Rome, wife and Finnish nature: what inspired the authors of musical masterpieces about flowers?
Any of us will name a couple of musical works, in the name of which certain flowers appear. What inspired the authors of these masterpieces and are all these compositions…

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HOW TO KEEP ROSES IN A VASE FOR LONGER THAN ALL?
WATER PREPARATION In order for roses to stand longer in a vase, special attention should be paid to water. Do not put the bouquet in running water - unfortunately, its…

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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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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 are annually represented by landscape architects and garden builders from around the world, inspire not only professionals, but also owners of personal plots, as well as just lovers of the beautiful. Let’s remember the most memorable expositions of the last two years.

Functionality and Minimalism
Perhaps the first thing that visitors of two previous exhibitions paid attention to was a clear tendency towards practicality and minimalism. Apparently, therefore, one of the relevant materials of past expositions was architectural concrete, which has long been loved by garden aesthetics lovers. Indeed, according to designers, this substance has always remained the best basis for creating garden sculptures. Continue reading

Greens Watch for Productivity

The working space of a busy person should be no less cozy than home walls, and, of course, conducive to everyday duties. Flowers and plants have been an invariable way to achieve these goals for a long time: if earlier it was impossible to imagine factory bookkeeping without a pot of violets on the window, today for many organizations the floristic delicacies of the office serve as an indicator of the status of the company.

Office Flora Trends
Vertical gardening is gaining increasing popularity in office walls – growing plants on sheer structures. The undeniable advantage of this method of floral decoration is, oddly enough, the simplicity of its organization – you can mount a system for planting in a couple of days. Continue reading

Toys from fresh flowers. How to care for them?

A toy made of flowers is an original and unforgettable present for any occasion. The popularity of touching figures is growing. They can cause a wide range of positive emotions and cheer up for a long time. In floristic salons you can meet incredibly beautiful toys and present on a special or ordinary day.

Of course, I want to be happy for a long time, admiring the funny face of a flower teddy bear, or smile at a cute dog. This can be achieved, despite the fact that the figure is made of fresh flowers that require care. If you approach the issue correctly, the toy will cheer you up for 3-4 weeks, without changing the appearance.

Different types of flowers are suitable for creating cute toys. Continue reading

We deliver flowers over distances and even to Mars: a fantasy story
Year 2216. Now on Mars there is everything you need: water, food and even air. A large transparent dome above the planet allows you to breathe without spacesuits. Of course,…

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Perfume Floral Aromas
Flowers - amazing beauty of nature. Thanks to their magical aroma, perfumers actively add their essential oils to create perfumes. Already in ancient times, people, making perfumes, used spices, needles,…

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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…

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WHAT FEELINGS CAN I EXPRESS IN THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS?
Any flower should not be in the bouquet just like that - each of them means something. In the Middle Ages, the symbolism of flowers was used very widely, since…

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