LEGENDS AND INTERESTING HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT FLOWERS
One of the ancient Greek legends is dedicated to the mysterious origin of violet flowers. The beautiful Apollo – the sun god – entertained himself by chasing a pretty young nymph – the daughter of Atlas with the hot rays of the sun.
The poor thing, exhausted by the mercilessly scorching sun, prayed for help to the most formidable and powerful of the gods Zeus. Feeling sympathy, Zeus turned it into a violet and hid it from the sun in his possessions – in the shade of shrubs in the middle of the forest. Hid from the eyes of others, left only to admire himself. Until one day, the daughter of Zeus Proserpine went for a walk in the forest. Finding lovely flowers, Proserpina plucked a bouquet, and on her way back she was stolen by the crafty Pluto. With fear, Proserpine dropped the bouquet, and violets scattered from divine heaven on sinful human earth. Continue reading
SPRING BOUQUET FROM “A” TO “Z”
How to choose a spring bouquet in the store and how to make it yourself? In order to answer these questions you need to have an idea
about the flowers that grow at this time of year;
about what color scheme corresponds to it;
about the styles and accessories that florists use to create spring compositions;
about what zest can be added to the spring bouquet so that it plays with all the colors.
About all this with details and in order in our article.
WHAT GARDEN AND FIELD FLOWERS SPRING IN SPRING?
In this section, we will talk about “cultivated” flowers that traditionally bloom in gardens in the spring. Continue reading