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Cumbrian Grown Flowers

What’s in season – June

In June, there is lots more happening in the flower patch. Overwintered annuals are flowering, as are spring sown annuals. Sweet Peas, roses, love in a mist (Nigella) are all starting to flower. Here are some of the flowers around in June in Kirkby Stephen, …

Cumbrian Grown Flowers

Flowers for Florists

If you are a florist looking for seasonal Cumbrian grown flowers, please do get in touch! Please email me if you would like to be added on to my availablity list for 2020. My main growing season is between April and October, however, I can …

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It’s The 2019 Flower Farmers’ Big Weekend!!

This weekend (August 16th, 2019) is “The Flower Farmers’ Big Weekend; a Britain-wide event organised to showcase British Flowers and growers. There are events held all over the country this weekend (despite the weather!), many people are opening their plots to the public so you …

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What can I get out of a bucket of flowers? A guide for prospective brides & grooms

If you buy a bucket of seasonal flowers what do you actually get, and more importantly, how far does it go?

Well, to start with, you will receive a bucket, filled with around 70 stems of gorgeous Cumbrian grown fresh picked flowers & foliage. These will include scented stems, they will be different shapes, maybe different colours (depending on what you have requested). They will vary during the year with the seasons; this example was picked early July.

Here is what they look like in a bucket:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is what they look like spread out on the table……..

 

 

 

 

 

 

And here is what you could make with them…..

To sum up; 1 bridal bouquet, 2 smaller posies, maybe for bridesmaids, 1 posy, suitable for a flower girl, and last but not least, 3 button holes. 

You could of course put these flowers together however you wish – or maybe for table arrangements, a couple of blooms in old bottles, or a couple of larger vase arrangements. 

I hope this helps your decision process! Any questions, email me on frances@clodhopperblooms.co.uk, or message me on Facebook/Instagram @clodhopperblooms

 

 

 

 

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