All posts tagged wildflowers

Water-Wise Flowers for Summers in So Cal

Live in Southern California and planning your summer garden? Concerned about how you’ll be able to live with beautiful flowers through scorching temperatures, or with water restrictions that are in place in many areas? There are some great ways to maintain a garden that has a big impact visually, but that keeps weather in mind and doesn’t use up precious resources. The following are some water-wise ideas for gorgeous summer gardens. Continue reading [...]

Will You Catch the Rare Superbloom in Death Valley This Spring?

Once in a while, beauty overcomes situations that one would deem nearly impossible. This is what happens every decade or so in Death Valley, California, as a superbloom of Desert Gold wildflowers covers stretches of earth that doesn’t usually see much life. Actually, the area is know for it’s share, plus some, of heat-related misfortunes – hence it’s name. This year, Death Valley is expected to see the rare and stunning super bloom, and park rangers say that it could come in the next couple of months. An abundance of gorgeous wild blossoms have already popped up in Death Valley as a precursor to the main event and given people passing through the region quite a show. Continue reading [...]

Places to View Spring Wildflowers in Arizona

Did you know that the Desert Botanical Garden in Arizona tracks wildflower blooms to let flower lovers know where to view the amazing natural displays during springtime? The Garden partners with many parks, and other gardens, in the state to give locals and tourists up-to-date information on where spring wildflowers are in abundance. Since we’re in the middle of wildflower season right now, we thought we’d tell you where the Garden says you can view these beautiful blossoms. If you’re living in Arizona or will be visiting, consider making a trip to see them in all their glory. Even if you can’t make it to view these pretty flowers this year, the list below will help you to know where you can probably marvel at wildflowers next year. Use the following guide to find out where you can view spring wildflowers in Arizona on car rides, walks, hikes, and many outdoor adventures. 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 to Give on a First Date

Some people like to follow tradition when it comes to first dates and offer a bunch, or a single bloom, of flowers as a kind gesture. We love this tradition. We think it speaks a lot of a person to give a simple, beautiful gift from nature to express the beauty of a potential new relationship. Flowers given to a first date show thought. They display generosity of spirit and a desire to please someone else, which is a great foundation for any partnership. If you’re going on a first date and are thinking about bring flowers, you don’t have to choose anything elaborate or expensive to make an impression. You can find flowers to fit almost any budget in a grocery store, or at a florist, that will due just fine because they’ll provide a bit of beauty for your recipient to enjoy. If you have access to a garden, you can simply cut a few flowers and wrap them modestly, and still show your appreciation for the chance to spend time with someone. 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 [...]