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…

Instagram Plant Spy: are dried flowers making their comeback?

Dried flowers were popular in the 80’s! I have so many memories of wicker baskets full of their faded blooms. Let’s be honest, they became a bit passé though, and any that are still present will no doubt be covered in dust. But, thanks to the horti-revival, there are many new hands creating wonderful dried flower…

Instagram Plant Spy: the skill and art of botanical tattoos

As many of you will know, I have a fair few tattoos, most of them botanicla! Believe or not, I am only half-way in my tattoo journey and my sleeves still have a lot of development to be done, the plant geek that I am. In honour of the botanical tattoo, this week’s Instagram Plant…

Instagram Plant Spy: the creative world of flower flat-lay

Have you heard of flat-lay? It’s all over Instagram right now, and it’s actually super simple to do. It’s just the action of laying out some materials neatly, and then taking the photo from above. The result is usually totally lovely, and attracts lots of likes! You do have to be a little creative though,…

Instagram Plant Spy: The most incredible art made with flowers!

Rather than traditional floristry, many Instagram users are taking their blooms and making something entirely different. I am gobsmacked at the skill used to make these compositions! Enjoy! I’m not sure I could ever be that creative, but maybe you could be. Have a go, and send me some pictures of how it went!  …

Instagram Plant Spy: Amazing art with autumn leaves

With autumn on the way, I thought our Instagram Plant Spy this week should focus on autumn leaves and their absolutely awesome colours. I’ve chosen 10 Instagram users who’ve been influenced by the autumn art of Andy Goldsworthy, the famed environmentalist and land art sculptor. Why not go for an autumn walk and create some…

Instagram Plant Spy: there’s a new trend in shower plants

Each week, I will be looking at the new trends with plants and gardening on Instagram! There’s so much going on with plant creations and innovation over on that mighty app that we’re all bound to learn a few things! Right now, lots of people are taking their plants into the shower with them! Whilst…