How to grow Anemones

Anemones, the star of Spring Bouquets

Flowering throughout the spring, these gorgeous blooms are firm a favorite with floral designers and our brides.

Wire Hoop Plant Supports

Wire Hoop Plant Supports.It can be expensive and tricky to adequately support a whole cut flower garden, here are some plant supports you can make yourself…

Our Flower Growing Frames

Flower Frames
Our own ‘invention’ these double Plant Staking with Cold Frames and extend our season here in the Chiltern Hills right on the Buckinghamshire / Bedfordshire border…

My favourite Flower Podcasts

I asked you what you might find useful in future blogs posts and near the top was my favourite resources so I thought we would kick this off with PODCASTS! I am a real fan of podcasts because I LOVE learning and I LOVE gardening and with podcasts you can do both at the same…

DIY Prices

Weddings are unique special events, often it’s the first time you will have ordered this many flowers and costs can feel overwhelming.

Pricing is often what you can afford so with this in mind we have come up with this quick guide.

Once you have settled on your budget contact us for a bespoke quote which may include a little help….call now for prices on Bridal Bouquets, Bridesmaids Flowers, Buttonholes and to learn what’s seasonally available

Dahlias…to lift…or…not to lift?

At the end of the season what do we do with our Dahlias…….The best defense is excellent drainage…, here at Swan Cottage Flowers, we garden on Buckinghamshire light sandy loam, which proves a challenge keeping everything fed and watered during the growing season…but is excellent for overwintering Dahlias.