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7 Secrets to Creating a Country Cottage Garden

Hometalk | Posted 08.31.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

A country cottage style garden can transport you to a place of beauty and tranquility, no matter where you actually live. They look natural, not overly manicured and trimmed.

How Do You Express Gratitude?

Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Stop And Smell The Roses In Bulgaria

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel

When we heard rumors of this Rose Valley in Bulgaria, we weren't quite sure if a place so beautiful could exist. As it turns out, it does exist and it...

For Mother's Day Give Her One Rose, Very Carefully

Dorian de Wind | Posted 07.10.2014 | Parents
Dorian de Wind

Three years ago, for Mother's Day, I decided to surprise my wife with one beautiful red rose. Only one rose, you ask. Yes, only one, albeit this rose happened to be one of those gorgeous Ecuadorean roses grown in Ecuadorean flower farms high up in the Andes.

Paschal Mystery 2014

Jan Phillips | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion
Jan Phillips

It's Easter weekend and I'm agitated as always, torn between a desire to listen to the Hallelujah Chorus being sung by a choir and contempt for a pr...

When I Die

Jan Phillips | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
Jan Phillips

Yesterday I spent an hour in a rose garden. I photographed some of the most beautiful roses I had ever seen. It was breathtaking, and I was so grounded in the moment that I never noticed the passing of time.

Get Pumped For Spring With The Most Stunning Flower Markets Around The World

The Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel

Holland has the world's largest flower market, but many other countries around the world have ones that rival. Travel photos from Pinterest and Flickr...

Valentine's Day, Schmalentine's Day: Don't Let Being Single Bring You Down

Lisa Goich-Andreadis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Lisa Goich-Andreadis

Media -- and now social media -- tends to make marriage look glossy and perfect, causing single women to think they're somehow missing out on the best thing in their lives because they haven't strolled down the aisle yet. Nothing could be further from the truth.

9 Ways You Can Learn to Love Valentine's Day

Ada Polla | Posted 04.13.2014 | Style
Ada Polla

Here are things to do if on Valentine's day if you want to take the best of this holiday, and ignore the worst - or if you just want to be your own Valentine. After all, shouldn't we love ourselves first?

Roses Smell Like Boo Boo

David Alexander Bullock | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
David Alexander Bullock

I'm all for drama and action. I watch NeNe and company because they provide a healthy amount of both drama and action. Whether it's Kandi concerned about her mother or Kenya instigating an insignificant argument whatever Real Housewives of Atlanta is, it is not dull.

'Love Spell' Tea Cookies

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

This recipe has been developed exclusively for Tay Tea by pastry chef Lizabelle Burke. Master tea blender Nini Ordoubadi's loose-leaf teas are a m...

Honolulu Flower Shop Spreads The Aloha

Posted 09.19.2013 | Good News

Completely contrived holidays that rake in the cash for greeting card companies are easy targets for cynics. But sometimes made-up holidays (and their...

LOOK: Supreme Court Receives 1138 Roses To Celebrate One-Month Anniversary Of DOMA's Demise

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.28.2013 | Gay Voices

One month ago yesterday, June 24, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, ruling it unconstitutional. In recognit...

PHOTOS: The Most Romantic Wedding Flowers

Posted 06.21.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly While a dozen long-stemmed roses are an iconic symbol of Valentine's Day, we find this flower surprisingly versatile....

Why We Still Need Roses

Linda Buzzell | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
Linda Buzzell

The truth is that roses -- if you buy the RIGHT roses (old or new) for your location and climate -- are incredibly tough shrubs that can survive almost anything -- even the gardener's ignorance.

In the Grip of a Gardening Addiction

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Holly Robinson

As Ann's garden became my own, I began to understand the passion that we humans have for transforming the earth with our bare hands, not to grow food, but to hold our memories. This is our way of putting ourselves into the earth.

The Beauty Benefits of Rose

Emilie Davidson Hoyt | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Emilie Davidson Hoyt

Rose is a popular ingredient in skin care -- and with good reason! Extracts of this delicate flower may be used on all skin types but are often included in products for dry, sensitive, and mature skin. Now is a great time to highlight the many ways rose is used in beauty.

6 Ways to Chic up Valentine's Day Clichés

Michael Cohen | Posted 04.14.2013 | Style
Michael Cohen

Red roses, really? You bought these online and didn't even go to a florist to hand pick them? That's the best you can do, boo?

A Thorny Cactus In A Beautiful Disguise

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Through a Rose-Colored Cactus... Here's another wolf in sheep's clothing for you, though this plant is hardly vicious at all: The Pereskia cactus bo...

How Stopping To Smell The Roses Can Transform Your Day

Gregg McBride | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Take some time to just be in your own head whenever you're walking to or from your next destination. You just might be surprised what wonderful, beautiful and (sometimes) top secret message the universe has in store for you.

The Week In Ouch

Posted 03.10.2012 | Entertainment

This week, a war vet inexplicably landed on Mars, a musical soap opera upped the drama factor, and Emily Blunt went fishing in Yemen. Of course, n...

WATCH: Amazon Withholds Money From Blooming Florist

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

Just like the flowers in that Valentine's Day bouquet, some businesses can bloom a little too early. Florist Susan Occhino of Waterbury, Connecticu...

10 Bizarre Facts About Valentine's Day

Posted 02.21.2012 | Weird News

Think sappy couples on Valentine's Day are annoying? They don't hold a candle to those women who send themselves flowers: almost 10% of women actually...

Will Ryman's Giant Rose Sculptures at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

This year's Art at Fairchild exhibition is dedicated to Will Ryman's oversized sculptures. It is Will Ryman's largest outdoor exhibition to date.

Turn Coffee Filters Into...Flowers?

Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Brie Dyas

Flickr photo by Vicky TGAW In Random Recast, I find new ways to upgrade the ordinary things in our lives. And this week, it's all about coffee filt...