Flower Arrangements

Julia Berrall, in her book A History of Flower Arrangements, says that "Ever since the early days of recorded history, when the man was, at last, able to free himself from the necessities of the hunt and till the soil for his living instead, floral decoration has played an important part in his arts." The fact that man has … Continue reading Flower Arrangements


Garden Flowers for Food and Medicine

Ever since the first cave dweller got the first stomach ache, people have looked at plants to relieve their aches and pains. Which plants would cure which ailments? The question is ageless. Answers first came from {probably often painful} trial and error. Eventually, though, this was backed by experience and knowledge passed down from one … Continue reading Garden Flowers for Food and Medicine