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october 2010

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October 29, 2010 | Floral Trends

Flowers in UK show record losses

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Scientists in the United Kingdom have found that certain species of wildflowers such as poppies are vanishing, reports The Telegraph. [... Read More ]

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October 29, 2010 | Flower Tips and Ideas

How to care for fresh-cut flowers

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Many people would love to always have a fresh bouquet of beautiful blooms around their homes. However, flowers seem to wither almost as soon as they are placed in a vase. To be able to enjoy your flowers for as long as possible, Patch.com has a few tips on caring for bouquets. [... Read More ]

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October 28, 2010 | Holiday Flowers

Decorate for Diwali with flowers

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The Indian festival of lights, Diwali, begins on November 5. To celebrate, many people will purchase flowers and hang them around their home. [... Read More ]

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October 28, 2010 | Holiday Flowers

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with flowers

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The Latin American holiday Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, will take place on November 1 and 2. To celebrate, many will decorate their homes with traditional fresh flowers. [... Read More ]

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October 28, 2010 | Floral Trends

Roses to encourage adherence to traffic laws

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India's National Cadet Corps have found a new way to encourage people to follow traffic rules. Celebrating Traffic Safety Week, they offered roses instead of tickets to rule violators, reports The Times of India. [... Read More ]

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October 28, 2010 | Floral Trends

Warm temperatures prompt early bloom

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Unseasonably warm temperatures this month have caused some spring flowers to blossom early, reports NBC affiliate KARE11.com. [... Read More ]

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October 27, 2010 | Flower Tips and Ideas

Chinese lantern flowers: Pumpkin-esque and easy to grow

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Perusing their local flower shops or grocery stores, flower enthusiasts may have come across certain bright orange buds that resemble tiny pumpkins. The blooms are said to represent good fortune and blessings, according to FlowerstothePeople.com, are called Chinese lanterns. [... Read More ]

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October 27, 2010 | Floral Trends

Boyscout plants flower bed for handicapped

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A high school junior boyscout has come to the aid of the Helping Hands Community Garden to replace handicap-accessible flower beds in his community, reports Houston Community Newspapers' The Potpourri Magnolia. [... Read More ]

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October 26, 2010 | Flower Tips and Ideas

Flower of fall: Chrysanthemums

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Chrysanthemums appear to be everywhere this time of year. They are in front of grocery stores, can be seen as new flowery additions to apartment windows and home gardens, and are littered around the city in giant pots of bursting autumnal hues. [... Read More ]

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October 26, 2010 | Floral Trends

Carnations regain popularity

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Though carnations were once considered a regal flower, they are typically associated with under-appreciated simplicity . Lately however, famous fashion designers are bringing the flowers back to a desired status, reports the Wall Street Journal. [... Read More ]