The Ultimate Love Match – McQueens and Miller Harris

Regular readers of the McQueens blog will know that we’re not just obsessed with the beauty of flowers, but also their powerful scents. From the sweetness of a garden rose to the heady aroma of jasmine, our sense of smell can transport us to another place. This is why we’re delighted to have teamed up […]

The McQueens Valentine’s Bouquet Collection 2019

Let’s face it, the winter months need some serious brightening up and Valentine’s Day is a ruby red beacon of love and happiness. Gone is the myth that it’s a couples-only occasion – spread the sunshine and show your VIPs how much you really care. This year’s McQueens Valentine’s bouquet collection conveys a spectrum of […]

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 McQueens 2018 St Valentine’s Day Bouquets

The sparkly remnants of a spectacular Christmas have only just been packed away here at McQueens, and yet already awaiting in the very near distance is the slinky silhouette of St Valentine’s Day. A rather peculiar, global phenomenon, Valentine’s Day is an industry all of its own and, despite the efforts of some of the world’s […]

The Power of Red Flowers. Our Top Favourite Varieties

Red is the ubiquitous Christmas colour, a favourite that will be the predominant colour of the festive season for all eternity. And what’s not to love? It’s a luxurious powerful colour and one that has a huge significance above and beyond Christmas. Red is the colour of power, passion, strength,  danger and is the ultimate […]

Win a Valentine Gift Package in our Love Quiz

Embedded within this love quiz is a gentle reminder for you not to forget to lavish your loved one with some beautiful flowers on Valentine’s Day (we really don’t want a repeat of last year, do we?!) Lovin’ you, our dear and valued customers, we also thought we’d give you an opportunity to make a wonderful love […]

5 Valentine’s Gifts to Complement Your Flowers

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, our workshop is, as you can imagine, positively brimming with activity in anticipation of one of our biggest days of the year. Soon we will be surrounded by an influx of premium pink, red and blush varieties that traditionally mark the romantic nature of this annual love-in. However, although […]

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 […]