New Year 2017

It's January!!! I can't believe just how fast Christmas came and went! Unfortunately, I spent most of it coughing and suffering from Anosmia! So all that beautiful smelling and tasting food was completely wasted on me! Well the cold has continued but I'm full of ideas for the new year and full of excitement. Over …

J&J’s Big Day!

Getting festive with these two guys. A beautiful winter wedding using lots of Ilex, Hedera, Alnus, Skimmia, Cotoneaster and Nigella seedheads. #jjsbigday

Christmas Wreaths 

... and so it has begun! If there is one thing I absolutely love making,  it's a wreath! I don't know why but whether it's a funeral wreath,  a celebration wreath,  an advent wreath or a Christmas door wreath...I love them! Christmas began last week with eight orders coming in all at once! So it's …

Medlars!!

Mespilus germanica... Gone a bit crazy for these this year. I love that they're so old and unknown by most and that you can't eat them until they have been bletted - Bletting being a process of the fruit over ripening to make it edible! Love it! So my amazing husband surprised me with a …

First Frost

Agghhh the sound of crunchy grass! I love it so much. Up early to walk Chico but secretly it's so I can see the frost and how it's changed everything. Those gorgeous leaves that were glowing in the sun yesterday have been encased in ice and the cobwebs suddenly hang heavy that previously remained hidden …