{floral friday #94}

August 9, 2013


quince3

Welcome to this week's {floral friday}! Here's another beautiful contribution by my talented mom. She took pictures of this flowering Quince a few months back and lets me share them with you today. Danke, Mama! :) A few facts about the flowering Quince: Quinces are popu­lar garden shrubs that are among the first to blossom in the spring. Quinces belong to the rose family and come from eastern Asia. {source} It produces beautiful flowers, but its real treat are its edible fruits, which can be made into jams and jellies with medicinal value as anti-imflammatories and astringents. … {continue reading}