What Makes a Rose Fragrant: A Peek into Nature’s Perfume Factory

Roses, those timeless symbols of love and beauty, have delighted our senses for centuries. When you bury your nose in a fresh bouquet or stroll through a rose garden, you can’t help but be swept away by their intoxicating fragrance. But have you ever paused to wonder, “What makes a rose fragrant?” Well, dear rose […]

Discovering Princess Garden Roses: A Regal Floral Experience

Ever wondered about the enchanting world of Princess Garden Roses? These magnificent blooms are a true testament to the artistry of nature. Their regal name is not just a coincidence; it reflects their impeccable form, grace, and breath-taking beauty. And most importantly, they were initially bred for the Emperor of Japan. Princess Garden Roses are […]

Wonderful WABARA Roses from Japan

WABARA Roses What does WABARA mean?  The roses bred by the people from the Keiji rose farm call the roses ‘WABARA’. Wa (å’Œ ?) is a Japanese cultural concept usually translated into English as “harmony”. It implies a peaceful unity and conformity within a social group, in which members prefer the continuation of a harmonious […]

Floral Workshops with Katya Hutter at our Fragrant Garden

Who is Katya Hutter?  Katya Hutter is a floral designer based in Amsterdam specialising in creating luxury and artistic floral decors for private clients, weddings & events, and the fashion industry. Her style is lush, abundant, and surprising. Her flower arrangements are seasonal and nature-inspired, with an artistic flair. Katya is greatly inspired by the […]

Our Seasonal Rose Growers – Dutch & German

Welcome to our captivating journey into the vibrant world of our Dutch and German seasonal rose growers! In this insight, we invite you to explore the timeless artistry and rich horticultural heritage that thrives within the blooming landscapes of these two remarkable nations. We are very lucky to have developed strong relationships with a handful […]

Pantone’s 2023 Colour of the year – Viva Magenta

With a name like that, you know straight off that this is a colour to be celebrated! Pantone’s 2023 Colour of the year, is just stunning and works so well with so many of our roses. Taken from the official Pantone website, because, well we couldn’t write it better ourselves. “Viva Magenta is brave and […]

The History of Mother’s Day

This has been a fascinating and fun blog to write, we’d always thought Mothers Day originated in the UK. However, it turns out the tradition of celebrating Mothers can be traced back to ancient Greek times. At this time they celebrated the goddess mothers of Rhea and Cybele during the spring. Finally, this tradition of […]

Flowering Special Moments App

We are both incredibly proud and excited to bring this new and innovative concept to you. The Flowering Special Moments App is the first of its kind in the floriculture sector. The perfect solution for busy florists and floral designers including our full garden rose collection. Therefore making wedding and event consultations a breeze with […]

Tambuzi Water Tank Project

In January 2022, we visited Tambuzi Garden Roses in Kenya, this time our visit wasn’t purely business. In recognition of Climate justice for all, we wanted to understand the most pressing needs of the employees of Tambuzi and what came to light was their need for water.  Why water tanks are needed Tambuzi has been […]

Play Video