Peonies are the focus of this new episode in my YouTube series, ‘Cut Flower Facts‘. You’ll discover four tips about how to care for your Peonies, where the name Peony derives from, details about all the different colours and varieties. Plus what this popular summer blooms signifies in the Language of Flowers. … Read more
Chelsea in Bloom 2022, the alternative floral art show, transformed the streets of Chelsea this year! Retailers, hotels and restaurants adorned their windows and door entrances with breath-taking displays made of flowers. … Read more
The National Garden Scheme‘s stand at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show was so beautifully styled by Selina Lake! Her brief was to create a garden party table to promote the NGS Great British Garden Party campaign. I loved Selina’s floral arrangements featuring peonies, lupins, alliums and foxgloves!
Captured on the stand on Press Day are President of the National Garden Scheme Dame Mary Berry, Ambassadors Rachel de Thame and Jo Whiley, plus Trustee Arit Anderson. To find out more about the scheme, simply head over to the National Garden Scheme website.… Read more
Mary Jane Vaughan took part in the Floral Gallery competition at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this year. And this is her beautiful installation, which won a Silver Medal. It’s called ‘The Tranquillity of the Woodland’.
It was designed to highlight the beauty and fragility of our woodland. And it was made from natural materials including a patchwork of cork bark to make the trunk and branches. It also featured rambling roses, clematis, solomon’s seal and angelica from Mary Jane’s garden for the canopy.… Read more
Many congratulations to florist Phillip Corps and his team! They’ve received a Highly Commended Chelsea in Bloom award for this stunning floral installation!
For Jo Malone London, they created “an abundance of purple flowers enveloping the store’s façade, with illustrated corgis hidden among the garden scene, offering the perfect photo opportunity to mark this moment in time.”
If you’d like to see my video featuring the installation together with over 35 other designs for this year’s Chelsea in Bloom in London, simply head over to my YouTube channel.… Read more