Monday, 27 July 2015

Super busy summer!

Well it's a wet day in Penrith today, so a good chance to do a little blogging! So far this summer has been so busy and we've travelled all over the county with flowers and food! It's been hectic and fun  and here's just a few photos of the past few months - we've also invested in a brand spanking new coffee machine for the cafe and ran a very sucessful pop up restaurant for Eden Food and Farming Week so it's not just about flowers !

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Busy, busy and British

Hello it's a wet cold day here in Penrith and while the boys are plying with their Lego , I thought it was time I updated my blog!
Wedding season is in full swing, so weekends are full of wedding flowers, some photos below! 
A few other things have been happening so here goes-
-Our current shop window is "wedding season" and I'm encouraging you all to bring in a copy of your wedding photo, we don't mind how long ago it was , and I'll peg them up! Have a look when your passing 9 Brunswick Road.
- I've started trying to get the hang of tweeting/ Twitter having been inspired by James Rebanks / The Herdy Shepards success with Twitter, do follow me @gwflowers ..... which leads me nicely on to my next point!
- I've been trying to stock British Flowers for a few years when in season, but have struggled to find a grower North of Yorkshire. Well I tweeted a picture of my flower seeds, not knowing it was 'British Flower Hour' on Twitter and a supplier and grower in Cornwall replied so now I have a weekly supply of British Flowers alongside my regular deliveries from The Flower Bank! Very exiting I hope it's a success. 
Well the Suns come out so its time for a walk I think.. 

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Mothers Day - Mothering Sunday

Whichever you prefer to call it, it's that specia day on Sunday. I've been getting ready all week the window display is finished at last ( with a little of the marmalade remaining !) , I've loads of spring flowers on their way and have made up some lovely planted arrangements - so phone the shop 01768 744240 to place your order- we can deliver locally on Sunday morning too!

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Penrith goes orange and the Marmalade Festival

Dalemain House near Penrith hosts the marmalde festival every year and this year is the 10th Anniversary, the festival raises money for local charity Hospice at Home. This year they have got together with the town of Penrith and Alan who sorts out Totally Locally has organised 'Penrith Goes Orange A-Pell" , so around 5" businesses in town have taken part entering orange window displays and events, along with a visit from Paddington himself! So far it's been a really enjoyable week seeing all the windows - we've decorated ours and have citrus coloured flowers and orange cakes and buscuits ! So if your in town in the next few days or at the festival pop into town for a walk around! 
 It's also Mothers Day in a couple of week so I'll be taking order so let me know if you need anything!

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

More flowers for Valentines Day

Here's a few pictures of flowers I have available here in the shop with prices from £4:50- £50+ we're sure to have something to suit! 

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Valentines Day

Well Velentines is nearly upon us and I've just placed my order for red roses, so I shall be offering the traditional red rose and foliage bouquets for those looking for something special!! I'll also be making up some lovely spring style bouquets and have ordered some gorgeous double orchids too! So please phone the shop if you are after any bouquets or plants on 01768 744240.