Baby Names Inspired by the Garden

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Image adapted via Flickr/furtwangl

Confession: I love plants. It's seriously bordering on an obsession. They just make me so happy! I have plants in nearly every room of our home, a garden in our backyard, potted herbs, flower baskets on the front porch, and then some. One of my favorite places to go is our neighborhood plant store where they all know me by name. My love of my garden and all things plants inspired this collection of baby names. Enjoy!

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Image via Megan Klay

Vera

Aloe Vera. “Vera” means true, or genuine.

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Image via Flickr/Bruce Fingerhood

Luna

Spanish for moon. Gardening by the moon calendar is a thing. Doesn't that just sound so lovely?!

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Image via Flickr/Natural Resources Conservation Service Soil Health Campaign

Terra

Spanish for earth.

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Image via Megan Klay

Marigold

A flower the color of sunshiny days.

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Image via Flickr/photogramma1

Coral

Coral bells.

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Image via Megan Klay

Vinca

Vinca vine.

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Image via Flickr/Kathy Kimpel

Iris

 

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Image via Flickr/liz west

Zinnia

Related to sunflowers and daisies and lovely in their own right.

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Image via Megan Klay

Ivy

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Image via Megan Klay

Fern

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Image via Flickr/Moyan Brenn

Forest

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Image via Megan Klay

Fleur

French for flower.

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Image via Megan Klay

Rose

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Image via Flickr/Isaac Wedin

Sage

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Image via Flickr/Cortney Dean

Juniper

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Image via Flickr/lisaclarke

Holly

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Image via Flickr/Green Mountain Girls Farm

Juliet

Juliet tomato

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Image via Flickr/jules

Kale

 

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Image via Flickr/Demis Gallisto

Clementine

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Image via Flickr/crossine0

Mirabelle

The Mirabelle plum

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Image via Flickr/Scot Nelson

Ginger

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Image via Flickr/Stew Dean

Olive

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Image via Flickr/Andy / Andrew Fogg

Rosemary

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Image via Flickr/Rev Stan

Coriander

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Baby Names Inspired by the Garden

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