April 24, 2018

Karen Tran Floral Masterclass in London | March 2018

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful Gala Dinner hosted by floral designer Karen Tran (pictured above) at The Lanesborough in London. It took place on the final evening of The 3-Day Floral Experience course and showcased the amazing flower installations created by Karen and her students, with support florist Leanne Roberts-Hewitt and her team at Wildabout.

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April 10, 2018

In Season at the Flower Market This April | New Covent Garden Flower Market

I hope your week’s going well! Today’s my first day back in the office, after taking a few days off over the Easter period…hence the delay in sharing this post.

If you’re wondering what you can expect to find at New Covent Garden Market this month with regards to flowers, foliage, plants and sundries, simply head over to the Flower Market website, where you’ll be able to read my latest report.

(Image : Rona Wheeldon | Flowerona)

March 22, 2018

New Magazine | The Flower Patch

I’m thrilled to let you know about a gorgeous new magazine called ‘The Flower Patch’, which has hit the shelves this month in the UK and Europe!

It features wonderful ideas for growing and arranging flowers with articles by Anna and Ellie from The Flower Appreciation Society and Rachel from Catkin Flowers. Plus there are pieces by Sarah Raven and Michael Marriott from David Austin Roses.

And this first edition includes a five page article by yours truly, all about recording your flower journey using Instagram with lots of hints and tips about photographing flowers.  In the article, I showcase the beautiful Instagram accounts of florists and flower growers Jo Flowers, The Blue Carrot, Floret, Green & Gorgeous, The Flower Hunter and The Garden Gate Flower Company.

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