Meet the GFG’er

60 Seconds with Chris Ablett   MISS ELLE'S DESIGN FLORIST, LEVEN   Meet Chris Ablett, a third generation florist with a first class degree in Floristry. A former clinical psychologist, Chris is obsessed with floral design and likes nothing better than...

Meet the GFG’er

60 Seconds with Karen Lindsay   FLOWERS BY KAREN, KILMARNOCK  Meet Karen Lindsay who started as a Saturday girl in a florist at the age of 14 and has been running Flowers By Karen in Kilmarnock for nearly two decades. A passionate advocate for great customer...

Health Benefits of Plants

While it may seem obvious that surrounding yourself with gorgeous greenery is good for you, there are also some very specific benefits to be had. Whether you’re looking to ease your mind, rid the air of harmful toxins, get a great night’s sleep or even calm your...

Plants of the week

While a bunch of plump red roses is a magnificent thing, wowing your Valentine this year needn’t take the form of a bouquet. If you’re looking for something a little more long-lasting for your ever-lasting love, there are a host of heart-shaped plants that can send...

Keep the love alive

How to make those Valentine’s flowers last longer A stunning bouquet of roses, or indeed any other flower, has arrived and that first flush of romantic delight quickly changes into blind panic; how to keep them alive! Help is at hand with the Good Florist Guide’s...

How not to buy flowers

Good Florist Guide gives words of wisdom on what to do this Valentine’s Where you buy your Valentine flowers from says a whole load about how you rate your loved one. And while we know there are many who will appreciate the fact you bought them any flowers at all, we...