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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 ...

It's always a shame when good things come to an end, and now that it's properly Autumn, lots of flowers are entering their dormant period so sadly we have to say "goodbye" until next year... I thought I'd look back on some of the lovely roses which we harvested in the summer.The ones that seem happi ...

During the last week or so we have been busy picking our crop of peonies. They have been a bit late this year due to the cold Spring. They are either used there and then for lovely bouquets and arrangements or we put them in the cooler where they can last for a further few weeks. The ability to st ...

Can't believe it's the 1st May already! It's been a mixed bag so far this year, with some really warm weather interspersed with icy winds and cold nights. Everything in the garden and field is coming along nicely, I'm making an effort to take lots of photos to record how things develop over the grow ...