A little bit about me

It's long been a dream to work with flowers and plants but it's only now, since having babies and moving to Sussex, that I am actually in a position to change my career as a digital editor and really focus on FLOWERS! I have qualifications in horticulture (RHS Level 2) and floristry (NCFE Level 2). 

 

My style

I would say I am more wild and rustic than neat and tidy (that's not to say that I don't do neat and tidy)! I love using cottage garden flowers, gloriously scented roses, herbs, grasses and other greenery. 

In the summer, I have a small cutting garden (Woods Hill Cutting Garden), where I grow beautiful flowers that can supplement weddings or be sold as mixed buckets of blooms.

 

Being green

The floristry world is getting a teeny bit better at being ecofriendly but there's still a long way to go. I try, where possible, to do what I can. I try and use seasonal and locally grown flowers. I avoid cellophane where I can and use hessian or paper instead; I opt for biodegradable oasis foam; I reuse flower boxes or return them to the wholesaler OR compost them. All spent blooms and greenery are composted here and used on the cutting garden beds! I know it's only a small amount but hopefully it goes a little way to helping...

Get in touch

Do drop me a message or email if you'd like to know more about me or if you'd like to have a chat about flowers - whether it be for a wedding, an event, funeral or special occasion.

Simply email contact@arabellafloral.com or give me a call on 07870 271212.

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