Agave
The extensive genus of agaves unites approximately 300 species native to North and Central America. Agaves are very undemanding plants. The name was given in honor of Agave - the…

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Interesting facts about flowers
Largest leaves - Palm Raffia has the largest leaves in the world. They reach 20 m and are larger than all tree species. The smallest flowering plant - The floating…

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Garden Build: Eternal, New, and Unexpected
From April 5 to 8, Crocus Expo IEC hosted the 3rd international exhibition Garden Build - a major event in the field of landscaping and landscape design. The exhibits, which…

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Cyclamen

Cyclamen is a houseplant belonging to the family of primrose.
Homeland – The Mediterranean coast of southern Europe. Cyclamen grows from fibrous round or flattened tubers. From the upper tuber cavity, flowers and heart-shaped leaves are formed.
Cyclamen flowers have a variety of colors: red, white, pink, yellowish, etc.
With good care, cyclamen can live for several years and form more and more numerous flowers every year.
Cyclamens with many flowers and buds begin to appear in flower shops from the first days of September. When buying, make sure that the leaves are not damaged, the color of the leaves is juicy and saturated. It is better to buy cyclamen with flowers that have not yet opened. The tuber of the plant should protrude 2-4 cm above the ground.
If the color of the cyclamen leaves is pale, this is a sign of excessive watering. When overflowing, tubers and petioles of cyclamen can easily rot. At the first signs of waterlogging, cyclamen is placed in a dry, ventilated place, damaged leaves should be removed. The cyclamen is watered by pouring water into the pan. Continue reading

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

How to decorate a celebration

Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and other celebrations that are celebrated with a large number of guests are decorated with flowers according to similar principles. The only difference is that for a wedding the decoration will be more magnificent than for other holidays. Plus, wedding floristry should be combined with the bride’s bouquet and the color scheme of young clothes, or be designed in classic wedding tones: white and light pastel. And in the banquet hall, and in the house, and in nature, any celebration requires the design of space with furniture and decor elements. It is these tables, chairs, arches and columns that are decorated with flowers.

Newlyweds table. A long arrangement of flowers is placed in the center at the leading edge. Most often, this is enough, because it is large and other flowers will only bring chaos. Instead of composition, you can put flowers in vases: on the edges – high, resembling candelabra, and closer to the center – low. Continue reading

Begonia
The birthplace of this plant is South America, Asia, Africa and the islands of the Malay archipelago. Currently, more than 2000 garden forms obtained through selection are known. Begonias were…

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Anthurium
The birthplace of Anthurium is the tropics of South America. Among a huge number of representatives of the genus there are epiphytes, vines and herbaceous plants. Anthurium inflorescence is an…

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Folk omens about flowers
Flowers adorn the house, create coziness, and caring for them is a good hobby to soothe nerves. However, before buying a new plant, you should find out about the signs…

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Garden Build: Eternal, New, and Unexpected
From April 5 to 8, Crocus Expo IEC hosted the 3rd international exhibition Garden Build - a major event in the field of landscaping and landscape design. The exhibits, which…

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