The earliest known settlement in Oshawa started in the 1400s when the Lake Ontario Iroquois settled near the Harmony Creek. Today, with a population of over 166,000, Oshawa is the largest municipality in Durham Region. It is home to three post-secondary institutions and is rich in arts and cultural assets, with over 500 cultural businesses, events and festivals.
What does giving a Peony mean: This flower, which resembles a rose, symbolizes a happy life, happy marriage, prosperity, and good health.
How to use Peonies in a arrangement:Peonies can last for about a week or two when brought indoors. HGTV says to snip the stems when the buds are tight, wrap them in newspaper and store them in the refrigerator until you're ready to arrange.
Don't forget to mark your calendars for June 2022 and the Oshawa Peony Festival!