The Power of Flowers
From early civilizations for centuries, flowers have been a part of everyday life.
They have been grown, then cut and brought indoors to focus on and enjoy the beauty that nature provides. The time has come to recognise the powerful contribution flowers can make to our lives.
In the Japanese culture, through the art of Ikebana, firstly being the Buddhist ‘Priest of Nature’, we associate the art of flower arranging with contemplation and meditation. By cutting and taking only the minimal amount of ‘live’ plant materials one creates deep meaning and an inner peace.
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