Flowers have a strong emotional impact on many people. Their scent makes us feel romantic. Walking through a garden and encountering the scent of a rose is one of the best summer pleasures.
Flowers also bring a burst of energy to life. Their colors are vibrant and joyful. It is easy to feel happy when looking at a bright yellow flower or delicate flowers in shades of pink.
Flowers Say “I Love You”
Flowers, especially roses, have long symbolized the emotion of love. Seeing the flower delivery guy on the front porch is always a special treat. A gift of flowers shows that someone took the time to bring a sensual pleasure into one’s life. That shows love and an appreciation of the power of flowers.
Flowers Document Transitions of Life
Flowers are part of many of the traditions of life. A bouquet of flowers is typically held by the bride at a wedding. The site of the wedding reception will also be decorated with flowers. Flowers are also used at wakes. Sometimes the flowers have the power to transport one for just a few seconds, out of the sadness of the event into a moment just admiring the sheer beauty of the flowers. Nature is comforting and reminds people of the cycle of life.
Growing Flowers Adds Joy to Life
There is something very soothing about working in the dirt to plant and grow flowers. Seeing a new leaf spring from the earth in a flower bed brings a sense of optimism to life. Gardening is a great activity during stressful times. For little effort one gets a lot of flowers and hours of peace in the garden.
Flowers are Fabulous Gifts
If you have a flower garden you will always be able to put together some spontaneous gifts. And flowers are one of the sweetest gifts anyone can receive. There are many ways to give flowers as gifts. You can purchase them, grow them, or share some excess bulbs from the garden to help someone plant their own flower garden.
Flowers Add Romance to a Home
Bringing home some fresh flowers always adds a bit of romance to the home. The scent and colors of flowers are very sensual. It is also wonderful to have a bit of nature inside. Flowers are a splurge; however the joy they bring to a room is priceless. Flowers also remind people to slow down and pause to admire the beauty of the blooms. They reduce stress for a brief time and depict the power of nature.
Source: Personal Experience Gardening