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  1. Which Flowers Last the Longest?

    A bouquet of freshly cut flowers are an eye catching sight to behold, especially when they have been sent to you as a gift from a loved one or family member. Of course, due to the nature of flowers they won't last forever, however that doesn't mean that you can't take steps to ensure they last you a little bit longer. Flowers such as Carnations and Orchids are some of the more longer lasting flowers. If you over water your flowers they will bloom and then wilt rather quickly, and on the other side if you don't water them enough they can flop over. Sometimes you can get an orchid...

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  2. Extinct Flower Discovered Near Souter Lighthouse, UK

    This week we have some recent news about a discovery of a flower which was classed as extinct, but now it looks like we may have spoke to soon! The Corncockle flower, an eye catching yet poisonous flower has been discovered by Dougie Holden, a National Trust assistant range growing near Souter Lighthouse in Whitburn, Sunderland. The corncockle flower used to be common and could be seen in many wheat fields, however with the rise and development of modern farming methods it was wiped off the countryside. Whilst an attractive flower, visitors should be careful not to touch it as it can lead to vomiting...

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  3. End of Summer Term 2014 Classic Memories

    For many schools around the world the School Term ends on the 23rd or 24th of July, 2014 . What better way to celebrate the end of term and to welcome the upcoming Summer Holidays than with a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers to brighten up your home. Our most popular Summer bouquet is our Burst of Summer , bursting with colorful seasonal tones to add a warm summer cheer to your home or office. This gorgeous bouquet is made up of a variety of fresh, high grade flowers, expertly arranged and hand tied by our team of florists....

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  4. End of Term Flowers for Teachers

    The end of term is coming soon and you don’t know what gift to offer to the teacher? There are quite a lot of choices which you need to make, such as home made gifts and so on, but one of the best gifts for your team remain flowers. Giving flowers at the end of the term is one of the best ways to show appreciation for your teacher and how much she has given to the class during the last year. Flowers will always be appreciated by anyone, especially by teachers. They look great and your teacher can keep them in the classroom whilst she finishes off any work left to be done before the holidays...

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  5. Sunday Flower Delivery from Clare Florist

    When holidays fall on Sunday, which happens quite often, people will no longer be forced to have flowers delivered before or after the date. Now with Clare Florist, flower bouquets can be delivered on Sundays starting from July the 20th 2014. Clare Florist, who offers their delivery service across the United Kingdom, has met customers’ growing requests for Sunday deliveries. Clare Florist is one of just a few who offer Sunday flower bouquet delivery. Clare Florist currently offers free weekday deliveries, as well as a Saturday delivery service. Saturday delivery costs just £2.99 in...

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  6. Grandparents Day 2014 UK

    Are you wondering when Grandparents day is? This year, Grandparents Day falls on the 5th of October, 2014, and it is our chance to remind our grandparents how much they mean to us and show that they are in our thoughts. Grandparents Day started in the USA in 1978, and it wasn't until 1990 that it was introduced in the United Kingdom. Since 2008 Grandparents day is celebrated on the first Sunday of October, and whilst as not as successful as Mothers or Fathers Day, we often get customers looking to send flowers on Grandparents day and wish their grandparents the best, especially if they don't...

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  7. British Flowers Week 2014 June 16th-20th

    This week marks the start of British Flowers Week which runs from June the 16th to June the 20th. British Flowers Week is a campaign by the New Covent Garden Flower Market so that people can share their home grown flowers and we can celebrate the wealth and variety of British flowers. Over the last few years British flowers have grown in popularity with many people harvesting their own flowers to celebrate the Spring and Summer seasons. This increase in British growers has led to a resurgence of interest, due to the beauty and natural charm that our British flowers have. If you are down in London...

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  8. Fun Friday the 13th Facts!

    Today is Friday the 13th! Have you ever heard of tfriggatriskaidekaphobia? That is the name of the phobia people have of Friday the 13th. Whilst we don't have any spooky going-ons to report, we thought it would be fun to list some of our favourite Friday the 13th inspired facts One of the earliest references to Friday the 13th was found in the 1869 biography of the composer Rossini, who died on the Friday of the 13th of November, 1868 Every year so far has a Friday the 13th, with 3 Friday the 13ths being the highest in one year Finnish Research has shown that there are more female traffic audiences...

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  9. Red Rose Day - 12th Of June

    You read that right, it's Red Rose Day tomorrow (not red nose day!) On the 12th of June our friends across the water over in the USA celebrate Red Rose Day. Whilst not a familiar celebration over here, the flower for June is the Red Rose and this celebration takes place on the 12th, can you guess why? Well it's because there are 12 red roses in a romantic flower bouquet! Red roses have been used for centuries as decorations at weddings and as valentines gifts. Some even say that giving a red rose is the ultimate symbol of love. So make sure to order in time for delivery tomorrow on Red...

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  10. Spice Up Your Office with Different Flower Arrangements

    Those long days at work getting you down? What better way to brighten up your surroundings than with a warm bouquet of flowers. Now only do flowers enhance the appearance of the office, they also help elevate stress and help clear the air, whilst of course leaving a pleasant scent in the work atmosphere. Flowers have also shown to help increase productivity in the workplace, as they add a natural, relaxing element to the office. Which Flowers to Use? Here at Clare Florist we have a great selection of different flower bouquet and baskets available for you to decorate your office with. Naturally...

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