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
Winter with its cold weather, snow-covered trees and lawns is no reason to refuse bouquets with fresh flowers. On the contrary, they should be given to oneself and others more often in order to maintain vivacity and good mood, when it is cold outside, it gets dark early. Modern floristic technologies have developed so much that at any time of the year you can buy exotic and off-season plants, but nature “takes its own” and not all flowers tolerate frosts, transportation. To make the bouquet look spectacular, keep freshness for a long time and delight in winter, you need to choose the right plants for it and know how to care for them.
FLOWERS AND GREEN SUITABLE FOR WINTER
Flowers in winter For winter bouquets, it is recommended to select flowers that are resistant to cold. In order for the composition to stand longer, you should abandon freesias, irises, Continue reading
Now there are more than 30 thousand varieties of roses. Several of them deserve attention because of their uniqueness – an unusual color or size. It is believed that roses can be of all colors and shades, except black and blue. This is due to the fact that they do not have the corresponding pigments. Some breeders see this statement as a challenge and try to bring out blue and black roses. And the first steps have already been taken in this direction.
BLACK TURKISH ROSES
Black roses Today in the shops you can find roses of any color, including black and blue. But most often these beauties are grown in greenhouses and stained artificially. However, in the vicinity of the Turkish village of Halfeti, natural black roses grow. These are one of the rarest and most expensive flowers in the world. Nowhere else on the globe do such roses grow and cannot grow. Only here, thanks to the unique soil composition, burgundy roses darken and turn black during their flowering period. So far, no chemist has been able to repeat the chemical composition of this soil. Continue reading