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The Best Summer Flowers For Your Home

Starting a garden, or simply adding some colour to your kitchen or dining room with a display of flowers, the summer brings some of the brightest and beautiful flowers into bloom.  Here are some of our top picks for the perfect summer flowers. Mandevilla Need a flowering plant to grow up a trellis or fence? Mandevilla’s are a great option,…

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The Art of Gifting Flowers

Flowers can be used as a wonderful form of expression especially when gifting. They express a variety of feelings and can be used to commemorate any occasion. That is why they are one of the go-to gifts for most people. With so many flower options out there, it can be hard to know what flower arrangement to gift someone. That…

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Real & Artificial Flowers: What are the benefits?

Whatever the occasion, flowers always help bring the finishing touch. It can be a difficult task knowing what flora you would like and whether your choice of flowers can withstand the duration you would like them to. In this case, you may be considering using artificial flowers over real flowers. Here are some points to consider… Last longer Artificial flowers…

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How Flowers Can Help Your Mental Health

I think a lot of you will already know that flowers can help your mental health. We all know that flowers can brighten a room and add a splash of colour. Research has also continually suggested that indoor flowers and plants have a positive impact on our wellbeing too. Reduces Stress Most people who spend time around nature will often…

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How to Make a Festive Wreath

Festive wreaths make a fantastic addition to your home and making your own allows you to create one that suits your tastes, whether you want traditional, modern, floral or something completely different. At Cheltenham & Gloucester Flowers, we carry a variety of floral sundries perfect for professional florists and hobbyists alike to use for their own wreaths, including foam products,…

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The Art of Flower Arranging

Flower arranging is an art. Unfortunately, you can’t just throw some flowers together and hope they look astonishing from the offset, there is a technique to it. Today we are going to give you a little insight into the art of flower arranging. The Colour Wheel Throwing it back to the good old days of primary and secondary school art,…

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Back to the Flower Shop in Time for Father’s Day!

Cheltenham and Gloucester Flowers are excited to announce that, as of Monday 15th June 2020, we will be reopening following strict government guidelines to ensure that our workplace is COVID secure.  We will be open from 7am to 12pm, Monday to Friday. Fortunately, we will be open in time for Father’s Day, Sunday 21st June, which means you will be…

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Flowers for Celebration!

People just love receiving flowers. It reminds them that someone, possibly from miles away that they see only rarely, is thinking of them nevertheless. I don’t think it matters if it is a discreet posy, an elaborate bouquet or a practical house plant, the point is that they are remembered and loved. Just think of all the various causes of…

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