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    Dried flowers diaries November 2014

    Posted on November 22, 2014 by in Diary

    November – the time for natural Christmas crafts Dried flower crafts for the winter Once the clocks change and the evenings start getting darker, it’s great to start planning ahead for Christmas. At our house, it’s only a few weeks before we start thinking about putting a tree up. Natural Christmas decorations with cinnamon sticks, […]

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    Dried flowers diaries October 2014

    Posted on October 31, 2014 by in Diary

    Dried flower bunches R us What a month! The world and his wife seems to have discovered our dried flower bunches! Maybe people turn to Autumnal dried flowers and bunches once the colour starts to leave their own gardens? At daisyshop we sell three levels of dried flower bunches – British grown ones we have […]

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    Dried flowers diaries September 2014

    Posted on October 5, 2014 by in Diary, How to dry flowers

    Drying flower bunches by hanging up Our workshop roof is full of bunches of flowers drying at this time of year: In the photo you can see L-R sea lavender bunches, thistle, echinops and gypsophila flowers. Dried flower bunches – Sea Lavender The sea lavender (limonium) is very easy to dry as it looks much […]

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    Dried flowers diaries August 2014

    Posted on August 29, 2014 by in Diary

    A busy month for dried flower crafts & Mums I always find August tough as a Mum of two, because I want to spend as much time as possible with the kids while they’re off school, but work doesn’t ease up. We’ve been very lucky at work in that our busy Spring has turned into […]

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    Dried flowers diaries July 2014

    Posted on July 29, 2014 by in Diary

    Flowers at home and work This time of year is very much gardening time for me. I’m a fair weather gardener, and this month has certainly been fair! My garden in bloom Behind the agapanthus are some calendula, cornflowers and lavender, which all can be dried and used in potpourri making. Lucky heather flowers I’ve […]

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    Dried flowers diaries June 2014

    Posted on June 28, 2014 by in Diary

    June is my favourite month in the garden The roses are blooming and the borders are looking blousy. It won’t be the same once the roses have gone over and the geraniums need cutting back, but I’m enjoying it while it lasts! If you’d like to find out more about what has been flowering in […]

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    Dried flowers diaries May 2014

    Posted on May 30, 2014 by in Diary

    Chelsea flower show May is Chelsea month. I haven’t been for a few years but was offered a free ticket in exchange for a few hours work in the cloakroom run by Plant Heritage. What a great day out! Here are some of my favourite bits: I have also been to Chelsea Physic Garden and […]

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    Dried flowers diaries April 2014

    Posted on April 30, 2014 by in Diary

    Florida flowers in the Easter holidays This Easter we took our kids to Orlando for a fortnight for the theme parks. So apologies for it being so quiet on the blog – by the time I had spent a week packing and a week catching up, that was April gone! My favourite park was Disney’s […]

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    Dried flowers diaries | March 2014

    Posted on March 30, 2014 by in Diary

    Spring is here! Both by the arrival of the Equinox and the milder weather. My garden is sprouting in all directions, and the birds are taking a keen interest in my compost heap! Pressed flower project I even started my first pressed flower project since the Autumn, albeit unsuccessfully. I picked some viola flowers on […]

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    Dried flower diaries February 2014

    Posted on February 28, 2014 by in Diary

    My garden flowers: Spring in sight I do realise that this is a dried flowers blog, which is not the same as gardening, however my garden supplied endless inspiration for my projects! Here are some of my favourite garden flower photos this month. Valentines Day – fresh flowers and dried Mike bought me some lovely […]

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