6 03, 2019

Fun Facts About Tulips

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Tulips Signal Spring Arrival Here you may find lots of fun facts about tulips. Tulips can be divided into about 150 various species, but there are more than 3,000 naturally occurring and genetically cultivated varieties of the flower worldwide. The word tulip is derived from a Persian word called delband, which means turban. It is generally believed

24 09, 2018

Where Do the Leaves Go?

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Read the story and tell what happens to autumn leaves. It was a beautiful, crisp fall day. The Cahans were out hiking in the woods. Aaron was enjoying the swishing noise his feet made as he dragged them through the thick layer of leaves that had fallen to the ground. “I’m glad we don’t have

14 05, 2018

Lily-of-the-valley, May Flower

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April showers bring May flowers. Tell about some spring flowers. I'd like to say a few words about wonderful forest flowers lilies-of-the-valley. I know some interesting facts about them. Lily-of-the-valley can live for decades in cool climates, but doesn't survive for long in hot weather. Lily-of-the-valley can reach 4 to 8 inches in height. Under

7 05, 2018

Iris Day

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May 8th is Iris Day. Irises are flowering plants with showy flowers that belong to the iris family. There are 260 to 300 species of iris. It takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, which is also the name for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Iris. Iris is depicted as a beautiful golden goddess, with wings. Iris was the

1 05, 2018

The Dandelion

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Dandelion is a common meadow herb of the sunflower family. The name dandelion is taken from the French word “dent de lion” meaning lion’s tooth. The weed was given its name because of the way the leaves are etched — some people thought the leaves looked like a lion's mouth. The dandelion is the only flower that represents the

17 03, 2018

Snowdrops, Hope Flowers

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Snowdrops Snowdrops, hope flowers are one of the first flowers to appear in the new year. They are symbolic of spring, purity and religion. The snowdrop flower’s message is typically positive, signifying hope, rebirth and a bright future. Snowdrop                    by Mary Vivian I like to think

20 08, 2017

Interesting facts about cornflowers

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I adore wildflowers. One of my favourites are cornflowers. Would you like to know some interesting facts about them? The Cornflower, also known scientifically as Centaurea (sent-ta-REE-a), is an annual plant that produces colourful, lightly fragrant flowers in shades of white, blue, pink, red and purple.  These fringed flowers can be single or double bloom with narrow, greyish-green

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