Bee-Friendly Flowers

 

Flowers and bees go hand in hand. No, this doesn’t mean that your delivery from Brown Floral will contain a handful of bees – we promise! But bees and flowers share a symbiotic relationship that help each other thrive. Here’s how it all goes down: Bees fly from flower to flower to gather nectar to make honey. When they land on a flower, pollen gets stuck to the tiny hairs on their bodies. This pollen then gets deposited onto the next flower they visit, pollinating the flower and allowing it to reproduce, which means for flowers for bees, and so forth.

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How the White Carnation Became the First Official Symbol of Mother’s Day

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Countries around the world have been celebrating motherhood in their own way for centuries, but Mother’s Day has only been an official holiday in the U.S. since 1914. In fact, the woman who fought to make Mother’s Day a holiday did so as a tribute to her own mother, who always had a garden filled with one plant – white carnations.

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10 Countries that Celebrate Mother’s Day with Flowers

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Flowers have been a popular way to celebrate Mother’s Day in the United States ever since its inception in the early 20th century. The U.S. made Mother’s Day an official holiday in 1914, but countries all around the world also have an official day to celebrate mothers, and many of them choose to celebrate it with the most classic gift of all – flowers. Today, we’re sharing how 10 countries around the world use flowers to celebrate motherhood.

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A Wedding of Whimsy

This wedding  that was held here in Salt Lake City was so dreamy! The flowers featured were Hyndrangea, orchids, ranunculus, succulents, chinamums, lots of foliage, and the Bride even brought in her favorite sagebrush to incorporate in! Everything from the floral crowns and boutonnieres, to the cake and center pieces was absolute perfection.

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