The Gift of Flowers is a beautiful guide to the many ways to use flowers as unique and special gifts.
With brief descriptions of their natural healing qualities, discover the secret language of flowers and learn the symbols and intuitive messages behind each one, such as tulips for love and bluebells for constancy. There are lists of matching flowers for birthdays, zodiac signs, days of the week and anniversaries to make the most of your daily plant life.
Discover how to communicate through the language of plants and their flowers to stimulate your own healing, creative expression and passion for life.
Over 50 creative inspirations including:
floral infusions of vinegars, teas, liqueurs and cordials
botanical skin care and special fragrances
bouquets and dried flower arrangements
pot pourri and pressed flower art
The Gift of Flowers is a magic garden of wisdom and change sure to inspire gardeners, cooks and flower lovers everywhere.
Cheralyn Darcey is an ethnobotanist, botanical history author, and environmental artist who has had a lifelong connection with the spiritual and healing properties of plants. Cheralyn has written eighteen internationally published botanical and gardening titles and lives on the Central Coast of NSW. She is the Community Garden Curator at SWAMP (Sustainable Wetlands Agricultural Makers Project) in NSW where she designs and delivers garden systems and educational opportunities for community groups. Cheralyn also produces and hosts a live weekly two-hour gardening radio show At Home with the Gardening Gang on COASTFM963 and writes the weekly Down in the Garden page for Central Coast Newspapers: Coast News, The Coast Chronicle and Newcastle's Novo News.