You can click on our webshop or text and collect flowers on 07932 052411.
The news of another lockdown is not a welcome one for small businesses. Everyone has pulled out all the stops, modifying their bainesses, forming alliances and hoping for an end to this.
We offer one to one tuition in flower arranging at Stems. This is a great way to learn quickly. Students benefit from 35 years of experience in the industry. Whether you are planning on opening your own business, finding a job or you just want to arrange flowers at home, we tailor make a course for your requirements.
The stunning colours of autumn flowers come at just the right time, as the days draw in and the air cools. We love making bouquets in all these beautiful colours. We have chrysanths, trailing amaranthus, celosia, astilbe, cabbages, berried ivy, roses in every colour, grasses and seed heads.
There’s a wide selection of bouquets to choose from on our online shop. Look at the Bestseller’s list or the Autumn Collection. Alternatively, text us on 07932 052411 with what you’d like to collect and when. We’ll text you straight back.
i heard on the News this evening that the ice that has melted in Antarctica since the 90’s is enough to fill The Grand Canyon. That’s scary.
I work closely with nature, the outdoors is my favourite place to be, and I love trees especially. When I look at a tree, I see strength, tenacity, history, a safe place, a life giving force….
Rainbow colours are a popular choice for summer bouquets. It adds a fun, informal element.
Summery pinks and purples are also in high demand. I love the strong cerise with purple. Wrapped in brown paper and tied with a raffia bow, this hand tied bouquet is ready to pop into a vase.
I love making posies from my home grown flowers. I grow lavender, lemon balm, myrtle, wallflowers, mint and oregano. The sweet peas are just about finished, but I have a beautiful, deep purple buddleia which the butterflies love. It seems that the number of butterflies has overtaken the number of planes this summer!
We have yet another order for flowers for a marriage proposal this week. I think 2021 will be a mega busy year for weddings – and holidays abroad!
The highlight of the week was the preparation of red rose displays for a marriage proposal at a bar in Soho. Red roses everywhere, and rose petals strewn over the tables, I would have loved to have seen her face!
Tower Bridge with Pink Clouds
I wonder how many people were lucky enough to experience this beautiful sky over Tower Bridge last week. Our floral designs are inspired by nature, using the colours and textures we see.
This beautiful sanseveria plant arrived from Holland this week. A plant like this can transform a space.
If you prefer a softer look, this close relative fits the bill. Both require little water and can cope with low light.
It was the anniversary of an event we were a part of at The Sloane Club in Chelsea this week. Hosted by Country Life, there was a talk by Gerit Quealy, author of Botanical Shakespeare. We foraged many of the flowers mentioned in Shakespeare’s plays, and had great fun arranging them. These little mushrooms were my favourites, along with the burdock.
The streets are slowly getting busier, restaurants are opening, and the Government is encouraging companies to bring their staff back to the office, in a cautious manner.
If we can help you with any floral or plant requirements, give us a call.