Picking your own flowers is such a treat! And that’s what I was doing on Friday morning at PlantPassion in Surrey. It was definitely the highlight of my week! And it was my first venture out since lockdown started in March. I’d booked a slot online for a Pick Your Own Session and had such a lovely time, wandering through the fields, cutting flowers including the Astrantia pictured above. After being ensconced in the office all week, it was so lovely to get some fresh air and catch up with Claire the owner too, socially distanced of course.… Read more
Your Signature Floristry Style … is it obvious when someone looks at your Instagram account? Finding and celebrating your unique style is one of the areas which I cover in my Instagram for Florists online course.
Is your floristry style natural, garden-inspired and quirky or lavish, opulent and abundant? Is it instantly recognisable when someone’s scrolling through all the different accounts in their Instagram feed? By being instantly recognisable, you can instantly stand out from the crowd. You’ll become known for a particular style and clients will seek you out because they adore your style.… Read more
Instagram Live over the last couple of months has seen such massive growth! Apparently, there’s been a 70% increase in usage. Given this surge in live streaming, Instagram has recently announced some new features for Instagram Live.
You can now watch and comment on Instagram Live videos from your desktop. Plus there’s now a new button that allows you to upload your Instagram Lives directly to IGTV when you’ve finished broadcasting. … Read more
Floristry demonstrations were in abundance at the inaugural RHS Virtual Chelsea Flower Show this week! Thank you so much to The RHS for highlighting all these wonderfully talented florists. So in this week’s blog post, I’ve compiled a list of all of them for you. They’ll all make perfect viewing over the weekend, or long Bank Holiday weekend if you’re UK based. I certainly know what I’ll be doing!… Read more
The first ever RHS Virtual Chelsea Flower Show takes place next week from Monday 18th May – Saturday 23rd May.
Throughout the week, the RHS website will host inspirational content from some of the nation’s favourite gardening experts. Each day will follow a different theme with new content offering design tips, planting ideas, garden tours, ‘how to’ demonstrations, meet the growers, Q&As and more. Here’s a summary of just some of the highlights…… Read more