Come and join us, Government guidelines permitting, and learn how to make a Christmas wreath to hang on your door or wall.
This is a dried flower wreath, but for Christmas, we like to use blue pine, cones, dried apple, orange and cinnamon with seasonal twigs and cones
We’ve been preparing our Christmas window with wreath and fairy lights. We have a great selection of plants and pots that make lovely Christmas gifts
Lockdown has honed people’s appreciation of both good health and nature, so plants willl be a popular gift choice this year, with their healthy, healing properties.
Our classes will be held in Sicilian Avenue, Bloomsbury. A demo will be given, using a wire frame with moss, and the pine and decorations will be added to the wreath. If you prefer to make a table arrangement, we will also demonstrate this.
You will then design and make your own wreath under supervision. You will be delighted with the result!
The weather has been amazing for the time of year. The swans, geese and ducks on the Thames in Windsor have been missing the swarms of tourists who usually feed them. We’ve made a few trips with some bread.
I can’t believe we’re still picking raspberries in the garden in November! Everything home grown just tastes so much better!
Call us on 07932 052411 if you’d like to join us for a wreath making workshop, or email email@example.com for more information.
I have a flower shop in Holborn, central London, and I have always taken my inspiration from nature. Never one to read fashion magazines, I’d rather be walking in the countryside or sitting in my garden. I see beauty in natural things. I feel blessed for that, and have never felt under pressure to support an expensive lifestyle, but rather to work with the things I love, regardless of earning lots of money.
This superb sunrise was just a few days ago. I transfer the colours to the flowers I buy and use to make biuquets.
Food and flowers
i like to experiment with colours as a theme, running through my floral designs and the food I prepare. We had a curry with lots of red chillis, fresh coriander, golden mangoes and earthy bread.
We have been asked to make several very colourful bouquets this week, as people filter back to work in Holborn. It feels like a reason to celebrate each time another small business reopens its doors, having survived lockdown.
i have a few summer flowers left in the garden, and the herbs are flowering and seeding. My amazing wallflowers just keep on and on, giving me lovely little mauve flowers to add to my herd posies.
sweet pas and lemon balm with mint
Some people are choosing to go ahead with their weddings despite the limit on number of guests. I suppose there will be big parties at a later date. we made these beautiful flower clusters in vintage bottles for a little wedding. I love to use herbs such as lemon balm, mint and myrtle with small, dainty blooms.