In this month’s Houseplant of the Month post, we’re taking a look at ‘In & Out Plants’, as in plants which can be grown both inside and outside. Pictured below on the left hand side from top to bottom are Campanula, Balloon Flower, Cockscomb and Lily. And on the right hand side, Calla Lily and Balloon Flower.… Read more
I hope you had a lovely weekend. Yesterday afternoon, whilst outside it was teeming with rain, I was very happily ensconced in my office with a cup of tea and florist Robbie Honey’s lit new Tuberose candle keeping me company, whilst I compiled today’s blog post. Its scent is absolutely stunning!
If you watch my weekly videos on YouTube, you may remember that I went to Robbie’s Press Launch for his debut scented candle collection last month? He said: ‘Creating a scent that is a true and believable reconstruction of a flower is a joy.’ … Read more
I hope you had a lovely weekend. You may remember that last year I featured poinsettias and talked about them being a bit of a Marmite plant? Well, I feel that white Oriental lilies as shown in today’s post, sometimes also fall into this category.
People either tend to adore their intense fragrance or really can’t abide it. I remember when I worked for a florist in London that some businesses who had weekly contract flowers for their reception areas, specifically asked for scented lilies not to be included. … Read more