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The problem with Valentines Day

By Rob 4 years ago

The problem with Valentines Day is a lot of us feel a little cynical about it – the over commercialisation, and the tendency look at it as a recent invention by the corny card companies…

British Flowers are lovely!

By Rob 4 years ago

It's not my place to judge whether it is best for Colombian or Kenyan farmers to grow flowers for the export market, and how that affects the water availability, and whether the carbon footprint associated with flying flowers is mitigated by the fact that the aeroplanes are flying anyway.

Valentine's Day: The Language of flowers

By Heather 12 years ago

Throughout the Victorian era flowers were used to send coded messages to loved ones expressing true feelings that couldn’t be spoken of. This was known as the language of flowers.

Whilst the world has changed dramatically since Victorian times there is something very romantic about sending messages using flowers and Valentine's Day provides the perfect opportunity to send your loved one a message.

The Wiggly Valentine’s Day bouquet contains a striking mixture of red flowers including chrysanthemums, lilies, tulips and alstroemeria. In the language of flowers, tulips represent a declaration of love and chrysanthemums say, “I love you”.

Because we only use British flowers, you can send your message of love in an eco-friendly bouquet.