Garden cuttings is an update on what is happening in the garden and which flowers and foliage are at their best.
I love to use foliage in my bouquets and designs as it creates such a perfect backdrop to the colours and forms of flowers. During the summer months there is so much to choose from including myrtle, pittosporum, euonymus and…
I had an inspiring day at the Flowers From The Farm Annual Conference yesterday. Shane Connolly delivered a fantastic talk and demonstration on sustainable floristry using seasonal foliage to create beautiful designs without floral foam. Many florists, including myself, are…
British flowers are one of the big trends for 2020 with 14% of flowers sold in the UK coming from British growers and flower farmers. This is great news for the environment and those who like to buy seasonal, fresh,…
Beautiful peonies arranged with locally grown Astilbe and Alchemilla.
Spring bouquet with Alchemilla, Nigella, Allium and Iris.
Herbs are a great addition to bouquets and arrangements and are making a comeback. Popular in Victorian times, they were used to symbolise meanings in bridal bouquets. Rosemary for fidelity, thyme for courage, sage for wisdom and lavender for luck.
Tulip Caviar just starting to flower in the cutting garden.
Loving this gorgeous daffodil in the spring sunshine, Narcissus Martinette!
A fresh, spring arrangement, perfect for Easter.
Read about the Spring flowers that are at their best.