The Rose {June Birth Flower}

COMMON NAME: Rose GENUS: Rosa SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: Types of roses: Old-fashioned-includes the older hybrids. Hybrid tea-large blooms. Floribundas-smaller blossoms borne in clusters. Modern shrub-large flowered. Climbers and ramblers-vigorous climbing habit. Miniature-tiny, with semi-double or double flowers. FAMILY:  Rosaceae BLOOMS: summer TYPE: Perennial DESCRIPTION:  It is difficult to find any flower more beautiful than roses. The grace … Continue reading The Rose {June Birth Flower}

Larkspur: July Birth Flower

The birthday flower of July is the lovely Larkspur, which symbolizes carefree summer days, feeling lighthearted, and just having fun. Larkspur is a highly desirable cut flower with tall spikes of colorful petals that look as perfect in a cut glass vase on the dining room table as they do sitting in a rustic basket or bucket … Continue reading Larkspur: July Birth Flower

Digging Deeper, for Our Love of the Earth.

For the love of a tree... She went out on a limb. For the love of the sea... She rocked the boat. For the love of the earth... She dug deeper. For the love of community... She mended fences. For the love of the stars... She let her light shine. For the love of spirit... … Continue reading Digging Deeper, for Our Love of the Earth.