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February 15, 2018

 

There are seemingly millions of roses in the oil painting The Roses of Heliogabalus by Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912).

Millions Of Roses

About 120 million roses are purchased in the U.S. for Valentine’s Day each year.

February 8, 2018

 

Roses, roses.

Global Flowers

For Valentine’s Day, most of us will buy flowers, and those flowers are already enroute to us from abroad.

February 16, 2017

 

Floating rose petals.

Rose Aroma

What will you do with that Valentines bouquet after the 14th? Here are some ideas for rosewater, dried bouquets and potpourri.

February 11, 2016

 

From “Cupid in a Landscape” by Italian Renaissance painter Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, a.k.a., Il Sodoma, 1510s.

Love Poems: Gather Ye Rosebuds

Here are two lovely poems for a lover's day...as "Cupid lay among Roses."

February 13, 2014

 

Japanese garden at Schedel Arboretum and Gardens in Elmore, Ohio.

Schedel Gardens

Here's an idea for a gardener's valentine gift: an I.O.U. to visit this wonderful garden next summer!

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