Spring Subscriptions

We are half way through the Spring subscriptions already! We can hardly believe it. It’s been a bumpy and wet start for the garden but with the few days of sunshine we’ve had we are finally getting there. Thank goodness for anenome’s and daffodils who’ll bloom even without sunshine! Half way through and the ranunculus … Continue reading Spring Subscriptions

Summer Subscriptions 4

It’s the end of the flower season here at the farm and lots of our blooms are going to bed (read: compost heap!) – but at the same time hundreds (!) of bulbs and seeds are being tucked into the soil to grow through the winter!   Dahlias and Zinnias have been our Summer main … Continue reading Summer Subscriptions 4

Summer Subscriptions 3

It’s finally beginning to fee like autumn in our neck of the woods! The leaves are turning, and jumpers are needed in the evening. We’re busy planning our next season and so its bliss to step away from the computer and catalogues and get outside to pick the last of the zinnias and basil, the … Continue reading Summer Subscriptions 3

Pink forever!

Some fancy large bouquet orders I’ve had recently – I have an overabundance of pink in the garden at the moment… I don’t think that’s a bad thing. I’m experimenting with my wrapping techniques too at the moment. Strange but true – the wrapping is the thing I find the hardest??! ps. And here’s what … Continue reading Pink forever!

Rose Report

I love roses. I really, really love roses. I have 15 varieties in the garden now, not all are for cutting but it’s becoming a passion. Guinee is the first to flower, she’s an old fashioned rambler and deeply musky perfumed. This plant grew from a tiny 30cm stick 2 years ago to covering our … Continue reading Rose Report

A Flower Crown

I made this crown for a hen to wear at her party.  Flowers have to last several hours out of water so careful selection and testing was required to see what would make the cut. Annnnd I had to keep trying it on to make sure it looked right of course – There’s nothing like … Continue reading A Flower Crown