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december 2010

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December 30, 2010 | Floral Trends

Jasmine used in culinary schools

by webdev

Culinary schools across the nation are highlighting the use of the jasmine flower in their recipes, creating fragrant floral dishes and inventing additional uses for the scented bloom. [... Read More ]

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December 30, 2010 | Floral Trends

Keith Richards: Flower killer?

by webdev

Legendary Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards may want to consider sending some I'm sorry flowers to the New York Public Library. [... Read More ]

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December 29, 2010 | Floral Trends

"Rose Man" who inspired Trudeau dies at age 95

by webdev

Jack McIntyre, also known as the Rose Man who inspired Pierre Trudeau's trademark rose-pinned lapel, died on Christmas Day at the age of 95. [... Read More ]

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December 29, 2010 | Holiday Flowers

Stock upon zinnias for 2011

by webdev

Professional horticulturalists have selected the zinnia to represent 2011 as part of an annual tradition of showcasing a flower in anticipation of the coming New Year. With just a few days left in 2010, flower lovers should start stocking up on this timely bloom. [... Read More ]

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December 29, 2010 | Holiday Flowers

Alternative holiday plants for the poinsettia-weary

by webdev

Poinsettia plants are a dime a dozen in storefront windows, homes and offices this time of year, and even though these festive blooms have every claim to be the most celebrated winter flowers around, flower enthusiasts may be looking for an alternative this holiday season, if only just to keep things interesting. [... Read More ]

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December 28, 2010 | Holiday Flowers

How to make a bird-friendly winter wreath

by webdev

For those who can't understand where the berries and figs went on their outdoor winter wreaths are disappearing to, the answer may lie with our feathered friends, and the option is ours whether to fight or befriend their choosy appetites. [... Read More ]

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December 28, 2010 | Flower Gifts

Billy Joel presents bouquet to Alexa Ray

by webdev

Rock and roll singer Billy Joel congratulated his daughter, performer Alexa Ray Joel, over her new residency at a New York hotel, sending her a big bouquet of flowers on Monday, her opening night. [... Read More ]

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December 23, 2010 | Flower Gifts

Tropical plants for your home

by webdev

When cold temperatures arrive, any warmth is welcome, but all the poinsettias in the world can sometimes only serve to reinforce the fact that it's winter. Those who are interested in bringing a piece of summer home this season may consider sprucing up their interiors with a few tropical plants. [... Read More ]

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December 23, 2010 | Flower Gifts

Police officers honored with floral portraits

by webdev

This is definitely not the typical way to send sympathy flowers. [... Read More ]

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December 22, 2010 | Floral Trends

Honeybees can filter toxins from flower nectar

by webdev

New research has revealed the mechanism that allows honeybees to filter harmful toxins from flower nectar, which in turn may allow horticulturalists to breed plants that are safe for honeybees to pollinate. [... Read More ]