Oh gardeners and florists and other plant people of Mefi, can you help me figure out what this flower is? [more inside]
Where can I buy a whole lot of roses in Portland, OR? Or online? [more inside]
How do you preserve white rosebuds without having them turn grey? Or, alternately, where can you buy dried rosebuds in white? [more inside]
I would like to spray paint a whole rose with metallic silver paint. The intention is that it will encase the rose, fully retaining its pretty rose shape for at least a few days, if not permanently. In reality the rose will probably wilt, or otherwise warp, leaving an ugly silver mess. I don't know. Any suggestions on how to get the results as imagined?
Is there any difference between Amelia roses and Amelia Renaissance roses? [more inside]
I just bought a dozen roses on my lunch break. Can't leave for work for 5 more hours. While I'm storing them in a glass of water, should I also snip the ends? Then do it again after surprising my sweetheart? Or just let them sit in peace?
How long before Valentine's Day can I buy roses and hope for them to still be decent? Are all the flower vendors hip to this tactic?