Category: Garden Roses

Octavia Hill rose, Roses named after famous people

Just this year David Austin launched 3 roses named after people, so it would not come as a big surprise that there are many roses named after famous people. If you are deciding which varieties of roses to plant in your garden, you can choose ones named after your favourite celebrities or American presidents.

Category: Garden Roses

Augusta Louise rose is the best garden rose, roses named after famous people, cut rose with shoots, salmon color rose, garden rose, fragrant rose, scented rose

Those looking for a garden rose with a wow factor need not look any further than the Augusta Louise rose. Her play of colours and a fruity fragrance make for a wonderful combination. What’s more this hardy rose lasts longer in bouquets and is easy to grow.  Let’s have a closer look at this fascinating cabbage rose.

Category: Freebies

Feminine Styled Stock Photos , Styled Stock Images of Rose Juliet, free images of rose juliet, botanical images, Feminine design, images for bloggers

This feminine pack contains styled stock images of rose Juliet! Beautiful monochrome stock photos with peach roses, gerberas, and meringues are ideal for bloggers, florist, calligraphers, wedding professionals, shop owners and pretty much any creative entrepreneur looking to brighten up their social media platforms. What’s more, this set is completely free! Given away under the MIT licence, you can use it for whatever you want! What are you waiting for? Click read more and download Feminine Styled Stock Photos with Rose Juliet now – link at the bottom.

Category: Freebies

Free social media pack, botanical free social media pack, bloggers pack, pinterest covers for bloggers, rose juliet, peach and green with florals

Have you struggled to produce high-quality social media graphics? Not to worry! This free high-quality social media template pack will take your blog, Instagram, Pinterest to the next level.

Category: Garden Roses

Peony Pink Rose, peony rose, garden rose, pink garden rose, fragrant roses, peony alternative, peony replacement

Peonies and garden roses are both gorgeous flowers, though when it comes to decoration and flower arrangement it can be hard to choose between them. But don’t worry! The peony pink rose variety has made this debate obsolete, the breed combines the best aspects of the two flowers, the peony’s high petal count and the large size of the rose, the result is a dense, soft peony-like look.

High-key flower photography outdoors, pink bloom, apple tree in bloom, notting hill

Instagram has more than 600 million active users – this is double the U.S. population, yet, only a few manage to look Instagramable. So how can you improve your photography and get a more photogenic feed on Instagram? The secret is simple, start taking lighter and cleaner photos with High-key photography. What follows is a simple guide to lighter photography with the High-key technique for a DSLR camera.

Category: Flower care

Mythbusters: care for cut roses the right way!

Keeping your cut flowers fresh for longer is a very common problem and a lot has been written about it. However, finding something that actually works is complicated as so few articles are objective and not just click bait or product promotion. Today I will share with you tips on how to care for cut roses that actually work.

Category: Rose fragrance

What do roses really smell of, rose smell, not all roses smell the same, rose perfume, Kiera rose, David Austin roses, wedding roses, vintage looking rose images

Believe it or not, not all roses smell the same. Only very sensitive noses can sense the difference between a rose in full bloom and a rose that’s still a bud or between a Bulgarian and a Damask rose. You will be surprised to find out the variety of smells roses can have, largely a result of breeding during last century, there are now many exciting and fresh smells.

How to photograph flowering trees, spring bloom, apple tree, pink apple tree

Spring arrived in London and flowering trees are now in full bloom and the ones that aren’t will be very soon. It is a great time to practice flower photography as there are so many free photography opportunities. Below is a guide on how to photograph flowering trees. That will help you to get high-quality images that won’t disappoint.

Category: Flowers

Victorian flowers and their meaning, meaning of flowers, the language of flowers, flower language meanings,

In the Victorian Era, a proper etiquette among the upper class in England was totally different to modern days one and those restrictions gave rise to flower language. At that time there were many rules and customs that no longer exist; People were expected to be more subtle: outright flirtations were prohibited, and questions about relationships were taboo. Most of it will fill a bit odd those days, but it was mainly based on simple good manners. Inability to express your feelings freely created a culture where secret messages were conveyed through the flower language.