May 31, 2014

Flowerona Reflects…on the month of May

I had a wonderful moment of realisation this month. I'd spent the day at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show on Press Day, then gone to Neill Strain's Passion for Peonies event. I was travelling home on a very crowded commuter train at 6.30pm, admiring my bouquet of Neill's breath-taking peonies (which featur…

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May 30, 2014

Florist Friday: Interview with Joanna Rhodes of Hayford & Rhodes

Today, I'm thrilled to feature an interview with Joanna Rhodes, Director of Events & Weddings at Hayford & Rhodes. Joanna runs the business with her sisters Amy and Laura. What is the history behind Hayford & Rhodes and who are the people behind the business now? William Hayford found…

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May 29, 2014

Exquisite floral dress created by Joseph Massie for Touchwood & unveiled by Rosie Fortescue of Made in Chelsea

What a treat I have for you today! Writing Flowerona, it's been such a joy to follow the career of the very talented floral designer Joseph Massie. And I was delighted to hear from Joe recently when he told me all about his latest create a dress made entirely from fresh flowers for Touch…

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May 28, 2014

Paula Rooney at Brides The Show – March 2014

At Brides The Show in March, there were several florists exhibiting and today, on Wedding Wednesday, I'm featuring images from Paula Rooney's beautiful stand. Paula had chosen a colour palette of pinks and blues for her high and low level arrangements. Vases of one type of flower including ranunculus,…

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May 27, 2014

Beautiful floral-inspired cakes by Nicola Holbrooke

Last week, I went to a fabulous Bloggers Afternoon Tea at Designer's Guild in London (which I'll be writing about shortly). We were treated to delicious food including beautiful floral-inspired cakes made by Nicola Holbrooke. They really did look too good to eat. I thought that you may like to see some…

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