Our Blog

Our Blog

Our Blog

Plantpassion in the press - Flower arranger magazine and The Church times

Plantpassion in the press - Flower arranger magazine and The Church times

It's great to be mentioned in the press in any form, especially when it's showing off our Sustainable growing to potential customers, and this month I'm featured in a double paged spread in the Flower arranger magazine - (The Uk's Biggest Selling Floral Design Magazine) and also in the Church…

Read the full article
Plantpassion flower farm at Hill top farm from the air

Plantpassion flower farm at Hill top farm from the air

On Tuesday evening we welcomed Martin Bamford to the farm with his Drone Camera.I've been wanting to have Ariel photos of what we are doing for a long time, and having chatted to Martin after we were both awarded Gold Trademark awards from the Surrey Hills Enterprises, I decided now…

Read the full article
Representing Flowers from the Farm at Hampton Court Flower show as an Flower School Ambassador

Representing Flowers from the Farm at Hampton Court Flower show as an Flower School Ambassador

Last Saturday was a long and fantastically exhilarating day, as I represented Flowers from the Farm as an Ambassador in their Flower school in association with the RHS at the Hampton Court flower show.Saturday was the last day of the show, and the public had already have floral demonstrations from…

Read the full article
Picking and arranging with flowers from the Plantpassion field. Our Summer workshops for inspiration and enjoyment

Picking and arranging with flowers from the Plantpassion field. Our Summer workshops for inspiration and enjoyment

We love holding our Cut and arrange workshops at the flower farm, and really enjoy seeing the participants have a morning of enjoying the peace and tranquility of the field.Our latest group were mixed between those who had visited the field regularly and those who hadn't been to us before.So…

Read the full article
How to buy Plantpassion flowers in 2022

How to buy Plantpassion flowers in 2022

So as April heaves into sight, we're going to do our best to bring you flowers to cheer you up no matter what your budget or level of flower arranging aptitude.How do you get hold of Fresh local flowers if you're in our area?Well first of all - are you…

Read the full article
Flowers available from Plantpassion in March

Flowers available from Plantpassion in March

March is the very beginning of our season. The first of the Spring bulbs make their way through the ground, and at some point in the month we get enough varieties flowering to begin offering our gift bouquets again.The weather obviously pays its part, and there is a lot of…

Read the full article
Seed sowing so far. What to sow in February for early cut flowers

Seed sowing so far. What to sow in February for early cut flowers

It's mid February, and the propagator is full. The greenhouses at the farm are rapidly emptying of over wintered hardy annuals, and rapidly filling with Spring sown goodies. So what do I plant this early in the season? and why do I suggest that for most of you, now it too…

Read the full article
Wreath Designs and Christmas ideas

Wreath Designs and Christmas ideas

This year all our Christmas wreaths and dried flower designs, are totally locally grown, chemical free and biodegradable. We're using no wire, only our field grown willow and twool to hold the wreaths together, so when you're bored of your wreath you can compost them or bring them back to…

Read the full article
June field update

June field update

So June 2021 has been one of the wettest June's every, and Surrey rainfall has been 200% more than average. For us at the farm, that's meant lush growth, many weeds, but no time needed for watering, which we've all be grateful for.Hundreds more plugs were planted into the field,…

Read the full article
Meet the Plantpassion team

Meet the Plantpassion team

Here's an introduction to the Plantpassion team for 2021. We're all keen beans, so here's hoping we get to meet you at the farm soon.I'm Claire, seed orderer and sower. spreadsheet sorter and chief list maker. It will be me who answers your email, and after 9 years of flower…

Read the full article