Oleander Floral Design Blog — January

January’s Flowers - Snowdrops and Carnations

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January’s Flowers - Snowdrops and Carnations

  It’s probably no surprise that snowdrops are one of the birth flowers for January. With their delicate white heads peeking through the frozen earth, they’re a lovely sight to behold when it’s icy cold outside. And, after all the richness of the holiday season, this tenacious little flower brings a well-needed feeling of freshness along with a promise of warmer weather to come.    Amongst the earliest garden flower to bloom, the snowdrop (Galanthus) emerges in late winter or early spring, and sometimes when snow is still on the ground! The name ‘Galanthus’ comes from the Ancient Greek gála...

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To Pledge or Not to Pledge - New Year’s Resolutions…

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To Pledge or Not to Pledge - New Year’s Resolutions…

Do you or don’t you? And if you do, do you stick to your resolution? It is well known that human beings are creatures of habit, with research estimating that between a third and half of our behaviour is habitual. So, if you are one of the 69 per cent of Canadians (according to a study conducted by Tangerine in 2018) that make a New Year’s resolution, how do you make sure you keep it? The act of making a New Year’s resolution goes way way back in history, beginning during the reign of Caesar. Named after the Roman god...

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