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!

Dahlia Planting Instructions

Dahlia Planting Instructions, what to do with them when they arrive…I start mine in generous pots in March and early April (make sure the Tuber has room to put out roots and grow…However you have started your Dahlias you will need to pinch out the tips of the main shoot as they grow… Swan Cottage Flowers

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