Sexy Valentines Day Flowers

Red roses make us feel sexy and loved. Here’s a wonderful combination of red roses with extra touch of feathers. Isn’t it a great Valentines day bouquet?

The design is made by an Israeli designer, you can visit her site and learn how she formed this bouquet. (just do a google translate and you’ll be fine).

valentines day bouquet

Mature Love and Perfection

redtulip

Red tulip is a symbol of mature love and perfection.
It opens up like
a sweet, warm kiss.
Their cup like bloom signifies
they are open to accept you for who you are.
And it spreads a joyful, loving energy.
Just the perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

Bees Can Sense the Electric Fields of Flowers by Ed Yong

Some amazing facts about flowers and the energy they spread around…

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Bumblebee

A bumblebee visits a flower, drawn in by the bright colours, the patterns on the petals, and the aromatic promise of sweet nectar. But there’s more to pollination than sight and smell. There is also electricity in the air.

Dominic Clarke and Heather Whitney from the University of Bristol have shown that bumblebees can sense the electric field that surrounds a flower. They can even learn to distinguish between fields produced by different floral shapes, or use them to work out whether a flower has been recently visited by other bees. Flowers aren’t just visual spectacles and smelly beacons. They’re also electric billboards.

“This is a big finding,” says Daniel Robert, who led the study. “Nobody had postulated the idea that bees could be sensitive to the electric field of a flower.”

Scientists have, however, known about the electric side of pollination since the 1960s, although it is rarely…

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Edible Flowers Recipes

Green Salad with Edible Flowers / Martha Stewart
green salad with edible flowers from Martha Stewart

Rose Blancmange / Lateliervi
rose blancmange

Honey Coconut Milk Ice Cream with Edible Flower Topping / aharmonyhealing
Honey Coconut Milk Ice Cream with Edible Flower Topping

2013 in review

Thank you guys for a wonderful year of blogging, sharing and commenting.
Wishing you all another great year!!!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Take the Blues Away

If you feel cold outside and inside, red flowers will take the blues away, add drama and excitement into your life and make you feel warm and cozy.

inside a red rose

Twosome

If you pay a close attention to the details in this picture, you will see twosome all over. Two daffodil blooms, two daffodil leaves and two Cyclamen leaves. The funny thing is that I didn’t even notice this twosome motif when I took the picture, only later on when it was on my computer.

daffodil