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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

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

10 - 16 May 2021 This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. I can’t even begin to imagine the depths of despair that some people struggle with on a daily basis. For years, though, I witnessed the enduring effects of depression, anxiety, and PTSD on employees in toxic workplaces. In my former life I represented workers whose employers caused severe mental illness by bullying, discrimination, overwork, debilitating injury, or devastating terminal illness. All of my clients repo

Where nature mends us ...

I'm both thankful, and delighted, to have the opportunity to collaborate with @samlesburyhall in the development of their #therapeuticgarden for 2021 and beyond. Flowers and gardening for wellness have been my passion, and this space will fulfil the need that we all have to be outdoors in nature, and breathe in the stillness and the feel good. Plans are underway for a beautiful space with #socialprescribing at the heart of the garden. Mindfully .... It will be a place to sit,

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