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"Roses Are Red- Violets Are Blue": The Origin

We have all heard of the most famous poem of all that starts with ”Roses Are Red”- “Violets Are Blue”. The origin dates back further than we imagined!

Flowers are little miracles of the world with their sweet beauty and fragrance that evoke all our senses.

We have all heard of the most famous poem of all that starts with ” Roses Are Red”- “Violets Are Blue”. The origins of the poem can be traced as far back to 1590 by Sir Edmund Spense and later in 1784 made famous by Gammer Gurton’s Garland:

The rose is red, the violet’s blue,
The honey’s sweet, and so are you.
Thou are my love and I am thine;
I drew thee to my Valentine:
The lot was cast and then I drew,
And Fortune said it shou’d be you.

Poems about flowers have been written for centuries there is nothing in this world as poets say more beautiful than a flower.

Tips & Tricks
Wholesale Sanitation
After receiving imported flowers, make sure your buckets, coolers or anything in contact are clean and free of any residue from the previous shipment.
Bananas: Little Murderers
Ripening fruit gives off a gas called ethylene that shortens a flower’s life. Get around this by moving your vase away from the fruit bowl.
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