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Lilac bushes have been a longtime favorite for people who want to grow flowery shrubs and bushes in their houses. It is incredibly popular because of the amazing fragrance that it gives off, and the gorgeous flowers that grow. The colors of the flowers can usually vary from pink to purple, and they are incredibly popular amongst homeowners. If you have a garden outside that you would like to decorate, putting in the lilac bushes…

T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” begins with the declaration that “April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire” – not the most optimistic of introductions to one of the world’s liveliest flowers. Eliot’s poem was written in the shadow of World War One and the fragmentation of modern life and is full of contrast – and what better way to contrast “the dead land” than with one…

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