TEN things you need to know about peonies…

As well as incredible beauty, peonies have depth, history, healing qualities and as a cut flower they’re actually mighty good value. If cared for right, they’ll last a couple of weeks in the vase! 1. The peony is the 12th wedding anniversary flower (or every anniversary in my book!!) 2. The peony is believed to…

Children and nature – it’s a special kind of thing…

We asked four mums who work with flowers, and on farms, in different parts of Australia about what it gives their kids, and what in turn that brings them.
This post is a wonderful insight into life on a flower farm with kids and an urgent reminder of how essential a connection to nature is for our mental health and our survival on this planet.

Have snips will travel – wedding flowers in Tuscany

Travelling to Italy to do wedding flowers sounds somewhat romantic and rather exciting. It was…. SUCH. A. THRILL!  ….but…!  It wouldn’t be an adventure without a flat tyre, getting lost on foot in the narrow one-way lands of the Florence hills and watching in nervous delight as all our flowers bobbed up and down in a little…

Hygge with plants and flowers

“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey and enjoy every idle hour.” John Boswell Thanks to the Danish, we have a way and a word to be at one with Winter and embrace all things cosy. Hygge is more a feeling than a meaning. It’s that…