Flower Farmer/florist Profiles

Promoting British Flowers in a slightly different way – The Electric Daisy Flower Farm

Promoting British Flowers in a slightly different way – The Electric Daisy Flower Farm

If you’ve been following Flowery people on Social media over the last year or so, you may occasionally have seen pictures of Men wearing Floral Headdresses. If you’re a member of Flowers from the Farm, you had an offer for the Calendars that they appeared on just before Christmas, but… Read more »

Flower Farmer / Florist Profile – Gill Hodgson, Field House Flowers, Yorkshire

Flower Farmer / Florist Profile – Gill Hodgson, Field House Flowers, Yorkshire

Flower Farmer / Florist Profile – Gill Hodgson, Field House Flowers, Yorkshire How long have you been growing? I began growing flowers for market totally by accident some seven years ago when a friend asked me to sow extra seeds to supply her wedding later that year.  The plants flowered… Read more »

Flower farmer / Florist profile – Justine Scouller, Farhill Flowers, Monmouth, Wales

Flower farmer / Florist profile – Justine Scouller, Farhill Flowers, Monmouth, Wales

How long have you been growing? This is my third season growing for the business but I have been growing flowers for a very long time. How much land have you got? We have eight acres here but I only use a fraction of that for the flowers. We keep… Read more »

Flower farmer profile – Claire Brown of Plantpassion, East Clandon, Surrey

Flower farmer profile – Claire Brown of Plantpassion, East Clandon, Surrey

Flower farmer profile – Claire Brown of Plantpassion, East Clandon, Surrey How long have you been growing? In my garden and on my allotment for lots of years, but this is my 3rd season at Hill top farm How much land have you got? There are 4 acres in total,… Read more »

Flower farmer profile – Trevor and Bettina Davies of Gillyflower – Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire

Flower farmer profile – Trevor and Bettina Davies of Gillyflower – Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire

Gillyflower (Trevor and Bettina Davies) www.gillyflower.org.uk How long have you been growing? We started last year, at the beginning of March. On a bare paddock, nothing but matted tussocks of grass as far as the eye could see! The site has come along since then, we’ve now got 1/4 acre… Read more »

Flower farmer profile – Andrea Jones of Mayfield Flowers, Scotland

Flower farmer profile – Andrea Jones of Mayfield Flowers, Scotland

Andrea Jones, Mayfield Flowers, How long have you been growing? I started in 2008 on a small scale in my garden and a few friends’ gardens. At that time there was only one Scottish Grower that I knew of who then stopped growing.   How many in your team? There… Read more »

Flower Farmer profile – Rachel Slater, Owl House Flowers in Bingley, West Yorkshire

How long have you been growing? – This will be my first season as a seedling How much land have you got? Approx 1/3 of an acre garden, south facing, very sheltered, a great starting point….I have a few borders for planting in, lots of shrubs, and I have just… Read more »