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Flower Stories (3574 readers)Contributed by amazon 14.01. 2008 12:32:46 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title and Article's text
Jouni Sepp,nen is an internationally renowned master florist. He has won the Finnish championships six times, took part in the 1995 European championships in Hamburg and in the 1997 World championships in Amsterdam. He owns a design flower shop in central Helsinki and is in charge of the floristry training at the Kempele Master School. ...
Helleborus orientalis 'Blue Lady' - Blue Lady Lenten Rose (28118 readers)Contributed by amazon 04.07. 2007 10:17:26 Topic: Plants / Perennials Match on Title and Article's text
Stories about Lenten Roses are countless. In medieval times, it was considered a weapon against witches, madness and evil spirits. Lenten Roses deserve a place in every garden, not only because of their supposed power, but because they bloom for a long time, early in winter, when the weather is cool and most other flowers are still dormant. They like moist loamy soil with lime and leaf mold. We like them as ground covers for deciduous shrubs, conifers, or broad-leafed evergreens, and when possib ...
The Rose's Kiss (4029 readers)Contributed by amazon 25.04. 2007 21:47:09 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title and Article's text
A Natural History Of Flowers | Flowers bring joy and beauty to our lives, from the smallest patch of daisies outside our window to the elaborate floral decorations on display at weddings, banquets, and funerals. As well as offering aesthetic benefits, they teach us much about how the world works-each blossom is a living factory that manufactures organs and compounds ranging from the flavonoids that make a rose red to the pollen that gives us hayfever. ...