Picking your own wedding flowers is back in bloom

wedding flowers

The British flower industry is undergoing a revolution with UK-grown flowers becoming more and more popular for a unique and memorable wedding day.

Many brides are now steering away from choosing their flower arrangements from a catalogue and opting to pick them instead. The Wedding Team at Holiday Inn London – Wembley gives their top three reasons why you should get green fingers before your special day:

It’s all grown not flown…

The on trend country-style wedding

flower display

Gone are the days of simply picking a colour for your wedding day. Today’s couples not only tend to select a whole colour palette, but they also work to a theme when styling their dream wedding.

A trend appearing in more and more weddings is shabby chic / country garden with plenty of bunting, old apple crates and paper pompoms helping to achieve the look.

Have a look through some of Hylands House wedding styling ideas for your own country themed wedding...

• collect old jam jars, decorate with lace and twine and fill with gypsophila to display around your wedding venue

Shropshire Petals launch new Pink Rose Heads

Shropshire Petals

Vintage and DIY weddings are set to be popular again in 2017. Shropshire Petals have just launched their pretty new Pink Rose Heads, which are perfect for adding some DIY styling to vintage or pink themed weddings.

Together with their already popular cream rose heads, peony heads and rose buds, the pink rose heads complement the collection beautifully.

Shropshire Petals share their top 5 ways to using their freeze-dried rose and peony heads.

1. Attached florist wire to the base of rose heads for adding into floral displays or bouquets for longer lasting arrangements.

2. Place rose heads in wheat sheaves with some other dried or fresh flowers for a pretty contrasting natural table centrepiece.

Down in the Garden - Where Everyone Should Go...

Flower Fairies Create

New Floral Workshop Flower Fairies Create Help Everyone's Dreams Come True

Highgate Florist and Gardens have opened up a new floral service in the heart of their village, in East Sussex - where everyone is welcome to see, smell, pick and make their own floral arrangements and crowns for all their upcoming events and celebrations.

Whether you are a bride to be, a maid of honour who is looking for a great and memorable event, or maybe even a mum looking for a great holiday event for your little ones to get their hands stuck in to. This is the place for you.

Flower Fairies Create is the new service in Rotherfield which is fun, unique and something the whole family will love.

How To Hire The Best Florist For Your Wedding!

How To Hire The Best Florist For Your Wedding!

There are unlimited things to consider when planning a wedding. Couples need to hire a suitable venue, set a date. Guest list also needs to be prepared as well as invitations also needs to be sent out. Caterers need to be hired and menus need to be finalized. It seems like never ending line of interviews, contracts and decisions. Out of all these hectic jobs, there are some of the less obvious considerations that should not be overlooked - like hiring a florist.

Sometimes, hiring of florist gets left out to the last minute and couples often find themselves struggling to get a good vendor who can supply Sunday flower delivery of flower arrangements they desire.

Country Baskets offers products to fit any theme wedding

Country Baskets offers products to fit any theme wedding


With over 30,000 products to browse at your leisure, including an unbeatable range of beautiful artificial flowers and a huge selection of stunning affordable glassware we are certain you will find something that takes your fancy. With more and more couples opting for a less traditional feel to their weddings, Country Baskets offers products to fit any theme, however quirky.

You're having a woodland, nature inspired wedding? We have an abundance of beautiful barks, branches and rustic wood slices that are a perfect base for a spectacular centrepiece. Or perhaps you're looking for something that whispers, subtle and serene. The classic white wedding brought up to date with muted tones of green and grey.

Style Expert talks about the use of artificial flowers in weddings

Style Expert talks about the use of artificial flowers in weddings

Flower power:  Wayfair’s Resident Style Expert, Nadia McCowan Hill talks about the use of artificial flowers in weddings:

Picture it – walking down the aisle with a beautiful array of flowers, stunning colours that radiate across the room and emit flawless radiance. However, these flowers are not the kind that will need to be put aside following your special day. These are flowers, that like the memories of your joyous occasion, will live on in blossomed perfection.

Flowerstyle Manchester

Flowerstyle Manchester

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. It’s a day to be remembered and treasured. Let Flowerstyle help create some of the magic for your perfect day. Flowers play an important role as they set a scene, add style and create moods. They help to fix your colour theme and provide finishing touches to the wedding outfits.

We will cover everything from including the bridal and bridesmaid bouquets, wedding party corsages and boutonnieres, wedding ceremony displays, wedding function suite floral arrangements, table centre-pieces and any other finishing touches you may require.

Florals By Kay

Florals by Kay quality flowers in Bolton and Bury, Lancahire, North West

Are you looking for the best quality flowers in Bolton and Bury? Then look no further!

Whether it’s roses, lilies, carnations, bouquets, buttonholes, wedding flowers, funeral tributes we have it all!

Kay has been a well-known face on Bolton and Bury Market for several years now, and has over twenty years in the floristry business. Kay and her team offer a wide selection of floral displays, from single stems to wedding and funeral tributes. We deliver locally and now have facilities for card payments.

A very warm welcome is extended to both new and existing customers.

"London’s most innovative and informative florist" Vogue USA

Paula Pryke is a world-renowned florist who has been based in London for the last 25 years. In 1988 Paula had a dream of opening a little flower shop in Islington. From these humble beginnings she changed the face of British floristry and has become one of London's top florists.

Paula published her first book in 1993 and has now written 16 flower books, which have been translated into many different languages.  She recently started tutoring contemporary floral design at the digital learning gardening school

Flowers by the Honeybees, a creative modern florist

Wrist Corsage from Flowers by the Honeybees creative modern florist in Lancashire

Our shop is in Broughton, however we work throughout Lancashire.

Creative modern florist, we pride ourselves on being able to offer unique, unusual and highly creative arrangements and stock an  exclusive range of products. We believe it is important to keep abreast of trends in fashion and design as they can be reflected in floral decoration using similar colour palettes. We also take inspiration from our travels and enjoy the quirky, colourful and exotic.

We are proud to have provided floral arrangements for many venues in the north west including Allerton Castle, Liverpool Crown Plaza, the Landmark hotel and the Waldorf.