December seems to have flown by in the blink of an eye and now Christmas is upon us, a busy time for many florists. I don't think my hands can take anymore wiring of wreaths! I hope by now most of you, if not all of you, are able to put your feet up for a few days. Read More
So pour yourself a mulled wine, have a little break from the present wrapping frenzy and enjoy
Farewell to November and hello to winter. I personally am very behind with my Autumn gardening chores. The fact that here on the Welsh borders we have only had a few mild frosts and many trees are still holding on to the remainder of their autumnal leaves has fooled me into thinking I still have lots of time before winter hits. I can guarantee I have now tempted fate and that by the time this newsletter reaches inboxes my garden will be under a foot of snow! Sorry, and yes you can blame me! Read More
Last month saw Christmas come early for us when we joined forces with two of my lovely friends. Hannah Madden from Hanmade and Sabina Ruber (you may have seen her gorgeous flower photography popping up in the new Chiltern Seeds catalogues) for a little Christmas inspired photoshoot. Thanks Andrea for letting us use the Shepherd's Hut at Wild Meadow . We tested out the cosiness with a cuppa and the log burner a blaze........ Read More
Hello and welcome to the July edition of The British Flower Collective newsletter. I hope everyone has been enjoying the amazing sunshine we have been having. I am sure many of you growers have also been happily listening to the recent rain fall with the reassuring knowledge that it is filling up those water butts and quenching the thirst of our precious plants. Read More
Welcome to the June addition of The British Flower Collective newsletter. Read More
May seemed to fly by in a riot of Spring bulb 'catch-up' frenzy without a chance to put together a newsletter! I'm still in denial that the solstice has just been and gone. So consider this the May and June double issue newsletter!