Ben franklin has quoted, “Wine makes daily life easy, less hurried, with fewer tension and more tolerance”.
Wine is a beverage that is made by fermented juice of grapes and it contains alcohol, wine can be made by other fruits too, such as apples, cranberries, plums, etc. but a typical “wine” is made up of grapes ( grapes used for wine are different from table grapes). It is a complex drink that takes a long duration of years to get exotic. Each and every bottle of wine has a science and history behind it. The older the wine is the more perfect it is.
Valentine’s day is a special occasion for some to express their secret crush for someone or a chance for couples to express their love to one another, it is a day to feel, to give and to receive happiness and affection by your special someone. There are many ways in which one can celebrate this day of love with their lover, some go out on a date and enjoy the company of their partner while some plan out huge surprises for their lovers. While some even write poetry for their partner, some simply cook a nice dinner for their special someone.
When you buy flowers for loved ones, try the Forget-me-nots flower. This beautiful flower is a lovely flower with a rich history and symbolism. There was a story about this flower that was fully well known by Germans. It’s about two lovers that walking around the Danube River. At that time, they encounter bright blue flowers that blossom near the riverbank. Then the man picked the flowers and then gave them to the woman while asking her not to forget him. Therefore the flowers got their beautiful name. The story said that the women still wore the flowers until she died. Consequently, they also symbolize faithfulness towards your love.
Valentine’s Day is known as another day of love. Although the description of this Valentine’s Day is global, many couples take advantage of this one day on February 14th to share more love with their loved ones. Usually, they spend their Valentine’s Day with their loved ones as much as possible. Valentine’s Day celebrations are usually the right time for those who want to express their feelings and even propose to their loved ones.
Spider lily has the Latin name Lycoris Radiata, not a native flower from Japan. These plants come from mainland China, Korea. Spider Lily then entered Japan and thrived in the Ryukyu Islands. In Japan, spider lilies are often referred to as higanbana flowers. The leaves and flowers of the higanbana never grow together. When the flowers bloom, the leaves will fall. When the leaves grow green, it turns for the flowers to wither. It is the background of a sad legend about lovers who can never be together.
Asplenium Australasian, or commonly known as the ‘Bird’s nest fern,’ is a native plant to Australia’s east coast. It’s from Cape York in Queensland down to the south coast of New South Wales. The plant’s common name comes from its large, nest-shaped rosette of light-green. The plant also has slightly leathery radiating fronds and its ability to grow on trees due to its shallow root system. Its natural habitat is found in moist and sheltered forests where it grows on trees or rocks. Still, it is happy to grow in urban settings in protected gardens and indoors. Bird’s nest ferns plants have a striking upright vase shape and add structural interest. The plants also have green fronds reaching up to 1.5 m long, creating a fantastic garden focal point.
Rose is known as the universal symbol of love and romance. This flower has a vital role in history because it is often used as a symbol of the royal family or religious rituals. And lately, offering flowers as a token of love has become more common. The use of rose bouquets in Singapore and Internationally is for celebrating or expressing something. For example, giving flowers to lovers on Valentine’s Day almost always uses roses, or giving red roses bouquets for birthday.
According to its genus, in English, the name of this flower is Lavandula. However, the term lavender is widely used. Lavandula angustifolia is the most commonly known lavender species in the world. This flower color specialization is also used in one of the colors, called lavender. In general, this flower is purple, but there are other colors, such as blue, white, and yellow.
Prunus mume or plum blossom, also known as méihuā, in Mandarin, has become China’s national flower by the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China since July 21, 1964. It is native to mainland China, flowering between late winter and early spring. Chinese new year’s flowers are also called plum blossoms because they are commonly used as tokens to welcome the New Year and the spring season.
Chlorophytum comosum common name often called spider plant. Chlorophytum comosum species were first discovered in tropical Africa. But now, there are many spider plant varieties spread worldwide. Despite the spider plant’s scientific name, people know the plant as a spider plant because of the long stems and the spider plant spiderettes that made them look spidery.