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The History of the Kentucky Derby Garland of Roses


As we all know, red roses symbolize love and passion. But did you know that it can also represent victory? Thousands of visitors flock to Churchill Downs in Kentucky, Louisiana, USA  each May not only to watch the famous horse … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks for Planting Roses


I love roses! I would like to think that no garden is complete without a rose bush or two. Roses are undeniably beautiful and vibrant! The garden seems to come alive when there are roses around! And the best part … Continue reading

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How to Plant Bare Root Roses


Early spring is the ideal time to plant perennials, like roses. Bare root roses are a popular choice for gardeners. Bare root roses are dormant roses that sold without soil or any foliage and are typically available from November to … Continue reading

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World’s First QR Code Made of Fresh Flowers


Mark’s & Spencer (or M & S, as most people call it), a leading British retailer that sells clothes, home decor items, luxury food products and flowers, has created the world’s first Quick Response (QR) Code made out of fresh … Continue reading

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The 500 Roses Giveaway from Rocket Farms Flower Truck


Even though Valentine’s Day is over, we can’t help but share this story because we love hearing about how flowers make people happy! On February 14th, 2013, Rocket Farms drove a truck around San Franscico to give away 500 roses … Continue reading

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Red on Green: The Life and Death of 10 000 Roses


Psst! The roses you’ve received for Valentine’s Day will die at some point, if they haven’t already. For many, it’s sad to see something so beautiful fade away.  But not for London-based artist, Anya Gallacio. As an artist that enjoys … Continue reading

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How to Extend the Vase Life of Your Valentine’s Roses


It’s the day after Valentine’s Day. Many of you probably received a beautiful, bouquet of red roses yesterday. After all, the red rose is the ultimate symbol of love and romance. As captivating as these flowers are, they don’t last … Continue reading

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Flower Crafts: Learn to Make Your Own Rose Water


Since the ancient times, the ever so fragrant rose has been used to scent perfumes. For thousands of years, women all around the world have been using rose water to beautify their skin and as a natural fragrance. Rose water … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday! Free February 2013 Desktop Calendar Wallpapers


Happy February! Celebrate the the most romantic month of the year with these high definition (1920 x 1080) February 2013 desktop calendar wallpapers that were created especially for you. Enjoy! *To download, click on the image. The full size image … Continue reading

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Orange You Glad to See Flowers at President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration?


We were! We love flowers! Tangerine was Pantone’s 2012 Colour of the Year, but it made another big appearance a few days ago at President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration. At the Inaugural Luncheon on January 21, 2013, bright, orange flower centerpieces decorated … Continue reading

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