Just how incredible is this field of poppies at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show? Very much in spirit of the amazing poppy display at The Tower of London, almost 300,000 crocheted poppies adorn the Royal Hospital Chelsea grounds. Phillip Johnson, who won Best Show Garden in 2013, is the exhibit’s designer and he collaborated with The 5000 Poppies Project.… Read more
I hope you’re having a lovely weekend. It’s time for this week’s Flowerona Links!
GeneralSpringtime flower arrangements by Philosophy Flowers 14 Fascinating facts about poppies Studio tour of Shotgun Floral Studio Autumn Foliage…the subject of my latest report for New Covent Garden Flower Market My Favourite Flower via A Quiet Style… Read more
Here’s my round up of floral links from around the globe to inspire you…
General7 Must-shop florists in London An afternoon at Petersham Nurseries Interview with Emma of Palais Flowers My November Flower Market Report for New Covent Garden Flower Market Grower Spotlight : Flower & Bee Poppy artwork at Tower of London Florist Grace & Thorn in Hackney Guerilla mosaic artist now filling Chicago potholes with flowers
WeddingsStunning blush, nude and ivory wedding flower designs by The Rose Shed Fabulous florals at this romantic Russian wedding Autumn wedding inspiration in the mountains Los Angeles wedding with gorgeous florals Wonderful white wedding flowers by Sweet Marie Designs Elegant & stylish wedding in Bali Romantic garden wedding with beautiful blooms Vibrant wedding flowers at this Australian wedding
Flowerona Blog PostsBook Review of The Flower Farmer’s Year by Georgie Newbery Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red – Poppies at the Tower of London Amanda Austin Flowers at Brides The Show – October 2014 Beautiful fairy tale inspired poinsettia installations, plus care tips Florist Friday: Interview with Jamie Aston Flowerona Reflects Video: Bloomsbury Flowers & Blue Sky Flowers
Video showing the creation of a flower carpet on the Grand-Place in Brussels, using hundreds of thousands of begonias.… Read more
A couple of weeks ago, I went to the Tower of London to see the poppies. And today, as it’s Armistice Day, I thought I’d share some of my photos with you.
‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ is the name of this art installation of 888,426 ceramic poppies, with each one representing a British military fatality in the First World War. Created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with setting by stage designer Tom Piper, the installation marks one hundred years since the first full day of Britain’s involvement in the First World War.… Read more
Searching high and low on the internet, I’ve discovered the following floral blog posts and I very much hope you enjoy this week’s selection…
GeneralBreath-taking unpublished images from Hooray magazine Great interview with Sarah Winward of Honey of a Thousand Flowers The 10 best florists to follow on Instagram via Vogue Inside florist & stylist Jaclyn Journey‘s studio Wonderful roses blog post via Green & Gorgeous Gardens & Inspiration : A day at Versailles 888,246 Ceramic poppies surround the Tower of London Fabulous photos of Design Love Fest’s floral workshop
WeddingsGreenhouse wedding with tons of colour ‘Pretty in Pink’ shoot with wonderful blooms by Vo Floral Design Ethereal seaside wedding ideas with beautiful blooms 12 ways to incorporate hanging flowers into your decor Gorgeous pastel wedding flowers by Planet Flowers Dream spring wedding with florals by Euphoric Flowers Classic blush & white wedding flowers by Munster Rose Stunning florals by Sweet Magnolia in this wedding shoot
Flowerona Blog PostsFlowers@Oxford…an international floral extravaganza: August 22nd-24th The Flower Bird at A Most Curious Wedding Fair – April 2014 Flowerona Reflects…on the month of July Flowerona Calendar : August 2014 How to find your unique floral style : A guest post by Fiona Humberstone
A timelapse video showing the creation of a floral tribute to welcome Manchester United’s new manager Louis Van Gaal.… Read more