Flower Trends to Watch out for in 2017
Apr23

Flower Trends to Watch out for in 2017

With spring upon us, flowers are on our minds! Regardless of whether you’re planning a soirée, organising a wedding or hosting a dinner party, decorating your home with an array of floral elements is a simple yet effective way to bring it to life. Read on to learn more about our favourite floral trends for 2017… Organic shapes and shades Asides from the many prevailing organic food trends taking centre stage this season,...

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Flowers Make you Happy! Want to Know Why?
Feb10

Flowers Make you Happy! Want to Know Why?

Asides from adding a splash of colour to the home or office environment, flowers boast an abundance of other benefits. One of these includes triggering positive emotions, with studies conducted by the floral industry supporting the notion that flowers in fact induce happiness. Flowers & Happiness: The facts A team of specialists conducted two experiments, both of which revealed impressive results. Each of these experiments...

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Flower Delivery in Birmingham – Tips for Best blooms
Jul16

Flower Delivery in Birmingham – Tips for Best blooms

Flowers are loved by all – they’re a great gift to give to a loved one, but also, to yours truly. Regardless of whether you’re purchasing them as a present for a friend, adored one or family member, or as an aesthetic to brighten up the home, knowing where to buy is a must! When it comes to flower delivery in Birmingham, there are a number of options to choose from, including shopping online, visiting a local store, picking your own...

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Meet The Man who Grows Porcelain Flowers
Mar02

Meet The Man who Grows Porcelain Flowers

Meet Vladimir Kanevsky, Ukrainian born architect who used to work in the USSR and in his thirties emigrated to US. In there his skills were no longer used and demanded and he needed to find other means to make money. He put his skills to test and started with sculptures, which were not selling that well and moved to making porcelain flowers. He didn’t enjoy making flowers for money, but his work started getting more popular and...

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10 Flowers that Look Like Animals
Oct03

10 Flowers that Look Like Animals

Flowers come in all shapes, sizes and colours. But when Mother Nature plays around, something wonderful happens – check out these orchids that look exactly like animals! Which one is your favourite? Leave a comment below. 1.Dracula Simia – Monkey face orchid 2. Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis) 3. Bumble Bee Orchid – Ophrys bomybliflora 4. Parrot Flower – Impatiens Psittacina 5. Flying Duck Orchid – Caleana...

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Rare Corpse Flower Set to Bloom
Dec09

Rare Corpse Flower Set to Bloom

It has been announced that in a matter of days the rare Corpse Flower will bloom in New York.  The plant is predicted to let off a huge stink thought to be like rotting flesh. The Corpse Flower has been nicknamed ‘Wee Stinky’ and currently lives in a greenhouse in Cornell University, New York. Horticulturists from the university have been preparing for weeks for the plant to bloom and believe it could be any day now. The school will...

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7 Most Expensive Flowers in the World
Dec03

7 Most Expensive Flowers in the World

Flowers come in all shapes, sizes and colours – but they also come in various price points too. While you may only spend a few pounds on a normal bunch of everyday flowers to fill a vase, there are times when it is worth splashing out a bit more on special arrangements. While great flowers don’t have to cost the earth, history has taught us that sometimes people will shell out a small fortune on bouquets. Here are seven of the most...

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Celebrity Flowers
Dec02

Celebrity Flowers

Flowers have a wonderful ability to make us all feel better. With their beautiful colours and variety of scents, they have the power to effortlessly change both our moods and our homes. Some celebrities have been known to make extravagant dressing room demands for flowers while others such as Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney and even Michelle Obama are privileged to have had flowers named after them. Whilst we all have our flower...

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10 Surprising Facts about Flowers
Oct31

10 Surprising Facts about Flowers

Whether they’re growing at the side of the road, in a vase on the table or taking over the garden, flowers are pretty much everywhere you look. Whilst you may think you know everything there is to know about these picturesque plants, there are still some surprising flower facts you may well have overlooked. 1. Tulips make great salad ingredients Several varieties of tulip have edible petals and make fantastic salad ingredients. Crisp,...

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Most Popular Flowers in Britain
Oct20

Most Popular Flowers in Britain

All wild flowers are a thing of great natural beauty. That is not to say that all flowers are popular. Some flowers are popular because of their unique fragrance, beauty or sometimes both. Others simply don’t have as much appeal to consumers. There are millions of different types, colours and families of flowers each with a unique nature and personality that makes them special. What is popular in one country may not be so popular in...

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