11 - 16 June 2019
British Flowers Week is a week-long celebration of home-grown blooms with florists around the country championing the ‘grown not flown’. There’s a week-long celebration happening at the Garden Museum (11-16 June) which has teamed up with New Covent Garden Market. Five top florists will be create installations in various spaces within the museum, and there are two top events happening too:
An evening celebrating British Flowers Week and the launch of Blooms: Contemporary Floral Design, published by Phaidon
Clare Coulson, co-editor of Blooms will be chairing a panel discussion along with floral designer Shane Connolly. The pair will speak to a number of florists featured in Blooms including Worm London, Green & Gorgeous, and Harriet Slaughter of Bold Oxlip, discussing the exciting new directions in which the floral industry is heading. 11 June, 6-8pm, tickets £15 standard, £10 friends here.
Flowering Up Your Home: From Seed to Vase
Join Wolves Lane Flower Company for a flower-filled workshop, and learn the essential skills needed to grow, cut and arrange seasonal flowers to enjoy at home. Wolves Lane are a micro flower farm and floristry studio in Wood Green who grow flowers in a 40m glass house and outside plot, working with an organic and chemical-free approach. Learn which are the best annuals and perennials to get started with, seed sowing, tips on growing in small spaces, schedules for seed sowing and planting and which suppliers to use for what. Plus picking, conditioning and arranging. One-day workshops on Saturday 15 June and Sunday 16 June, 10am – 4pm, £130 standard, £120 friends can be booked here.