The Birth Flower of April

There are various sources which have differing opinions on what the birth flower of April is, but the most popular choices are Daisies or Peonies, so we’ll go with these!         The Latin name for the daisy is Bellis Perennis, “Bellis” meaning pretty and “Perennis” meaning everlasting. The name “Daisy” come from the corruption of the name “day’s eye” because the whole head of the flower closes at night and opens in the morning. Daisies symbolise love, […]

Creating Wedding Flowers to Remember

Silvia is renowned for creating breath-taking wedding flowers around Essex, and has supplied flowers for many brides in Wickford, Southend and surrounding areas. She makes it her duty to capture your vision and reflect it in the arrangements she creates, discussing and planning every detail with you. Because your wedding day is something you dream about from a very young age the pressure of getting it right can become overwhelming. Many thoughts and ideas come into place over the years and […]

Sending Funeral Flowers

The main purpose of flowers at funerals is to celebrate life but can symbolise many different emotions such as love, sympathy, eternity and immortality. They’ve always played an important part at funerals as their beautiful comforting qualities, remain one of the most graceful ways to express our support when we can’t find the words to. You can choose from a large range including heart arrangements, wreaths, funeral letters and even custom funeral flower arrangements that have been made to order. […]

The Birth Flower of March

It’s time for our third installment of our Birth Flowers Blogs. March is synonymous with the beginning of Spring, and with Spring, comes daffodils, the birth flower of March! Birth Flowers – March           Daffodils, also known as Narcissus, has a variety of meanings including, not surprisingly, Spring, but also rebirth, domestic happiness, respect, regard and friendship. Personally, Daffodils are one of our favourite flowers, because they not only look like beautiful little suns, but can […]

The Perfect Wedding Table Arrangements

When preparing for the decoration of a client’s table, we love listening to their ideas and hearing the excitement in their voices as they give us all the ideas that they have when imagining the perfect day. The first thing that is thought about is the desired colour and bloom. This gives us a real sense of what they expect their table to look like. We then take into account the linen. Nobody wants their lovely display set out directly […]

The Birth Flower of February

With February comes the notion or roses. However, this is not the flower associated with those born in February, which is, in fact, the Violet. Birth flower – February Violets traditionally symbolise faithfulness, humility and chastity. They are basically the saints of flowers… Violets typically have heart-shaped leaves, and asymmetrical flowers.The shape of the petals defines many species, for example, some Violets have a spur at the end of each petal. Flower colors vary among the Violets, many of which […]

Valentines Day

The history of Valentine’s Day is shrouded in mystery and speculation. Going as far back as we can go, Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of the Ancient Roman fertility festival known as Lupercalia. The name comes from two Saints, Valentine of Terni and Valentine of Rome, both said to have been martyred on 14th February, although most believe this embellishment was added much later. So where did the romantic notion of Valentine’s Day come from? We can see the […]

The perfect wedding flowers

When it comes to a wedding, you want everything to be perfect and we all know that the flowers are a very essential detail. From grooms and posy to the decorative flowers on the tables or hanging on the walls, we can help you to realise the wedding of your dreams. Vintage and elegant? Or more at ease? Regarding your preferences, needs and budget, we can decorate the wedding place suitable for you. This pretty simple and elegant bride bouquet […]

A Guide To Funeral Flowers

At some point in your lifetime you will have to make the important decision of choosing the right flowers for loved ones once they have passed. This is often determined by the relationship you had with your recently deceased. Flowers are often referred to as a second language, symbolising a range of different emotions or meanings. Although distressing at the time, your choice of flowers can also be an aid in the bereavement process, thus making it personal between you, […]

The Birth Flower of January

In the same way each month of the year is symbolised by a gemstone, each month also has a flower which is associated with it. The tradition of birth flowers is believed to have been started by the Romans, who celebrated birth and birthdays by giving gifts of flowers, so seasonal flowers began to represent specific months. Birth Flower – January The birth flowers of January are Carnations. Its Latin name is Dianthus Caryophyllus and it is believed to have […]