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Ingredients | Anemone

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Ah Anemone. You’re one of my all time favourite flowers. I love the papery petals, beautiful range of colours and instantly recognisable blue-black centre. Anemone feel fresh, pure and youthful and I like that that they’ve been and gone by the time the big summer showstoppers appear. Anemones are normally…

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Ingredients | Air plants

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Air plants (aka Tillandsia) are my current obsession. I saw them everywhere while traveling through America in June, and I finally got my hands on some from a British grower during a visit to the Shrewsbury Flower Show at the weekend. Tillandsia are evergreen flowering plants, native to the forests,…

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Ingredients | Gypsophila

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Nothing divides opinion among florists quite like Gypsophila, aka Baby’s Breath.  I used to be firmly in the no-go camp but I’m slowly coming around to it with one strict caveat: use it alone, with all white or green, or not at all. I’m yet to see a design I…

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Ingredients | Fresh herbs

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Posted by Hannah Fresh herbs are really rather wonderful aren’t they? They transformed my cooking when I really started getting into food a few years ago and we’re now using them more and more in floral designs. They lend a distinctive aroma to arrangements, which is particularly lovely for weddings…

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