My Huge List of Orchid Abbreviations

My Huge List of Orchid Abbreviations

Orchids are one of the largest groups of species in the world with over 20,000 accepted species. There are twice as many orchid species as there are bird species on this planet. Orchids can be found on every continent and in just about any climate you will find. I have researched as many orchid abbreviations as I could find for orchid species and constructed this list. That being said, I obviously could not collect all 20,000+ names and put them on

Tulip Mania – The Economic History of Tulips

Tulip Mania – The Economic History of Tulips

Tulips are one of the most beautiful flowers grown and cut on earth today.  They are perfect for any occasion.  Tulips are not too big or small, not too romantic or childish, but just perfect for almost any occasion.  Throughout the history of Tulips, people caught on to this trend very quickly.  Tulips are native to Persia, where the local population commonly displays them in their turbans.  Europeans first discovered this flower and asked what they were called.  The Persians

The Secrets of Gardening Tulip – Planting Tulips

The Secrets of Gardening Tulip – Planting Tulips

Tulips are one of the easiest perennial flowers to grow in your garden;  even the most inexperienced grower can bury some Tulip bulbs in the fall.  They will grow slowly over the winter and sprout with beautiful flowers in early spring.  The next thing you know, you will be gardening Tulip. Tulips are perennial flowers, meaning that they will die off in fall and sprout again in spring.  For this to occur, they need to be in an environment with

Tropical Flowering Plants

Tropical Flowering Plants

Orchids (The Most Common Of The Tropical Flowering Plants) Orchids are one of the most common tropical flowering plants that you can readily find.  Not all species of Orchids are tropical, but they all will give you the tropical feel you are looking for.  You can find beautiful Orchids in any color but blue, and in a wide variety of bloom sizes and shapes.  Orchids are given for many occasions, and are prevalent throughout history as a sign of wealth

Growing Flowers in Pots

Growing Flowers in Pots

Flowers and plants in pots can look beautiful. Indoors or outdoors they can add charm to any space.  However, their care and maintenance can be an issue for some people as many potted flowers do not grow all year long and require attention to maintain long term appeal. Following are some ideas, techniques and methods for growing flowers in pots for your home. Flowers That Grow Best in Pots The flowers and plants that will grow best in pots are

Holiday Decorating with Flowers & Plants

Holiday Decorating with Flowers & Plants

  Adding flowers to the décor of your house on holidays gives a splendid beauty and elegance to it. And if you have fresh flowersand plantsin abundance growing in your backyard then you need not worry about the expense it would incur.     All you have to do is to just worry about that the decoration, you are about to get started with, should end up what you wanted rather than something out of nowhere!     Be it