Real-love

When we come down from the temporary emotional high of an “in-love” experience, we start pursuing the “real-love” experience.

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Statice, the Paper flower

It is considered a herb and remedies made from it are many, however, it has a very bitter taste, hence, a glass of wine after taking this is helpful.

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HARAKEKE – Māori Creativity

The significance of harakeke in Māori culture, are it’s medicinal properties and the artistic value of the beautiful harakeke leave.
Harakeke also has many medicinal uses. The sticky sap or gum that it produces was applied to boils and wounds and used for toothache. The gel which oozes from the freshly-cut stems has similar healing properties to Aloe Vera, useful in treating skin irritations such as eczema and burns.

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HARAKEKE – Let’s talk native.

The Harakeke, is a native plant and unique to New Zealand and is one of our most ancient plant species.

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Say it with flowers

It was during the Victorian era, where every flower began to symbolize something. It is said that because of the strict protocol of that era, feelings and thoughts were not openly expressed between men and women, leading to an elaborate “flower language” or “floriography” being developed.

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Bells of Ireland

This lovely plant is a symbol of “Good luck” and is given as gifts to someone starting a new adventure or an expectant couple. Bells of Ireland are considered the energy of the soul

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Starting a business? Don’t be fooled by the pretty flowers.

Don’t assume that your bank, lawyer, accountant and insurance brokers you’ve had for years will be the most cost effective. Shop around, get quotes, talk to networks. Do the same with utilities and hire equipment for phones, power and POS systems. There is no room for loyalty in business.

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***Valentines Day***

Be outwardly caring. Be a giver. No matter the reason. Be passionate and extend your boundaries and remind those you love that you love them enough to make them feel extra special on a special day. You will be amazed at the joy you will receive in return.

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Simple Sunflowers

To simplify the gift of giving, the Sunflower is a perfect gift to bring “Joy” to someone’s day, particularly if they are feeling ill or down, sunflowers are the gift to lift the spirit. Its a great housewarming or a congratulations present and is the flower of choice for couples celebrating their third wedding anniversary.

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A question of flowers

What is it about this flower that you find so pleasurable? What made you think of it first?

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