What is your birthday flower?

Like birthstones, each month has also a flower to choose from that can be connected to the season, colour or atmosphere.  This is not something really new as the Romans already had the tradition centuries ago to offer a specific flower according to the month of birth. In case you don’t have any idea when […]

5 Must Know Tips to Prepare Your Garden This Autumn

Autumn work to prepare the garden for winter Autumn is around the corner. Even if we all would like an eternal summer, first signs of autumn knock at our door. Days going shorter, leaves turning red, orange and brown. Nature is preparing itself to this great change and will fast sleep-outside. What about your garden? […]

How to make a summer floral crown. Easy step by step guide

Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy some summer flowers. Colourful or pastel, airy loose bouquet or structured arrangement, the possibilities are endless when it comes to putting a smile on someone’s face during summer. As this is also the season for festivals, ceremony’s and weddings, we would like to inspire you with a […]

Wedding Flowers for any Season or Style

Wedding Flowers for any Season or Style

Flowers are one of the most important parts of the wedding day, tying in the whole occasion and making the venue look beautiful.  Each wedding flowers arrangement should be tailor made to every wedding, so that it reflects the season and the style of the occasion.  However, it can be hard to know where to […]

Here are some interesting facts about this years Olympic Games.

This year is an Olympic year and all the best athletes from around the world will descend on the carnival capital of the world, Rio de Janeiro. This year it marks the 31st Olympic Games and it travels to an incredibly vibrant and diverse culture. With the iconic Copacabana beach and one of the 7 […]

gifts for fathers day

Great Gifts for Father’s Day – Sunday 19th June

It is around the corner. Father’s Day is on the Sunday 19th June this year, so you have been warned. No excuse to forget to send a gift for father’s day. Everyone is different and fathers are no exception, if they are anything like mine they are fussy and they know what they want. Also […]

Flowers with lots of petals

Flowers with lots of petals

The main purpose of petals is to surround the reproductive parts of flowers. Flowers with lots of petals are usually brightly coloured and an unusual shape, this is to attract pollinators, to keep the flower in existence for a little while longer! Together, all of the petals of a flower are called a corolla. So […]

Homemade Potpourri

Here is an easy to follow guide in to make a nice and simple homemade Potpourri. Instead of throwing away those flowers that were bought for you, bring them back to life and have another dose of the floral fragrance back in your home. The process is simple but can take some time depending on […]

10 Facts about Sunflowers and handy growing tips!

A well-known flower thanks to the striking flower head, the Sunflower is a favourite with children thanks to the height they can grow and the sunny happy face. Sunflowers are fast growing and can have enormous faces. The Mammoth variety is the most common Sunflower for a world record attempt, however the competition is becoming […]

10 Facts about Chrysanthemums

The Chrysanthemum is a popular flower perfect for floral arrangements and is used by florists as a result of it’s attractive appearance and striking colours. Although chrysanthemums are available throughout the year, they are popular specifically in the fall as they blossom between August and November. Here at Boutique Life we love the chrysanthemum, so […]