Storing Dahlias over the Winter We have been getting so many questions on how to store your precious Dahlias over the Winter that ahead of our Live Instagram Stories we would like to share this blog post with you now. The frost has yet hit us in Buckinghamshire and at Swan Cottage Dahlias generally keep…
A Midsummers Night Dream. Surrounded by trees and nature, Kelly and Tommy made their vows in the woods…Kelly made all her own floral arrangements from the Bridal Bouquet, Buttonholes, Bridesmaids Bouquets and Flower Girl Posy’s, they kept things simple with elegant silk flower crowns….With Jam Jars waiting filled with clean water, once the Ceremony was over Kelly used the bouquets to add to the table arrangements….The bouquets and table arrangements blend seamlessly together…
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
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
Wedding Flowers, Silk Ribbons… proper flowing, bellowing, hand dyed silk ribbons are the perfect way to finish your Bridal bouquets and Grooms buttonholes.
Hi Zoe Just wanted to say a huge thank you for your fab flowers and foliage we picked up from you yesterday. It surpassed all my expectations – so many wonderful dahlias and some really interesting extra jewels – all an absolute pleasure to use. Though I say it myself, the final arrangements looked fantastic but with such lovely flowers they could hardly be otherwise!
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
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
2 Bridesmaids Bouquets
5-10 Jam Jar (depending on size)
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!