Journal

On the farm

For the love of bees

We are so enchanted by flowers it’s easy to forget they don’t give a fig what we think about them, because the audience they are really trying to please isn’t human. Read more

On the farm

The Electric Daisy Wood Nymph – A True Story

Have you ever seen a wood nymph? I am lucky enough to not only have seen one, but to have had one as my muse for the past four years… Read more

On the farm

A flower farmer’s guide to dressing for the weather

There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing. Read more

On the farm

Time to batten down the hatches…red warning tonight

Gareth, Hannah, Idris, Jane, Kevin, Lily, Max, Niamh, Oliver… That may read like the guest list of a middle-class dinner party, but these are names-in-waiting for storms predicted to hit the UK over the coming year. Read more

On the farm

Roses and Violets? My heart swoons for the forest’s sweetest flowers…

February is such a bleak month on the flower farm: it’s cold, wet and muddy (oh so muddy). Mud glorious mud may be the thing for cooling the blood but it does nothing to heat things up on Valentine’s Day. Read more

On the farm

Our new flower farm

Our news is a bit epic…. we have finally found a farm! Read more

On the farm

Happiness and Joy

Being a flower farmer is much like being an artist, I’m always looking for ways to keep my pallet of colours fresh and vibrant. I need a planting scheme that allows me to harvest gorgeous flowers practically all year rou… Read more