Dried flowers: a chat with author Bex Partridge

This stunning book, Everlastings: How to grow, harvest and create with dried flowers  is a celebration of the life of flowers, showcasing the ethereal beauty of dried flowers. Author, Bex Partridge takes you on a journey, starting with practical advice on how to pick flowers both at your home and outdoors, with in-depth descriptions of…

Stunning new flower book from Phaidon

Hitting the shelves this September – a comprehensive and sumptuous survey that celebrates the beauty and appeal of flowers throughout art, history and culture. Flower: Exploring the World in Bloom takes readers on a journey across continents and cultures to discover the endless ways artists and designers throughout history, from ancient Egypt to today, have depicted…

Cut flowers return to Wardington Manor, new book out.

Cut flower gardeners, Bridget Elworthy and Henrietta Courtauld from THE LAND GARDENERS supply some of London’s top florists from their walled garden at Wardington Manor. They have released a beautiful new book to inspire cut flower growing, the importance of composting and soil health. When The Land Gardeners arrived at Wardington Manor, the cutting gardens…

Keep it wild, flower child

For a family gathering a good few years back, pre floral obsession days, Mum brought a branch into the house and hung it on the wall with some twigs. I couldn’t get over how it changed the space, it was so simple, instant joy! Floristry had never crossed my mind as something I would be…

A Tree in the House

A Tree in the House is a stunning ode – in words as well as pictures – to flower arranging. Part guide for the aspiring home florists, and part celebration of rural life in sync with nature, it celebrates the joy that flowers bring to our every day lives.  Author Annabelle Hickson believes playing and…

PARIS AND FLOWERS- another gorgeous coffee table book

Those two words can bring some people to their knees and now there is a beautiful new book to combine the them. Paris in Bloom delivers on every level of what you have hoped for…. Naturally it comes with a travel warning, of the best kind: This book may result in impulsive travel behaviour. With…

Book: In Full Flower

Another floral design book has hit the shelves, and it’s a beauty. Dripping with the most stunning images by husband and wife duo, Gemma Ingalls and Andrew Ingalls, IN FULL FLOWER: INSPIRED DESIGNS BY FLORAL’S NEW CREATIVES celebrates some of the most influential floral designers working today—Sarah Ryhanen of Saipua, Kristen Caissic of Moon Canyon, Sarah Winward of…