Flowerful Stuff

Flower of the week: avant garde tulip

When you think of the term avant garde, alternative flowers may not jump to the front of the list. You may, more naturally, conjure the works of Matisse, Virginia Woolf and James Joyce, yes? Well, at Freddie’s Flowers, we know one thing for sure; flowers can be ahead of their time, too! If you’re going to…Read more

Ode to Scotland

O my Luve’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June; O my Luve’s like the melodie That’s sweetly play’d in tune.   A red, red rose – Robert Burns Did you know Scotland’s national animal is a unicorn? It’s Burn’s Night and did you know, I have a bit of Scot in…Read more

California dreamin’

Hit the road, Jan You might need to put your shades on for this one, it’s a blinder. This stunning yellow bunch will bring sunshine flooding into your home. Swapping grey skies outside for a lovely sunny burst of light indoors. Who’s in need of a holiday? Think of this arrangement as a mini getaway.…Read more

Flower of the week: lavender

You might know cut limonium in its less tongue-tying title of sea lavender. How charming – the lavender of the sea! If you think you’re experiencing de-ja-vu right now you’re right. Well, kind of. We’ve covered the sea side of this beautiful flower already. So instead I’m going to linger on the flower that cut…Read more

Laurel for the victors

The fauna of youth In this weeks arrangement we’ve added the foliage of all foliage. The fountain of youth for flora and fauna. This stuff just does not get old. The ever-green Laurel. I think it looks rather splendid amongst the roses, bouvardia and gypsophila don’t you? Marcus L-Aurel-ius and co When you think of…Read more

Flower of the week: Anigozanthos

When I name drop anigozanthos stems, I tend to get a resounding ‘anigo-what?’. No I’m not mumbling about about a girl called Annie who goes to Zakynthos on holiday. Believe it or not I’m talking about a flower that’s baffling in both name and floral nature. Try saying anigozanthos right first time. Impossible. How about…Read more

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