July 13, 2020

It's dahlia season! One of my favourite flowers. 

 A bit like succulents, I think it's the beautiful and perfect symmetry of the petals that appeal to me so much. Hugely popular in wedding work recently, the dahlia is named after an 18th century botanist named Anders Da...

March 11, 2020

Hmmm, I usually take these articles with a bit of a pinch of salt but actually a lot of this one makes sense! 


February 11, 2020

I read a great article the other day about exactly why wedding flowers are priced as they are. I didn't write this piece but have permission from "Foote flowers" to share it with you. A great insight! you can find it here   


February 2, 2020

If you're lucky enough to receive a beautiful bouquet of flowers, there's probably a little "care card" inside your envelope telling you how best to keep the bouquet fresh and how best to make it last. If not or if the text is too small to read (I can identify!!) here'...

January 28, 2020

One of the most asked questions I get from brides about their wedding flowers is "who gets a buttonhole or corsage?" There's really no "right" answer to this as it's all completely personal and depends on the individual but here's a general guide. Well the groom always...

November 13, 2019

The very best way to make sure that your wedding flowers have as little impact on your carbon footprint as possible is to simply make sure your florist buys British. Better still; make sure they have a local grower/supplier. As a florist, a lot of our product come from...

September 3, 2019

 I took an order yesterday that really reminded me of how emotional this job can be. Maybe it’s because I’m a bit of an empathic sort and tend to “absorb” emotions around me but I’m sure other florists and people who have worked in the industry will identify.

It’s not a...

April 4, 2019

Inspiration; Saffron

So apparently the important colour of the year is coral, and that's fine, I really love coral, but I had my fingers secretly crossed that it would be something like this. Saffron. A very warm and soft yellow. I s'pose we could call it mustard, cust...

January 15, 2019

The wildflower look is still so popular for weddings this year. I remember shouting "Stop the car!" while passing a random field last summer and leaping over a ditch to "forage" some pretty grasses that I knew would look gorgeous in one of my bride's wild flower bouque...

January 2, 2019

Happy New Year! All my 2019 brides...let it sink in, you're getting married this year!! Let's talk about the new Pantone colour of the year for 2019, living coral. If you remember, I've already touched on coral for a wedding theme but it's about to get a lot more atten...

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