Astana residents and city guests could gain an interesting experience by trying on the shoes made from flowers.
A million red rose petals were showered over the Statue of Liberty on Friday in a spectacular display to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy during World War II.
A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists in Japan after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected -- and with very surprising flowers.
Like miniature pompoms bursting with colour and fragrance, mimosa flowers turn the hills around France's perfume capital, Grasse, a golden yellow for a couple of fleeting weeks each year.
March 8 - the International Women's Day - is a very popular holiday in Kazakhstan. And it is a must for every gentleman in the county to congratulate the ladies that are dear to him and to make sure that all the ladies around enjoy the day.
The International Women’s Day on March 8 traditionally makes gentlemen get their wallets and credit cards ready.
More than 263 million flowers - 20 thousand tons - totally worth about $154 million were imported to Kazakhstan in 2013.
Not only the calendar announces the arrival of long awaited warmth, but also lovely blooming of snowdrops in South Kazakhstan Oblast signals the beginning of Spring.
Flowers are mostly supplied from the Netherlands, Germany, France, Israel, Ecuador, Kenya and Colombia to Almaty.
Snowdrops have covered the hills and fields in south Kazakhstan in February.
Hundreds of visitors are flocking daily to a botanical garden in southeastern Brazil to watch the rare blooming of the Titan arum, the world's smelliest and largest tropical flower.
Almaty women were offered to exchanged their cigarettes for flowers.
Prices of flowers are going up prior to the March 8 holiday.
A man from Kyzylorda has ordered a bunch of one million red roses wroth $3 million.
Flower beds will cover 190 square meters of Almaty city this summer.
A group of horticulturists lead by biologist Yelizaveta Aivazi are working on a new rose cultivar Astana based on Japanese Suntory's blue rose.
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