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    British Flowers Week 2016: Rob van Helden

    by  • June 17, 2016 • Dream Gardens, Out & About • 0 Comments

    AlstroemeriaCollectionbyRobvanHeldenBritishFlowersWeek2016copyrightNewCoventGardenFlowerMarketThis fiery display of alstroemerias arranged in a sculptural collection of vases is by Rob van Helden (below), of Rob van Helden Floral Design, for British Flowers Week. Each of the domed arrangements requires some 50 to 60 stems so it was all hands to the pump to get this show ready. However, we pulled Rob away from his work for a few minutes, to talk to him about these elegant herbaceous perennials and his design ideas for this week.

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    British Flowers Week 2016: The Flower Appreciation Society

    by  • June 16, 2016 • Dream Gardens, Out & About • 0 Comments

    CentrepiecebyTheFlowerAppreciationSocietyBritishFlowersWeek2016copyrightNewCoventGardenFlowerMarketThis extravagant arrangement of alliums, delphiniums, sweet peas, sweet rocket, cornflowers, iris and aquilegia offset by brilliant British foliage is by Anna Day and Ellie Jauncey (below, who together make up The Flower Appreciation Society), for British Flowers Week. We caught up with the duo and asked them to walk us through the blooms that they have used for their three floral designs.

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    British Flowers Week 2016: Amanda Austin Flowers

    by  • June 15, 2016 • Dream Gardens, Out & About • 0 Comments

    WoodlandscenebyAmandaAustinFlowerscopyrightNewCoventGardenFlowerMarketThis romantic woodland tableau featuring signature pink coloured lupins, alliums, campions, astrantias, sweet peas, hawthorn blossom, hydrangeas and digitalis is by Amanda Austin (below) of Amanda Austin Flowers for British Flowers Week. We asked her to put down her florist’s wires and secateurs for a few minutes, so we could find out more about her designs.

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