Fresh flowers can make any space come to life. While buying flowers can be expensive, purchasing fresh, seasonal blooms can save you money and help reduce your carbon footprint.
Local flower stores can purchase in-season blooms from local farms and greenhouses, rather than having to ship out of season flowers in. This makes it both more cost effective and healthier for the environment to buy in season flowers.
While spring and summer are the most popular blooming seasons, there are beautiful bulbs in every season available to consumers. In addition, there are also plenty of year-round blooms that are always available.
Zola created this seasonal blooming guide to showcase all of the seasonal blooms for spring, summer, fall, and winter. Bookmark this page so you always know what’s in season, so you can make more eco-friendly flower choices next time you purchase fresh blooms.
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We plant gardens for food, health, and beauty. But did you know that many plants yield natural dyes for yarn, fiber, and fabric as well? The truth is that humans have been borrowing nature’s colors for thousands of years. This concept is back in vogue as it opens up a whole new world for many – especially those who value organic practices.
Botanical dyes are earth-friendly, biodegradable renewable resources. Crafters are also drawn to them because natural plant dyes produce hues that are much more complex than their synthetic counterparts. Color doesn’t stop at flower petals. Depending on the species, it can also be found in other parts of the plant, such as leaves, stems, roots, and fruits.
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Husqvarna have recently worked with Sue Fisher, an expert horticulturalist and author with 35 years’ experience to create an illustrated guide to garden arches. The guide offers inspiration for any size garden, big or small and have also created a climbing flower wheel to help with choosing the right plants for your arch.
Take a look at the infographic below:
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Whether you’re a pet parent looking for some flowers to brighten up your home, or you’re sending a gift to someone with a dog or cat that loves to chew everything, it is important to know which flowers and fillers are safe for cats and dogs, and which can be toxic.
Print a copy to bring to the florist or use it as a reference when ordering a bouquet online. It will help you to pick pet-friendly flowers and find stunning substitutes to make sure the recipient is happy and their fur babies are safe.
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There is a famous quote, “Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul.” And we couldn’t agree more!! Apart from providing fresh air to breathe, plants enhance the décor of the house, fill the garden with colors and bring positivity to life. The gorgeous flowers blooming in the garden make a visual treat for the eyes that fills the heart with happiness.
There are different outdoor plants that you can grow in your garden to enhance its beauty and fill with fragrance.
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