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Orchid Care Guide

Orchids are one of the most common types of household plant that people tend to buy. Their beautiful blossoms add a touch of colour and grace to any room. However, many people struggle when it comes to caring for this popular plant.

The problem is, most fall prey to the myths surrounding them and more often than not, end up killing their poor orchid before it has a chance to shine. So, we’ve broken down the most frequently asked questions when it comes to caring for orchids so you can become a pro in no time.

How to Decorate a Baby Shower with Flower Arrangements & Bouquets

The arrival of a new baby is a time for celebration and what better way to rejoice one of nature’s greatest blessings than with a beautiful burst of ‘Welcome New Baby’ flowers? Getting together with friends and family to share such a special time is wonderful enough, but baby flowers and gifts can help to make the occasion extra special.

If you’re planning a baby shower to welcome your very important new person and want to decorate it with some beautiful blooms, there are a few things you may want to consider. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to giving the baby a blooming beautiful welcome, anything goes.

How Celebrity Babies Are Driving the Trend of Flower Names for Girls

Flower names for girls are blooming in popularity. Once thought to be a relic of the 19th century, the 2017 list of the most popular baby names shows that the trend of baby names inspired by flowers and botanicals has sprouted up once again. In 2017 more than 10% of the most popular baby girl names were floral or nature inspired and that’s largely down to celebrities like Beyonce and Jamie Oliver who have fully embraced the trend with their own children.

We’ve compiled a list of 8 well-known celebrities whose children have flower names and have used the Office of National statistics data to see where they rank and how those celebrities have helped to breath new life into these beautiful girl names.

How to Choose the Right Flowers for Each Anniversary Milestone

When you combine flowers with a bit of crafting it’s possible to create a beautiful, bespoke and affordable arrangement for any wedding anniversary, whether it be as a gift for a loved one or as an arrangement for your own anniversary celebrations.

We have created five unique bouquets for five poignant wedding anniversaries and paired the traditional flower with the traditional gift* to make a stunning arrangement relevant to the occasion. We’ve also compiled a number of other arrangement ideas you can try at home for an upcoming wedding anniversary. Get ready to be inspired!

How to pick the right flowers for your wedding

When it comes to flowers, weddings are a time of opulence, luxury and joyful celebration and your blooms should represent that by being as beautiful as they can be.

An important feature of both your decoration and for many brides their bouffant and bouquets, we want to make sure you choose flowers not just for appearance but for their meanings, freshness and how they reflect the personality of the happy couple.