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Where Do Wedding Flower Traditions Come From
4th Jan 2022
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15th Dec 2021
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How Peonies Became the UK's Favourite Flower
2nd Nov 2021
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Tuesday, 4th Jan 2022
There are a lot of different traditions when it comes to wedding flowers. Although it is certainly easier to get cheap flowers delivered for a wedding today, romance flowers have actually been part of weddings for generations. Many of the traditions we still embrace date back a long way and have interesting stories behind them. Take, for example, the bridal bouquet - brides have carried flowers down the aisle on their wedding day for centuries.
Wednesday, 15th Dec 2021
If like us, you are a major flower lover, then you probably want to include flowers as much as you can in your Christmas celebrations. And we are totally behind you. Flowers are the perfect addition to all kinds of festivities, and we have got a list of options below to prove it. Whether you are having flowers delivered from a florist or you have your own growth in your garden, there is something here to help you use them in your festivities.
Tuesday, 2nd Nov 2021
Peonies are adored in the UK. They are a staple of any florist and are included in so many flower delivery bouquets. It is rare to see one without them. They are also super popular as a wedding flower, so much so that peony-based wedding bouquets can cost a pretty penny. But how did this even come about? Why are peonies the UK’s favourite flower? Well, we did some digging, and it turns out there are a few reasons
Friday, 29th Oct 2021
Lots of people love plants because of their look and smell, and flowers have an amazing ability to cheer us up when we are blue. But did you know that some flowers also have active healing properties and can physically make you feel better too? It might not be the first thing you think of when a flower delivery arrives, but the bouquet could be full of healing plants, and you don’t know it. Here are some of the most common ones you might come across:
Tuesday, 20th Jul 2021
All over the world, lovers gift one another flower arrangements in all different styles and colours, which is why it isn’t surprising that so many people choose to gift flower bouquets on their wedding or relationship anniversary. If you are a traditionalist or your partner loves the idea of abiding by certain traditions, our guide to choosing which flowers to have delivered for each anniversary milestone will be right up your street!
Thursday, 22nd Apr 2021
Before you rush out and buy any old flower bouquets, put in a little more effort and surprise a loved one with thoughtful flower arrangements that are brimming with meaning.
Friday, 5th Mar 2021
The joy of receiving beautiful flower arrangements by delivery is something many people know. Knowing that someone has thought about you and your special occasion, or have had flowers delivered just to cheer you up is something everyone should experience. However, there are still some people who are reluctant to order flower bouquets online as they think that they may not last as long as flowers bought from a florist.
Thursday, 17th Dec 2020
The much-loved poinsettia is renowned for being UK’s and America’s favourite Christmas flower, but it actually has roots in a much warmer climate. Originating in Mexico, the plant was brought to the USA by Dr Joel Roberts Poinsett who was the ambassador to Mexico and a prominent botanist.
Thursday, 5th Nov 2020
During November you are certain to find florists filled with chrysanthemums as this in the season in which they bloom. One of the most brilliant things about these flowers is that they are available in a huge range of colours. Find out more about the history and meanings of chrysanthemums and how you can brighten up someone’s day with carefully created flower arrangements of these wonderful blooms.
Wednesday, 16th Dec 2020
When you are buying flower bouquets in London, chances are you are expecting them to be pretty pricey. Yet, there are ways you can keep your costs down and still purchase some gorgeous flower arrangements. Read on to discover how you can save money, even when you book next day flower delivery to London.
Tuesday, 27th Oct 2020
By October, autumn is well and truly underway, and with it, a whole new selection of beautiful flower bouquets is waiting to be discovered. One flower, in particular, is of importance during October, and that is the month’s birth flower, the marigold.
Thursday, 24th Sep 2020
If you dream of gifting the ultimate floral present to your nearest and dearest, read on to discover some of the world’s rarest flowers.
Friday, 11th Sep 2020
The flower of September is the glorious aster. This vibrant flower is somewhat different from many other flowers that bloom during this season and is one of the most colourful flowers to grow at this time.
Monday, 31st Aug 2020
The flower associated with the summer month of August is the majestic gladiolus. Presenting on a tall spike of a stem, this flower can grow up to 4ft tall.
Tuesday, 14th Jul 2020
Each month of the year has its very own flower, some even have more than one. Also known as the larkspur, the delphinium is the birth flower of July. Knowing the flower of July makes gift-giving even more thoughtful as you can now purchase beautiful delphinium flower bouquets for friends and family with birthdays during this glorious summer month. Discover the different meanings of delphinium and how best to gift them to those you love.
Friday, 7th Aug 2020
Modern weddings are primarily a wonderful celebration for the happy couple and their union, but once upon a time, there many more things to consider other than the venue, food and wedding dress. For example, getting married on Friday 13th was unheard of and the happy couple most certainly avoided seeing each other before the ceremony on the day of the wedding.
Friday, 31st Jul 2020
There is no disputing that flower bouquets make for a wonderful gift for loved ones, and yourself, of course. Yet, even the best florist can’t make your fresh flowers live forever, so what do you do once they are past their best.
Friday, 17th Jul 2020
Discover how to create a pretty summer pre-wedding celebration for you and your loved ones to enjoy. If you are a friend looking for some ideas to treat your bestie to the ultimate bridal shower, use our tips to surprise her with the prettiest bridal shower possible, no matter what your budget.
Friday, 19th Jun 2020
Flowers are enjoyed the world over, but what may mean a joyful gift in one country, could well turn out to be an unwelcome present in another. Discover the meaning behind the flower bouquets you choose and how cultures use flower arrangements to say different things to those they love.
Friday, 5th Jun 2020
Roses are one of the most popular flowers, if not the favourite flower of people around the world. Use our handy guide to select which colour rose is best for specific people. Read on to discover some fun facts about June’s flower and the meanings behind this fragrant bloom.
Friday, 15th May 2020
Are you keen to give your home a whole new look but simply don’t have the budget? Rather than resign yourself to sticking to the same old décor, take a look at our handy hints. Discover some fantastic ways to freshen up your home without having to spend a fortune.
Friday, 8th May 2020
The month of May has truly embraced the season of spring and there are plenty of flowers in full bloom. However, there is one very special flower attributed to the month of May – lily of the valley.
Thursday, 30th Apr 2020
The world is a very strange place at the moment, and the things we took for granted are fast becoming distant memories. Adhering to social distancing rules is extremely important to ensure we stay safe and healthy. Although we are all aware of the importance of social distancing, it has put a dampener on the way we celebrate the important events in our lives.
Wednesday, 22nd Apr 2020
On 23rd April each year, English people fly their flags proudly on their patron saint’s day. St. George is an important saint in other cultures too. If you want to celebrate St. George’s Day with flowers and discover how other countries celebrate the day, take a look at this fun guide to floral selection.
Thursday, 16th Apr 2020
With the impact of Covid-19 being felt globally, sending flowers is now something that has to be monitored carefully and done only in strict accordance with the World Health Organisation.
Tuesday, 7th Apr 2020
Easter is a wonderful time to gift those you love with a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Celebrated in spring in the UK, Easter is a Christian feast that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Thursday, 2nd Apr 2020
Each month of the year is assigned a different flower, and the flower of April is the daisy. Should a loved one celebrate a birthday in April, or you and your partner celebrate an anniversary during this month, consider gifting a beautiful bouquet of daisies.
Tuesday, 24th Mar 2020
Each month of the year has been attributed at least one flower, and March’s flower is the delightful daffodil. Discover what makes the humble daffodil a favourite flower for many, and how it has become the symbol of spring.
Thursday, 19th Mar 2020
Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show the mother figures in your life just how much they are appreciated. It isn’t only your own mother that will require a thoughtful gift of flowers, but you will want to buy flower bouquets for your mother-in-law, wife, stepmother, and grandmother. Should you be uncertain about the best flowers on Mother’s Day, follow our handy guide and make this the best one yet!
Friday, 13th Mar 2020
If you are Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal, and even if you aren’t, you will certainly be celebrating this globally enjoyed day. Should you want to do more than visit the nearest pub during the Irish festival, sending flower bouquets is a fantastic way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Discover which flowers are best to give to friends and family on and learn some facts about this world-famous feast day.
Wednesday, 4th Mar 2020
International Women’s Day is celebrated all across the World and is an acknowledgement of the achievements of women. Many use this day to celebrate the women they know and love. A simple, yet significant way to do this is to have flowers delivered to female friends and relatives on International Women’s Day.
Tuesday, 25th Feb 2020
Enjoy our fantastic ideas for baby shower flower decorations and delight guests with a beautifully decorated baby shower venue. If you have taken it upon yourself to host a baby shower, you may be wondering what is expected at the event, and how best to decorate the venue.
Tuesday, 18th Feb 2020
Did you know that the petals, leaves and pollen of some flowers are toxic to pets? Before you order flower bouquet for your pet-loving friend or partner, you need to know that when you have flowers delivered, their pets will be safe. Read on to discover five non-toxic pet-friendly flowers that will not only delight your loved ones but will keep their little furry friends happy too.
Thursday, 13th Feb 2020
Welcome to the husband’s guide to picking the best flowers for Valentine’s Day. Discover which flower arrangements are the most romantic and how a simple flower delivery can bring untold joy to the love of your life.
Monday, 3rd Feb 2020
Did you know that each month of the year has its very own flower? Discover fascinating facts about February’s flower, the violet, and learn why this is the perfect flower to give to a loved one for their February birthday or Valentine’s Day.
Monday, 27th Jan 2020
Discover the top 5 get well flowers to send someone to help them get back on their feet and cheer up someone you care about with a wonderful flower bouquet. Beautiful flower delivery can help a patient in many different ways, from letting them know that somebody is thinking of them, to giving them a boost when they are feeling down.