July 31, 2014

Flowerona Reflects…on the month of July

It's been a very special month, in more ways than one.... Out & About Held our first Social Media for Florists workshop in London Helped judge the eFIG Office Plant of the Year Went on a week's holiday to Devon Did a talk at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Went to a mee…

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July 30, 2014

The Flower Bird at A Most Curious Wedding Fair – April 2014

Back in April, I had the pleasure of meeting Sarah Williams of The Flower Bird when I visited A Most Curious Wedding Fair in London.  And today's Wedding Wednesday blog post features my photos of the wedding flower designs on her stand. I loved the relaxed, informal style of her arrangements, featu…

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July 29, 2014

Flowers@Oxford…an international floral extravaganza: August 22nd-24th 2014

You may remember that back in 2011, I visited Flowers at Chicheley Hall? Well, one of the co-organisers of the event, Judith Blacklock, has another floral show lined up called Flowers@Oxford. It's taking place from August 22nd-24th at Lady Margaret Hall, an Oxford University college, renowned for its…

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July 27, 2014

Flowerona Links: With flower beards, DIYs & a fandango…

I hope you're having a lovely weekend. Here's this Sunday's floral links for you to enjoy! General The latest bizarre viral male fashion trend Fabulous interview with Jai from Hermetica Flowers Portraits of three sporting heroes made using flowers Wonderful floral designs in this Free Sp…

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July 25, 2014

Florist Friday: An exclusive interview with Paula Pryke OBE

Last month, I was so thrilled to hear that florist Paula Pryke had received an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List! And I can't tell you how honoured I feel today to feature this interview with Paula... How did you get started in the flower business? It all started with a flower demonstra…

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