Save the Date! (And how to choose it wisely.)

Close up of a white flower bouquet held by a bride.

I love that first phone call.  After initial contact by email, I have an excited bride or groom (or sometimes their parents) on the phone, to talk through how we at Field Gate can contribute to their wedding celebration with our floral arrangements, bouquets and buttonholes.  No matter how many weddings I work on, there is something very, very special … Read More

Why Sustainability is vital to the cut flower industry

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Why Sustainability is vital to the cut flower industry. For us at Field Gate Flowers, sustainability is at the core of our values. Our business has been built by providing local flowers grown on the banks of the River Ouse without the need for herbicides and pesticides and reduce our plastic use wherever we can. My love of the land … Read More

2021 Wedding Flower Trends

Field Gate Flowers Blog 2021 Wedding Flower Trends 4

Promote Local We’ve seen a huge increase in couples making a conscious choice to use locally grown and sourced flowers – and lots of them. We believe people are becoming more conscious about air miles and wanting to support local businesses.This was heightened of course in lockdown when flowers were not being flown into the UK.A lot members of the … Read More

British Flowers in Vogue

I was over the moon last week when our blooms were featured online in Vogue. We provided the flowers from our farm to Shaneen Cox , a fine art photographer (my flowers were about to become fine art) and waved them farewell. The next thing we knew was that the photographs were published online in Vogue. Our sincere thanks must … Read More

Newton Park Barn Wedding

Newton Park Barn Wedding Flowers

Hello and Happy New Year from us all here at Field Gate Flowers!  We hear that we can expect some chilly weather over the coming weeks but we are happy to keep ourselves warm looking back at this Newton Park Barn Wedding. Anna and Ben got married on the hottest day of last summer. The clear blue skies were everything … Read More

Flowers for a Shuttleworth Collection Wedding

Flowers for a Shuttleworth Collection Wedding

Another wedding, a different venue!  This was the first time we have been asked to create wedding flowers for a Shuttleworth Collection wedding.  And what a unique wedding venue it is.

A celebration with British spring flowers

british spring flowers

A celebration with British spring flowers? Well, we regularly feature weddings on our blog because we love them so much, but today we’re sharing something different.

British Wedding Flowers

ritish wedding flowers

What a wonderful time we are having with this warm and sunny weather! At Field Gate Flowers it is especially exciting as early Spring heralds the real start of our british wedding flowers season. During the deep winter months our floral displays use lots of foliage accented with flowers such as anemones and alstromeria. Even in snowy and frosty conditions … Read More

Scented British Flowers Collaboration with Jo Malone

British flower grower Fieldgate Flowers for wedding flowers MK

Picture this – me on the sofa recovering from an emergency appendectomy and feeling sorry for myself. The phone rang, and I picked it up quickly expecting it to be “We have heard you have been in an accident”. How wrong I was – it was the lovely Sophie from Jo Malones Head Office asking if we would like to … Read More

Scents et al – celebrating National Fragrance Day 21st March 2018

Here at Field Gate Flowers we truly believe that flowers can help create powerful memories. Perfume manufacturers have always managed to tie scents into customers personal likes and these go on to create memories. Rive Gauche and Chanel No. 5 remind me of my mother… I am sure you all have memories too. This week I heard about the launch … Read More