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Bio Diversity

'Treat the earth well, it was not given to you to your parents, it was loaned to you by your children'  Native American Proverb Not that long ago gardeners were encouraged to keep their gardens tidy which in turn meant there would be little room for the likes of slugs/snails to find homes and ultimately… Continue reading Bio Diversity

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Great British Garden Revival

  Anyone with a love of flowers will be aware of the Great British Garden Revival which has been broadcast on the BBC over the past weeks. Those yet to view their recordings are in for a real treat (grab that cuppa, stop what you're doing - don't forget to keep a notebook by the side of you… Continue reading Great British Garden Revival

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It’s been a while

At last we have got round to writing our next blog post, slightly late I know but there does not seem to have been much time to sit! We have been really busy with deliveries, weddings, parties and welcoming people to the flower field. Never in our wildest dreams could we have met such lovely… Continue reading It’s been a while

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The Sun is shining – progress in the flower field

Well at last the weather is warming, the nights are not too cold and we have uncovered the dahlias and planted all our sweet peas outside. The sweet peas in the poly tunnel smell heavenly and each morning when you enter the tunnel you are met by the most amazing scent. Everywhere you look there are… Continue reading The Sun is shining – progress in the flower field

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Why British Flowers?

Flowers are considered to be a luxury; to survive all we need is food, water and shelter. Whether you are a gardener, grower or just like to decorate your home with fresh blooms, flowers are not a primary concern. After the 3 essentials we then all have a choice, dependant on our lifestyle what we… Continue reading Why British Flowers?

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Busy Busy Busy

  It's been a chaotic few weeks.   Lambing is at last nearly over, much too our other sister Jayne's relief. Jayne; who's the shepherdess on the farm, has worked tirelessly over the past few weeks bringing new life into the world. Sue and I go out first thing in the morning to tend to all… Continue reading Busy Busy Busy

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Making flower food

COATS OFF AND LETS GET TO WORK We have been really lucky with the weather lately. It has meant we can tidy and plan the flower field in the sunshine with our coats off. The days seem to fly by at the moment. With appointments to see this years brides, finalising all our seed and… Continue reading Making flower food

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Mothers Day / Gift Vouchers

If you are wanting to get that someone special something different and unique, why not get a gift voucher from Holme Flowers. Single voucher Our gift vouchers can be for a single arrangement (in a vase to keep) or a bouquet (£10 £20 or £30) A weekly, fortnightly or monthly subscription. Weekly for a month (4 weeks) £40… Continue reading Mothers Day / Gift Vouchers

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Sweet Peas

The race has started. As the light hours gets longer, these little gems start to pierce through the soil and between each seedling there seems to be competition. We sow sweet peas in Autumn and Spring for successional sowing throughout the year. Personally, I like to sow in Spring as there is great excitement when… Continue reading Sweet Peas