Flower Focus: Christmas Rose ‐ Hellebore
Nov17

Flower Focus: Christmas Rose ‐ Hellebore

Christmas rose, also known as ‘Bear’s Foot’, comes from the Ranunculaceae family and is a Helleborus genus. It boasts dark, green leathery foliage and large, bowl-shaped flowers in shades of white and pink-tinged white. These blooms, unlike others, come to life in late winter. This particular species of plant can be found in Europe and South East Asia. Christmas Rose ‐ Hellebore Growing conditions This winter-blooming evergreen is...

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Flowers According to Zodiac Sign – Leo
Nov12

Flowers According to Zodiac Sign – Leo

Leo: July 23 – August 22 Leo’s tend to ooze confidence, are fast-paced in life and are often the centre of attention. They laugh a lot and are impossible to miss! In work, they’re at the top of their game and in life, they lead their pack. Sunflower, orchid, heliotrope, chrysanthemum and celandine species are all ideal options when it comes to choosing a bouquet for a Leo. In addition to the specie of flower, choose a bouquet that is...

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How to Arrange your Own Flower Box
Oct22

How to Arrange your Own Flower Box

Flower boxes are a great addition to the home as they can instantly add colour and style to both indoor and outdoor spaces. They give you the opportunity to grow anything from tasty herbs to cascading colourful blooms, but how should you set about arranging them? How to Arrange your Own Flower Box When opting to add a flower box to your home or garden, it’s important to choose plants and blooms that thrive in this environment,...

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Most Common Rose Diseases
Oct19

Most Common Rose Diseases

When growing any plant, there are various things that can go wrong. Roses are no exception. In fact, these exquisite plant species are often the most susceptible to both rose diseases and pests. Knowing the signs and how to treat these ailments is a must if you wish to encourage healthy growth. Preventing rose diseases To encourage healthy roses, it’s always a good idea to pick disease-resistant varieties. Despite costing a...

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Flowers According to the Zodiac Sign – Cancer
Oct15

Flowers According to the Zodiac Sign – Cancer

Cancer: June 21 – July 22 Those who share the Cancer star sign often share similar traits, including a warm and friendly smile and a certain sweetness. Additionally, they also tend to be very ambitious, generous, attentive and extremely family-orientated, which can sometimes make them hard to read. When considering what to put in a bouquet for those who belong to the Cancer star sign, choose the likes of daisies, camellias, jasmine,...

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Flowers Poisonous to Cats
Oct14

Flowers Poisonous to Cats

Cats are inquisitive creatures – they enjoy climbing and exploring, which often makes it impossible to keep poisonous plants and flowers out of their reach. If you have a pet cat, it’s therefore important to remove such hazards from your home and garden. Flowers poisonous to cats can cause skin, stomach and mouth irritation. Below we’ve listed a few of the most harmful plants and flowers: Autumn Crocus (Colchicum...

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Flowers According to the Zodiac Sign – Gemini
Oct12

Flowers According to the Zodiac Sign – Gemini

Gemini: May 21 – June 20 Full of laughter and extremely provocative in nature, Gemini’s are both playful and artistic. With this in mind, pick a bouquet brimming with blooms that perfectly match the characteristics of this star sign. The likes of freesias, poppies, mimosas, fuchsias, carnations and lily of the valley are all great options. Instead of choosing just the one colour, don’t be afraid to mix it up – a Gemini will certainly...

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How to Choose Condolence Flowers
Oct07

How to Choose Condolence Flowers

If you’re attending funeral or just heard about a loved one passing away, you are probably looking to buy some condolence flowers. Expressing your sympathy with flowers is a beautiful gesture that the bereaved family will certainly appreciate. If you’re wondering what flowers are appropriate to use to express your condolences, we have listed a few tips below. How to Choose Condolence Flowers First of all, what do we...

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Flowers according to the Zodiac sign – Pisces
Sep12

Flowers according to the Zodiac sign – Pisces

Pisces February 19 – March 20 Pisces tend to be a little on the shy side, yet despite this, many are still seduced by their generosity. They’re discreet in nature and very susceptible to what takes place around them. They often build a wall to protect themselves and don’t let their guard down very easily. Despite their shyness, when they need to be heard, they will make sure they get their point of view across and when this happens,...

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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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