If you watched my Instagram Stories at the beginning of the week, you’ll have seen that I was at New Covent Garden Flower Market in London on Monday morning for the opening day of the brand new Flower Market. There was such a wonderful buzz!… Read more
Have you heard the news? New Covent Garden Flower Market, the team behind British Flowers Week, are searching for five florists to feature in the national campaign promoting British flowers and floristry!
The five featured florists will each create three designs for the British Flowers Week photoshoot, which forms the cornerstone of the campaign. And during British Flowers Week, which is taking place from June 19th-25th, each florist will have one day devoted to showcasing them and their designs.… Read more
Last year, London-based floral artist Rebecca Louise Law created yet another breath-taking installation using thousands of flowers. And this time, it was a collaboration with diamond brand, Forevermark, during Milan Fashion Week.… Read more
Homegrown blooms and local foraged foliage were certainly the stars of the show at India Hurst from Vervain’s Vase Workshop in Worcestershire last summer.
The seven attendees, all with a mix of abilities, some seasoned florists and others complete beginners, had at their disposal a heavenly choice of seasonal flowers. As well as Bartzella, Coral Charm, Duchesse de Nemours, Cora Stubbs and Gardenia peonies, there were also foxgloves, stocks, lupins, Icelandic and Black Peony poppies, plus Mayra and Prince Jardinier roses.… Read more
I’m delighted to feature an interview with London based florists Jess Martin (left) and Charlie Gozem (right) of One Flew Over.
Could you tell us what prompted you to become florists?
Charlie: I’d always wanted to have my own business or at least to work for myself. And then I sort of fell into flowers watching a florist friend in Australia. Inspired, when I returned to London I enrolled in a course and looked to get some experience. Jess and I have been friends since university, and she then enrolled on a course around her job.… Read more