Flowers on a First Date: Yes or No?
Dec29

Flowers on a First Date: Yes or No?

The dating game is a minefield and it’s one that must be entered with trepidation. There are few things in life that are more uncertain than a first date. What should you wear? Where should you go? Do you bring flowers on a first date: yes or no? It’s so hard to know what to expect from a modern day first date as a huge number of people now e-meet on dating websites and social media websites so the chances are they don’t really know...

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5 Reasons to Send Flowers in January
Dec21

5 Reasons to Send Flowers in January

You might be thinking that after all the expense and excitement of Christmas, January isn’t prime time for sending flowers. Read on and you’ll realise that’s not the case: 1. Everyone needs cheering up The post-festive slump affects us all. The nights are long and without the glow of the Christmas lights and the prospect of the presents under the tree to keep our spirits up, January is quite frankly just a bit gloomy. A bunch of...

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Flower Focus: Daffodil
Dec19

Flower Focus: Daffodil

Poet William Wordsworth’s favourite flower: the daffodil is one of the most popular flowers in England due to its beautiful yellow flower and large central trumpet. The daffodil is also known as the Narcissus amaryllidaceae due to its cultural history and Roman heritage. Many florists around the UK including Serenata Flowers will be stocking up on daffodils in the New Year due to their huge popularity. But, where did the story of the...

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Brighten up your Home with Flowers in January
Dec18

Brighten up your Home with Flowers in January

It is January and the festive cheer of Christmas has been and gone – along with all of your colourful Christmas decorations. But that is no reason for your home to look dull and lifeless. January is a time when some of the most beautiful flowers come into bloom – take advantage of this and bring them into your home this New Year to brighten up your abode. Here is a list of some of the most popular flowers available which are perfect...

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What Flowers Last the Longest?
Dec13

What Flowers Last the Longest?

Whilst there is nothing like a bright bouquet or bunch of flowers to brighten up your home, it is always a little devastating when they begin to wilt and die. Here, is your guide to the top flowers with the longest life span: 1. Zinnia Zinnia has been named the number one longest lasting flower due to its ability to last a total of 24 days. In order for the plant to last such a long time, the water must be changed every two days. 2....

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5 Deadly Flowers
Dec10

5 Deadly Flowers

It has been in the headlines recently that a gardener collapsed and tragically died after coming into contact with the deadly Wolfsbane plant – according to the coroner. After attending to the garden as part of a huge estate, Nathan Greenaway collapsed and was rushed to hospital. After numerous blood tests and examinations, doctors were unable to establish the cause. Unfortunately Mr Greenaway died shortly afterwards. There are many...

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10 Exotic but Deadly Flowers
Dec04

10 Exotic but Deadly Flowers

Whether you’re saying thank you, I love you or I’m sorry – a beautiful bouquet of flowers has the ability to convey your thoughts and feelings when words fail you. However, appearances can be deceptive and not all flowers are fit for this purpose as some exotic blooms have a much darker side to them. To make sure that you don’t pick the wrong ones, here are the 10 most exotic but deadly flowers in the world. 1....

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Make a Great First Impression with Flowers
Dec03

Make a Great First Impression with Flowers

You never get a second chance to make a first impression so it’s always important to make a good one. Whether you’re going on a first date, meeting the prospective in-laws for the first time or even trying to sell your house, there are basic rules of thumb that put people at ease and leave them with a warm feeling about you. Making eye contact, although not too much, is considered to be a sign of honesty and interest in...

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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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