July 31, 2013

Wedding Flowers Inspiration : ‘Juliet’ David Austin Roses

On Monday evening on my Flowerona Facebook page, I posted an image of some 'Juliet' David Austin roses, which I'd recently seen at New Covent Garden Flower Market. And, oh my...I was so surprised by the wonderful reaction!  I don't think that any photo has ever had so many 'likes'... So, today, on W…

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July 30, 2013

Storm in a Flower Vase…a new play about floral designer Constance Spry

Today, I wanted to let you know about a new play from Anton Burge which looks at the life of iconic floral designer Constance Spry (1886–1960). It's called 'Storm in a Flower Vase'.  And it takes its inspiration from the book, 'The Surprising Life of Constance Spry' by Sue Shephard. Cons…

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July 29, 2013

The Cornflower aka Centaurea cyanus…a striking, blue summer flower

I hope you had a lovely weekend. I thought I'd start off the week by taking a look at a striking, blue summer bloom...the cornflower. The ones which I've captured for today's blog post were very kindly given to me by David from D G Wholesale Flowers at New Covent Garden Flower Market in London. …

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July 28, 2013

Flowerona Links: With birds, astilbe & a chest of drawers…

I hope you're having a lovely weekend.  Here are this week's flowery links... New Links General Birds made of flower petals and leaves by Red Hong Yi Edible flowers...a wonderful collaboration - Adventures in Cook & Luna Moss Inside Fowlers Flowers shop in Melbourne, Australia Am…

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July 27, 2013

Flowerona Reflects: hydrangeas & holly

I hope you've had a great week. There's still been lots of sunshine here in the UK, interspersed with a few thundery showers and some much needed rain for our gardens. Here's what I've been up to... My week Monday On Monday, I went to the beautiful city of Bath to visit the Tallulah Rose…

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