The art of the meaningful flower gift

Lessons in choosing the perfect plant for the perfect occasion

[~ 6 minutes]

Listening to: Deanta, Harp Airs

Close your eyes for a moment, and think about the most memorable gift you’ve ever been given.

The one you hold dearest, the one that’s making you smile right now as you picture it in your mind.

If you’re anything like me, it’s probably not the most expensive gift you’ve ever received—perhaps not the most beautiful one by objective standards either. In my case, it’s something you might even be inclined to throw away were you to see it: a bunch of dry wild carrot umbels, bursting with prickly seeds.

Dry inflorescences of Daucus carota, wild carrot Continue reading