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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Defy this September gloom with the sunniest freshly cut flowers you can get your green fingered mitts on. Yes you guessed it. It’s time for sunflowers. Not just your average sunflowers though; 3 different types all with something to sing about it. Let’s hear it then.
Bye bye Summer Summer is over. Beach days are done. The green parrots of London are flying south to Spain. The blackberries have wilted and died on the vine. School has started and there is an ever-present chill in the air. It’s that time again. Time to swap sandals and sundresses for tights and woolly […]
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. August starred some big hitters such as chrysanthemum blooms, sea lavender, ornithogalum and the wonderful snowberries to welcome in the Autumn, So here is a […]
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 […]
With mohican alliums gracing Freddie’s Flowers fans’ doorsteps recently, it made me think a lot about hairstyles. Flowery hairstyles.
Thanks to having a wonderful mum who was a florist for 30 years, I was lucky enough to learn how to arrange flowers at a young age. And with Garland for a surname I can’t help but conclude that flowers were my calling. To put it simply, I love flowers. So, what’s so great about flower arranging? […]
It’s very rare that I can’t decide quite which flora or fauna has soared above the rest in our weekly flower delivery. But here I am faced with two flowers that are new to our box, both very deserving of taking the top spot. So buckle up, flower lovers, you’re in for an explosion of […]
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