More than 4000 years ago, the ancient Egyptians, who first thought of it, began to grow flowers Gardening and floriculture in the Middle Ages was an honor. People who showed disrespect for this work were severely punished: a flower garden or garden destroyer was chained to a shameful pillar, they could burn his toes or, like a thief, cut off his hand, and then forever be expelled from their native lands. Before the advent of modern material in life jackets, sunflower stalks were used. The ancient Arab legend of a bright yellow color. In 612, Mohammed began a war against the Israelis, at which time his wife Aishan left home. She met with a young man while her husband was not around. Mohammed was told about the betrayal of his wife, but he did not believe it. Then people advised to give her red roses, if they turn yellow – Aishan is unfaithful. Continue reading
Flowers accompanied a person throughout his life. Mankind has dedicated a huge number of legends, songs, poems, and paintings to flowers. It is hard to imagine our gardens without a riot of colors, shapes, subtle smells. Breeders tirelessly work on creating new varieties, and flower shop shelves are bursting with tender and capricious goods. Without flowers, it’s hard to imagine an anniversary, a wedding or a holiday. And, perhaps, there is not a single country in the world that would not use flowers at official and festive events.
True love for flowers, their charm, fragility, perfection, forced mankind to establish a whole science of creating works of art from living flowers. This science is called floristry. Continue reading