How do you get the wedding flowers just right on the day?
Fair trade garden roses - totally worth the wait | Limewood Flowers | Lincolnshire wedding florist | Eco florist

How do you get the wedding flowers just right on the day?

Getting wedding flowers to open just the right amount is a skilled process, but it is one of those hidden things that nobody ever really sees. The word florists use for looking after the flowers is ‘conditioning’ .

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How much, for a buttonhole?
A tray of pink rose wedding buttonholes and corsages ready to be pinned on | Limewood Flowers | Lincolnshire wedding florist | Eco florist | Image © of Cluskey Smith

How much, for a buttonhole?

When Mr Smith and I got married I wasn’t a florist and I remember thinking, ‘how on earth does a buttonhole cost that much?’. My very talented florist, slightly wearily,…

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One year old already!
Close up of an arrangement showing white hydrangea, eucalyptus and soft ruscus | Limewood Flowers | Lincolnshire wedding florist | Eco florist

One year old already!

Its April and that means I have been running Limewood Flowers for a year already. Here are just a few of the lessons I have learnt so far

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Giant Christmas wreath
Giant Christmas wreath | Limewood Flowers | Lincolnshire wedding florist | Event florist | eco florist

Giant Christmas wreath

Christmas wreath making tends to keep florists busy throughout December and this year I went big with the wreath making – I mean really big! We are talking a 2m high Christmas wreath installation big.

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September wedding flowers for a romantic wedding theme
Romantic cream and blush wedding centerpiece | Image courtesy of www.lusinaphotography.com | Limewood Flowers | Lincolnshire wedding florist | Event florist | eco florist

September wedding flowers for a romantic wedding theme

Struggling for ideas on how to pick your wedding flowers? This glorious photoshoot from Hungerton Hall will give you some ideas for a chic romantic wedding theme in early autumn.…

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Don’t meet your heroes?
Elegant coral wedding flower centerpiece | A coral and pink unique wedding flower centerpiece using all British wedding flowers. Perfect for eco wedding ideas and 2019 wedding trends. Image courtesy of belleandbeaublog.com | Limewood Flowers | Lincolnshire wedding florist | Event florist | eco florist

Don’t meet your heroes?

This August I attended a workshop with two leading lights (aka heroes) of the floristry world. They were Fiona of Firenza Flowers and Brigitte of Moss and Stone. While I…

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An afternoon at Chelsea Flower Show
The award winning Flowers from the Farm stand at Chelsea Flower Show 2018 | Limewood Flowers | Lincolnshire Florist

An afternoon at Chelsea Flower Show

Of all the events for flower lovers, Chelsea Flower Show is the one that draws everybody in. It was my first visit this year and it didn’t disappoint. The huge…

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Must finish the flamingos!
The Mad Hatter's tea party in flowers

Must finish the flamingos!

Today I had a great time helping Helen of Evolve Flowers Ltd with her display for the Donington Flower Festival. Themed around 'books we love' this display was fit for…

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New beginnings
Looking forward to these seeds growing into gorgeous flowers | Limewood Flowers | Lincolnshire florist | Wedding florist | eco florist

New beginnings

This morning I felt like a kid at Christmas. So excited I couldn’t sleep but also tired and a whisker away from grumpy if everything didn’t go my way. It…

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