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.

Flower Farming for beginners

Flower Farming For Beginners.
The UK is a tiny island packed with people, hardly anyone has a piece of land let alone a farm, yet we all dream of farming flowers one day…

Well that day is today!

The good news is you need a lot less space that you might think to grow cut flowers and  produce bucket loads of gorgeous blooms!

Dahlias to buy

Dahlias are brilliant cut flowers and suppliers can be patchy, we at Swan Cottage grow all our tubers first to ensure that you get what you ordered!

Dream Wedding Flowers

Wedding Flowers in particular can make a huge difference to the background of the Wedding… The cost can come as somewhat of a shock, leaving brides disappointed as budgets have already been eaten up on the other essentials..

Claire and Nico

The Real DIY Wedding Flowers of Claire and Nico! Buckinghamshire Wedding full of Bright, Wild and Rustic Flowers arranged naturally by the Bride and her Mum

Autumn

A Late Summer or Autumn Wedding…

More vibrant jewel colours suit the changing light, what could be better than using natures natural harvest…Achillea, Aster, Calendula, Chrysanthemum, Cosmos, Crocosmia, Dahlia, Dusty Miller, Echinacea, Erynigium, Grasses, Helenium, Penstemon, Phlox, Roses, Rudbekia, Scabious, Seedheads, Strawflowers, Verbena bonariensis, Zinnia

Summer

A mid summers nights dream….

Nothing says Summer like Scented Sweet peas and Garden Roses  

The choice of British Flowers is mind blowing 

Ammi, Antirrhinum, Astrantia, Calendula, Cornflower, Cosmos, Clematis, the first of the Dahlias, Delphinium, Eryngium ‘Seaholly’, Fever Few ‘Daisy’, Foxgloves, Freesias, Geum, Gladiolus, Gypsophillia, Lavender, Larkspur, Mint, Nigella – ‘Love in the Mist’, Oriental Poppy, Phlox, Garden Rose, Salvia, Scabious, Scented leaved Geranium,Static, Stocks, Sunflower, Sweet Pea, Sweet William, Verbascum, Verbena, Veronica, Zinnia

Plus armfuls of the perfect seasonal foliage, vines and fillers…

With all this beauty, its no surprise that British Flowers Week falls in June…
Buckinghamshire Wedding Flowers grown with love 

Spring

Spring Wedding Flowers.

If like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle you tying the knot in Spring you will be keen to know what flowers will be available?

This is what is blooming here in Buckinghamshire…Allium, Anemone, Aquilegia, Blossom and emerging Branches, Bluebells, Cornflower, Clematis, Cow Parsley, Daffodils, Forget-me-not, Foxglove, Hellebore, Hyacinth, Iris, lots of Lilac, Muscari, Narcissi, Ranunculus, Poppy, Sweet William, Sweet Rocket, Tulips

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.

Delicious Daffodils

Perfect for Seasonal Bouquets, British Flowers that are resistant to most pests and diseases and providing you let the foliage die down completely after flowering they will go on for many years creating bigger and better displays.