February 28, 2014

Flowerona Reflects…on the month of February

I know February is the shortest month of the year, but it's really flown by! Here's what I've been up to... Out & About Teaching photography skills at the Flowers from the Farm workshop Private View of the Fashion & Gardens exhibition at the Garden Museum Book launch of Simple Flower…

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February 27, 2014

The garden shed…no longer just the male bolthole but now also the female home office

Even though I have a small office in our house where I work, occasionally (and it's normally in the warmer months!) I dream of having a garden shed which I could work from.  I think the seed for this idea was initially planted after seeing the beautiful Artisan Retreats at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.…

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February 26, 2014

10 Stunning floral-inspired wedding cakes from cake designer Rosalind Miller

In this week's Wedding Wednesday blog post, I'm delighted to feature ten stunning floral-inspired wedding cakes from cake designer Rosalind Miller. I met Rosalind a few years ago at a wedding show and it's been so lovely to watch her career blossom.  She was voted Best Wedding Cake Designer in the 201…

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February 25, 2014

Would you like to learn the essential floristry technique of making a hand-tied bouquet?

Yesterday morning, I was up bright and early to go to New Covent Garden Flower Market in London. My walk to the train station at 5.30am was in the dark.  So it was such a lovely surprise when I popped out mid-morning to take photos of the foliage and was greeted by warm, dazzling sunshine.  It really…

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February 24, 2014

Mimi Eden…one of my favourite spray roses

I hope you had a lovely weekend.  I thought I'd start off the week by sharing with you one of my favourite spray roses, Mimi Eden.  They have pink petals in the centre of the bloom and pale ivory outer petals, with lots of flowers on each stem.  When I was at the National Wedding Show on Friday, flo…

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