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10 Tips On How Designing Stunning Floral Arrangements Can be an Exercise in Mindfulness, Playfulness, and Creativity

– Posted in: Garden Design
Playing With Flowers

If you think that buying fresh cut local flowers and creating stunning floral arrangements for your home is a luxury, think again. Research has shown that being in the presence of flowers increases your level of optimism and sense of security, helps to decrease stress, and can have a significant effect on your 'happiness' factor. [...]

Amsterdam Flower Market

– Posted in: Garden Adventures
Flower Market in Amsterdam-bulbs and annuals on sidewalks in front of store-resized

Anyone who has ever been lucky enough to visit Amsterdam can attest to its beauty. The purpose of my recent visit, under the auspices of the International Bulb Centre, was to visit gardens throughout Holland filled with spring blooming bulbs. On my last afternoon before leaving, I finally had some time to myself and quickly caught a train to [...]