THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Mar03

Flowers from the Farm

  For fresh cut flowers straight from the British countryside (see the vase in the picture above) please speak to …

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Feb07

Seasonal Flowers for Valentine’s Day

Although the ubiquitous rose is the preferred Valentine flower, it does look stupid when you offer them up as a cut flower in a cold, wet and windy February. Because you certainly don’t see them in the garden. (Okay, we have seen two squat pink rose flowers, part unfolded in a sheltered courtyard, wincing as they put their faces to the world… they did not suggest themselves as a gift of eternal devotion to us!) Before the giving of roses, people sent cards or wrote letters dripping with romantic sentiment to each other. Earlier than this Valentine’s day was considered …

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