We’ve had the first few hot days of the year in the late spring and it seems that summer is finally upon us in the UK. It’s now that time of year where budding gardeners don their gloves and head outside, using their green-fingers to bring out everyone else’s green-eyed monster. As we watch on to see the dark patches of soil become laden with the bright pinks, oranges and purples of the blooming summer flowers, some questions may spring to the minds of the gardening novices: what are these beautiful flowers? And when should I start planting them too? We’ve picked our favourite summer flowers and given some hints and tips to
If your beautiful bouquet of flowers is nearing its end, instead of throwing them out to the compost bin, try these easy methods of flowers pressing to enjoy your favourite blooms for longer.
Flower pressing has been used for centuries to create art, jewellery and keepsakes. There are many methods that can be used when pressing flowers, below are our favourites. Fresh flowers obviously work best when pressing, but older flowers can be used.
Just when you thought you had seen it all, the world of flowers continually throws surprises at you. We’re always discovering amazing flowers that we never thought were possible, we just try and make sure we avoid reading about anything like this close to April 1st, some of the flowers are so unbelievable you would be forgiven for thinking that someone was making a joke.
This flower, however, is real. We promise. There’s nothing quite like it that we’ve seen.
Health and well-being in the work place is gaining attention quickly. With stand-up meetings, power breaks and flexible hours at an all time high, the power of workplace health and well-being is becoming incorporated into many organisations core values.
Can you imagine 173 months with absolutey no rainfall? That's more than 14 years, nearly 60 seasons! The Atacama Desert, Chile, known by many as the driest place on earth earned it's title in the early 20th century after a dry spell spell of more than 5000 days.
Easter is coming up, Spring is in full bloom
The sun is shining, the daffodils are blooming and the tulips are in full swing. Easter is a beautiful time of year, a time when the days get longer, the evenings lighter and the flowers brighter. A fitting farewell to the cold and gloom of winter - it has felt like winter was never going to end this year!
Stunning Flower Architecture:
Flower based urban installations are a little too few and far between in our opinion and so when something as amazing as this graces the streets, it definitely catches our attention. HQ Architects, based in the heart of Jerusalem, have created this stunning installation of inflatable flowers that stand at a tremendous 9 metres tall and 9 metres wide, demanding a presence that certainly cannot be missed by anyone.
Space travel is a million miles from day-to-day life; a million miles away from everything in fact. We live and breathe flowers, sending flowers up and down countries all over the world making people smile. We once joked about flower deliveries to the Moon, but with every day that passes this is looking like it could be more and more possible.
How does our flower delivery service work?
How can you make someone happy? We've written in great length how you can easily make someone smile, from holding the door for someone to paying for the person behind you in the queue, but one way that always seems to be guaranteed in making someone smile is sending flowers.