Fresh hops for collection in Kent

5 Ways to Display Fresh Hops

Fresh hop garlands offer a natural way to decorate your home, garden, or venue. With a lush colour, fresh fragrance, and attractive shape, it’s unsurprising that people have been hanging decorative hops for many years. Here, we share 5 ways to display fresh hops to provide some inspiration for your own garland. 1. Across kitchen…

Wedding Flower Meanings

Choosing the perfect wedding flowers is important for every couple, and the symbolic meaning behind popular options might help you to make your decision. Here, we share some of our favourite dried wedding flowers and why you should consider them for your special day. Amaranthus Amaranthus symbolises everlasting love, making it a popular choice for…

Dried Flower Designs to Make

Whether you’re new to crafting or have enjoyed being creative for years, there are some lovely designs you can make using dried flowers. Here, we share five things to make with dried flowers that you can try regardless of your experience.     Design a dried flower arrangement Designing an arrangement using dried flowers is…

How to Dry Fresh Hops

Whether you’re drying a decorative hop garland or drying hops to brew beer, there are tips to consider to ensure that your hops can be used for their chosen purpose once dried. Read on to find out how to dry fresh hops at home. Drying fresh hops for decoration If you’ve bought a fresh hop…

Funeral Flowers: A Guide

Arranging a funeral and selecting the perfect flowers can be difficult during an emotional time, but the flowers you choose can help you feel connected to your loved one in celebrating their life. Here, we share the meanings behind different funeral flowers and their colours and hope this helps you with your decision. Funeral flower…

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Why Book a Floristry Workshop?

There are many reasons to book a flower arranging workshop. Immerse yourself in something creative, catch-up with friends, learn a new skill, and take home your unique creation. 1. Learn from a professional florist If you’d like to start flower arranging as a hobby, a workshop can be a great first step. Learn skills from…

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Biodegradable Confetti: A Guide

A fantastic option for eco-friendly weddings, biodegradable confetti is lightweight, pretty, and kind to the environment. Here, we share all there is to know about biodegradable confetti, including the different types, the benefits of choosing it, and how it can be displayed.     Why do we throw confetti? The tradition of throwing confetti is…

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How to Clean Dried Flowers

Like most home décor items, dried flowers can get dusty over time. Cleaning your dried blooms is an easy task and will help to maintain them. Here, we share tips on how to clean dried flowers so they continue looking great in your home. How often should I clean my dried flowers? As with other…

How to Display Dried Flowers

Dried flowers offer a charming way to decorate your home, and last a lot longer than their fresh counterparts when cared for correctly. Here, we provide tips on how to display dried flowers so that they stay looking great for as long as possible. Keep your dried flowers indoors Display your dried flowers and dried…

Hoppy New Year – January 2024

We do hope you’ve had a wonderful festive season and the new year has started well for you. For most, it’s a time to make new resolutions, aspire to new goals and look forward to the year ahead; that’s certainly what we’ve been doing this January here at the farm with a full schedule of…

Picking Supervisor

We are looking for someone with horticultural picking supervisor experience to be in charge of the day to day running of flower and hop pickers. It would be extremely useful if you have experience, although this is not essential as we will train you in house. The applicant would work from May to October full…