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featured flower: amaryllis

the english name for amaryllis, a vibrant flower whose red variety is often associated with the holidays, is derived from the greek amarysso, meaning to sparkle.  and sparkle it does!  legend has it that amaryllis, a shy nymph, fell in love with alteo, a shepherd who possessed the strength of hercules and the beauty of apollo…but her affections were unrequited.  amaryllis sought to win the love of alteo with a unique flower that had never existed in the world before.  so she dressed in white and appeared at alteo’s door for 30 nights, each time piercing her heart with a golden arrow.  at last, when alteo opened the door, all that he found was a striking red flower, sprung from the blood of amaryllis’ heart.  with an origin like this, it’s no surprise that in the language of flowers, amaryllis represents pride, determination and radiant beauty…

flowergirlnyc:

featured flower: amaryllis

the english name for amaryllis, a vibrant flower whose red variety is often associated with the holidays, is derived from the greek amarysso, meaning to sparkle.  and sparkle it does!  legend has it that amaryllis, a shy nymph, fell in love with alteo, a shepherd who possessed the strength of hercules and the beauty of apollo…but her affections were unrequited.  amaryllis sought to win the love of alteo with a unique flower that had never existed in the world before.  so she dressed in white and appeared at alteo’s door for 30 nights, each time piercing her heart with a golden arrow.  at last, when alteo opened the door, all that he found was a striking red flower, sprung from the blood of amaryllis’ heart.  with an origin like this, it’s no surprise that in the language of flowers, amaryllis represents pride, determination and radiant beauty…

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remash:

garden shed ~ ville hara + linda bergroth

remash:

garden shed ~ ville hara + linda bergroth

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edgina:

Boscombe Beach Huts by a:b:i:r Architects and Peter Lewis

edgina:

Boscombe Beach Huts by a:b:i:r Architects and Peter Lewis

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thebellyrulesthemind:



This is a reblog, but with the holiday season coming up I wanted to remind you of this appetizer or even side dish. It’s almost too healthy to taste good, but it does.



The cauliflower:

  • 2 heads cauliflower, pulled into florets
  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 1/4 c. grated parmesan cheese, go…

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wallacegardens:

A garden fence with built-in window “frames” made from scrap wood, to display window-sill-size container plants. 

wallacegardens:

A garden fence with built-in window “frames” made from scrap wood, to display window-sill-size container plants.