CROP REPORT - 23rd September 2022

Crop Report

 Autumn's Here!

It definitely feels like Autumn ... couple of dried hops are adorning our packhouse wall, Rosehips are arriving soon and we even have had a few Christmas foliage samples sprucing up the place! Gourds and pumpkins plus mountains of dried flowers everywhere!!

Moss is fresh and green and ready for your Autumn Wreath workshops :) Pumpkins parties next!

NEW Phytocarpus Diabolo - lovely Autumn foliage to add point of difference to your designs. 

NEW Celosia Plume - Zingy Orange, Purple and Strong Pink add some pops of colours

Plenty of choice this week from the fields GladioliBrassica, Aster and Sunflowers and from glass houses some fabulous quality Snaps and Lisianthus - perfect for those Autumn weddings! 

  • Sedum - looking fab as its moved to pink - HUGE Heads bigger than Hydrangeas!! 
  • Lisianthus - some lovely premium grade - super quality 
  • Antirrhinums - good supply but some gaps in batches
  • Sunflowers - getting chilly last week! 
  • NEW SEASON Pittosporum/Bottlebrush - good supply from Cornwall 
  • NEW SEASON Alstromeria - Good supply Cornish and Norfolk 
  • Aster - 2 weeks left 
  • NEW SEASON Gourds - started coming in white have arrived :)
  • NEW SEASON DRIED - Plenty in stock - request if you need something not on the shop
  • Rosehips - coming this week - almost!!!
  • Grasses - plenty of Setaria 
  • Pink & White Snowberries LOTS!

  • Hypericum Brown and a bit of the pretty pinky coral this week

  • Brassica returns to the mix - use CVBN in the water to reduce the aroma :) They are green at the moment as colour becomes more intense after frost. 

  • Matricaria adds mini button-like texture to bouquets and is a great filler. Cream /white and buttery yellow. Single Vegmo back in c2 weeks 

  • Eryngium Blue Lagoon good supply - slowing down in volume due to heat/light levels - order in advance if you need lots.

  • Carthamus  - slowed up and very green 

  • Gladioli - good supply

  • Lilies ... LA - yellow and orane,  Longi in Pink and White - Orientals also Pink or White and Rose lilies in Pink and white too.

  • Gypsophila White continues although limited 

Visit our FAQ to read how to add to an order your have already placed.

If you are looking for special event or wedding flowers please let me know the week before so we can reserve your stock in advance. 

MOSS - New product Focus video to help you plan volumes !!

MAIL ORDER BOXES - easy to store your readymade wreaths or for sending out wreaths or kits, See the product focus video here 

mixed dried boxes are back in stock with an assortment of products including dried staticeGyp, peonies and Helichrysum. 

Growers choice Mixed boxes. Plenty of selection in these - ideal for smaller studios, churches or NAFAS members. 

COMING SOON from the fields and glasshouses...

Brassica - alternative varieties - do remember the colours show after a frost so quite green at the moment. Chrysanthemum sprays. MORE FOLIAGE!

ROSEHIPS ! Yay! time for rodent patrol !!

Gourd's and Pumpkins 

More Matricaria Single Vegmo, Amazon and Rio plus more Scented Stocks - if the weather allows...

YOU WILL NOT FIND FRESHER or with less Flower miles travelled or lower carbon footprint :)

Quote of the Week ... one of my favourites :)
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it
Charles R Swindoll
Keep Calm & Carry On Flowering!
Helen x

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