Cheltenham Festival

And they are off! The first day at Cheltenham Festival is under-way… Cheltenham is a spa town situated perfectly on the edge of the Cotswold’s in the south of England, and is the home of the famous steeplechase horse racing, the Gold Cup and the main event the – Cheltenham Festival held annually in March. […]

Afternoon Tea for Mothers Day

Best ‘Afternoon Tea’ Venue  Our Mothers love nothing less than a good old chin wag over a slice of Victoria sponge and a Cappuccino, its a chance to catch up and have a little mother and daughter time, which is a great way to celebrate Mothering Sunday, but where is the best place to visit […]

The Perfect DIY mothers day gift

Our expert team of floral and fashion bloggers have been hard at work coming up with creative ideas to make mum the perfect mothers day gift this year, after all there is nothing nicer than a home-made gift. Mother’s day is the one day of the year when its ok to go barmy for your mum […]

Singles Awareness Day February 15th

Home Alone…..Singles Awareness Day February 15th. So if you are on your lonesome this Valentine’s Day, don’t worry. For all you singletons out there, there is Singles Awareness Day, and it’s dedicated to the likes of yourself, in fact SAD day as it’s known in the industry… and we are serious by the way. So […]

Shrove Tuesday – 17th Feb

Shrove Tuesday – The long build up to Easter is called Lent and the day before is called ‘Shrove Tuesday’. ‘Shrove’ means being forgiven for wrong-doings and forgiven for your sins. Shrove Tuesday or Pancake day as it’s also commonly known falls on a different date each year depending on when Easter itself falls, but […]

Pop the Cork this Valentines and open the fizz!

Pop the Cork this Valentines and open the fizz…Choosing a bottle of bubbles this Valentine can be as easy or as hard work as you like!  The choice out there is endless. Dry or sweet, rosé or white. French or Italian, Champagne, Prosecco or Sparkling! Bargain bin or Vintage Champagne that will hurt the bank […]

Delhi-Dahlias

Who would have thought it – Dahlia for tea! Would you eat the ever colourful and popular summer flower – the Dahlia? So the latest news from our edible garden the Dahlia is the new vegetable of choice. Growers have spent the last 2 years developing six new edible varieties of Dahlia. Always a favourite […]

Winston Churchill says: ‘Dig for Victory’

Winston Churchill says, ‘Dig for Victory’! With this year being the 50th anniversary year of Winston Churchill passing. We thought we would revisit the role he played in post war Britain, in trying to get the Great British public back to planting flowers again. During the war it was imperative for the nation to be […]

Will you be on a dinner date this Valentines weekend? …

… Well if so boys – here are 7 quick and easy tips to make sure you impress!Will you be on a dinner date this Valentines? First date nerves?! – NOT WITH THIS LIST! ~ 7 quick tips to make sure you pull this Valentines – don’t be the love struck lothario, keep it cool! ~ […]

Having dinner at home this February 14th? …

 … Nothing beats a cosy Saturday night at home, but what are the 5 top tips for a perfect valentines at home? …   5 top ways to prepare your home for Valentines – A hot bath, don’t forget the candles! Candle lit dinner Fresh flowers in the home Wine in the fridge Dinner in […]