Sweet alyssum has medicinal and culinary properties

Sweet Alyssum: The Honey-scented Flower

Sweet alyssum or Lobularia maritime is a flowering shrub in the Brassicaceae family. It is native to northern Africa, southern Europe, and the Canary Islands. Alyssum, the plant’s genus, comprises of more than a 100 species. The alyssum genus has both perennial and annual plants. Continue reading [...]

Flowers to Honor Those Who Have Served Their Country

Flowers can be used to send many messages to our friends and loved ones. An important sentiment that we shouldn't overlook is appreciation for members of the armed services. Continue reading [...]
Camellia sinensis or tea tree, is a famous for brewing tea

Meet Camellia Sinensis, The Tea Plant

Had a cup of tea today? If you are like most people, the answer is an emphatic yes. And chances are that you did not give the sweet, refreshing beverage much thought. Here is what you need to know about the tea you just drank. Continue reading [...]
California poppy is great for treating anxiety

California Poppy Flower For Anxiety

Eschscholzia californica, commonly known as California poppy, or gold poppy, is a wildflower native to the western part of the US and Mexico. However, this annual plant is now naturalized in most of North America, Australia, Europe, and Chile. Continue reading [...]
Sherpherd's needle

Shepherd’s Needle: An Underappreciated Medicinal And Edible Wildflower

Bidens alba, commonly known as shepherd's needle, demon spike grass, bur-marigold, pitchfork weed, and Spanish needles, is a short-lived perennial or annual, flowering plant. It is a member of the aster family and closely related to daisy, echinacea, and sunflowers. Continue reading [...]

Friend Feeling Blue? The Right Flowers Will Send a Caring Message

If a friend or a loved one is going through a tough time, flowers may be the perfect way to express your caring and support. Let them know that you're thinking of them and wishing them well with a thoughtful floral arrangement. Continue reading [...]