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July 30, 2018

Growing & Arranging Cut Flowers Workshop | The Flower Appreciation Society & The Land Gardeners

l hope you had a lovely weekend. After the incredible tropical heat last week here in the UK, especially in the South East, I was so pleased to see the rain yesterday and drop in temperature! I love the sunshine and blue skies. But my thoughts are very much with you if you're a florist or flower grower…

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June 28, 2018

McQueens Flower School celebrates its 20th Anniversary!

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending a gathering at the McQueens Flower School to celebrate their 20th Anniversary. And what a wonderful evening it was! Set up in 1998, the school has attracted students from all over the world. It was founded to provide an opportunity to teach the McQueens…

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April 24, 2018

Karen Tran Floral Masterclass in London | March 2018

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful Gala Dinner hosted by floral designer Karen Tran (pictured above) at The Lanesborough in London. It took place on the final evening of The 3-Day Floral Experience course and showcased the amazing flower installations created by Karen and her stu…

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March 5, 2018

Interview with Brigitte Girling of Moss & Stone

I'm delighted today to feature an interview with Brigitte Girling from Moss & Stone (pictured left below), together with stunning images from her 'A Winter Gathering Workshop' with Kate Hargreaves from Tangle & Thyme (pictured right below), which took place last November. How did your worksh…

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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 tale…

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