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Valentines Day

Oh the joy of February the 14th!! Overpriced red roses, crammed restaurants, nasty chocolates, polyester undies….. There are 364 other days in the year where you can tell the special people in your life just how much you love them.  I’m sure they would be pleasantly surprised, as the level of expectation on those days […]

Flower of the month Januari

  The snowdrop (Galanthus) is one of my favorite flowers. They are so delicate and so pretty as they emerge in the cold and dark days of winter. They serve as a little reminder that the days are slowly getting longer again and that winters don’t last forever….. Each flower has three teardrop-shaped outer petals […]

After the 12th night….

As we are packing away all the Christmas decorations, hoovering the needles out the carpet and promising ourselves never to eat and drink this much ever again… Let me use this blog to thank my lovely customers for the amazing response to my new Christmas range. Everybody has a different style of Christmas decoration. Some […]

autumn colours

Although at this time of year a lot of media is bombarding us with “the Christmas spirit” lets not forget that it is autumn and it is the best time of year to experiment with colour. Not just any colour, forget your pastels and whites and muted tones, Deep deep bright colours, maroons, burned oranges, […]

Flower of the month November

The Dahlia is native mainly in Mexico, but also Central America, and Colombia. It is a member of the Asteraceae plants, with related species including the sunflower, daisy, chrysanthemum. The shape of the flower is varies greatly, with one head per stem; these can be as small as 5 cm diameter or up to 30 cm or the size […]

Autumn wreath

autumn wreath

I know this is more of an American tradition but there’s nothing more welcoming in these dark days then a vibrant autumn wreath on your front door. Hydrangeas are the perfect flower for a beautiful autumn wreath. They come in a variety of colours such as blues, greens, pinks,purples and reds. The green and red […]

Flower of the month October: Cosmos

Symbolising peace, order and serenity. The cosmos originates from the Americas. They have lovely ferny foliage and come in any colour you can imagine. My favourite Cosmos: Chocolate cosmos. In dark maroon with a scent of chocolate. The chocolate cosmos mixes beautifully with the milky tea-coloured Amnesia roses,very pale pink snow berries and silver Eucalyptus […]