December 16, 2015

Wedding Wednesday : 5 Beautiful poinsettia bouquets for winter weddings

If you're a bride-to-be or a florist, have you ever considered poinsettias for big day blooms? Well, this month five very talented florists were tasked by Stars for Europe to design a wedding bouquet incorporating poinsettias. And here are the beautiful results...! Heart of Winter by The Blacks…

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November 30, 2015

Flowerona Loves – November 2015

It’s time for me to share with you the things I’ve seen, done and loved this month. 1. Super Facialist Rose Intense Moisture Mask  On Sunday mornings, after I've been to my Zumba class, I try to have a mini-pamper. And this month, I bought this face mask via Boots online. It really does make…

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August 11, 2014

Laura Ashley’s new Painterly Florals collection for Autumn/Winter 2014

I hope you had a lovely weekend. Thank you so much for all the lovely comments about yesterday's Flowerona Links blog post. The image by Philippa Stanton in particular was very popular! If you'd like to see more of Philippa's stunning photos, do follow her on Instagram and also visit her blog. Whils…

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February 8, 2013

Garden Flowers: Bright yellow flowers on bare stems…the Winter Jasmine

This month's Garden Flowers post, which I write with garden designer Lisa Cox, features the winter jasmine, which is also known as Jasminum nudiflorum. It’s a hardy deciduous shrub with long arching branches that bear bright yellow flowers on bare stems in the winter, and often through to spri…

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November 2, 2012

Garden Flowers: Violas…such dainty winter blooms

This month’s Garden Flowers post, which I write with garden designer Lisa Cox, features violas. Now that autumn is well and truly here in the UK, violas are the perfect antidote to add a pop of colour to our fading gardens. They’re such dainty winter blooms and look wonderful potted up i…

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