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 […]

August Birth Flower

“Symbolises strength of character, faithfulness and honour. The Gladiolus flower signifies remembrance.” This season is the perfect time for the Gladioli, the birth flower of August. The August flower is also known as the Sword Lily due to its sword shaped leaves and thick stems. In the warm weather and under full exposure of the sun, the Gladiolus flower thrives and blooms into a tall, attractive flower with vibrant, coloured petals. The colour of Gladioli ranges from deep oranges, reds, […]

Award Winning Essex Florist

We are delighted to announce that Delicate Daisy has been awarded an award as the most popular floral designer in Essex, UK, and worldwide in accordance to the Wedding Industry Experts 2015 awards. Silva our talented, independent floral designer would like to take this time to say a massive “thank you” to everyone who voted for Delicate Daisy Wickford florists. A Personalised Flowers and Bouquets Delicate Daisy offers a bespoke floral design service and flower delivery in Wickford and neighbouring […]

2015 Bridal Bouquets

Besides the ultimate wedding dress, the most beautiful accessory for a bride on her wedding day has to be the bouquet. Wedding bouquets can be unique, fragrant, and meaningful.  The latest trend for bridal bouquets this year feature blooms and foliage galore! Floral arrangements have become larger, wilder, and trailing styles are becoming the new favourite.  Do you remember seeing hefty waterfalls of greenery dangling in front of the blushing bride, Princess Diana, in the 1980s? To Have And To […]

Delicate Mothers Day Flowers

Mother’s Day is the best time to express your appreciation for the things your mum has done for you. Flowers are a perfect gift for any occasion, but if your mum (as many mums do) shows a compelling interest in flowers, then a hand tied bouquet or floral bucked is the perfect Mothers Day gift. I strongly encourage making the whole day about her – since all her days have probabaly been about you… If you feel you haven’t shown […]

Flowers for Mothers Day

          Traditionally, Mothering Sunday was a Christian holiday; a time when whole families got the chance to gather together and attended Mass together. This was a special day because it used to be very difficult for whole families to get together, especially when they were employed as servants in wealthy households, Mothering Sunday was the only day they were allowed to take off. Mother’s Day has been a much more recent creation from the USA, emerging […]

The Secret Language of Flowers

The science behind the decoding of flowers is known as Floriography.  The secret meanings attributed to flowers have accumulated over thousands of years, meaning they often vary depending on cultures and civilisations. Popular interest in floriography escalated in Victorian England during the 19th century when gifts of floral arrangements were sent as a coded message, allowing the sender to express feelings which could not be spoken in Victorian society. A huge array of sentiments could be expressed in the simplest […]

The Ultimate Essex Wedding Show

We are very excited to announce that Delicate Daisy is going to attending the Ultimate Gazette Wedding Show in Colchester on Sunday 1st February. Our wonderful Silvia will be there showcasing some of her unique and beautiful wedding flower arrangements, from bouquets to buttonholes. One of the most enjoyable things about working on weddings is the chance to create the perfect arrangements, just for you on your special day. Flowers are an essential part of any wedding. Through your choice […]

Let’s Beat Those January Blues!

January is usually a tough time for most people; after the festivities and indulgence of the Christmas holidays, it is not always easy to keep your spirits up when you’re trying to stick to your New Year’s Resolutions. Eating healthily, going to the gym – not exactly a fun way to start off the New Year! However, January doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. Here at Delicate Daisy, we have the perfect solution to brighten up these dreary […]

October Autumn Wedding

Elana & Harvey’s Wedding – 29th Oct 2014 This Wedding was Gorgeous… I loved doing this wedding. The wonderful selection of beautiful Autumn colours chosen by the bride included stunning shades of oranges, reds and yellows that worked beautifully when put together. Inspired by the natural Autumn colours, this was an exciting opportunity for me to create unique and enchanting wedding flowers. The Bride’s Bouquet For the Bride’s Bouquet I used; Captain safari calla Lillie’s, Protea, Hypericum berries, Craspedia, Colandro […]