On the fifth day of British Flowers Week 2017, the New Covent Garden Flower Market challenged Carly Rogers to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary, the usual into something rather more unusual, using British-grown wildflowers and foliage.

Today is Midsummer Eve, of course, and Carly's Floral Mount installation (a vision of cosmos, nigella, salvias and euphorbias, Queen Anne’s lace and...
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On the fifth day of British Flowers Week 2017 the New Covent
On the fifth day of British Flowers Week 2017, meet Cel Robertson, the flower farmer behind the Forever Green Flower Company in Norfolk.

Her tulips and ranunculas are renowned for their good health (they’ve been known to grow to the size of dinner plates!), a testament to Cel’s obvious love for her work.

“Seasonality, that’s what it’s all about for me,” she says. “The seasonal cycle of...
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On the fifth day of British Flowers Week 2017 meet Cel Robertson
Forever Green Flower Company
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On the fourth day of British Flowers Week 2017, the New Covent Garden Flower Market challenged Abigail MacNiven, of Lincolnshire-based florist Petal and Stalk, to create three different floral designs using fragile herbaceous foliage and wildflowers.
Stunning white peonies are the feature flower of Abigail's trailing bridal bouquet, with burgundy cornflowers and fragrant jasmine and...
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On the fourth day of British Flowers Week 2017 the New Covent
Also on the third day of British Flowers Week 2017, the New Covent Garden Flower Market challenged self-taught florist Matthew Richardson, of the Urban Flower Co, to make a statement with greenery.

His three designs are richly textured, naturalistic and very cool - this is floral decorating with attitude.

Matthew's choice of ingredients for each creation is as distinctive as the...
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Also on the third day of British Flowers Week 2017 the New
On the third day of British Flowers Week 2017, meet British flower grower Anna Taylor, of Anna’s Flower Farm. Ask her what makes the finest cut flowers, and Anna, who is a plantswoman, horticulturalist and garden designer, says it is those that “have been grown naturally, just up the road”.

For Anna and her team, “up the road” is their workshop on the historic Audley End Estate in Saffron...
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On the third day of British Flowers Week 2017 meet British flower
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On the second day of British Flowers Week 2017, the New Covent Garden Flower Market has challenged lawyer turned floral stylist Jennifer Pinder to showcase British country flowers and foliage in all their wild and romantic glory.

Using blooms and leaves grown in her own Kent-based cutting garden, and foraged from nearby, Jennifer has created three very different but eye-catching designs for...
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On the second day of British Flowers Week 2017 the New Covent
Meet the flower farmers helping to make British-grown flowers great once more. This week is BritishFlowersWeek and we want to introduce you to Fiona Haser Bizony, founder of the Electric Daisy Flower Farm. Fiona is just one of the growing number of artisan flower growers (many of whom are women) who are supplying independent florists up and down the country as well as using them to create...
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Meet the flower farmers helping to make Britishgrown flowers great once more
British Flowers Week 2017 is upon us and who better to kickstart this now annual celebration of the British flower industry, from the people who grow them, to those who sell them and those who create floral designs with them, than award-winning wedding and events florist, Mary Jane Vaughan.

Taking the work of the late Dame Zaha Hadid OBE as her inspiration, Mary Jane and her team have...
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British Flowers Week 2017 is upon us and who better to kickstart
Have you set up a small business? Or perhaps you have a great idea you'd like to get off the ground? If so, now is your chance to enter the Country Homes & Interiors My Country Business Awards 2017. You could win a money-can't-buy package of advice and support from the UK's most talented business advisers and owners. The My Country Business Awards are celebrating their eighth fantastic year...
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Have you set up a small business? Or perhaps you have a great idea you'd like to get off the ground? If so, now is your chance to enter the Country Homes & Interiors My Country Business Awards 2017. You could win a money-can't-buy package of advice and support from the UK's most talented business advisers and owners. The My Country Business Awards are celebrating their eighth fantastic year...
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Have you set up a small business Or perhaps you have a
Have you set up a small country business? Or perhaps you have a great idea you'd like to get off the ground? If so, now is your chance to enter the Country Homes & Interiors My Country Business Awards 2017!
Five entrepreneurs will win a money-can't-buy package of advice and support from the UK's most talented business advisers and owners. The My Country Business Awards are celebrating their...
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Memories of RHS Chelsea 2017...some of the show gardens on Main Avenue, just one week ago... #HandGgarden RHS Chelsea Flower Show Chris Beardshaw Wilson Mcwilliam Studio Tracy Foster Garden Design Scape Design #garden #design
Memories of RHS Chelsea 2017some of the show gardens on Main Avenue
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Our July 2017 issue is on sale now and in it, you can read how this once overgrown garden in Tuscany was transformed into a fragrant English-inspired paradise of roses, jasmine, citrus trees and evening primrose.

Photographed for Homes & Gardens by Mark Bolton #HandGgarden
Our July 2017 issue is on sale now and in it you
We’re delighted to able to offer you 2 tickets for the price of 1, for to Country Homes & Interiors Summer - a unique home show of modern country style in association with Country Homes & Interiors Magazine. The event takes place at the Business Design Centre from 1- 3 June 2017 and is an exciting three-day gathering of modern country life and style. Bringing together your favourite...
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The scenic waterways of the Norfolk Broads are brought to life at #RHSChelsea by Gary Breeze Artist for the IBTC Lowestoft. The boat that stands on the jetty is a three-quarter-sized replica of a 900-year-old oak one found on the Norfolk Broads in 2013.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show #HandGgarden
The scenic waterways of the Norfolk Broads are brought to life at
This authentic Japanese Kayan, similar to an auricular theatre, has been built by family-run Staddon Farm Nurseries to display some of their National Plant Collection of Primula sieboldii in the Grand Pavilion at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
The bamboo-framed theatre features 33 plants, in pots handmade in Japan, and which include the unusual, tiny star-shaped P. seiboldii 'Ryokuryuu'...
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This authentic Japanese Kayan similar to an auricular theatre has been built
Tuk Tuks decorated by the top four florists vying to be RHS Floristry College of the Year 2017. The colourful vehicles are on display in the floristry area inside the Great Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Tuk Tuk UK RHS Chelsea Flower Show #hggarden
Tuk Tuks decorated by the top four florists vying to be RHS
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A number of key events being marked at this year's @The_RHS Chelsea Flower Show, including this stylish nod to #Canada150, that marks Canada's 150th Year of confederation, by the wonderful rocking horse makers, @StevensonBrothers. #HGgardens
A number of key events being marked at this years TheRHS Chelsea
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