Making Flower Arrangements A More Personal Experience

Flower arranging can be an intensely personal experience. Whether you’re making an arrangement for yourself or whether you’re creating something for a loved one, there’s no better way to express yourself through your work. Flowers aren’t just an accessory or a decoration – they are an essential and vibrant part of life. All too often, […]

Getting Way, Way Out of Town to See Nature Blooming

Culinary tourism, historical pilgrimages and even traveling to disaster zones to help out have all become popular ways to holiday. If you are interested in botany and flowers in particular, you might have considered going to see Japan’s cherry trees blossom in spring, or perhaps visit the tulip farms of Holland. If you’re willing to […]

There’s Nothing More Powerful Than Flower Power!

Before I settled down to write this article, I had one question: Where do flowers come from? Well, the answer is I can’t tell you! In fact, Darwin (who was a massive lover of flowers) couldn’t answer this question either. Instead, he just left it as a mystery and respected how powerful they are in […]

Are Your Flowers Dancing in the Rain? Let Your Garden Grow!

As we all know water is precious and we’re constantly told how we can make sure we use it sensibly in our homes. White goods such as washing machines are designed to get clothes clean whilst not using too much water. We’re advised to take showers rather than bathe etc. But, what about the garden? […]

Tending to Your Flowers Doesn’t Have to be Back Breaking

There are all sorts of reasons to have flowers in the garden. For a start, we should all be aware of the plight of the honey bee population and having bee friendly flowers can only be a good thing. They also have a certain serenity about them as well. I love watching them sway about […]