Free tickets to the Wedding Journal Show Citywest

Calling all  future brides (and grooms): we have a pair of FREE tickets to the wedding show of the year! Congratulations on your engagement and welcome to the world of wedding planning! The Wedding Journal Show will help you plan your day to perfection, bringing together the biggest and best names in the wedding industry […]

From keen gardener to proficient florist

Sitting directly alongside the horticultural profession that we associate with all things to do with gardening and garden design is another equally large aspect of the horticultural sector: the cut-flower and floristry industry.  Whilst this industry is highly commercialised at the growing end, at the point-of- sale, the way flowers are presented to the consumer […]

Wicklow Fashion Show – a florist’s heaven

I was recently involved in a fundraiser fashion night in Wicklow Town in aid of Sailfest Ireland. I called the show a florist’s heaven because I had the opportunithy to ‘play’ and unleash my creative demons.. An exotic hat of Gloriosa, Lisianthus, Dianthus, Phlox, ferns and grasses Fascinator: palm fronds, Phalaenopsis orchids, Bouganvillea and Astrantia […]

Sunny flower cake

Our hobby flower arranging classes are all about creativity and fun. This week the participants created a fat-free, guilt-free, happy-yellow birthday torte, complete with a bear grass ‘sparkler’! To make the flower cake, you will need: a 14cm foam cake dummy 10-12 stems of ‘Paintball’ Chrysanthemums (the sponge) 2-4 stems of ‘Mad Yellow’  Chrysanthemums (the buttercream) […]