September 13, 2017
Belonging to the same genus as buttercups, Ranunculus are amongst the most beautiful of plants. The brightly coloured flowerheads have crepe paper thin petals, packed tightly together and balanced on tall, thin stems. The perfect cut flower!
Fuchsia Pink Panther
July 20, 2017
Some plants seem to be like marmite but I didn’t think that the fuchsia fell into that category. It seems that perhaps they do. Yesterday I visited nursery and was amazed to see a stunning sea of pink blooming Fuchsia Pink Panther awaiting new homes.
Zinnia – the Flower of 2017
January 11, 2017
Zinnias are declared as being the flower of the year for 2017. With their huge range of colours, heights and flower sizes there’s at least one zinnia for every garden.
October 25, 2016
Overwintering dahlias is worth doing correctly to ensure that next year you can again enjoy the colourful blooms. Dependant on whereabouts you live your dahlias are probably looking pretty untidy by now. There may still be the odd bloom hanging on but the plants will have lost all signs of vigour and life. But, it’s still too soon to cut them down!
Flower Arranging with Rob Smith
October 11, 2016
Cut Flower Arranging
There are not many better reasons for growing your own flowers than to create your own cut flower arrangements. With the Rob Smith range of cut flowers you can get creative and not only enjoy flowers in your garden but indoors too.