Interesting facts about crocuses

Crocus is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family. There are 90 species of crocuses in the world. Crocus are perennial plants. They are native to the Alps, southern Europe, the Mediterranean area, North Africa and the Middle East, and across Central Asia to Xinjiang Province in western China. Crocuses are found in … Read more

Interesting facts about roses

The rose is a type of flowering shrub that belong to the family of plants called Rosaceae. Roses are native primarily to the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. All roses were originally wild and they come from several parts of the world, North America, Europe, northwest Africa and many parts of Asia and Oceania. … Read more

Interesting facts about Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof, also known as the Garden of Europe, is flower garden. It is located in South Holland in the small town of Lisse, south of Haarlem and southwest of Amsterdam. The word ‘Keukenhof’ can be translated to ‘kitchen garden’ in Dutch, in reference to the herbs that used to be gathered in the area for … Read more

Interesting facts about lavender

Most lavender plants are blue or purple, but there are some varieties that come in yellow and pink. Name “lavender” originates from Latin verb “lavare“, which means “to wash”. Lavender was important part of bathing rituals in the ancient Rome because of its disinfect and antiseptic properties. Lavender is one of the most popular essential … Read more

Interesting facts about tulips

Tulips can be divided into about 150 various species, but there are more than 3,000 naturally occurring and genetically cultivated varieties of the flower worldwide. Tulips originate from the Himalaya area, they were brought to Turkey from there. Around 1560 they were brought from Turkey to the Holland. Tulips have a wide variety of meanings, … Read more