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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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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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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All you Need to Know about Avalanche Roses
Jun19

All you Need to Know about Avalanche Roses

It was only in 2000 that the Avalanche Rose first became popular, yet it’s now hugely prevalent with high-end florists, wedding planners and floral designers. Many think of the Avalanche Rose as the go-to element when it comes to fashioning exclusive rose arrangements, centerpieces, bouquets and venue decor. In fact, it’s now one of the most sought after wedding flowers available, especially for brides wishing to create a...

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Meaning of Roses – From 1 to 100 Roses
Mar22

Meaning of Roses – From 1 to 100 Roses

A flower’s meaning is no longer specific to its colour and type alone, but also, to the number of stems you choose. To better help you understand these meanings, we’ve created a comprehensive guide which goes some way to explaining what different numbers of roses mean – starting with just one… Meaning of Roses – from 1 to 100 A single rose – often gifted to those you love, a single rose indicates ‘love at first...

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History, Varieties and Meaning of Pink Rose
Mar10

History, Varieties and Meaning of Pink Rose

Pink roses are a multipurpose flower, perfect for an array of occasions. They convey numerous emotions, including passion, thoughtfulness and sentiment and are extremely contemporary in style, packing a colourful punch, with the ability to brighten up any room or event. Whether you’re sending a bouquet of beautiful pink roses to a friend as a thank you, or are simply showing your affection and admiration for that special somebody, the...

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All you Need to Know about Roses
Feb07

All you Need to Know about Roses

Roses – Basic Facts The common rose, which is part of the� Rosaceae family, comes in the shape of a woody perennial flowering plant, boasting 100 species and thousands of cultivars.� From erect shrubs to climbing and trailing plants (often embellished with sharp prickles) each and every style varies in both shape and size.� Choose from compact and miniature roses, to variants that grow up to seven meters in height!� Renowned for...

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7 Stunning Rose Bouquets under £30
Sep12

7 Stunning Rose Bouquets under £30

“Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you.”� Richard Sheridan Make space for some romance in your life and don’t wait for the next special occasion. With these affordable rose bouquets, there are� no more excuses not to spoil your special someone, just because you can! 1.Luxury Pink Roses Even under £30 you can still afford a bit of luxury, this bouquet with 20 luxury pink roses is simply...

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Plants as Gifts: 6 Plants that are Awesome Gifts
May28

Plants as Gifts: 6 Plants that are Awesome Gifts

Have you been struggling to find your friend that perfect gift? Jewellery too personal? Clothing too difficult to gauge? Flowers too short-lived? Well, what about a potted plant? It might not be an obvious gift idea but plants are actually the perfect present for a number of occasions. Not only do they show thought and attention but they can brighten up homes and workspaces and give the recipient something to tend and look after –...

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Birthday Gift Guide: 10 Birthday Flowers under £20
May09

Birthday Gift Guide: 10 Birthday Flowers under £20

A special Birthday coming up? If you’re stuck with ideas how to make your loved one feel special on the day without breaking your budget, here’s one that always works – send them flowers under £20! Easy to say, but how do you choose something that looks lovely and doesn’t break the bank? As we all know, fresh flowers can be a pricey affair! We have compiled a list of our most popular Birthday Flowers� under £20...

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