The Love Game

It’s all hands on deck at this time of year. As all available personnel are drafted in for the Valentine effort as florists stand shoulder to shoulder and go into battle for the busiest period known to flowerkind. It’s an extraordinary occasion where noble and valiant flower arrangers around the world unite in a tireless effort […]

It’s Not All About Red Roses on St Valentine’s Day

Red is, without doubt, the predominant colour around the world for many choosing flowers as a romantic gift for St Valentine’s day. This huge spike in the demand for red flowers and, in particular, red roses can increase the auction price of certain varieties by as much as 400%, such is the clamour or premium […]

The Thorny Issue of Love

Crazy in love. Love is a mysterious thing.  Love will tear us apart, apparently. What could one add to the topic that has bewitched, bothered and bewildered us since time begun? Art, literature, and even Beyoncé Knowles have been inspired by the eternal flame of love, and most of us will have been bitten (or are […]

Valentine’s Collection 2017: the Power of Love

It doesn’t seem like five minutes ago since we were discussing the annual romance-fest that is St Valentine’s Day. Well here we are again,  February 14 beckoning suggestively, with a crooked finger, hair fixed up pretty and a glint in the eye. Yes, L.O.V.E  is on the agenda  – all capitals – and resistance is futile. As Frankie and […]