Flowerful Stuff

Flower of the week: Bouvardia

Bonjour to the little tubular bell-square shaped show-offs; the beautiful and wonderfully scented cut bouvardia! Unlike some our past ‘flowers of the week’, you may have come across bouvardia. It’s a popular choice in celebratory arrangements. Which figures, seeing as cut bouvardia symbolises enthusiasm. And who could be more enthusiastic about the flower itself than me? You will…Read more

Photo gallery – September’s stupendous arrangements

Photo gallery Nothing makes us happier than when we see photographs of our flowers in their new home. Thank you to our lovely gang of customers who have sent in and posted photographs. Bringing Autumn firmly in the forefront of our minds September showed some cosy collections such as sweet williams, brassicas, lisanthus and the and the sophisticated sedum. So here…Read more

A whole bunch of Autumn

Blustery, autumnal wonderfulness Autumn is well and truly here. The colour outside is changing, t-shirts have been swapped for jumpers and the demand for the heating to be put on echoes around the office every 5 minutes. The answer is still ”put another jumper on”. So to celebrate the colder winds and darker mornings we…Read more

Flower of the week: Pink Sedum

A succulent for sore eyes in September Autumn’s on the mind and in the hues and shades of the leaves on the trees. So it’s our late bloomer, freshly cut pink sedum, who gets pride of place this time of year. Maybe you’ve stopped to wonder what that pretty, waxy leafed shrub-like plant is that pours…Read more

Crazy for cabbage!

Vegetable – schmegetable! Welcome to the magical history tour of the wonderful brassica. Over the last few years brassicas have become increasingly popular in flower arrangements. I love ornamental brassicas in flower arranging. We love the bohemian idea of having a veg in with flowers so that is exactly what we have done in this…Read more

Finding the flowerful power in prose

Just as you may enjoy inspirational-motivational-sentimental phrases when you spot them, I’m a sucker for good flower quotes. They’re confirmation that there are people out there who love flowers as much as I do! So, with the onset of Autumn, I reckon it’s time to wrap up and dive into some thought-provoking flower quotes from some…Read more

Snowberries… In Summer!

Snowberries… The name says it best Snowberries… In Summer! What madness! Well I suppose we are a bit mad here at Freddie’s Flowers. And don’t they look beautiful. Doesn’t it make the whole arrangement a bit… Va va Voom! Snowberries also known as Symphoricarpos, a Greek expression meaning “fruits joined together,” from the clustered pairs of berries. To…Read more

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