. Spring will be here soon … Continue reading

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Flowers Available in Winter


Even though many of us have already experienced snowfalls in the last couple of months, today is the official first day of winter! But should we really celebrate the season? If you live in Canada, winter has a reputation for … Continue reading

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