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“Florentia”, city meant to flourish

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Primavera Firenze

Spring, life, flowers, rebirth, renewal… these are the concepts behind the “flower” and it is no coincidence that Florence is the city of flowers… the lily of its coat of arms which until 1251 was white on a red field, and therefore to the very name of the city: “Florentia” ie “city meant to flourish“.…

Saffron, the flower that raised the towers

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A truly precious spice, because to get it one gram takes one hundred and fifty flowers … The saffron harvest is repeated every morning at dawn, before the sunlight makes the flowers open, for the entire flowering period, between the second half of October and the first of November. The work is done by hand…

Flower in Florence. At the Ctystal Palace and on the balconies

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Spring Market Exhibition at the Giardino dell’Orticultura (Horticultural Garden) from 25th April 2022 to 1st May 2022 Every 25th April in the Giardino dell’Orticultura in Florence, at the Ponte Rosso, the traditional exhibition of plants and flowers opens. It’s worth to make a visit not only for the wonderful plants of nurserymen from all over…

It’s time to visit gardens

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In Florence, “city of the flower”, even the gardens are true works of art, rich not only in flowers, but also in history. Two are almost in the city center: Boboli and Villa Bardini. Two others are below Piazzale Michelangelo, dedicated to two beloved flowers in Florence: the Roses and the Iris. The last one…