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Wilting Petals & Stock Taking

Along with the last wilting petals of Amaryllis, a new diary beckons with fresh flat white pages ahead. Not really a New Years resolution sort of person; I decided to go through a 'taking stock' exercise a food photographer friend suggested. A sort of to do list with a difference, perhaps. Making : Spring bridal bouquets. Love [...]

By |2020-10-31T18:16:20+00:00February 3rd, 2018|growing flowers|Comments Off on Wilting Petals & Stock Taking

Classical & Romantic

There is something Classical & Romantic about Peonies, Hydrangeas & Roses for a summer wedding. With peonies readily available from May & roses all year round, pop in abundant hydrangeas & the result is just dreamy. One of my summer brides picked exactly these flowers along with other ivory tones for her wedding flowers. Along [...]

By |2020-10-31T18:16:31+00:00October 23rd, 2017|wedding flowers|Comments Off on Classical & Romantic

Flowers Make People Smile

Sunflowers. I love them. They are flowers that make people smile. A single woody stem cut down in a jar, or half a dozen carefully displayed carefully in a tall vase just speak for themselves. Even a small sunflower plant as a gift says sunshine in a pot. A local farmer planted an entire field with [...]

By |2020-10-31T18:16:42+00:00October 11th, 2017|flowers for the home|2 Comments

Fragrantly Frilly

Sweet Peas are synonymous with Summer. Delicate fragrant frilly petals on sturdy skinny stems. Difficult to believe such a strong, sweet scent comes from something looking fragile. The Sweet Pea colour range is superb, pastels yes; but deep purples through to bright pillar box red. Stems that have petals that look as if they've been [...]

By |2020-10-31T18:16:46+00:00October 5th, 2017|wedding flowers|Comments Off on Fragrantly Frilly

Superstitions. One for sorrow, Two for joy.

Superstitions. As the saying goes One for sorrow, Two for joy. Superstitions extend to flowers to some degree. When hospitals allowed fresh flowers for patients, nurses often separated red flowers from white in different vases. The superstitions surrounding red flowers signifying blood & white flowers bandages. Two Magpies. One for Sorrow Two for Joy When [...]

By |2020-10-31T18:16:55+00:00May 5th, 2017|Uncategorized, wedding flowers|Comments Off on Superstitions. One for sorrow, Two for joy.

Yellow yellow

It seems apt in this April sunshine I mention there's been a lot of yellow in the studio recently. It's spring so daffodils are everywhere & the tones of yellow varying greatly. A happy colour that is difficult not to like. Daffodil. The classic yellow spring flower Yellow; a primary colour and sometimes [...]

By |2020-10-31T18:17:00+00:00April 21st, 2017|party flowers, vase hire|Comments Off on Yellow yellow

An Avalanche in March

A regular in my bucket for any occasion is Rosa white Avalanche. I'm not alone in singling out this beauty, it's possibly a top choice for many florists. Used in bridal bouquets, arrangements for various events from birthdays to christenings to funerals along with cut flowers for vases. White Avalanche is a stalwart in the [...]

By |2020-10-31T18:17:43+00:00April 7th, 2017|mothers day|Comments Off on An Avalanche in March