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Repurposing Your Wedding Flowers With Purpose

You’re planning your beautiful wedding, and so much thought, time, and money has gone into making it perfect. But have you thought about how to get the most out of your wedding florals? Flowers are a premium product, and expertly designed arrangements can be a significant investment. Let’s explore some creative and completely achievable ways […]

How To Have a Sustainable Wedding

What floral practices can contribute to a more sustainable wedding or event? If sustainability and the environment is important to you and the planning of your event, the first and most important action you can take is finding vendors who share your values. Some great resources to start are The Sustainable Floristry Network and Mindfully […]

Why Sustainable Floristry Matters To Us

Sustainable Floral Design

What is sustainable floristry In short, sustainable floristry is a commitment to learn more, share knowledge, remove unsustainable practices, prioritise the health of the environment and people, respect the materials used, and reduce the environmental footprint. When did sustainability become so important to our business? If I think back and remember when I first became […]

Sustainability in Practice

Urn arrangement filled with flowers including cafe au lait dahlias, pink garden roses, pink and peach lisianthus and lime branches, with red and green grapes and figs on white organza fabric

How do we put it all into practice? Floral foam is not the only issue we need to tackle when we look at improving sustainability in floristry. As a fellow floral wrangler once said to me, floral foam is like a gateway drug to sustainability, and it’s true, it was the launching pad of my […]

‘Sustainability is about asking a lot of questions, all of the time!’ –  Q&A with Botany florist and owner, Ellen Douglas

A woman with long red hair stands at the right side of the frame, facing the left. She wears a long terracotta coloured jacket and white pants, she is smiling and looking downward at a dried floral arrangement she holds. The flowers are dried grasses, with earthy toned dried straw flowers, in yellows, and oranges. There is also dried hydrangea and thistle.

It’s crazy to think that in an industry known for working with natures own beauty, the promotion of sustainability is not widespread. With a commitment to sustainable floristry comes the desire to find our florist friends striving for the same positive outcomes, our fellow champions in the flower fields, the wielders of stems, the cheerleaders valiantly cheering us on with foliage pom poms.