Every trip has a centre around flowers and the natural world… I can’t help it, it’s in my blood! I’m pretty sure if I was a super hero I'd be a friendly version of Poison Ivy!Read More
Flower, plant and travel blog by Glasgow florists Little Botanica
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I found my happy place - it's a shop called Wildernis in Amsterdam. Whenever things get a bit stressful I'm going to imagine I'm thereRead More
The main purpose of our trip was to see where all our flowers come from so I'll start there. Rene from our Dutch wholesaler was our guide for day, picking us up from the train station at Leiden Centraal then driving us all over the place to visit plant nurseries, flower growers, markets, answering our endless questions and finally for lunch. We saw the whole flower process from germination, growing, cutting, auctioning to wholesale (where we buy our flowers). Here's the storyRead More
The markets are open to trade early in the morning then from 8am until 2pm they open their doors to the public for the pricely sum of $1 entrance fee. Fresh cut flowers wrapped in newspaper, an abundance of potted plants, succulents, sundries and everything floristry related is available (including a moss-covered stetson, because - well who knows!)Read More
Last summer we made a new and very fabulous friend who spend the summer with us trying out our Scottish way of life!
This January I returned the adventure, I packed my jandles and made my way to New Zealand to spend some time with Katherine at Wishing Well Flowers in Hawera, Taranaki.Read More