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  1. 5 of our Favourite Summer Flowers

    Whether you’re looking for a simple yet effective way to brighten up your home or you’re seeking a unique and memorable gift for a loved one, a fresh bouquet of summer flowers is ideal for conjuring up images of warm sunny days and spending time amongst nature. To celebrate the imminent advent of summer, we thought we’d take a look at our 5 favourite summer blooms. Freesia Famous for their distinctive fragrance and brightly coloured petals, freesia flowers are a real feast for the senses. Freesia come in many different vivid hues which can be mixed together to make a scintillating...

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  2. 7 Fun Facts About Roses

    Roses are one of the most well-known and popular species of flowering plants, with bouquets of roses in particular known as being the quintessential choice for any budding lothario seeking romantic flowers for a loved one or a crush. There are many unusual and interesting facts about roses which you may be unaware of - we've chosen our top 7 fun rose facts for you to learn more about this romantic flower. There are over 100 species of rose in existence. Roses are often utilised in the creation of perfumes, thanks to the lovely odour created by microscopic perfume glands on their petals. The...

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  3. Why Sending Flowers for Father's Day is a Great Idea

    In case you didn't know, Father's Day 2016 is just over a month away. Taking place on Sunday the 19th of June, it's a day for sons and daughters around the world to pay tribute to one of the single most important men in their life; dad. Shopping for Father's Day isn't always easy - it can be tricky to find something unique for the dad who already has everything he needs in life. This is where the idea of sending flowers for Father's Day comes in. Gifting your dad a fresh bouquet of flowers or a plant for his home or office is a great way of reminding him that he is appreciated...

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  4. 8 Fascinating Freesia Facts

    A springtime favourite, freesia flowers are known for their small, delicate appearance, bright colours, and wonderful aroma. To celebrate our spring sale on the Freesia Fragrance bouquet , here are five interesting facts about freesia that you may not be aware of: 1. Freesia blooms during the months of spring and needs a temperature of below 21 degrees Celsius. 2. Freesia are native to Africa and are mostly found in South Africa specifically. 3. From 16 to 20 species of freesia are in existence and there are also over 300 hybrids! 4. The freesia flower derives its name from the 19 th century German...

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  5. 2016 Summer Flowers Collection Preview

    It's only a few weeks until June and already we can feel the sunny optimism of the imminent summer months approaching fast. Warm weather, long days, barbecues, day trips, picnics and other similar outdoor activities are just some of the things we are looking forward to. Wildflowers are blooming in parks and gardens across the country, bringing a welcome wash of vivid colour and good cheer to the landscape. There’s nothing like taking a walk out in the countryside (or in the park if you live in the city) and taking in the sights and aromas of fresh summer flowers in bloom. Summer flowers...

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  6. Sunflower Surprise Summer Special Offer

    Of all the flowers we most associate with the spring and summer months, the broad-faced cheerful sunflower has to be one of the most popular. There's something about sunflowers that just instantly evoke warm thoughts of mild weather, sunshine, long days and carefree living! Summer's just around the corner and we cannot deny that we are becoming a tad excited by this prospect. To share some of our good cheer, we are offering a generous 24% discount on our Sunflower Surprise bouquet which is a saving of £8.49 on the regular price. This means that for just £27 you can have the...

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  7. Why you need to do some Spring Cleaning

    Spring is a time for rebirth and renewal, a time to dust off the cobwebs of the old and welcome the health and positivity of the new. Spring cleaning can take many forms, from physical to emotional. And these can influence and affect one another – there’s no doubt that your environment can affect your mood and, to some extent, vice-versa. Springtime is a great opportunity to do some spring cleaning in your life and the best place to start is with your home. Tidying up your surroundings and getting rid of your old junk that you’ve been hoarding (let’s face it, that drawer...

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  8. Popular Flowers for May Birthdays

    It's a familiar scenario. Someone special has a birthday approaching fast and you're frozen in the headlights of gift indecision. We've previously explored some of the reasons why flowers make the best birthday gift . In today's blog our aim is to try to generate some ideas and inspiration regarding which types of flowers and which bouquets make for the best gifts for the month of May. The month of May is synonymous both with springtime and also with a feeling of anticipation for the coming summer. As such, flowers associated with these seasons often make for a great birthday gift...

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  9. International Mother's Day 2016

    Feliz dia de la madre! Schonen Muttertag! Buona festa della mamma! No matter how you say it, the day of celebration for the woman who brought you into the world is undeniably an international phenomenon. Mother’s Day in its modern form began in America in the early 20 th century and nowadays falls on different dates and has different customs and traditions throughout the world. In some countries, globalisation has led to an Americanised take on the holiday whilst in others, older traditions celebrating Motherhood are still prevalent. International Mother’s Day falls on Sunday the 8...

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  10. Six Colourful Bouquets for Spring

    There's no denying that spring has sprung. The nights are getting lighter, the wildflowers are appearing in parks and gardens and I've traded beanie hat for sunglasses for the morning commute. Inspired by the colour and optimism of the season, I've decided to select six of my favourite springtime bouquets. These are bouquets which, for me anyway, really evoke the magic and good cheer of spring. Spring Breeze Yellow chrysanthemums, orange and yellow gerberas, white carnations and yellow lilies make up our delightful Spring Breeze bouquet, an arrangement which is brimming with warmth...

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