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Every year we like to include some new varieties that we haven't grown before to add to the mix of colours and forms in our existing repertoire of flowers and foliages. It also means we can respond to requests for emerging colour trends etc - the wedding flower market is very fluid and the popularit ...

So, it's the middle of February and the weather has been pretty dire to say the least over the last few weeks. The incessant rain and resultant waterlogged ground has put the brakes on any digging and planting which is a source of frustration! However, in between the bouts of drizzle, lots of weedin ...

Welcome to 2016! At this time of year the growing side of things can only be done in short bursts when it's not pouring with rain or the ground not rock hard with frost. It's always nice to think back to sunny days and buckets of freshly picked blooms overflowing with their flowery harvest. Last May ...

What sort of arrangements work well on the ceremony and/or top table, and which sorts of containers work well as centrepieces on long rectangular tables? When the flowers need to be long and low to suit a rectangular table and not obliterate people's view it really works well to have the flowers in ...

I am always on the lookout for flowery inspiration and on a recent online quest I found some beautiful images of my two favourite things - Roses and Peonies. The pictures were so ravishing I wanted more, so I was led to the website of the US-based photographer Georgianna Lane.   All I can say is "w ...