PLANT OF THE MONTH: INDOOR ROSES

It turns out that roses aren't just the preserve of pretty English gardens. If you lack outdoor space but love the delicacy, fragrance and colour of this famed bloom, you can easily bring them indoors. Most varieties designed for interiors are miniature versions of...

Trend Of The Month: Urban Jungle

Adding high impact to your interiors couldn't be simpler when you invest in a plethora of indoor plants. The 'urban jungle' trend is here to stay and you can play with the concept in any way your heart desires. Whether you want to turn your sitting room into Jurassic...

Meet the GFG’er

60 Seconds with Di Marvell   PETALS FLORIST, MARGATE  What started as a hobby for Di at the age of 20 had turned into a full blown floristry business by the time she was 21! Still trading nearly 30 years later, Di is the proud winner of  four Chelsea Flower Show...

TAKE THREE GFG’ers

MORGAN-DOUGLAS NUTH - OLD OAK FLORISTS Presiding over two beautiful florist shops, one in Ascot and the other in Ealing, Morgan-Douglas is a force to be reckoned with in the world of flowers. A master at social media, he knows just how to showcase his lovely creations...

Mothers’ Day Workshops

We all know the feeling. Mothers’ Day comes round every year and it’s increasingly hard to come up with a gift that will make our loved one feel really special. While fresh flowers are of course a must, you could go the extra mile and book your mother (and perhaps...

TAKE THREE GFG’ers

KERI WALKER -  KERI THE FLORIST From being sprawled semi-naked in the Daily Mail to chivvying her neighbours into buying their girlfriends' Valentine bouquets, there is little that Keri Walker won't do in the name of flowers. A force of  nature in her native...

PLANT OF THE MONTH: ORCHIDS

Adding an instant touch of glamour to your home needn't cost the earth. A few pounds can buy you a glorious orchid and there’s a huge range of colours, shapes and sizes to choose from. Whether you favour the purity of white blooms or the showiness of purple stripes,...

TREND OF THE MONTH: DRIED FLOWERS

If your granny's dessicated, dusty blooms are the only thing you conjure up when someone mentions dried flowers, you're in for a treat. Because dried botanicals are back with a vengeance and they're gorgeous. Whether gracing the pages of Instagram or making...

REASONS TO BUY: MARCH

Definitely the first woman in your life and often the most important, your mother deserves only the best on her designated day! Mothering Sunday falls on March 31st this year and there are a plethora of floral tributes to make her feel extra special. From bouquets to...

Flowers by Christian Dior

The worlds of flowers and fashion have long been intertwined and one man is the epitome of this beautiful marriage. The late, great French fashion designer Christian Dior gloried in translating blooms into haute couture, much evidenced in the current exhibition at...