Check out the new kids on the block by Tesselaar Plants

With so many plant breeders, hunters and enthusiasts in action around the world, it’s no wonder there are so many new plants introduced each year. Tesselaar Plants trial each of their potential new plants rigorously, and in many locations around the world, so any new plant from them can quickly become a worldwide sensation! Here are 3 of…

10 New York flowers to inspire you during May

The bridging weeks between spring and summer are always magical, as the garden truly comes alive! Last week, I was hanging out in the native plant garden at the New York Botanical Garden, and was fan-girling all over the place! The 3.5 acre native garden features only plants that are native to north-eastern USA and…

What’s this Chihuly thing then?

It can be hard to choose the right material features for your garden, but have you ever considered using glass? The American artist, Dale Chihuly, has led the development of glass blowing becoming a form of fine art. Born in Tacoma, Washington, Chihuly’s training included a spell in Venice, where he observed how teams blow glass. He…

Dreams can come true at the Keukenhof bulb garden!

I have to keep reminding myself of how lucky I am to do the job that I do. When my social media followers heard that I was visiting the Keukenhof bulb gardens in Holland, many people said it was on their bucket list, or they had always dreamt of visiting! So, I really hope that my articles and…

5 things I do to make flying easier

Flying has become such a large part of my life these days that I now get on a plane in the same way as I board a bus…! I’ve slowly learnt tips and tricks to ensure my flight experience is as smooth as possible too, and I want to share some of those with you!…

On the hunt for plants in the city of Venice!

Regular guest blogger Clean.Living.Clare has been on her travels, and in search of plants, what else!? I was lucky enough to spend a few days in the Adriatic jewel of Venice last week. Famed for its beautiful palaces, endless bridges and emerald canals, this city has to be on everyone’s bucket list. Whilst there, I thought I…

Sharing my Top 10 Tulips with you all

I had such a great time at the Dutch bulb gardens of Keukenhof last week that you can expect many Tulip 🌷 posts! I hope you’re a Tulip fan like me…. (if you’re not, click here for a general roundup) But, right now, let’s have a look at 10 Tulip varieties that caught my eye!

Get ready for the ride of your life!

I’ve been busy discovering the fairytale kingdom of the Keukenhof Bulb Gardens, Make a cuppa, sit yourself down in your favourite armchair and take a tour with me, as I discover tulips, daffodils and more!

Behind the scenes at HSN

‘It isn’t all glamour.’ That’s what I spend a lot of my time telling people when they say they admire my job.. I feel like it’s a justification, perhaps even a guilty reaction for having a career that I love. Well, truth is it isn’t ALWAYS glamourous. Sometimes (*often) you’re up at 3am to fly, present…

Where the Flamingoes and Frangipani mingle

I’m (happily) based in Florida for a few weeks, whilst I present for USA channel, HSN. Whilst I’m here, I have TOTALLY fallen in love with St Petersburg. This charming city is chilled out, has just the right balance of alternative, plus it’s a botanics wet dream!! Today I finally got to somewhere that everyone had been recommending to…

Getting to know me a little bit more..

A couple of months back, I asked you guys if you wanted to ask me some questions.. I’m quite aware that I’m perhaps a bit too private sometimes (maybe it’s a Scorpio thing), so to become more endearing to you, I wanted to let you in a little bit more.. So, over 2 sessions, I’ve…