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Floral Trends: Succulents

Succulents are a type of plant that are very common in gardens and as houseplants.  Hens and Chicks, Burro’s Tail, Aloe, and String of Pearls are all succulents that I associate with my grandma… the old school hobby horticulturist who loved the drought-loving plants because they are almost bullet-proof.  But succulents are making a come
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Wedding Trends: Dreamy Watercolor Wedding Details

From painted gowns to artistic cakes, the watercolor trend has made a splash in the world of weddings.  Dreamy, creative, and just downright pretty this whimsical style can be bought or handmade to delightfully decorate your wedding day. Hot for spring or summer, this Yolan Cris “Astrid” wedding dress is just one of many gorgeous
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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my name is Gerbera

Nice to meet you, too.  My name is Gerbera daisy but Gerbera jamesonii is my full name.  You’ve probably met other flowers from my family… sunflowers, daisies, or asters.  I am originally from South Africa, but you can find my siblings and I just about everywhere these days.  And though we look a lot alike,
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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my name is Xerophyllum

This month, I would like to introduce you to a plant that is deceiving.  Well, at least its common name is.  Xerophyllum tenax, commonly called bear grass, is actually not a grass at all; in fact, it’s part of the lily family.  This is a really neat plant whose leaves are traditionally used by Native
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