Certain flowers bloomed at specific times in the Marian calendar, and monks, friars and nuns used them to meditate on and celebrate key events in Mary’s life.
There are many plants that produce edible flowers and are safe to eat if they are grown without the use of pesticides.
It is not a coincidence that many weddings are scheduled for June as there are plenty of flowers available. Learn more...
William Shakespeare was inspired by plants and flowers when writing his famous plays. His writing is filled with botanical metaphors.