Last night in our flower school…

When you love what you do, you have  to share it with other people.  Our weekly flower classes are an incredible way to do exactly this! For any of you who weren’t able to make it, this step-by-step tutorial is a fun and easy way to bring the spirit of DIY into your home! Flower […]

Mother’s Day Flowers

On Mother’s Day or mothering Sunday, we need to think carefully about or mothers and our relationship with them. Our mothers are precious and we have so much to thank them for: they endured pain to bring us in to this wonderful world, they have nurtured and cared for us as we have grown up […]

Unforgettable wedding flowers

The design of your wedding flowers is your opportunity to add your personality to your wedding.  Kate’s dress was gorgeous, unforgettable, but could she have carried her look off without her bridal bouquet.  Over one hundred Lily-of-the-Valley flowers in one exquisite bouquet!  Why was her bouquet so special?  Firstly, the choice of flower, the Lily-of-the-Valley flowers […]

Should the wedding flowers play second fiddle?

Your marriage day will rank as one of the most memorable days of your life.  The day of your marriage is fast approaching, you have everything meticulously planned as you want your day to be remembered for all the right reasons.  How can you add that final special touch that will make your wedding the […]


Ranunculus is the scientific name of the buttercup, the beloved field flower of my childhood. The genus Ranunculus is part of Ranunculaceae family whose other members include Clematis, Helleborus, Pulsatilla and Anemone. (Source) In floristry the Persian buttercup (Ranunculus asiaticus) is by far the most important species and is the parent of innumerable forms used […]

Valentine flowers

Valentine’s Day will be here before you can say “Be Mine!” A lot of couples get engaged on Valentine’s Day; according to a recent survey, some ten percent of engagements are made on Valentine’s day. (Source: Diamond Information Center). So many couples are waiting for February 14th , Valentine’s Day 2012 with great expectation this year.  […]

Bride of the Year Show

Austen Flowers is delighted to announce that they will exhibit at the Bride of the Year Show at The RDS, Dublin on the 28th and 29th of January. We’re are stand C7 – drop by and have a chat with our floral designers; whether your wedding is small and sublime or big and beautiful, they […]