Desert Rose (Adenium Obesum) Bonsai: How to Grow and Plant Care

Perhaps you’ve tried your hand at growing a bonsai tree before, but you made the mistake of keeping a tree species, such as a Chinese Elm, or a Maple indoors all year round, and it died as it couldn’t go into the dormancy period it needed to survive. How about a plant that you can grow as a bonsai tree … Read More

Dahlia Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Whether your own slice of paradise comprises huge sprawling beds, or a couple of containers, a window box, or a lovely allotment, dahlias are always fantastic plants to grow.  They are very versatile plants, and can hugely range in appearance depending on the type of dahlia.  You can get cactus dahlias, which are huge blooms with ‘spiky’ petals, pom-pom dahlias, … Read More

Dogwood Flower (Cornus florida) Meaning and Symbolism

The dogwood might not be the first flowering tree you think of – perhaps you’d think of the cherry blossom tree, or a magnolia – but the dogwood is an enigmatic tree, which has a lot of symbolism attached to it. It’s a tree admired throughout the world for its flowering beauty. What does ‘Dogwood’ Mean? The Cornus florida, or … Read More

Daisy Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Daisies are the birth month flower of April, when they spring to life and cover lawns with tiny bursts of yellow and white.  It has a fragile look to its tiny white petals, and the sunny golden center. It’s widely admired as a flower of spring, and for its symbolism.  What does the Word Daisy Mean? Daisy can be a … Read More

Daffodil Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Along with the primrose, the daffodil is one of the first flowers to appear in spring, and has a lot of symbolism attached to it. It’s the birth flower of March, and is given as a gift on a 10th wedding anniversary.  You may be familiar with how the daffodil heralds the arrival of spring, and how it’s tied to … Read More