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november 2010

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November 08, 2010 | Flower Gifts, Holiday Flowers

Flowers can help honor veterans

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Unlike Memorial Day, which honors military veterans who have been injured or killed during battle, Veterans' Day is meant to thank and honor living veterans who have served in both times of war and peace. [... Read More ]

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November 05, 2010 | Floral Trends

Botanists trace flower evolution

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Researchers at the University of Leeds have traced lower gene mutation in flowers to reveal differing reproduction methods, reports the European Commission Cordis. [... Read More ]

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November 05, 2010 | Floral Trends

Genes prevent inbreeding in petunias

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Recent research from Penn State University has stumbled upon a series of genes that prevent petunias from inbreeding, helping the flowers generate genetic diversity, reports PhysOrg.com. [... Read More ]

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November 05, 2010 | Floral Trends

Five of the world's strangest flowers

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While flowers are most often appreciated for their beauty and sweet fragrance, the more peculiar types are considered impressive for the foul smells and incredible sizes. NewsMax.com reports that five of the five weirdest flowers in the world are the Rafflesia arnoldii, the welwitschia, the hydnora triceps, the draculunus vulgaris and the corpse flower. [... Read More ]

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November 04, 2010 | Holiday Flowers

Poppies for Veteran's Day, November 11

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Next Thursday, November 11, is Veteran's Day, an annual celebration that honors the nation's military veterans for their service to the nation. Often, the day is referred to as Poppy Day - in relation to the poppy's symbolism of Remembrance. [... Read More ]

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November 04, 2010 | Floral Trends

Flowers and flower petals popular in Pakistan

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Flower use in Lahore, Pakistan, appears to be increasing recently. According to Pakistan's Daily Times, Lahoris use over one million flowers everyday, as well as 25,000 kilograms of rose petals for various purposes. [... Read More ]

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November 03, 2010 | Flower Tips and Ideas

Flower arrangements can be simply and cheaply made

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Though people often purchase bouquets for occasions such as dinner parties or anniversaries, blooms are universally appreciated on any day of the week and can brighten your mood at the end of a bad work day or enhance the setting of a room. When selecting a flower arrangement, keep in mind that the bouquet can be inexpensive and uncomplicated and still be beautiful and heart-warming, according to The Montreal Gazette. [... Read More ]

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November 02, 2010 | Parties and Events

Louisiana garden club to host show

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The Baton Rouge Garden Club, which has been in existence since 1929, hosts a yearly show that features a variety of local talent and blooms. At the exhibit, the South Flower Show and Tea event, the club members create flower displays that are judged by a panel of experts. [... Read More ]

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November 02, 2010 | Floral Trends

Rihanna spices up her hairdo with flowers

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Pop star Rihanna is known for her fashion-forward style and shocking red hair. Recently, she was spotted adorning her 'doo with flowers, according to The Telegraph. [... Read More ]

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November 02, 2010 | Floral Trends

Wild West Rose show to be held in California

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The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society is hosting its 17th annual rose show this Saturday, inviting rose gardeners from around the region to display their homegrown roses, reports The-Signal.com. [... Read More ]