Styling with seasonal flowers

The soft, crumpling collapse of the garden roses.. September styling; of the season. Wen asked 'what is my style" for me, it’s simply this; slow. Slow flowers, slow and seasonal styling, and intuitive design. There’s no rush, is there? Like any art form, composition is everything. It draws the eye along the pathway we’ve created. It must be heart led. We must switch off our minds chatter, and breathe in the moment, so that we can use floral design as a therapy, even if


I'm so looking forward to welcoming you to two new workshops added recently to Eventbrite: The first is a late summer bouquet styling workshop in early September*, and later, in October, an Autumn Wreath workshop. Both are at Samlesbury Hall. *No longer available. In each, we will use our time slowly and intuitively to create something beautiful; either hand-tied bouquets or circles of autumnal hedgerows for your doors. Both workshops gift you some time for yourself, and the

Finding Comfort & Joy - revised dates

A note to all of you who have kindly booked onto my wreath workshops at Samlesbury Hall. Due to Lockdown #2 we have had to revise two of the dates that were scheduled. Emails have been sent to all of you, but not everyone has responded. Therefore, please know that the Tuesday 1st December workshop is now taking place (hopefully!) on Saturday 12th December, and the Wednesday 2nd December workshop will be one week later, on Wednesday 9th December. Please could I ask that you