All posts tagged Daisies

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Daisies Send a Message of Good Cheer

Daisies, both wild and cultivated, have a rich history of folklore and symbolism. The word daisy comes from the Old English "day's eye" because the petals open at dawn and close at dusk. Continue reading [...]

Places in the United States to View Spring Wildflowers

We’re well into spring, which means there are opportunities all around to view beautiful wildflowers. Landscapes from the east to the west are bursting with color as pretty poppies, daisies, and other gorgeous flowers cover miles of ground and bring beauty to those who are privileged to walk or drive by. Where are the best places to view these stunning wild blooms? We’ll tell you, and we’ll let you know a bit about each region you can visit in hopes that you’ll be tempted to go and view the grandeur for yourself. Continue reading [...]

Choosing the Right Flowers for Your Home if you Have Pets

The ASPCA recommends that people with companion animals living in their home be careful about the flowers kept in the house, or in the garden. If you have pets, do you know which flowers are safe for you to have around your animal friends and which have the potential to cause serious harm? Because we love flowers, and animals, we want to share with you some of the best flowers to keep in your home if you have pets and tell you which ones might be toxic if you don’t know. It’s completely possible to reside harmoniously with plants and furry critters; it simply takes a bit of planning to get the right balance so do consider setting aside some time to think things through. Continue reading [...]

About the Daisy

Have you been thinking about new beginnings and fresh starts like we have? Maybe because spring is almost here and the chill is going from the air, which means we’ve had more time to linger outside and notice the beauty that is all around, we’ve been appreciating the blue sky, the beach, and the flowers that are filling up the flower shops and farmers’ markets close to where we live. We’ve been noticing daisies, wrapped in bunches in plain brown paper or placed carefully into more formal arrangements. Thoughts have been going through our minds about how the daisy perfectly represents innocence and purity, and how it seems like the flower guides us into times that are ripe for whatever happiness we want to create. Continue reading [...]

Reasons to Buy Flowers Just Because

Have you ever thought about buying flowers for someone “just because?” Just because you love a person, or because you wanted to brighten up his or her day? Maybe because you had a great time on a date or because the way someone makes you feel compels you to give a special gift? These, and more instances like them, warrant “just because” flowers and the giving of flowers in circumstances other than on a birthday or holiday. Anytime someone inspires you to do a good deed, or inspires you to celebrate what’s good about the world, is a perfect time to involve flowers. Continue reading [...]

Flowers for a Picnic

Planning a picnic and wondering which flowers would make a perfect centerpiece for your table or blanket? There are many blooms you can turn to, but we think the following are perfect. The flowers listed below are ideal for creating a peaceful, romantic, or relaxing setting that’s idyllic for a picnic meal. Daisies Daisies are lovely flowers for a picnic because they seem to speak of the beauty of the outdoors. Daisies, either big or small ones, are carefree and just what’s needed for Continue reading [...]

Fall Wedding Flowers

Many brides like to get a jump-start on choosing flowers for their wedding, so we thought we’d offer some suggestions for great flowers for a fall wedding. Since fall just passed, we still have memories of the season’s prettiest blooms in our head. We’re vividly remembering warm orange and yellow-hued flowers like daisies and carnations. And, we’re envisioning these colors, plus others like lilies and orchids in shades of red and white, as stunning flowers for a fall wedding. Continue reading [...]

More Ways to Wear Flowers in Your Hair

We recently wrote about pretty flowers that you can wear in your hair. Today, we’re thinking of even more flowers to adorn the hair and some specific ways that you can wear them. Even if you have the most beautiful bloom for your hair, you need to find a way to secure it to your head if you want to go out and show if off. We’ve put together a few methods for fixing flowers in your hair so that they’ll stay with you all day long, or into the evening if you want to look flowery for a night affair. Continue reading [...]

Flowers to Put in a Flower Crown

Are you making a flower crown for a wedding, a festival, or just because? We’ve often wanted to create a pretty floral crown for an event, or simply to wear because we want to feel pretty. We’ve found that any flowers look stunning when turned into a crown, but the following are some suggestions we have if you want specific ideas for blooms to make a flower crown: Continue reading [...]

Flowers to Leave in Your Airbnb Rental

Do you rent out your home on Airbnb? If so, why not leave a beautiful bouquet of flowers for your next houseguest? There are several blooms that can offer a welcoming spirit and a gift of generosity for someone staying in your home. These flowers can be just what’s needed to help a traveler feel comfortable in a new place and to give them a bit of human connection in a city where they might not know anyone. Continue reading [...]