Search

Thank you British Flowers

Yesterday, 20 June 2021, at the close of British Flowers Week, I was in the delightful location of Samlesbury Hall, with British flowers for sale. It was a wonderful day, spent chatting to people who were visiting about British flowers and why you should choose them over imported flowers. There was also talk of seasonality, respectful foraging, but mostly about the joy of bringing British and garden flowers into our homes. There were bouquets for sale, and thank you to the l

British Flowers Week

It's British Flowers Week! This concept of celebrating British Flowers has come from Covent Garden Market @marketflowers, and I'm delighted to be a part of it by holding a pop up stall at Samlesbury Hall this coming Sunday, 18th June, which is also Fathers Day UK. I'll have some of the best British flowers available for you to buy, take home, and display in your windows; such is the idea behind this week. We are to show the world what's great about British flowers, grown her

Supporting Flower Farmers

As a member of the Flowers From The Farm community, I can tell you that its a been huge source of support and inspiration for me. A 'not for profit' organisation: it is a safe community for British flower famers and growers to be united for the purpose of cultivating and promoting the sale of beautiful British flowers in all their magnificent glory, and to share experiences. Within the community, there is always plentiful advice available about growing British flowers in what

Transient beauty

Peony season is coming to an end. Large and luscious blooms start to fade in mid June, leaving space for sunflowers and other full summer flowers. I will miss them but their passing is almost as lovely to watch as their life. The petals crumple and soften. They turn to marshmallow, and melt away. They scatter their confetti to the ground retaining the same colour they had whilst upright, but they do it so gently. Like a faint. A dignified and glorious collapse. I can har