When the start of a new year approaches, we often think of New Year\u2019s Eve celebrations. The new year can bring us good fortune, a new beginning and a way to say goodbye to yesterday. \n\n\n\nWhat Are The January Flowers?\n\n\n\nLet us look at January flowers. The two birth flowers for the month of January are the snowdrop and the carnation. Who can resist the beautiful presence of carnations in the winter months? Carnations come in a variety of colors to include pink, red, white and more. It is one of the most requested flowers to buy at floral shops. \n\n\n\nThe snowdrop looks more like a plump icicle. The beautiful white colored snowdrop is beautiful before its starts to bloom. \n\n\n\nWhat Are The Facts About the Carnation?\n\n\n\nIt is also called the Dianthus Caryophyllus and clove pink.It is a genus of the Dianthus.It is considered a Mediterranean flower. Students preparing for prom and best men at weddings often use the carnation as a boutonni\u00e8re.The ancient Greeks talked about carnations in their manuscripts that were written nearly two thousand years ago. Carnations are often used at gatherings, weddings, showpieces and Mother\u2019s Day.You give red carnations to someone that you want to say, \u201cI love you\u201d to.Carnations need partial shade or the complete sun. It is best to plant carnations in the fall or spring months.\n\n\n\nWhat Are The Facts About Snowdrop Flowers?\n\n\n\nSnowdrop flowers were once not popularly used because they often grew in cemeteries. Many people thought them to be associated with the dead.They represent the start of something new in life (business, marriage, relationship). It is associated with Amaryllidaceae.This flower comes from Europe.They are white in color.They stay alive in most any type of dirt.If you grow them in organic soil, they tend to grow better. They come up in the winter and spring months.They represent optimism for a better future.People often call snowdrops dingle dangles, Mary Tapers and Emblem.These flowers come to life at the end of winter.These flowers are often not put indoors since people see them around gravestones and assume that they will bring bad luck.Many florists don\u2019t know that the snowdrop flower has heat that radiates from it. If you put them around snow, you will see that the snow melts around it.In Latin, these flowers are called Galanthus. Snowdrops produce nectar for bees and other insects.Giving someone this kind of flower for their birthday in January is not considered to be insulting. In fact, in the 21st century, these flowers are now being considered as beautiful and worthy of gifting.In Australia, these flowers are often called Candlemass Bells.They are often brought into Catholic churches around Christmas time to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.Their seeds have oil and protein.These flowers can live in cold weather.There are twenty distinct varieties of these flowers living in the wild.Herbology believes that the snowdrop can slacken Alzheimer\u2019s disease.They are often used to relieve pain and myasthenia.In medieval times, this flower was not known to be an herbal remedy.Snowdrops have been used in the Caucasus mountains for healing.Many Elderly people in Europe eat the bulbs to help improve memory.This flower begins growing from a little bulb.Snowdrops are a fragile flower.Snowdrop flowers don\u2019t like hot summers.Snowdrops can dry out rather quickly.Most outside rodents, animals and deer won\u2019t consume these types of flowers.The soil for the snowdrops should be moist to touch.They will keep growing year after year.It was awarded the title of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society. You don\u2019t have to worry about weeds growing around them.They can sometimes cause skin irritant.\n\n\n\nWhat Are More Facts About Carnations?\n\n\n\nThey can grow to be twenty-four\ninches tall.There are 300+ varieties that exist\ntoday.People plant flowers in beds and stone\ngardens.They can stay alive for around three\nweeks in a vase full of water.Give carnations sunlight five hours a\nday.They love temperatures around sixty\ndegrees.\n\n\n\nWhat Are The Best Occasions for Giving Someone Carnations?\n\n\n\nChristmasAnniversaryFuneralsNew Year\u2019s EveTo Tell Someone that you love them.Birthdays\n\n\n\nIf you think that carnations are going to work for you, they will. People are often amazed by the variety of colors that you can buy these flowers in. You can often buy a bouquet of carnations from a florist for only $5.00. \n\n\n\nIf you live\nin a large city like New York or San Francisco, you will often find these\nflowers in grocery stores, fruit stands and people selling them in the\nstreet. These flowers last a relatively\nlong time in water once cut. They will\nbring your living room to life if you put them on your dining room table. \n\n\n\nAre You Decorating Your Home For the Holidays?\n\n\n\nIf you plan\non having Christmas dinner at your house this year, it\u2019s a good idea to combine\nthe carnations and snowdrop flowers together. If you put a poinsettia in the mix, you are\ngoing to have people wondering how you came up with such a beautiful display. \n\n\n\nYou will often feel that your display brings smiles to peoples faces and you begin to see that people all around you love what you are doing. \n\n\n\nMany people also dry out carnations and snowdrops so that they can put them on top of gift-wrapping paper. You can do this and then glue them to your wrapping paper to be different this year. \n\n\n\nIf you plan\non gifting these to someone around the holidays, its often good to ask a\nflorist to put together around 40 or 50 carnations so that they stand out in a\nbundle. My favorite color carnations around Christmas time are the red and\nwhite carnations. I find that they make people think of Santa Clause and\nChristmas that they celebrated as a child. \n\n\n\n\nCarnations\noften bring out good memories for people because everyone has seen them at\nleast once in their life. I would say that\nthey are one of Americas favorite flowers. \nThey are just as popular as the red rose.