How to Arrange Vintage Flowers
Aug31

How to Arrange Vintage Flowers

Whether you’re throwing a soiree, hosting a dinner party or decorating a wedding marquee, vintage flowers are a great option. Asides from adding old-world charm to table tops, centrepieces and bouquets, they boast an array of rich, pretty hues. Here we show you the best ways to style such arrangements… Choosing the correct vessel When opting for vintage flowers, the vessel plays a key part. Both family heirlooms and antique market...

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7 Types of Roses you Never Heard of
Aug27

7 Types of Roses you Never Heard of

The rose has long-been a prevalent bloom, used in everything from tailor-made bouquets, to bespoke centrepieces and over-the-top party arrangements. However, not all roses are red and there are in fact a number of variants you’ve most likely never heard of. Read on to discover a few of our favourites… The Grasshopper Rose This unusual specie, native to Holland, is also known as the ‘grassheart’ rose. Its bright green and yellow...

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10+ Gorgeous Pink Flowers to Fall in Love with
Aug25

10+ Gorgeous Pink Flowers to Fall in Love with

Pink blooms are a favourite amongst many, both in the home and in the garden. They bring colour, life and romance to bouquets, vases and outdoor spaces. Here we’ve listed ten of today’s most prevalent pink flowers… Pink gerberas This particular species of plant is said to be one of the most vibrant of all the pink blooms available. They’re hugely popular in wedding bouquets, especially when teamed with paler pink roses and...

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Florist Oasis – Tips for Using the Most Popular Florist Tool
Aug19

Florist Oasis – Tips for Using the Most Popular Florist Tool

Florist Oasis is one of the most versatile florist tools in existence. Yet despite this, it is often misused. Failing to use this product correctly can have disastrous effects, however, with the right guidance and a little practice, green-fingered connoisseurs can make it one of their go-to implements. The secrets to using floral Oasis First things first, you’ll need to master wetting the foam. With its open-celled structure, this...

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All you Need to Know about Lisianthus
Aug10

All you Need to Know about Lisianthus

This particular specie of plant, often called Eustoma, originates from North America and is native to both prairie regions and desert riverbeds. Due to this, many refer to it as the ‘prairie gentian’, particularly in the states of Nevada, Texas, Nebraska and Colorado. In the 1930s, Japanese growers crossed the prairie gentian, creating the Lisianthus species we see today. In literal terms, Lisianthus means ‘bitter flower’...

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How to Decorate your Home with Indoor Flowering Plants
Jul30

How to Decorate your Home with Indoor Flowering Plants

Flowers and foliage are an asset to the garden, just as they are an asset to the home – in fact, indoor flowering plants work to bring an interior space to life through both sight and scent. Top tips for decorating from experts When it comes to decorating the home with indoor flowering plants, there are a number of unique ways to create a distinctive display. If you have some old china teacups lying around, use these to create a...

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10+ Stunning Blue Flowers
Jul28

10+ Stunning Blue Flowers

The colour blue is associated with both spirituality and intellect. This shade also boasts calming properties and is said to encourage a restful night’s sleep. Light blue is the hue linked to peace, calmness and tranquillity, whilst deep blue is linked to confidence and importance. With this in mind, it is of little wonder that blue flowers are so popular. Although extremely sought after, blue flowers are also extremely rare. In fact,...

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All you Need to Know about Pruning Roses
Jul25

All you Need to Know about Pruning Roses

Roses are an asset to our homes and gardens; however people tent to steer clear of them under the misconception that they are difficult to maintain. This is far from the case and pruning roses doesn’t have to be a difficult or intimidating task. In fact, there are a number of tips to make pruning more effective… Why Prune Roses? Colder temperatures have the tendency to produce unattractive, mottled blossoms, with yellowing...

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Wine Delivery is on the Rise
Jul18

Wine Delivery is on the Rise

Being able to order wine online and have it delivered directly to your door is a benefit to many, especially those with a busy lifestyle. Asides from not having to worry about carrying heavy crates from the supermarket to your car and into your home, it’s a great service to use if you’re hosting a party. It’s a service that’s quickly increasing in popularity (and it’s easy to see why!) On another note, it’s an attractive gift to send...

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15 Tropical Plants you can Easily Grow at Home
Jun28

15 Tropical Plants you can Easily Grow at Home

If you’re looking to add some colour and greenery to your home, tropical plans can be a great place to start. While not all species are suitable for life indoors, there are plenty of options that are relatively easy to care for, as we’ve detailed here. 1. Amazon Elephant’s Ear These popular tropical plants are both common and unique. With their large, arrow-like green leaves, embellished with silver, many describe them as regal....

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