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South African Sunshine

Just got back from a flora and fauna filled trip to South Africa. My sister lives there so it was a good excuse for some much needed rest and rays of sunshine. It was wonderful to see some of our favourite cut flowers growing in their natural habitat. Great drifts of Agapanthus and Cosmos along […]


Nigella hispanica Mixed

Nigella hispanica mixed My favourite Nigella –  more robust and longer flowering than it’s cousins. This is a mix of ‘African Bride’ ‘Midnight’ and ‘Delft Blue’. The flowers are star-shaped with dark, spidery centres and range from deep blue to a painterly lavender wash on the petals of ‘Delft Blue’ With successional sowing I am […]

60 More Flower Farmers & Counting….

Our Flower Farming courses have proved very popular and we have been surprised by all the interest this year. There have been a wide range of people with hugely different life stories and dreams of growing flowers to make a living. We recently completed two days with great weather and lots of interest in the […]