Untypical Floral Designs To Stun Easter
Apr27

Untypical Floral Designs To Stun Easter

Do you want to make someone happy this Easter? Then, you need to abandon “ordinary”. Flowers should be classified as extraordinary. They are too wonderful to be scrunched up in a boring bouquet. They are meant to stand out and exhibit their ethereal beauty. On the other hand, Easter should also be the same. It is a happy occasion and should exude an exciting and joyous nature. Nothing can complement and make a celebration much more meaningful other than alluring blooms. Easter is a sign of a new beginning and worthy of a great commemoration. It is that exceptional time of the year where mostly everyone is brimming with high spirits. Blossoms have always been a part of every occasion. They symbolize countless values in life and any special day without them surely wouldn’t be that memorable. Keep the tradition but be extraordinary According to The Historic Story Of Giving Flowers, the custom of giving bouquets originated from primeval traditions’ undeniable truth which has been excavated by archeologists. China, Greece, Rome, and Egypt showed in their history that flowers are an indispensable part of their social customs. These civilizations perceive that their emotions could be best expressed through giving them to someone they love. In Greek mythology, gods and goddesses are represented by these lovely blooms. Ever since then, we perceive these blossoms as a vital part of every important event. It’s crucial that we...

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What You Need To Know About Calla Lily in Easter
Mar30

What You Need To Know About Calla Lily in Easter

  In lieu of the Easter, there’s certainly a great demand for flowers especially calla lily. These elegant blooms with ivory white petals and lush green leaves have been sought after for centuries. Have you ever wondered why calla lilies became the symbolic flower for easter? Well, there must be something more to calla lilies’ significance than just their stunning appearance. Let’s find it out here. The roots and family of calla lily Calla lily comes from the Greek word for beauty. It is also known as the easter lily, the pig lily, trumpet lily, arum and the lily of the Nile. If you haven’t seen a calla lily yet, it has a pure white spathe, which is the petal-like cup of the flower, and a yellow spadix, which is the stem at the center of what is actually an inflorescence of many flowers. Although calla lilies are commonly white, they actually come in various colors such as pink, yellow, green, orange, purple and black. They grow along streams and rivers in warmer climates and begin to blossom in late spring. Calla lilies have remarkable strength. In fact, they can continue to grow in water and even survive frost. The truth is, the calla lily is not a real lily. It is part of the Araceae family and is native to South Africa. Calla lily was first cataloged in the mid-1700s. The name “Calla Lily” was created due to a mistake committed by Carolus Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist while naming the species. Karl Koch, a...

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Easter Floral Centerpiece Ideas and Inspirations
Mar28

Easter Floral Centerpiece Ideas and Inspirations

One of the things we look forward to during easter celebration is the beautiful  table centerpieces on every home. As the celebration happens every spring, beautiful flowers are in full bloom which makes it perfect for a spring flower arrangement. A collection of various lovely floral table centerpieces is featured here to serve as your inspiration for this year’s easter table decorations. The idea of floral table centerpieces for easter is to gather flowers together and arrange them in the lightest, brightest, and loveliest form. It doesn’t matter how many types of flowers are gathered together as long as it showcases the easter spring feeling. These flower arrangements only use one type of flowers but make a good floral table centerpiece for easter: Daisies Carnation Daffodils Lilac     Forsythia Tulips Dahlia Cherry Blossoms Rose Jasmine Viburnum Poppies Calla Lilies Hyacinth A lovely flower combination can also make a beautiful table centerpiece. Here are a few ideas that might inspire you to create your own: Tulips and Daffodils Fritillarias and Epimediums Muscari and Moss Yellow Tulips and white flowers Spanish Bluebells and Chive Queen Anne’s Lace and Hydrangeas Parrot Tulips and Ranunculus Hydrangea and Berries Cosmos and Dahlias Honeysuckle and Wild Plum Anemones and Roses Magenta Sweet Pea, Bright Pink Hyacinths, Lisianthus Poppies, Daffodils, Grape Hyacinths Sweet Peas,...

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Are You an Easter Egg Thief?
Apr03

Are You an Easter Egg Thief?

  It is officially Easter this weekend. The kids are out of school and you are gearing up to celebrate the holiday in true Easter spirit. The fun includes Easter eggs hunts, visiting relatives, hot cross buns and, of course, chocolate in all shapes and sizes. Lots and lots of chocolate, and apparently it is not just the kids who are indulging. According to one study, 68% of Australian adults are guilty of stealing their kids Easter goodies, with 72% of that being mooched before the day itself. The following excerpt from kidspot has the down and dirty on the great Easter pillage. So how much chocolate are we talking here? The good folk at Colgate have been so concerned about Australia’s Easter chocolate consumption that they’ve had a little look at the figures, and well, we dig those eggs. According to their research, Aussie families are expected to consume a whopping 124.3 million Easter treats over the holiday period. And with chocolate eggs and hot cross buns hitting the supermarket shelves earlier and earlier each year, it appears Aussies are being tempted more than ever before. Most of the damage is done in the lead-up … According to the research, we’re giving in to the temptation – treating ourselves throughout the lead up to Easter rather than only indulging on the one day. In 2014, half (53 percent) of the treats consumed by kids and three quarters (72 percent) of the treats consumed by us parents were...

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Easter Tradtions
Apr01

Easter Tradtions

  The wonderful Easter season offers an excellent opportunity to create warm, happy memories. In many households, people reflect upon family tradition at this time of year. While children delight in warm hot cross buns for breakfast and the fun provided by gathering tasty Easter candies, their parents may take some time to renew their ties with loved ones. This holiday provides an excellent opportunity to get in touch with distant relatives and friends, and to consider life’s numerous blessings. Easter for many people involves sharing kind sentiments with their household members, relatives and the community. The joy of the Easter season for numerous families centres around togetherness and shared activities. Grandparents or parents may purchase a variety of special Easter foods for children. In Australia, many youngsters look forward to tasting big chocolate candy eggs, colourful, delicious treats that frequently arrive in bright Easter baskets. Some gift baskets include samplers containing an assortment of different types of Easter candies. These gifts can brighten another person’s holiday celebration. During this time of year, people often take the time to get in closer touch with distant friends and relatives. They may call or visit, or send an Easter card. If you seek flowers for relatives, during this season Lilies provide an excellent choice. The quiet, deep beauty of their blossoms and the...

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