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On Giving - Wear it Purple 2021

Start The Conversation...Keep It Going. This month at East End Flower Market, we will be celebrating and promoting Wear it Purple Day, which is on August 27th. The theme this year is ‘Start The Conversation….Keep It Going.’  Wear it Purple is a not-for-profit that was founded in 2010, in response to young people taking their own lives as a result of bullying and harassment for the lack of acceptance of their sexuality or gender identity.  As state on their website, research shows that 75% of LGBTIQ youth experience some for of discrimination, whether that be verbal absue or physical harassment. The rates of depression are also over 3 times higher in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Australians, compared to the...

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Plant Profile: Umbrella Tree

Plant Profile: Umbrella Tree Scientific Name: Schefflera Native to - Taiwan Watering - water regularly, keeping the soil moist at all times, and in an area with a bit of humidity is possible.  Light - best suited to semi-shaded environment with some bright, indirect light and temperatures of 16-24°C. Avoid cold drafts or sudden temperature drops.  Growth - these are slow growing and won't need to be repotted too often. 

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Plant Profile: Golden Cane

Plant Profile: Golden Cane Scientific Name: Dypsis Lutescens  Native to - Madagascar Watering - water regularly, keeping the soil moist at all times, and in an area with a bit of humidity if possible.  Light - best suited to an environment with some bright, indirect light and temperatures of 16-24°C. Avoid cold drafts or sudden temperature drops.  Growth - these are slow growing and won't need to be repotted too often. 

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Plant Profile: Calathea

Plant Profile: Calathea Native to - South America (Brazil) Watering - water regularly, keeping the soil moist at all times, and in an area with a bit of humidity is possible.  Light - best suited to semi-shaded environment with some bright, indirect light and temperatures of 16-24°C. Avoid cold drafts or sudden temperature drops.  Growth - these are slow growing and won't need to be repotted too often. 

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Plant Profile: Zanzibar

Plant Profile: Zanzibar Scientific / Botanical Name - Zamioculcas zamiifolia Native to - South Africa Watering - water only when the soil is fully dry. Light - best suited to bright, indirect light but is okay in low light areas, and even office buildings.  Growth - these are slow growing, so you won't need to repot your plant too often. 

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