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The Beautiful Peony

Mid-to-late spring heralds the arrival of the lovely and fragrant blooms of the magnificent peony flower, Paeonia officinalis.  According to the very romantic Victorian Language of Flowers, peonies represent bashfulness, but also happy marriages.   352 more words

Flower Gardening

Flower Fridays: Dandelion

The egg-yolk yellow flowers are popping up once again now that spring is in full speed. I like them except that they go places that I don’t really want them to be. 283 more words

Flower Fridays

May, 1879

Spring has truly sprung, and for Naden this means the appearance of flowers that ‘perfume and brighten’ the countryside. The four flowers that she identifies specifically do indeed begin blooming in May, and when I find a proliferation of flower-names in a Victorian poem I am compelled to look them up in one of the many… 397 more words

Constance Naden