October 17, 2017

British Flower Grower | Holme Flowers | North Yorkshire

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of attending a Large Urn Workshop run by Fiona from Firenza Floral Design and Sarah Winward. The workshop took place at the farm of British flower grower Holme Flowers. The day after the workshop, Fiona very kindly took me back to Holme Flowers to take a look …

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October 12, 2017

Flowers From Your Garden & How To Use Them Course with Shane Connolly

Back in May, I had the pleasure of attending a course by Shane Connolly called 'Flowers from the Garden & How To Use Them'. For over twenty five years, Shane has been running his business, creating timeless, artisan floral arrangements and decorations. And I love that his signature natural flo…

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October 10, 2017

Sharing a few things that have made me into who I am today…

Today, it’s my birthday. So I thought I’d share with you a few things that have made me into who I am, one for each year that I’ve been on Planet Earth… I was born in a 200 year old cottage in rural Devon, on a small farm in a hamlet called Worston, two miles from the nearest village of…

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October 4, 2017

Book Review of Botanical Style by Selina Lake

One of my very favourite books for inspiration is Botanical Style by stylist Selina Lake. And if you love all things botanical, you too will be swooning at all the stunning images of beautifully arranged flowers, houseplants, floral watercolours, pressed flowers and antique prints. With five sections co…

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October 2, 2017

Houseplant of the Month – Pure Green

Isn't this year zooming past? I can't quite believe that it's already October! The beginning of a new month means that it's time for my regular houseplant series, Houseplant of the Month. And we're shining the spotlight on four botanicals with amazing air-purifying characteristics. These Pure Green pl…

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