Choosing flowers of the season for your special life event is a great way to get the freshest floral display. It also means staying as eco-friendly as you can – no air-miles, less artificial heating and more natural cultivation methods that are kinder to wildlife. It’s likely to be kinder on your purse as well.Continue reading “October flowers – rich in meaning, easy on the planet”
Hot flower choices for an August wedding
April 23rd is the day we commemorate both the birth and the death of the greatest English playwright, William Shakespeare. If you visit his place of birth, Stratford-upon-Avon, you’ll find sprigs of rosemary dotted around many of the historic places he’s associated with – an acknowledgment of the fact he invoked rosemary at a pivotalContinue reading “Rosemary for Remembrance”
Put a spring in your step with an Easter wedding
When we remember, we give our loved ones a new kind of life.
A beautifully simple ribbon for a meaningful celebration of life.
Although Prince Philip enjoyed a life of privilege beyond what most of us could ever imagine, there’s one thing that we all share with him – the opportunity to prepare our own funeral. The media’s made a lot of the fact that the Duke of Edinburgh helped design his own hearse and planned many aspectsContinue reading “Prepare like a prince”
Rosemary and funerals – centuries of tradition
Devastating as it is to lose a loved one, how much more devastating it is to lose two people within days, or even hours, of each other. I can’t say the death of two close family members has become common during the coronavirus pandemic but it’s certainly become less uncommon, particularly for elderly couples. TheContinue reading “The sad beauty of a double funeral”
Why the funeral sector needs a professional Institute to set and maintain standards for celebrants
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