Category: Flowers

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Can I put fresh flowers on my Wedding Cake?

This is a very good question.  The answer being YES and NO! It may sound very contradictory but the truth is, like anything, there are rules. There are lots of examples of cakes decorated with real flowers out there on the internet, but just because its on Pinterest, it doesn’t mean to say its ok!  Lots of examples used on the internet and in … Read More Can I put fresh flowers on my Wedding Cake?

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Styling it up for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

“A Mother is your first friend Your best friend Your forever friend” I think its always lovely to do something traditional on Mother’s Day.  A really pretty look can be achieved so effortlessly, there is just so much available in the shops these days.  However, it need not cost a bomb!  Its easy to indulge in those pretty pastel colours … pink … white … Read More Styling it up for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

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An Enchanted Castle – Festival of Flowers at Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Festival of Flowers is something i’ve been meaning to attend for many years and for one reason or another, i’ve not been able to make it.  This year I was determined to, after seeing lots of prompts and reminders from florists I follow on Facebook at Instagram! This year the show was on from 23rd to 28th September and what a gorgeous … Read More An Enchanted Castle – Festival of Flowers at Leeds Castle

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May Day Wreath!

There two things that are synonymous with spring that pop out in late April, early May.  If I say Cow Parsley and the May Tree (Hawthorn) are you with me? I love to think that these simple elements are engrained in to our May Day traditions and rituals that date back many centuries. I was out for a walk last week and thought, what … Read More May Day Wreath!

Wedding Flowers Vintage Style

Well it’s the end of deepest darkest January so I thought I would post a little sunshine from way back in August of a lovely wedding I had the pleasure of doing flowers for at St Julian’s Club in Sevenoaks.  The totally amazing photos are care of fantastic photographer Rebecca Douglas Photography {just click on her name and you will whizz straight there}.  Her photos are amazing – … Read More Wedding Flowers Vintage Style

Blooming Green, Blooming Fantastic!

Anyone that knows me will know that flowers are ‘my thing’. Give me a bunch of boring supermarket flowers & i’ll have them rearranged & looking fab in no time (mmm I feel another blog post coming on). Anyway I digress. Have you heard of Blooming Green? No? Well … it’s a beautiful flower farm run by two lovely ladies Bek & Jen. It’s whole … Read More Blooming Green, Blooming Fantastic!

Flaming June & the Cutting Patch

Well I have to say I am very pleased with my cutting patch this year.  At the beginning of the season I had a little expansion project and got rid of my raised beds and went for a full on growing area.  I have still kept a little grass path down the middle, but next year might get rid of this too which will … Read More Flaming June & the Cutting Patch

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