Dahlia Hall of Fame 2018

Dahlia Hall of Fame, the very best Dahlias to grow as cut Flowers for Flower arranging, Weddings and Events

Wedding Flowers Jam Jars and Mason Jars

Introducing our new Mason and Jam Jar Service…

Creating Jam Jars is great fun but sometimes with everything else going on having these little treasures pre-made by us ready to collect by Dad makes the day much more relaxing.

Pinching Out

Pinching out the tip of branching plants is one of the most important techniques to give much stockier plants that will give you many more flowers in your cut flower garden!

A Royal Wedding – Flowers for May

A British Royal Wedding is going to call for British Wedding Flowers!

So what might be in bloom around the 19th May…

Each of our DIY Wedding orders is a mini country garden in a bucket!

This year we have expanded and now offer the much adored Italian Ranunculus

Swan Cottage Wedding Flowers

A florist with a difference… serving Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, London, Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Northampton, and Oxford, Waddeson, Woburn

DIY Bride – Arrange your own wedding flowers

DIY Bride – Arrange your own wedding flowers…with wedding costs mounting, bride-to-be’s are now turning to a homemade approach and DIY Wedding Flowers
The cost of the average UK wedding has spiraled to over £27,000 and the fact that flowers account for 10 per cent of the overall budget, it is no surprise that more and more newly engaged couples are looking for ways to reduce their flower costs.
 
Whats more the current trend for ‘Garden Gathered’ Bouquets and ‘Jam Jar’ style table arrangements lend themselves perfectly to the less experienced flower arranger.

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 of Purple Perfection!

The changing light levels give a new intensity and Brides start to favour more colour in their Wedding Flowers and Bridal Bouquets.

Wedding Flowers – How many to order?

The question I get asked time and again is how many flowers do I need for my Wedding, Party or Event?

We say that 1 bucket =
1 Brides Bouquet and the buttonholes
OR
2 Bridesmaids Bouquets
OR
5-10 Jam Jar (depending on size)
OR
1 Pedestal Arrangement

The number of buckets depends entirely on what you are trying to achieve and we can help you with the flower maths!

Dahlia Hall of Fame 2017!

Dahlia Hall of Fame, the very best Dahlias to grow as cut Flowers for Flower arranging, Weddings and Events

Daucus carota (Wild Carrot) (False Queen Anne’s Lace)

Daucus carota, Wild Carrot or  False Queen Anne’s Lace #britishflowers

We have an epic amount of this beautiful filler, it’s got a sophisticated moodiness about it, looks outstanding with Apricot Blush colours and dark jewel purple. The stems are strong and sturdy and the umbels are like giant plates of flowers giving a lot of bang for your money!