Although Basil is known to bring about prosperity, love spells are the general domain for this treasured herb. It is used to soothe communication between two people, to draw a lover to you and to celebrate love. Basil can be tucked fresh or dried into a sachet and carried to strengthen feelings of love.

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Herbs make good scents!

 

 

Basil is best known for its properties to aid and strengthen love. Although Basil is known to bring about prosperity, love spells are the general domain for this treasured herb. It is used to soothe communication between two people, to draw a lover to you and to celebrate love. Basil can be tucked fresh or dried into a sachet and carried to strengthen feelings of love.

Who knew? Why not spread some LOVE around at your wedding by giving your guest memorable favors of basil in adorable eco boxes.
FREE Basil Recipe with all Eco Box Favors

The ancient Romans believed that the mere smell of basil inspired love. Thus, a woman seeding true love needed merely to hand the object of her affection a spring of basil, and he would be here forever.
Its name comes from the Greek word for “royal”, basilikon. a perennial in warm climates, it is easy to grow and thrives in containers. its small white flowers should be be pruned in order to induce vigorous growth of the tasty leaves.

Celebrate basil in your wedding receptions with food, plants for centerpieces and sprigs for good luck.

Bridal showers are perfect venues to celebrate the immortal properties of basil with games and gifts.

. The Kitchen Bridal Shower

Ask guests to choose gifts the bride will need to establish an the kitchen of her dreams. Gifts might include: tools, utensils, cookware, bake ware, appliances, gadgets, linens and cookbooks. A Kitchen Shower is the perfect occasion to go potluck. If your kitchen can manage, request that a few dishes be brought assembled but uncooked. When your guests arrive, pop their culinary creations into the oven and serve wine in the kitchen while you enjoy the aroma of what is soon to come. Guests might also bring along their signature recipe, written on a card to present to the bride.

- perfect for a “herb” shower with a culinary touch

Basic Pesto Sauce
- 1/3 cut fresh basil leaves
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
-pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup pine kernels
- 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
– 1/2 cup olive oil
Blend the basil leaves in a blender. Add the garlic and olive oil and process for a few seconds. Gradually add the pine kernels, Parmesan cheese and salt. The consistency should be thick and creamy.

This quantity of pesto sauce is sufficient for 1 pound cooked, drained pasta. Mix 2 tablespoons pesto with the pasta and serve on individual plates with an extra spoonful of pesto on each helping.. 

For Money and Success: Soak Basil  in water for 3 days, then sprinkle about a place of business. Also used for purification and protection and to remove obstacles in love and create harmony.  Dispels melancholy and attracts friends. It just doesn’t get any better than that.

For more herb ideas for fall weddings check it out at: Plant a Memory favors & gifts

 

 

dasies for love

Wedding daisy bouquet

 

Flowers have always been a gift of love. Valentine’s day flowers are given expressing LOVE  and the most popular flower is The Rose.
In the Victorian times, suitors were mad about flowers, and everything that bloomed carried a special symbol.

When a young man wished to gain the affection of a certain young woman, he would send her posies that held secret messages. She would reply in kind with specific flowers that would either welcome or shun his attention.

Here’s a sampling of petal lore:

Ambroisa   -  “Love returned”
Burdock    -  ” Touch me not”
Camellia    – ” You are perfected loveliness”
Currant   -    ” Thy frown will kill me”
Daffodil  -   ” Unrequited love”
narcissus  -    ”uncertainty”
Pansies  -     ” think of me”
Peach blossoms  – “Am I your captive?”
Pink rose  -      ” Our love is perfect happiness”
Ranunculus  –  ”Your are radiant with charm”
Red columbine  – “Anxious and trembling”
Wild Daisy  -      “I will think of it”
from the Little big Book for BRIDES

Flowers at a wedding are still one of the most important essential elements that are never left out.
Think of flowers for your wedding and what works for you. They can be the central theme of your wedding day.

Check out our daisy seed favors:
For a flower seed kit with Shasta Dasies: he loves me , he loves me not, he loves me , we tied the knot.
Have a great week, Think Flowers it is one of our GREAT thought every day here at Plant a Memory.
Sheila, Robin & Amy

 

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Say Thank You with Wedding Favors

 

Outdoor Weddings are topping the charts these days and what amazing photography for the memory books.

Your guests will love to share your Wedding Day with details that only work in the great outdoors. Grapevine Twig arbors, mason glasses, wood slices for table numbers, birch bark flower vases, wildflowers & lots of GREEN.

Celebrate with the Bride & Groom by planting favors that will bring back memories of their wedding day and the special day shared. Mini flower bulbs Favors are eco-rustic wedding favors that are adorable guest gifts. Plant a Memory with mini flower bulb favors and your day will last forever.

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