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Camellia For Valentine’s

Like many of America’s favorite plants, the camellia is native to Asia. One tradition holds that Europeans and Americans first wanted the plants for commercial cultivation — Camellia sinensis for tea and Camellia oleifera for seed oil used in cooking and cosmetics. Instead of supplying these species, which produce understated little flowers, the Chinese slipped traders plants and seeds of

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Primrose; The Flower of February

COMMON NAME:  primrose GENUS:  Primula SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: P. denticulata-lavender, purple, or white flowers; grows to 12 inches. P. japonica ‘Millar Crimson’-flowers whorled around 24-inch stem; blooms May-June. P. polyanthus-best known; colors are red, pink, blue, gold, and white, all with small yellow eyes. FAMILY:  Primulaceae BLOOMS:  spring TYPE:  perennial DESCRIPTION:  Primroses form an attractive rosette of crinkly, light green

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February Birthstones – Zodiac Gemstones: Amethyst, Garnet, Sapphire, & more!

There is one gemstone that is on the modern birthstone list that connects with February, and it’s Amethyst. Believed by the ancient Greeks to protect wearers of drunkenness and balance their minds amethyst is a beautiful gemstone that’s affordability allows it to be worn by all. However, some February born individuals don’t care much for purple it just isn’t a

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Preparing the Soil: New Moon in Aquarius Energy Reading — Spirit de la Lune

  This New Moon cycle holds so much potential for new growth! Aquarius is an optimistic and open-minded sign that is sure to bring a breath of fresh air into our lives. This cycle might hold the change that you’ve been looking for. This month is a great time to prepare the metaphorical soil for the things you want to create!

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Benefits of Amethyst Gemstone

Amethyst gemstone offers certain benefits for body detoxification and health. This gem provides benefits similar to tourmalines, such as far-infrared radiation and negative ion emission. While the benefits of the amethyst gemstone are controversial, many applications of this stone are beginning to regain popularity. If you’re wondering how amethyst can improve your health, then please read on! What Is Amethyst Gemstone? Amethyst

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The Energies of February

The start of February is the midpoint between the December solstice and the March equinox, an occasion traditionally marked by the Celtic fire festival Imbolc, a celebration that honours the slowly returning light in the northern hemisphere. The corresponding festival for those in the southern hemisphere is Lammas, which traditionally celebrates the gathering in of the first fruits of the

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