Fresh Cut Flower Preservative Packets

What's up with those little cellophane packets of powder that come with flowers? They contain a floral preservative that is a food, hydration agent and antibacterial treatment. Used properly, floral preservatives will greatly increase the vase life of your fresh cut flowers. Food: The food the conservative provides is a sugar. Plants produce sugar through […]

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The Symbolism and History of Sweet Pea Flowers

Since antiquity, flowers have been associated with symbolic meaning. Historically, entire gardens have been created based on the inner meaning of the flowers. Many florists today provide information on the meanings of flowers to encourage this practice. Charts of flowers and their associated symbolism help modern gardeners and gift-givers to "say it with flowers." Sweet […]

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What the True Meaning of the Asiatic Lily Means, and How You Can Harness It

The Lily, or Lilium Candidum (common names are Asiatic Lilies, and Oriental Lilies) get their name from the Greek name leirion and the Romanian name lilium. Pink lilies grow around the northern Hemisphere. There are 5 groups are lilies: Asiatic Lilies; Oriental Lilies; Trumpet Lilies; Turks Cap Lilies; And Tiger Lilies. Many people believe that […]

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