Hummingbirds are evolutionary copycats. Some 40 million years ago, they began exploiting a mutually beneficial exchange that bees and flowers had developed 130 million years before: a trade of pollination for nectar.
For most of they year I use artificial flowers in my home to achieve the same effect as real flowers. As an animal-loving person there are two things to be aware of when buying artificial flowers: What they are made from and how they are made.
Our theme was chic garden party, so while silver and china were prominent, we mixed and matched plates and glassware to keep it from looking too formal for the backyard garden setting.
As long as there are lovers, there will always be a guy standing outside an apartment building clutching a bunch of daffodils close to his heart.
Providing supportive parental policies benefits business as well as families. Parents, especially mothers, often leave the office for an extended period of time to care for their families.
There're untold names for her love. Myriad opportunities to celebrate her glory. Every day, an invitation to be more, live more, laugh more.
With this fast-growing global flower market comes a variety of challenges, especially for the many workers involved in picking and packing these international symbols of love.
"It's 27 years old, Mom," he said. "I figure if it's lived that long, it's safe with you. Plus, you don't have to water it often."
Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.
It's important to remember Mom's favorite flowers when selecting a Mother's Day arrangement. If you don't know it, phone your Dad or sibling. Mothers do so much for us year-round; paying attention to the small details will go the extra mile in showing your appreciation.
It's finally bloomin' spring, and nothing instills hope that winter is gone and summer is on its way like the darling buds of April and May. Chart a c...
Not long ago I was with a friend in Napa, and we were doing what most people in Napa do--drink wine. But, we had also been doing what very few people ...
Like this flower, my essence still the same. I know that if I go deep into my own self I can connect to the source... I can connect to emotions... I can connect to my gratitude... I can feel easy in life again.
Wooden boxes are perfect when you want to accentuate rustic elements in a floral arrangement. They also allow for the bouquet to be used as a low-lying centerpiece. One trend you should keep an eye out for this spring is wooden floral gift boxes.
What's the point of all that tough, dirty garden work if you never get to enjoy the benefits? Maybe, you think, you're just not cut out for gardening. Well, that's where you're wrong.