July 30, 2018

Growing & Arranging Cut Flowers Workshop | The Flower Appreciation Society & The Land Gardeners

l hope you had a lovely weekend. After the incredible tropical heat last week here in the UK, especially in the South East, I was so pleased to see the rain yesterday and drop in temperature! I love the sunshine and blue skies. But my thoughts are very much with you if you’re a florist or flower grower coping with these extreme weather conditions, which are due to return towards the end of this week.

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July 24, 2018

A Florist’s Guide to Ultra Violet – Pantone Color of the Year 2018 | New Covent Garden Market

Bright and early this morning, I was at New Covent Garden Market in London taking photos for my next report for their website. But whilst I was away last week in sunny Devon, my report featuring Ultra Violet blooms went live.

If you’re not already aware, Ultra Violet is Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2018. And there are so many flowers in this evocative shade in season at the moment. If you’d like to take a read of the report, simply head to the Flower Market website.

And just in case you missed it first time around, here’s a link to my July In Season report. Enjoy!

(Image : Rona Wheeldon | Flowerona)

July 4, 2018

FarmerFlorist | An Exhibition by Tessa Bunney

If you live in or are visiting North Yorkshire in the next week or so, then there’s an exhibition that you may be interested in visiting.

Called FarmerFlorist, it celebrates UK cut flower growers in a series of beautiful photographs by Tessa Bunney. And here are just a few of Tessa’s images…

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