Honey bee on a purple poppy

Flower trends for 2018

Purple, locally grown and edible seem likely to be some of the flowery trends we’re going to be seeing this year. The forecasts for what will be hot in 2018 are suggesting a move towards outdoor living and ecologically inspired gardens, while florists will be creating floral displays suspended from ceilings at the most on-trend […]

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The flower garden in January

It’s relatively quiet in the flower garden at the start of the new year. The ground is often frosty and usually wet, so now is a time for planning rather than planting. Whether you want to completely redesign a border, add a cutting patch or wildflower meadow to the garden, or just need new ideas […]

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The diversity of flowers

Flicking through the richly illustrated pages of a seed catalogue, wandering around your local independent nursery or visiting the florist shop on the high street, you may begin to think that there is just too much choice when it comes to shopping for flowers. They come in pretty much all shapes and sizes, colours and […]

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