August 3, 2015

Houseplant of the Month – Mother-in-Law’s Tongue

I hope you had a lovely weekend. 2015 is just flying by and I can't quite believe it's August already! This month, as part of my Houseplant of the Month series, we're going to take a look at Mother-in-Law's Tongue. Intrigued by how it got its mildly entertaining name, I decided to do some researc…

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August 2, 2015

Flowerona Links : With roses aplenty, peonies & a green factory…

I hope you're having a lovely weekend. Here's this week's round-up of floral inspiration from around the globe. General At the home of David Austin English roses via Georgianna Lane Robbie Honey : A Man of Many Petals British Cut Flowers : what's in season Rosebie Morton knows her roses …

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August 1, 2015

How to make your flowers last longer In this week's video, I share five tips on how to make your flowers last longer. I hope you enjoy watching the video and find it useful. Don’t forget, if you’d like to subscribe to my YouTube channel, please click here and then click on Subscribe.…

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July 31, 2015

Florist Friday : The New Jay Archer Floral Design Flower School

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending a Press Day at the new Jay Archer Floral Design Flower School in Hampshire. Just a short drive from Basingstoke, it's based in a lovely old farmhouse surrounded by woodlands. Jay launched the school officially in April and courses will start in Se…

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July 30, 2015

‘Dinner Plate’ Peonies…such an amazing peony variety!

When I went to New Covent Garden Flower Market in London on Monday morning, there were lots of peonies still available. But unfortunately their season is shortly coming to an end for us here in the UK. Before they disappear though, I thought you may like to see an amazing variety called 'Dinner Plate…

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