Instagram Plant Spy: the colourful tasty world of edible flowers

Instagram is always alight with the next big thing, and we hope you’ve spotted the trend in edible flowers too. Intriguing, fun and full of flavours from citrus to spice, edible blooms aren’t just good to look at, they’re good for your health too, with many containing a small vitamin punch!    1. A very…

From moon-planting to knitting: 5 plant-themed books to buy now!

With Christmas on the way, this is a great time to review the hottest horticultural books of the moment! There are titles for everyone; from crafts that beat the winter blues to seasonal snacking and moon planting! Here’s my look at 5 of the hottest books right now! Find even more here. Making Winter by…

Unusual gifts for gin lovers this Christmas!

The popularity of gin is rising and rising, and you’ve no doubt got a few gin lovers on your Christmas shopping list this year! But, there’s only so much gin you can drink (you may disagree!) so why not consider one of these unusual gin-themed gifts? From lip balm to bath salts, make your own…

Christmas shopping for people that love plants and fashion!

Christmas isn’t far away, let’s be honest about it. Get ahead of the game by ticking your gardeners and plant lovers off your Christmas shopping list! Those two types of people that can be notoriously difficult to buy for, buy I think you’ll find some lovely pieces in my own-designed merchandise range! Christmas gifts for gardeners,…

The story behind the flower that amazed the world!

There are a very few plants as jaw-dropping as these blue Hibiscus! You’ll probably be used to seeing the usual pinks and reds, but these flowers are a very unexpected colour! This blue metallic sheen has come about thanks to one of the biggest breeding breakthroughs in the plant world! The man behind this amazing…