Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pastels!!!

Sorry about the use of pastel colours this post. It does happen occasionally when we have a pretty vintage moment but it never normally lasts more than a few hours. Most of our ladies do love it but some are … Continue reading

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Flower free flowers

A lovely bouquet of rose hips, eucalyptus pods, quince fruits and coral fern as ordered by the lovely Louise B….. We dont have these amazing eucalyptus pods very often so we get very excited when they come in. Not sure which species … Continue reading

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Russian dolls!!!!

These amazing pieces of veg matter are agave hearts. The central growing point of the agave americana or century plant. So called because they are thought to flower every one hundred years. We disected one and put it back together … Continue reading

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Sacred lotus

Todays bouquets consist of the lovely green tea roses which are tinged in pink shades. Also viburnum berries and lotus pods. I love using lotus pods they are so cool! The lotus pods are the seed pods from the sacred lotus flower … Continue reading

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Mysterious aroids

I hope you like my arrangement this week it comprises just 2 amazing plant materials..first up Japanese knotweed yes the invasive scurge of the countryside thats trying to take over the world. First brought to Europe as an ornamental with its … Continue reading

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