As a Dublin florist, I often asked about peony roses. These beautiful flowers are a popular choice for weddings, events and to send as gifts. They come in a wide variety of colours, from classic whites and creams to yellows, soft pinks, vibrant purples and deep burgundy reds. But what makes peony roses so special … Continued
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Top Tips for Tulips. Tulips, synonymous with Spring and available in bewildering array of colours, these flowers are always associated with The Netherlands but they originate in an area stretching from southern Europe through to western & central Asia, particularly Iran, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan. The name Tulip is thought to have come from the Turkish … Continued
Flowers really are the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift – a beautifully arranged and thoughtfully chosen flower bouquet will really make the right impression so here are our top tips for Valentines flowers and how to make ordering them simple and seamless – of course most of these tips apply to sending flowers at any time … Continued
Plants for winter colour – are your window boxes looking a bit drab? Is your garden feeling unloved? Is your patio or balcony in need of a makeover? Christmas is past and it’s the middle of winter and life seems a bit, well mehhhh. This is when we all need a lift and adding dash … Continued
Christmas Dinner Table Decoration – this is the final flourish bringing your festive décor theme together. You’ve decorated the tree, chosen the right gifts, planned a sumptuous menu so don’t overlook this most important area. The Christmas meal is really the focal point of this wonderful family day, with people pulling crackers, telling jokes & … Continued
A Flower Photo-shoot with a Difference – Wedding Flowers inspired by the Paintings of Old Dutch Masters Earlier this year we were asked to design a range of wedding florals for a photoshoot. The brief was to use the paintings of old Dutch masters for inspiration.
Protea, Protea, Protea A Mid-Winter Irish Wedding – with a South African Twist. Few Irish couples opt for tropical flowers for weddings. They tend to choose more traditional varieties like Roses, Peonies, Lisianthus, Gypsophila, Ranunculus, Lily of The Valley etc but we love a challenge and we love working on new ideas so this mid-winter … Continued
Flowers for Number 6 Kildare St. – The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland The Royal College of Physicians at number 6 Kildare Street – a spectacular venue located in the heart of Dublin beside Leinster House, The National Library & National Gallery.
Flowers at St. Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club Stephens Green Club Dublin or to give it it full title, St. Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club is certainly a hidden Dublin gem. A stunning building dating back to the 1720’s located at number 9 St. Stephen’s Green – between Grafton & Kildare streets.
A Short History of Mother’s Day Mother’s Day: Celebrations of mothers and mothering may go back thousands of years to pre-Roman times but the modern celebration has two main influences. The giving of gifts for Mother’s Day, particularly flowers, seems to have developed from the old medieval holiday of “Mothering Sunday”. Mothering Sunday was a … Continued