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  1. Carnation Sale Now On - Just £9.99

    This week we are running a very special deal where you can pick up one of our gorgeous Carnation bouquets for just £9.99! Whether you are looking to send carnations to a loved one as a way of showing how much you care, our special Carnation bouquets are just the gift. These charming bouquets are available with next day delivery included, ensuring they arrive with you fresh and in excellent condition. Check out our full range or Carnations in our Carnation Flash Sale section of our website, and grab yourself a bargain whilst theres still time! Offer ends this Friday!...

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  2. Interesting Carnation Facts and Meanings

    Fun Carnation Facts The Carnation flower is a very popular flower, used for years at special occasions, ceremonies and to express your gratitude and admiration to a friend or loved one. It has been said that Carnations grew from the tears of Mary at Jesus's carrying of the cross, and were popular back in the times of ancient Rome and Greece. The actual scientific name for Carnations is "Dianthus caryophyllus" which roughly translates as the "flower of the gods". They are also known as "Pinks" which isn't due to the color, but the fact that the petals resemble...

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  3. International Day of Friendship - 30 July

    Friendship Day - Background The 30th of July is known as the International Day of Friendship, a day promoted by the United Nations to help recognise and support friendship and how it can bring about peace in different cultures. On this day the UN asks organisations, governments and local communities to hold events to help promote friendship and mutual understanding, however this day is not a national bank holiday which means we don't get a day off work! Originally the the International Day of Friendship was oficially procalimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly, however friendship day was...

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  4. Which Flowers Last the Longest?

    A bouquet of freshly cut flowers are an eye catching sight to behold, especially when they have been sent to you as a gift from a loved one or family member. Of course, due to the nature of flowers they won't last forever, however that doesn't mean that you can't take steps to ensure they last you a little bit longer. Flowers such as Carnations and Orchids are some of the more longer lasting flowers. If you over water your flowers they will bloom and then wilt rather quickly, and on the other side if you don't water them enough they can flop over. Sometimes you can get an orchid...

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  5. Extinct Flower Discovered Near Souter Lighthouse, UK

    This week we have some recent news about a discovery of a flower which was classed as extinct, but now it looks like we may have spoke to soon! The Corncockle flower, an eye catching yet poisonous flower has been discovered by Dougie Holden, a National Trust assistant range growing near Souter Lighthouse in Whitburn, Sunderland. The corncockle flower used to be common and could be seen in many wheat fields, however with the rise and development of modern farming methods it was wiped off the countryside. Whilst an attractive flower, visitors should be careful not to touch it as it can lead to vomiting...

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  6. End of Summer Term 2014 Classic Memories

    For many schools around the world the School Term ends on the 23rd or 24th of July, 2014 . What better way to celebrate the end of term and to welcome the upcoming Summer Holidays than with a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers to brighten up your home. Our most popular Summer bouquet is our Burst of Summer , bursting with colorful seasonal tones to add a warm summer cheer to your home or office. This gorgeous bouquet is made up of a variety of fresh, high grade flowers, expertly arranged and hand tied by our team of florists....

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  7. End of Term Flowers for Teachers

    The end of term is coming soon and you don’t know what gift to offer to the teacher? There are quite a lot of choices which you need to make, such as home made gifts and so on, but one of the best gifts for your team remain flowers. Giving flowers at the end of the term is one of the best ways to show appreciation for your teacher and how much she has given to the class during the last year. Flowers will always be appreciated by anyone, especially by teachers. They look great and your teacher can keep them in the classroom whilst she finishes off any work left to be done before the holidays...

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  8. Sunday Flower Delivery from Clare Florist

    When holidays fall on Sunday, which happens quite often, people will no longer be forced to have flowers delivered before or after the date. Now with Clare Florist, flower bouquets can be delivered on Sundays starting from July the 20th 2014. Clare Florist, who offers their delivery service across the United Kingdom, has met customers’ growing requests for Sunday deliveries. Clare Florist is one of just a few who offer Sunday flower bouquet delivery. Clare Florist currently offers free weekday deliveries, as well as a Saturday delivery service. Saturday delivery costs just £2.99 in...

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  9. Grandparents Day 2014 UK

    Are you wondering when Grandparents day is? This year, Grandparents Day falls on the 5th of October, 2014, and it is our chance to remind our grandparents how much they mean to us and show that they are in our thoughts. Grandparents Day started in the USA in 1978, and it wasn't until 1990 that it was introduced in the United Kingdom. Since 2008 Grandparents day is celebrated on the first Sunday of October, and whilst as not as successful as Mothers or Fathers Day, we often get customers looking to send flowers on Grandparents day and wish their grandparents the best, especially if they don't...

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  10. British Flowers Week 2014 June 16th-20th

    This week marks the start of British Flowers Week which runs from June the 16th to June the 20th. British Flowers Week is a campaign by the New Covent Garden Flower Market so that people can share their home grown flowers and we can celebrate the wealth and variety of British flowers. Over the last few years British flowers have grown in popularity with many people harvesting their own flowers to celebrate the Spring and Summer seasons. This increase in British growers has led to a resurgence of interest, due to the beauty and natural charm that our British flowers have. If you are down in London...

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