This blog is news and information about our shop Booker Flowers and Gifts Liverpool. Here we showcase flowers of the month, design a new bouquet or arrangement with our flower of the month in. Show the new gifts we have in stock and give you our latest wedding flower news.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May
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Welcome to our May newsletter. And hasn't it been a poor month in terms
of the weather so far? Hopefully you will find something to cheer you up
For those of you who don’t know, it will be International Mothers Day on
Sunday 13th May. So if you live abroad and forgot to send flowers on
British Mothers Day in March, now may be a good time to make up for it.
Or alternatively if your mum (or someone special to you) lives abroad, we
can organise flowers for her, to wherever she is in the world. May is also a
great time to get to work in your garden or yard, we have some great garden and outdoor gifts you will love.
There is also
good news for one lucky reader who entered our April competition
If you have any
suggestions or comments for our next newsletter please email me
Gemma at Booker Flowers and Gifts
Last month we
asked you to name your favourite flower - and why.
Thanks to all those of you who entered! Our lucky winner, drawn out of
the hat, was Gemma Smith whose favourite flower is the Protea (pictured
colours are beautiful and the flowers come in a mixture of sizes. It's
South Africa's national flower, which in a way represents me as that's
where I'm from. Sporting teams are named after this flower and I am
very enthusiastic about South African sport too, mainly rugby or
Well done Gemma (great name by the way!), we will be
touch shortly to arrange who and where you would like your free flowers
"Just what we asked for!"
you so much for our flowers on Saturday, they were perfect!
Just what we asked for!
Lots of love"
Jen and Rob
Featured gift of the month
signs for hanging around the home, are proving particularly popular.
They make charming house-warming gifts and are a must when refreshing
and updating your decor. This Family sign is a firm favourite within
Please have a look at our range of decorative signs and other gifts for further
details. Prices range between £4 and £40.
Flower arrangement of the month
Summer Meadow Vase
selection of fresh summer flowers carefully arranged in a pretty violet
crackle vase. The mix of pink and lilac hues with a burst of golden
yellow has an abundance of textures which combine perfectly to create a
gift of natural beauty that's ready to display on arrival.
alchemilla mollis, 1 pink alstroemeria, 3 yellow germini, 2 pink
large-headed roses, 1 cerise spray rose and 2 mixed sweet william with
eucalyptus, lavender and salal presented in a violet crackle effect vase.
We are now
offering Next Day Delivery on all orders placed before 12 noon, as
standard, on our Booker Gifts website, at no
Caring for your fresh flowers
hairy stems, like gerberas and sunflowers, are very prone to infection
which plugs up the stem and stops the flower from sucking up water.
This causes the flower to draw moisture from the stem which makes the
To help prevent
this the water and the vases need to be kept very clean, so add a drop of
bleach to the water this helps stop bacteria from forming and means the
stems can freely drink.