Christmas wreaths! I use a lot of different evergreen foliage in December – not all green! A lot can be variegated, giving white and green, or yellow and green. Also colour can be given from rose hips, coloured twigs, and some winter flowering shrubs. Bulbs can be forced, such as paperwhite narcissi. I also dry a lot of flowers over the summer to add to wreaths, winter wedding bouquets, buttonholes and table decorations.

Flowers and foliage during December may include:

Narcissi paper whites, holly, eucalyptus, viburnum, other evergreen foliage, such as ivy, and pittosporum, coloured twigs from willow and cornus and lots of dried flowers such as helichrysum, astrantia, honesty pods.

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Flower grower florist based in Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria UK creating florals for weddings, events and locally delivered bouquets.