Blooming brilliant bouquets is the title of a new episode on the Gardening with the RHS podcast. They take a journey from the field to the florist, and feature flower grower Cel from Forever Green Flower Company, Rebecca and Sonny at New Covent Garden Market and florist Simon Lycett. Plus there are tips from the RHS Advisory Team on how to grow cut flowers at home. Click on the first link below to have a listen. … Read more
English seasonal flowers … packed with scent and colour. And such a treat for the senses. The Real Flower Company grows a wide variety at their sustainable Hampshire farm. As well as their signature roses, they also grow English garden flowers to add movement and texture to arrangements. Read on to discover founder Rosebie Morton’s top picks of the season, as well as the latest floristry news and wedding flowers inspiration. … Read more
Brexit Tariffs and their potential impact on the UK floristry industry headline this week’s blog post. The BFA (British Florist Association) have highlighted this week that if no deal is forthcoming with the European Community by December 31st, the government is intending to add an 8% tariff to all cut flowers coming into the UK. To read more about the situation and how you can help the industry, please click on the first link below. … Read more
Wedding receptions and civil partnerships in England have thankfully been given the go-ahead! I’m so pleased not only for the happy couples and floristry community, but also the entire wedding industry. You can read more about the government’s guidelines in the first link below.
Then scroll down for more floristry news and beautiful floral inspiration in this week’s Floristry Industry Insights…… Read more
Floral artist Harriet Parry has collaborated with Huck Magazine and Squarespace for a special edition of their Skill-Up series. And she lifts the lid on her creative process behind making a Floral Human. By clicking on the first link below, you’ll see Harriet creating a floral portrait in homage to her inspirational grandmother. And do also head over to Harriet’s Instagram account for more examples of her flower-inspired work. … Read more