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Giselle handmade wrapping paper rolls, $6, worldmarket.com Pomegranates and flower buds decorate this paper, handmade in India from recycled cotton fabric remnants.
Broccoli heads are harvested when the largest flower buds in the head are about the size of the head of a kitchen match.
Many trees and shrubs need the cold to encourage dormancy during which leaf and flower buds mature in preparation for spring growth.
Another myrtle family member (Syzigium aromaticum), the plant’s flower buds are harvested and dried for use as a spice.
Developed in Minnesota, Honeycrisp stood up well to late spring frosts that kill flower buds and limit production.
Remember to buy plants where the flower buds have just started to show color.
Fall-, winter- and spring-blooming trees and shrubs have already set their flower buds.
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