Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Fun Flower Facts

Did you know.......

Ancient civilizations burned aster leaves to ward off evil spirits.

Tulip bulbs can be substituted for onions in a recipe. So, when your dinner recipe calls for onions; check your garden before shopping at the store! 

Chrysanthemums are associated with funerals in Malta and are considered unlucky.

The very expensive spice, saffron, comes from a type of crocus flower.

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