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The symbol of communication

“Since Iris is the Greek goddess for the Messenger of Love, her sacred flower is considered the symbol of communication and messages.”
Hana no Monogatari… 169 more words

The Language of Flowers

Ever heard of the Victorian language of flowers? For centuries, flowers and different plants were used to communicate feelings and thoughts. A meaning was attributed to each flower, and dictionaries were made to describe each plant and each variety’s meaning. 102 more words

Flower Fridays: Bachelor Button

My mom made a sweet book of wildflower specimens (and some tree leaves) when she was a girl growing up in New Jersey. She lovingly placed a different flower or leaf under cellophane on each page of the book and included the common and classification name, the date and where she found it. 482 more words

Poetry & Readings

Three Flowers Blueberry Jam and the Language of Flowers

If there were beauty pageants for food, I believe this recipe would be the beauty queen. The crème de la crème!

Not only lovely to behold, its healing virtues are great. 466 more words

Recipe

Macro Photography : Elegance by tuinkatjes

Today, one may find it difficult to express his true feelings.
Speak with finesse and bring the Language of Flowers into your modern daily romance. … 14 more words

Victorian Language of Flowers: sunflower

The Victorians used the sunflower to depict “pride” in their Language of Flowers. It’s easy to see why. Taller than the other plants in the garden, more striking and bolder than any other, the sunflower is no shrinking violet. 195 more words

Frances Evesham

TODAY'S PORTRAIT: HERE'S JOHNNY!

Not only because I think he resembles an impudent rascally adorable little boy — but because that’s actually his name!

I can hear you thinking, What is she talking about? 291 more words

Personal Essay