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.
Monday, 30 July 2012
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Hi The shop is very
busy this week as we prepare flowers for a lovely wedding, we are keeping
everything crossed that they have good weather.
talking of flowers, our summer collection, available for delivery
anywhere in the UK, is proving extremely popular. This month’s Featured
Arrangement is guaranteed to bring a sunny smile, even on the dullest of
also have some great new gifts you will love – a treat for yourself or a
present for someone special, all available in the shop and online. This
month’s Featured Gift will look fantastic on the table at any summer
parties or BBQs you might be planning.
you are doing over the summer, we hope you have a great time, send us a
Gemma at Booker Flowers and Gifts
one of the tubs outside our shop. We replenish them each season now
that the council does not do it anymore. The rain has done some good
and the tubs are really starting to bloom with colourful Geraniums,
Marigolds and Tumbling Sweet Peas.
"They were stunning"
Gemma, hope you are well,
Just wanted to thank you again for doing our wedding flowers.
They were Stunning!
Had a look online at the photographer's pictures and they look fab.
Sue and Clive
Featured gift of the month
One of our
most popular gifts this summer are these unusual Strawberry glass jug
and tumblers by Gisela Graham. They have a rising bubbles effect in
the glass coupled with embossed strawberries, evoking summer
afternoons and cool drinks outdoors. They make a great centre piece
to the table too.
rustic feel, made of thick glass, they differ slightly showing that
they are unique hand-made pieces.
Jug is £23 and the Strawberry Tumbler is £6. You can order them online
or call into the shop to pick one up. The website links are Strawberry Jug and Strawberry Tumbler
Flower arrangement of the month
Aganpanthus - hand tied
sunflowers and exotic agapanthus this stunning hand-tied arrangement is
one of the stars of the season. Just look at the vibrant shades of golden
yellow, blue and cerise, flecked with little white tanacetum flowers.
It's a rich combination of summer colours, and it's designed to amaze.
bouquet features sunflowers, blue agapanthus, alchemilla mollis, cerise
carnations, white tanacetum and pittosporum.
£34.99 next day delivery
Keep your fresh flowers away from fruit.
This is because fruit gas, or ethylene, will reduce the life of your
fresh flowers, making them get older faster. Ethylene is given off by
dead flowers too, so also be sure to remove the flowers from your
arrangement as they fade, to preserve the life of the rest of the bunch.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"That beautiful season the Summer! Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light;
and the landscape lay as if new created in all the