Flowers have always been used to represent all nice feelings towards
other people. Flowers have their own language which you use to say
things in a beautiful way. You give flowers to someone to say “I love
you” or “I really care for you”, you give flowers to a sick person to
say “I hope you will get well soon” and you give flowers to say “I am
really sorry”. The language of flowers has only nice words and it is
well understood by all people no matter where they are.
Colors of flowers have also different meanings which can be used
instead of words, Red for example gives the feeling of passionate love
and desire, Blue flowers symbolize calmness and peace while Pink flowers
convey appreciation. There are many different meanings related to each
color and each type of flowers that will help you say what you feel.
Poets over the years have expressed their thoughts by creating poems
about flowers. Margaret Deland who lived in the period 1857-1945 has
written an entire volume of poems about flowers. Shakespeare has many
quotations on flowers
The history of admiring flowers and giving them as gifts dates back
to thousands of years. We can see the Pharaoh king Ramses II offering
flowers to Goddess Isis in the famous scene on an Ancient Egyptian
temple. There is a Chinese proverb that says “When you have only two
pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with
Flowers are a main element in our occasions. We use flower
arrangements in weddings to add happiness to the party and we use
flowers in funerals to reduce sorrow and sadness. Every body appreciates
flowers, your mother will value them, your wife or girlfriend will love
them and your friends will appreciate them so much.
- Today we use flowers in home décor to add joy to the house but
we have to know how to take care of them to prolong their lives as
much as we can. Some of the care tips for flowers are:
- When you bring flowers home from a florist shop, don’t keep
flowers out of water for long. Put flowers in clean water and put
preservatives to keep them alive for more days.
- Change water every day and keep room temperature normal.
- Don’t expose flowers to smoke as they are living creatures and
will certainly need fresh air to live
- More flower care tips.
Scientists have observed that music positively affects the life of
plants which flourish more when music is played at home for long periods
Flowers are nice creatures that add joy to our lives and so they
deserve to be treated in a nicely to enjoy them for as long as we can.
“To hold love, you must treat it as a rare and tender flower, nurturing
it with the utmost patience and care” from a poem by Lloyd Hill.
In the end, flowers will wither and die but at least they will have
given their lives for the joy of others. Give them love and care as they
fill your life with happiness.