Flowers from the Farm

Phone tips

Apr 1 2021

Sara Willman loves her phone and shares some shortcuts which she's discovered in the hope of making your life easier.

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My pick of the tulips

Mar 22 2021

Liz Fallon of Cotswold Posy Patch explains why she loves tulips and shares her top 5 varieties for cutting.

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Top tips for strength and length in sweet peas

Mar 9 2021

Sarah Wilson of Compton Garden Flowers gives her top tips for sweet peas and how to grow them well for cutting

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Taking the Plunge

Mar 1 2021

Abigail Beszant of Ivydene Flower Farm explains how a 'wreath off' with her mum one Christmas set the wheels in motion for an unexpected career and life change.

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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall sends a message of congratulations to mark the 10th anniversary of Flowers From The Farm

Feb 24 2021

Today (24th February 2021) marks the 10th anniversary of Flowers From The Farm, and The Duchess of Cornwall has sent a message of congratulations to the 1000 artisan growers of seasonal, scented British cut flowers

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10 years on with Gill Hodgson

Feb 23 2021

In conversation with Gill Hodgson on FFTF's 10th birthday - what's the flowery path been like and highlights of the last decade.

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Introducing our new Co-Chair Meg Edmonds

Feb 8 2021

Meet Meg Edmonds, the new Co-Chair of Flowers From The Farm

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Diversity Action Group Scholarship Finalists Revealed

Feb 1 2021

Diversity Action Group Scholarship finalists revealed for Flowers From The Farm for 2021

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Line-up Revealed for FFTF Members 10th Anniversary conference - 24 February

Jan 29 2021

All members of FFTF are invited to the 10th Anniversary Conference

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Flowers From The Farm 10th Anniversary Conference

Jan 20 2021

10th Anniversary Conference 24th February via Zoom

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British Flowers for Valentines Day

Jan 19 2021

Valentine's day is not all about red roses. Sara Willman (My Flower Patch) explains why we should choose British flowers like Tulips, daffs and snowdrops.

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Jobs for the Winter

Jan 12 2021

With limited flowers around Pam Moseley of Quirky Flowers tells us why January is a good time to plant bulbs and tidy the plot

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My Flower Farming Year - and what a year....

Dec 24 2020

Kate Norris of Northumbrian Flowers gives a monthly recap of the chaos that has been 2020 - she proves that small is nimble and that a positive outlook is as essential to the flower farm toolkit as a pair of good secateurs.

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A roundup of wreaths for Christmas

Dec 15 2020

Tis the season.... British flower farmers have been busy making wild and wondrous creations to adorn many a front door over the past few weeks - we showcase our favourites here

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Flowers from the Farm Diversity Scholarship launches

Nov 29 2020

To facilitate access within the world of flower farming, Flowers from the Farm launches its Diversity Action Scholarships today. Read more to find out how you can apply and what we are doing to encourage and support future BPOC flower farmers

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From Manila to Somerset - my long journey to becoming a flower farmer

Nov 22 2020

Aizel Finch of Yalham Hayes Flower Farm tells the story of her unexpected career change and why she loves being a flower farmer.

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Growing Narcissi

Nov 7 2020

As our thoughts turn to the next growing year, Catrinel Wright of Edington Flowers shares her experience of growing narcissi, one of the stars of late winter and early spring.

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Dahlia Tips

Oct 30 2020

Tips and guidance from Philippa Stewart of Justdahlias on the best dahlias to grow

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Being an urban flower farmer

Oct 26 2020

Emma Sousa talks about the issues and pleasures of being an urban flower farmer in the capital.

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Book Review: A Guide to Floral Mechanics by Sarah Diligent and William Mazuch

Sep 27 2020

Susanne Loweth of Beamsley Blooms reviews A Guide to Floral Mechanics and foam free floristry techniques

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