Harvest Flowers Have Arrived - Perfect To Celebrate The Start Of Autumn!
Harvest Flowers Have Arrived - Perfect To Celebrate The Start Of Autumn!
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September Birth Flower

September Birth Flower

What is the birth flower for September? Find out on our latest blog!

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Welcoming Harvest Flowers

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Welcoming Harvest Flowers

When the hours of light and darkness are of equal length, people have for centuries celebrated the abundance of harvest on the Autumn Equinox. In days when our connection to nature was stronger, the harvest was a brief time of plenty, spent gathering food for the darker months to come. For me, this mellow season still brings to mind fruit-laden trees, fields of golden crops, hedgerows of berries, and fantastic, wheat-sheaf shaped loaves. I love this short poem which speaks so beautifully about this time of year. The Harvest The silver rain, the shining sun, The fields where scarlet poppies run, And...

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August Birth Flowers

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August Birth Flowers

If you have a birthday in August, you're in luck because this month has not one birth flower but two! First up, gladioli. In ancient Rome, victorious gladiators were showered in gladioli flowers. Said to symbolise strength, honour and integrity, gladioli are still sometimes given to sporting champions today. They’re named from the Latin word “gladius” meaning sword and can also symbolise infatuation as it’s said that the tall flower stems pierce the heart with love. Part of the Iris family, gladioli originate in South Africa and thrive in many parts of the world, blooming in a multitude of colours....

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Welcoming Local Flowers

Welcoming Local Flowers

We have a new collection in our shop! Since opening, we've sent our Letterbox Flowers far and wide, and now, we're thrilled to announce that from today we're expanding our range and adding a local delivery service too. First up, please welcome Jam Jar Flowers! Often seen on tables at summer weddings, these arrangements are fun and quirky, smaller than a bouquet but full of personality. And because they're delivered in water, no fuss is required once they arrive, you can simply pop them on the table and enjoy them as they are. From golden Sunflowers and Rudbeckia daisies to brilliant blue Cornflowers and...

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Lark Rising - Larkspur in July

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Lark Rising - Larkspur in July

Larkspur. My favourite flower I've grown this year. Feathery green leaves and dusty purple petals. This is a special flower. Special to me because it's one of the first flowers grown successfully on our small patch of land. But apart from that, this flower is steeped in history and intrigue. Greek Mythology tells of the first Larkspur flower growing from the blood of Ajax at the Battle of Troy, while in other parts of the world, the plant was used to deter unwanted visitors from ghosts to witches and scorpions.  As for the name, it is thought to come from...

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