The Scottish Thistle: A Symbol of St Andrew's Day

Some may wonder why Scotland chose a humble weed as their national flower but this prickly bloom offers more than meets the eye. The thistle is thought to be one of the oldest recognised national […]

Our guide to Chrysanthemums

Considered to be one of the most popular flowers in the world, second to roses, of course, chrysanthemums are so much more than a padding flower in a bouquet. This fluffy, vibrant bloom speaks volumes, […]

How different countries celebrate Christmas

Are you eager to get the tree out the loft and sing 'All I Want for Christmas' until your Spotify account is taken away from you? Maybe you're baking gingerbread and making plans to visit […]

How to care for a poinsettia

For those of us who just can't get enough of Christmas (hey, we also think it's totally acceptable to start blasting out Wham! mid-November) the poinsettia plant is the perfect first step to sprinkling a […]

Christmas gift ideas for her

Michael Bublé has finally emerged from his hideout, the adverts are telling you to indulge in all things naughty (before U-turning by New Year and begging you to join a gym) and you're still wondering […]

Send a virtual bouquet

We’re all missing someone right now and letting them know just how much has never been more important. Loneliness is on the rise, and right about now it’s never been more important to make sure […]

Christmas gift ideas

Whew, 2020. What a year it's been. For many of us, clinking the champagne glasses to celebrate the end of this year could not come sooner, but before we can sing Auld Lang Syne at […]

How to make paper flowers

We're obviously big fans of fresh florals but sometimes you want the satisfaction of making something beautiful with your own hands that stands the test of time. That's where paper flowers come in. From tissue […]

6 ways to a greener, more sustainable Christmas

Looking for easy ways to deck the halls sustainably this year? We've got you. Read on for our top 5 tips for a greener Christmas. Jump to a section Shop localChoose a (really) green Christmas […]

Why poppies are symbols of Remembrance Day

Come November, you'll notice that many coats and lapels in the UK are adorned with a vibrant red poppy ready for Remembrance Day. This important calendar event marks the day that World War One ended […]

Our favourite flowering plants for your home

There are so many benefits to filling your home with plants – and the fact they add to the decor is just one of them. These green-leafed beauties can also boost your mood, increase creativity […]

5 beautiful Christmas table decorating ideas

Every wonderful festive feast deserves a proper table setting – think coordinating tableware, a little soft candlelight, and of course fresh Christmas flowers. It makes the food taste even better! So, if you’re in need […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

We recognise the increased uncertainty that Coronavirus (COVID-19) may be causing and would like to offer our reassurances that the health and wellbeing of our employees, florists, you our valued customers and your loved ones […]

Top 10 Winter Flowers

With the heating cranked up and the fluffy socks on regular rotation, you'd be forgiven for thinking winter isn't a time for flowers – but we're here to change all that. Winter flowers are extra […]

5 ways to make the mantle merry this Christmas

On long winter evenings a fireplace can be just the cosy, comforting treat you need. It also offers plenty of decorating opportunities and we think nothing looks quite as lovely as a fresh, festive flower […]

How to care for your Christmas wreath

Is there a merrier sight at Christmas than a front door adorned with a real flower and foliage wreath? We think not! But how do you ensure that yours keeps looking merry and bright right […]

How to make a foliage Christmas wreath

Foliage wreaths are a big trend for Christmas. What makes them one of the season's most coveted accessories? Perhaps it's because they're joyfully long-lasting (you can expect two weeks or more of fabulousness from a […]

What type of friend are you? Take the quiz to find out!

You might have seen we’ve recently revealed the secret to long-lasting friendships – but have you ever wondered where you fit in in your friendship group, officially? Our recipe says you only need five friends […]

13 of the best real flower Christmas wreaths

Decorating your front door with a Christmas wreath is an essential Christmas ritual – on par with open air ice skating and sharpening your elbows for the Boxing Day sales. Need some festive inspiration? Take a […]

Think Pink: Our Favourite Pink Flowers

In this post everything is just peachy, as we run through a lovely list of pink flowers and what they mean. From gentle coral tones to vibrant magentas, there’s pink everywhere in the world of […]

How to recycle your Christmas tree

Spare a thought for your Christmas tree. Once adorned, admired and loved, come 6th January it will be unceremoniously stripped of its decorations and put aside for yet another year. Whether your Christmas tree is […]

How to press flowers

Flowers have the power to transport us back to special celebrations and moments in time. From those milestone birthdays bouquets to first date posies – there are so many reasons why you may be looking […]

How to make a real flower Christmas wreath

Making a real flower Christmas wreath is a fun way to spend a winter’s afternoon. Get the whole squad involved, throw in some mulled wine and you’ll have that festive feeling (not to mention an […]

How to make an eco-friendly Christmas wreath

Want to make this Christmas your most sustainable yet? We’ve got you. In this Christmas tutorial we’ll show you how to make an eco-friendly Christmas wreath that’s as easy-on-the-eye as it is kind-to-the-planet. Not only […]

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