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5 Flower Facts you Need to Know!

31 August 2016
By Ashley

We know flowers are fantastic to look at and will brighten any room, but did you know these other amazing facts?

We’ve listed 5 of the best below so you can dazzle everyone with your knowledge at your next BBQ...

How to Look After Your Flowers in the Summer Heat

21 July 2016
By Ashley

It's scorching outside, we're hot, you're hot, and your flowers are definitely hot! So what should you do to look after your flowers in this heat?

We've teamed up with Morgan (our resident flower specialist) and asked him for a few tips. Did you know, for instance, that flowers flourish best when you keep them away from direct sunlight? Washing your vase and filling it with just the right amount of water can work wonders as well. Here are some powerful ways to keep your flowers blooming for the longest time...

5 Wonderful Things you can do with Flower Petals

6 July 2016
By Ashley

It’s a great feeling when someone surprises you with a beautiful bunch of flowers! Whenever you catch a glimpse of them you smile because you know you’re loved - we get so excited by the way our flowers can make you feel so special! We really want this feeling to last, so we tuck a little care guide in with each bouquet we send - telling you how you can make your flowers last as long as possible.
But like most things in life nothing lasts forever. If you’re anything like us you’ve probably wondered how you can squeeze that last bit of enjoyment out of those lovely little buds.

Well, wonder no more! We’ve found 5 brilliant ways to make the most of your spare flower petals.

National Kissing Day: Different Types of Kisses and Their Flower Meanings

23 June 2016
By Ashley

To celebrate National Kissing Day, we thought we’d have a bit of fun and match the different types of kisses to their flower meanings!

For instance, Roses and Calla Lilies perfectly capture the feelings of a first kiss, while red roses symbolize the passion of a french kiss. Did you know that pink Carnations stand for a mother’s undying love, and represent mum’s magical kisses? Stocks are a symbol of affection, a happy life and a content existence and are a perfect match for a friendly peck on the cheek. Find out more about our flowery kisses!

What's Your Summer Personality?

7 June 2016
By Ashley

When you think of summer, does your mind wander off to a barbeque or an outdoor party with all your friends and family? Do you imagine popping on a bikini, sunbathing in the garden and pretending you're on holiday? Maybe you want to grab your trainers and go for an outdoor run. Or are you the one making sure everyone's lathered in sun cream? Whichever it is, it's a good indicator of your summer personality!

To celebrate the launch of our summer range , we've matched some of our favourite flowers to each personality. So, are you the Socialiser, Nurturer, Sun Worshipper or Heart Racer? Maybe you're a bit of all four!

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