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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. Whilst…

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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 sprin…

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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 in…

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October 25, 2012

Bluebellgray’s new Autumn/Winter 2012 collection of floral-inspired cushions

Here in the UK, the weather lately has been a little gloomy, so I thought today that I'd feature some colourful florals to brighten up your day. And they come in the form of Bluebellgray's new Autumn/Winter cushion collection called 'Winter Peony'. I've been an admirer of the company for some time…

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October 24, 2012

Zita Elze’s ‘Four Seasons, Four Weddings’ Exhibit at the Designer Wedding Show – Autumn & Winter

I hope you enjoyed my blog post earlier today showcasing wedding flower designs depicting the seasons of Spring and Summer by florist Zita Elze at the Designer Wedding Show. Now, we're going to take a look at her Autumn and Winter tables... Autumn ...the season of harvest and plenty.  Sensual,…

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