6/9 FOTD : Magnolia

6/9  FOTD : Magnolia

Magnolia tree and its flowers are the scent of the South. Louisiana and Mississippi, both choose the Magnolia as the sate flower. What does magnolia smell like? Magnolia has a sweet floral fragrance that's lightly fruity, with some comparing the scent to that of Champagne. Its fresh yet relaxing aroma makes it incredibly popular in aromatherapy. [...]

DIY Beauty : Jasmine flowers

DIY Beauty : Jasmine flowers

Good Morning ! It's Sunshine here and my Jasmine plant is blooming . So it's time to pick some flowers and have some fun: Jasmine is inhaled to improve mood, reduce stress, and reduce food cravings. In foods, jasmine is used to flavor beverages, frozen dairy desserts, candy, baked goods, gelatins, and puddings. In manufacturing, jasmine [...]

Book Review: The Complete Language of Flowers: A Definitive and Illustrated History

Book Review: The Complete Language of Flowers: A Definitive and Illustrated History

The Complete Language of Flowers is a comprehensive encyclopedia providing the meanings, powers, facts, and folklore for over 1,001 flower species. Now in a pocket-size edition for easy, on-the-go reference. Along with a beautiful visual depiction, each entry provides the flower’s scientific and common names, characteristics, and historic meanings and powers from mythology, medieval legends, folklore, and flower poetry. For centuries, [...]

Melville,La Garden Tour

Melville,La Garden Tour

Our local Garden Club puts on an Annual Azuela Walking Tour. So today let's walk around Melville , La and check out the flowers this Spring. And end with an Open house and Garden Tea . Stops along the Way : From about early March through late May, azaleas abound in colorful flowers. Here are just [...]

Home and Garden : Spring Bulbs

Home and Garden : Spring Bulbs

Good Morning from Rainy Louisiana. The March weather has been warm and wet - perfect for my Spring bulbs I planted in October. I have always been amazed at the whole process of planting bulbs and waiting for them to GROW. So today it's all about growing bulbs and showing off my flowers from my [...]

Winter Garden Tea Party :

Winter Garden Tea Party :

Happy Sunday and today I am in the backyard c sharing some flowers and Tea with friends. We are having a Tea party to celebrate the beautifal weather and Grandma Camellia bushes. They are in Full bloom and to wonderful not to share with others. So enjoy my backyard and my Garden Party. Camelia The [...]