Today’s blog post features the Jane Packer Flowers stand at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Their design celebrates the show’s Silver Anniversary by reflecting the formal structure of the palace’s gardens and maze, through the creation of silver-grey Echeveria hedges, which enclose four key components: Topiary Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Vegetable Garden and Water Feature.… Read more
You may remember that back in 2011, I visited Flowers at Chicheley Hall? Well, one of the co-organisers of the event, Judith Blacklock, has another floral show lined up called Flowers@Oxford. It’s taking place from August 22nd-24th at Lady Margaret Hall, an Oxford University college, renowned for its beautiful gardens on the bank of the River Cherwell. Flowers@Oxford promises to be the largest and most innovative show of cut flowers that has ever been seen in the UK. The college’s gardens and punts will be transformed with floral installations created by designers and contemporary design groups.… Read more
Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair – Floral demonstrations, plus a special readers’ ticket offer
Today, I wanted to let you know about a wonderful fair which is taking place soon in London.
From October 30th to November 3rd, the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair is at the Business Design Centre in Islington.
There will be over 400 individual retailers providing inspiration for every aspect of the festive season, with traditional and contemporary gift ideas for family and friends.
As well as the brilliant shopping, there will be expert demonstrations in the DFS Lifestyle Theatre offering ideas for decorating your home at Christmas.… Read more
I hope you had a lovely weekend…
Here are details of the very exciting floral event which I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post.
From June 6th-8th, a Flower Gala is taking place at Guildford Cathedral in Surrey, with a special preview evening on June 5th.
Now, I’ve not been to a flower gala before, have you? So, I’m very intrigued…
Caroline Simcox, the Events Director, very kindly provided me with the information below on what exactly is going to happen over the three days.… Read more
If you’re looking for some floral inspiration and live in the London/Surrey area, well you’re in for a real treat!
Florist Paula Pryke will be holding two floristry demonstrations in Guildford next month.
They both take place on Wednesday, 13th March at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. You can either attend an 11.00am or 2.30pm session.
Tickets are £22.00 & 3% booking fee. They can be booked online via the Guildford Cathedral Box Office or simply call 01483 547860.
So if you’d like to see the latest trends in floral design, best to book your tickets soon!… Read more