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April 2014

Apr 14

Mothers Day around the globeYvette Timmins

mothers day flowers

Last year we only touched on the origins, traditions and practices associated with Mother’s Day as part of our ode to the many meanings associated with chrysanthemums around the globe. The gift of cut or potted chrysanthemums can symbolise grief, bereavement, joy, general affection, an attempt to assist in healing sinus problems, love, a wishRead more

Apr 02

It’s great to be slow – ‘slow flower movement’Yvette Timmins

flower therapy

It’s great to be slow! Britain’s The Telegraph  reported from Kenya a few days before Valentine’s Day. Many thousands of locals in the flower-growing areas around Naivasha were busily harvesting and packaging roses for their journeys to stores thousands of kilometres away. The report was heartening, highlighting how some growers and buyers (including British supermarketRead more