Spring is here and we are excited. It's been a long winter, not helped by three dumpings of snow in March, and everything in the garden is behind. Dicentra, that's normally in full bloom by now, is just starting to appear above the soil. The hellebores have only been blooming for a couple of weeks and the daffodils in the shade garden are only just budding up. We are ready for some sunshine and some warmth!Read More
When I'm not creating gorgeous wedding designs or growing flowers in the cutting garden, I can usually be found cosied up inside and making things. And ever since Immy was a tiny thing, I've been making things for her. It started with clothes and blankets but when she started to play and explore my pinterest searches turned more to toys and games that were quick and easy to make, ideally from bits and pieces I already had at home.
The first ones were when she was just old enough to hold things and shake them and, inspired by all the fab sensory bottles they had at our local Children's Centre, I decided to make her some of her own.Read More
We’re in the thick of going-to-weddings season at the moment, three down and one to go! And what is a wedding without confetti? I love it, colourful and fluttery and celebratory. But the paper stuff is a nightmare, staining everything and having to be swept up. I much prefer to make my own from flower petals and larkspur are the absolute easiest to useRead More