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Six Flowers That Define the LGBTQ+ Movement in History

By Jill Brooke Expect to see a kaleidoscope of rainbow-colored roses this week for several fantastic reasons. Not only is it Pride Month but the Supreme Court just ruled that individuals cannot be discriminated against at work because of who they love or gender identity. “What a great day,” says florist Oscar Mora, who came …

The Ultimate Flower-Filled Mother’s Day Gift Guide

By Rozalia Jovanovic Mother’s Day is around the corner (May 10th!). This year, gifts that inspire calm and restfulness and add a touch of floral cheer are a good way to help your mother find peace in this stressful time. Here are a few items we’ve found that tap the healing and beautifying potential of …

7 Easy Flowers to Plant in Spring for Bright Summer Blooms

We at Flower Power Daily are curators and archeologists—digging for authentic seasoned experts for our stories. Becky and Brent’s Bulbs have been growing and selling flowers since 1900. The Heath’s farm happens to be located on Daffodil Lane—Brent is also one of the world’s experts on daffodils—in Gloucester, Virginia. Event planners and consumers visit their …

What Symbolic Bouquet Would Queen Give Meghan and Harry?

By Jill Brooke It is often said that the Brits don’t like to express emotions verbally.  However, since the age of Queen Victoria, many sentiments can be shared eloquently in the language of flowers.  With the blockbuster news  posted on their social media, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced they were stepping back as ‘senior’ …

Bah Humbug to NYT Dissing Flowers as Hostess Gift: 5 Tips

By Jill Brooke The New York Times recently said not to bring flowers as a hostess gift. But that advice missed several important points. “A floral bouquet is a nice gesture, but if the host is in full dinner-prep mode without a spare inch of countertop space, they won’t have time to scramble for a …

L.E.A.F. Launches New York City Festival of Flowers

By Jill Brooke  Since London has the Chelsea Flower Show, why shouldn’t New York have a similar floral extravaganza and floral love fest?  That was the thinking of Moira Breslin, the owner of Articulate Productions, a communications company based in both London and New York.  Because when you have the savvy, organizational skills and contacts …

North Carolina’s Art in Bloom Showcased Floral Artists

Cheryl Austin Event Florals – Inspiration: Flight research #5, Rosemary Laing – Used shades of blue hydrangea Rarely will we write about something that is after the event – but the North Carolina Museum of Art show in April is worth revisiting. Like great art, the floral arrangements were such visual splendors that it becomes …

How Cherry Trees Can Help Fight Climate Change

By Linda Lee South Korean researchers say that cherry trees could be used to combat climate change, with the ability to offset greenhouse gases. As Newsweek reported, a study from South Korea’s Forest Research Institute indicated that each 25-year-old cherry tree can absorb about 20 pounds of emissions each. The country’s cherry trees are said …

With a Flower, Italy Comes Back to Life and Gives It

By Jill Brooke Who would have thought a primrose, the first flower that blooms after the winter, would be a source of controversy. In an effort to get Italians comfortable with taking a Covid vaccine, authorities turned to the urban planner and architect Stefano Boeri who created pavilions with a primrose motif theme. Great idea …