Archives

November 16, 2017

4 Self Care Tips for Florists in the Run-Up to Christmas

So the Christmas installations have started to go into hotels and restaurants meaning many florists have been doing all-nighters and then trying to catch up on their sleep the next day. Florist shops are gearing up for the festive period too. And freelancers are taking on jobs back-to-back. It's so …

read full article
November 14, 2017

British Flower Grower | Picked at Dawn | North Yorkshire

If you read my blog post last month about the Large Urn Workshop which I attended earlier this year, you may have seen me mention British flower grower Picked at Dawn. Isn't it such a great business name? The day after the workshop, Fiona from Firenza Floral Design very kindly took me to visit the in…

read full article
November 9, 2017

A florist’s guide to Christmas at the Flower Market

This week in the UK, the Christmas lights were turned on in Oxford Street in London, retailer John Lewis is just about to reveal their Christmas 2017 advert, and with just over six weeks to go until the big day, my latest report for the New Covent Garden Flower Market website went live this morning. And…

read full article
November 8, 2017

New Video | The Flower Market at New Covent Garden Market | #BehindEveryGreatFlorist

I'm so thrilled to be able to share with you a special project, which I've been working on 'behind the scenes' over the last few months! It's a brand new video featuring The Flower Market at New Covent Garden Market! Film-makers, Duncan McCabe of McQueens and Julian Langham and I were at the market f…

read full article
November 6, 2017

@inthefloralspotlight | A new Instagram account

Have you heard about my new Instagram hashtag, #inthefloralspotlight, which I mentioned on Flowerona last week? Well, there's been such an incredible response that I've set up a new Instagram account, @inthefloralspotlight. I'll be featuring your images of florists, florists-to-be, flower growers, fl…

read full article