May 31, 2012

Chelsea in Bloom – Beautiful floral designs adorning Chelsea retailers

Last week, Chelsea in Bloom took place in the streets around Sloane Square in London. Now in its seventh year, it's a competition whereby local retailers adorn their shops during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show week. For 2012, the theme was the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and there were some amazing entr…

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May 30, 2012

Summer Wedding Flowers Demonstrations & Workshop at Chatsworth

If you're in the UK, you may have been watching the recent three-part TV series which has looked 'behind the scenes' at Chatsworth in Derbyshire. The house looks such a wonderful place to visit and if you live nearby, you may like to know that next month they're holding Summer Wedding Flowers Demon…

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May 29, 2012

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – The Artisan Gardens

Today it's the turn of the Artisan Gardens at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show. And the Best Artisan Garden Award went to Satoyama Life above...which didn't surprise me at all. I have a bit of a soft spot for the Artisan Gardens and Kazuyuki Ishihara's design above, sponsored by Ishihara Kazuy…

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May 28, 2012

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Nikki Tibbles of Wild at Heart’s Artisan Retreat

I hope you had a lovely weekend.  I still have a few more blog posts' worth of images from last week's RHS Chelsea Flower Show and today I'm featuring florist Nikki Tibbles of Wild at Heart's Artisan Retreat. New for 2012, there were five Artisan Retreats at the show, all provided by The Malvern Co…

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May 26, 2012

Flowerona reflects…on the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012

Well, what a wonderful week it's been....and for me, the best week this year so far. I've been very privileged to attend the RHS Chelsea Flower Show on more than one occasion and am finding it a little difficult to put into words what an amazing time I've had. Here's what happened each day... …

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