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10 flowers that are actually weeds in disguise


As they say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and with these weeds, those rules don’t change at all. Spring has sprung, and so have many colors through the budding of flowers, trees, and even weeds. The winter white of snow has melted away and buds have begun to bloom everywhere. From gardens to the cracks between sidewalks, life has sprouted in front of our eyes. And while we may see the blues, purples, and pinks of flowers, looks really may deceive your eyes because while you may think you’re collecting a bouquet of wildflowers, you may actually just be pulling weeds. What is the definition of weed? According to Merriam-Webster  a weed is:  "a plant that is not valued where...

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Happy birthday in different languages

Happy birthday Flowers

Have you ever wanted to wish happy birthday in a different language than your own? Wouldn't be cool if you could include a happy birthday message in Italian or French or Japanese to your overseas friends when you send a gift? Or maybe you have a loved one that wasn't born in the USA and want to celebrate in her/his native tongue? Look no further! Happy birthday flowers We compiled a list of 73 ways of saying Happy Birthday in foreign languages and we combined them with corresponding national flower. So if you have a friend from a specific country, you know which flowers to give her/him on their big day. [caption id="attachment_817" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo by Brooke Lark[/caption] I hope you have fun scrolling through...

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Sunflower Meaning and Symbolism

Sunflowers Field

How do you feel when you look at a sunflower? For many people, they bring a sense of joy, warmth and happiness - memories of hot summer days and time with loved ones, or a general lift of spirits when there’s a vase of fresh-cut sunflowers on the kitchen table. The bright yellow petals of the sunflower and dinner plate size mimic the sun that shines high in the sky during the summer making this flower a favorite for many. [embed][/embed] Sunflower origin Sunflowers date all the way back to 3,000 B.C. in present-day Arizona. Native Americans used sunflowers in almost every area of life from food to dye to snakebite treatment. In the 18th century, Peter the Great used sunflowers as decoration, which was...

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