Monthly Archives: October 2011

October’s Marigold

In honor of the last day of the October month, we’re spotlighting the month’s flower: the Calendula/Marigold! A member of the marigold family, calendula was valued historically for its medicinal and culinary uses. An ancient beverage made from a mixture … Continue reading

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A Flower for Every Room

We know that flowers bring joy and happiness to any room, but deciding exactly which flower to showcase in a particular room can sometimes leave you stumped. It is important to match the flowers with the theme of the room, … Continue reading

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Catch the Bouquet

When you’re attending, participating or actually getting married, one constant from culture to culture is that flowers are almost always present. For centuries, brides and grooms have been surround by flowers in the ceremony and reception of their wedding. According … Continue reading

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Homecoming Mums are Bigger in Texas

It’s that time Homecoming time of year, and in Texas, giving and receiving homecoming mums for the game is a BIG deal. The chrysanthemum (or MUM) was first grown in the Far East – China – as a flowering herb … Continue reading

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