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Printed in Vancouver, BC on recycled paper, art card quality. 
All of the cards come with very nice white lightly speckled recycled paper envelopes.

These cards wholesale at 50% off for retail businesses and clients.
Please contact Julia for more information.

The following cards are available as either a blank greeting card or a postcard.

5X7 Greeting Cards Retail at $4
Each greeting card comes with the listed (quote and flower facts) on the back side. 
The inside is blank leaving it available for any occasion!

4X6 Postcards Retail at $1.75
Each postcard comes with a lot of writing room on the back.


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Forest Fern

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of it's plain. 
- Henry David Thoreau

Ferns are among the oldest living land plants. The geological record indicates that ferns have grown on earth for at least 400 million years! 


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Stargazer Lily

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. 
- Gloria Steinem

The name Stargazer Lily can be broken down to mean 'a daydreamer that witnesses'.


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Tiger Lily

Joy is not in things; it is in us
- Richard Wagner

Native people of British Columbia, Canada, used tiger lily bulbs as a flavouring or condiment. Apparently they taste peppery or bitter.


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Chrysanthemum

Remember that happiness id a way of travel - not a destination.
- Roy M. Goodman

The Chrysanthemum flower has been known since before 5000BC in a small yellow form. This one in particular has been coloured with a dye. In Fen Shui it is believed to bring laughter and happiness to your home. 


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Peace Roses

If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane. 
- Jimmy Buffet

The first fossil records of roses date back 30 million years! In 3000BC the Sumerians created the first written record of the rose. The Peace rose was christened the day that Berlin fell in 1945.


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French Marigold

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy;
they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
-Marcel Proust

The Marigold is often know as "the golden flower of the Virgin Mary", but in actuality it's name is a corruption of the Anglo-Saxon merso-meargealla, the Marsh Marigold. 


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Duckie in Coleus

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open. - John Barrymore

Coleus is an old world herb of the mint family, widely cultivated for their multi coloured decorative leaves. It is also known as a flame nettle.


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Ageratum

The world is but a canvas to the imagination.
- Henry David Thoreau

The Artist Blue Ageratum has an open habit and will add texture to large containers. It is also exceptionally heat tolerant. They produce radiant clusters of fuzzy flowers, blooming May through October.



Square Greeting Cards


6.25 x 6.25 Square Cards Retail at $4.50. 
Each greeting card comes with the listed information (quote and flower facts) on the back side. The inside is blank leaving it available for any occasion!


dahlia


Dahlia

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. - Anthony J. D'Angelo

Dahlias were first recorded by Westerners in 1615, when they were called by their Mexican name, acoctli.  They disappeared from record until 1787 when a botanical expedition 'rediscovered' them, and sent seeds back to their headquarters in Europe.  Their existence was kept secret for another ten years however.


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Corn Flower


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The cornflower or bachelor's button gets it's name from natively growing as a weed in cornfields in Europe. Since 1968 the blur cornflower has been the national flower of Estonia and symbolizes daily bread to Estonians.


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Passion Flower


Just living is not enough... One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. - Hans Christian Anderson

Passion flowers have a long history of use with Native Americans, in both North and Central America. It is used to treat insomnia, hysteria, epilepsy, and is also valued for its painkilling properties.

Passion flowers were named for the passion of Christ, because the flower structure seemed symbolic of Jesus' scourging, crowning with thorns, and crucifixion.


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Farm Sunset

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.  Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.
-Orison Swett Marden

 


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