I love it when the season changes, and flowers we haven’t seen for several months reappear. Many flowers are grown all year round nowadays, but the rich colours of autumn creep in, making everything look strong and deep in colour and texture.
I was delighted to receive a visit from my dear friend and G.P., Adrian, who came to collect a bouquet for his wife on their wedding anniversary.
We discussed the value of creative classes for people with mental health issues, and we hope to be of help with this in the future. I benefit from the healing properties of flowers on a daily basis, and have seen how working with flowers can help others over the past thirty- five years.
Just like the warm glow of an Autumn sunset, these bouquets reflect the end of summer, the changing colours of the leaves – almost as if they are holding the warmth of summer.
The universities have started back now, and we’ve been supplying lots of beautiful flowers to the LSE, UCL and King’s for lectures and dinners.
We’ve been enjoying this mix of limonium, hydrangea, crocosmia and sedum as a background to our arrangements. Some people love them just as they are, or perhaps with a few grasses added