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 even Ethiopia?
Flowers grown by a local flower farmer will be freshly picked and locally delivered, saving thousands of travel miles.
At Summerbottom Flowers we grow with the seasons and without any artificial pesticides or fertilisers – motivated not by predictable, year-round crops, but by seasonal flowers with the perfume and natural, informal beauty that can only come from small-scale, local production.
Isn’t it time we thought about flowers as we increasingly do about food: valuing seasonal, fresh, locally grown, unusual varieties over mass imports?
Find out more about local flowers here: