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The Healing Power of Flowers

The fragrancy and beauty of flowers doesn’t stop at the purely aesthetic. For centuries we have known about the healing properties of flowers, but this is often an overlooked feature that gets very little attention. Restoring mental and physical health can actually be accomplished by something as simple as a flower. This speaks to the incredible impact that nature’s creations…

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The Meaning Behind Valentines Flowers

The meaning behind Valentines Flowers as a symbol of fertility, love, marriage and romance goes back for centuries. The most popular of flowers being the red rose, but did you know that other exquisite flowers are also given on Valentines Day with their own meaning which have been pulled from various fables, legends and myths throughout the centuries. The meaning…

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6 Traditional Christmas Flowers

Traditionally, the glorious colour combinations of red, green and gold are associated with the festive period.  Bright, showy plants and flowers typify the season’s rich and inviting ambience – and of course, they’re stunning to look at too! Here are our top 6 traditional Christmas flowers and plants to enhance your home.  Amaryllis An absolutely stunning plant that originated in…

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How flowers can transform your space

At Cheltenham and Gloucester Flowers, we know what pleasure flowers can bring to people. They lift our mood, they’re aesthetically pleasing and their scent can lift the spirit. We’ve been supplying the trade and the retail market for many years, and it gives us great delight to know that our customers love our products as much as we do. We’re…

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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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