Flowers which are ‘grown not flown’

Did you know that an estimated 90% of the flowers sold through UK florists, supermarkets and wholesalers are imported not just from Holland, but flown from as far afield as Ecuador, Colombia, Kenya and Ethiopia?  Flowers grown by Summerbottom Flowers are freshly picked to order, early in the morning, and locally delivered, saving thousands of travel miles. NotContinue reading “Flowers which are ‘grown not flown’”

Wild Edric is starting to appear…

This beautiful and fragrant, thorny rose from David Austin is the stuff of fairy tales… Wild Edric was a Saxon Lord from Shropshire. He was a leader of the English Saxon resistance during the Norman Conquest. Legend has it that he married a fairy princess who agreed to marry him, as long as he neverContinue reading “Wild Edric is starting to appear…”