Japanese Maple Bonsai (Acer Palmatum): A Beginner’s Guide

Bonsai doesn’t refer to a specific type of plant. It’s the Japanese art form of growing miniature trees which mimic their naturally, fully-sized relatives.  One of the most rewarding Bonsai trees you can care for is the Japanese Maple, or the Acer Palmatum. The word ‘palma’ is Latin for the palm of your hand, which refers to the five-pronged leaf … Read More

Bleeding Heart Flower Meaning and Symbolism

There’s nothing quite like the bleeding heart flower, and how similar it looks to its name. One of the most unusual flowers you can give someone, few flowers hold such a significant symbolism. If you’re planning on giving someone a bleeding heart flower, or you’ve received one, read on to discover the meaning behind the flower.  What does The Name … Read More

Top 55 Beautiful Types of Blue Flowers That You Should Know

Blue is one of the hardest colors for plants to produce. While we know that insects see colors differently to us, it’s been proven that some pollinators – bees especially – prefer blue and white over other colors when choosing flowers to visit for nectar. Blue flowers are very common in the Himalayas, where they may have to work harder … Read More