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 the gardens at Westminster Abbey recently, so if you’d like to read more about these, do check out my articles on the Herb Society blog.
On the dried flower front
Hand-tied dried flower bouquets
I have been making very many dried flower bridal bouquets and wedding decorations at work, to the extent that crafts for fun have gone out the window slightly.
Pressed flower frames
However, I was able to use some commercial pressed flowers in some lockets I bought on holiday, to make a pressed flower necklace.
And I finally had some luck pressing viola plants from my garden, and put them into some frames I was able to source for work, to make pressed flower frames.