February 7, 2018

New Covent Garden Market announces dates for British Flowers Week 2018

I’m delighted to let you know that New Covent Garden Market has announced this year’s British Flowers Week dates. This celebration of homegrown blooms and the people who grow them, sell them and create stunning designs using them will take place from June 18th-24th, 2018.

Now in its sixth year, the week-long event is set to raise awareness of the enviable array of flowers and foliage the UK is home to, as well as the phenomenal talent of the country’s floral industry, bringing together florists, wholesalers, flower growers and floristry lovers alike.

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January 17, 2018

Escape to South Africa on a Botanical Journey with Cape Lily & Passionflower | March 12th – 21st, 2018

I’m delighted to feature an interview with floral designer Sylvia Lukach from Cape Lily (pictured above) about a new kind of floral retreat she’s calling a ‘Botanical Journey’ this March in South Africa. The emphasis being not just on floral design but also personal growth. And the incredibly talented Susan McLeary from Passionflower is one of the guest teachers!

Read on to discover what inspired Sylvia to create this experience plus a very special offer for Flowerona readers…

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January 10, 2018

In Season at the Flower Market this January | New Covent Garden Market

Every month I go to New Covent Garden Market in London to talk to the traders and take photographs for my monthly report for the Flower Market website. And on my visit last week, I was very pleased to see that anemone season is in full swing!

If you’d like to see what’s available flowers, foliage, plants and sundries wise at the market in January, simply head over to the Flower Market website, where you’ll be able to read my report.

(Image : Rona Wheeldon | Flowerona)