Philosophy and ethics
Flowers are my passion. I make the most of seasonal, indigenous foliage and flowers which is both environmentally responsible and rewarding. I grow some flowers myself and love (legal) foraging whist walking the dog.
I mainly buy from local British farmers. When home grown varieties are not available, however, I source directly from Holland and generally avoid using the industry’s standard palette of mass-produced blooms which regular high street florists stock.
Dyes, polyester ribbons and oasis are not in my usual repertoire but can be used if requested or essential to create a look. I prefer to create natural arrangements and avoid using artificial materials where possible.
All green waste is composted and whenever possible I recycle or up-cycle, taking care to limit non-biodegradable wrapping, reduce plastics and waste.