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Floral Art or Flower Arranging is all a bit of a mystery to me.  I don’t get much further than plonking a bunch of flowers in a vase and tweaking them a bit so when I see the displays that people like David Denyer create I am quite awe-struck. This year David, an Interflora florist, is creating a display at Chelsea Flower Show entitled ‘Sense of Perspective’.  Reading his blog posts gives… Read More

Highlighting the importance of plants to mankind’s survival is the theme of The Times Eureka Garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Show which is being designed by Marcus Barnett for joint sponsors The Times Newspaper and Kew Gardens. I am fascinated with the concept of this garden.  Over the last year my interest in botany has started to emerge and I am increasingly curious about the properties of plants, where they originate… Read More