Planting Daffodils For A Succession Of Sustainable Spring Cut Flowers

Summary

Fierceblooms discusses planting daffodils, favourite varieties to grow and getting a succession of sustainable spring blooms for cut flowers.
In this video, I talk all about planting daffodils my favourite varieties to grow and what to do to achieve a succession of sustainable spring daffodils for cut flowers.

Autumn, or fall as they call it in North America, is a busy time of year for a cut flower garden. Alongside sowing hardy annuals and a general tidy up for winter, planting daffodil bulbs or narcissi is a major activity in our canalside cutting garden.

We plant 1000s each year and in this video, I recommend a few of my favourite daffodils which you can grow to make your own spring garden grown bouquets. I also share my 7 key points for ideal growing, planting and conditioning, as well and how to choose the optimum varieties for your floral designs.

Although daffodils are traditionally yellow, in this video, I share the very many other shapes and sizes, as well as softer colour palettes including pale lemons and whites that you may like to grow for your cut flower garden.

About

A 19th century historic wharf and Cheshire canalside cutting garden is the inspiration for our wild garden style ethos. I root my floral design in every precious fleeting seasonal moment, growing and creating only ever with local seasonal scented British flowers.

If sustainability matters to you, if you care that floral creations are as kind to the environment as they are beautiful, then I am a kindred spirit.

We share our artisan florals in our live online virtual flower classes, and with our flowers, create bouquets and undertake a few intimate Cheshire weddings a year.

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Floral Classes For 2022

Sadly …

.....our canalside wild garden LIVE online classes have finished for now.

Thank you if you were part of the "Nature and Nurture" flower class series 1H 2021. We loved every single class from everlasting dried Valentine's Wreath's, and wild garden style bouquets for Mother's Day, Easter and Spring with the final bouquet class on the summer solstice.

We don't have any further classes right at the moment, but we are finalising our programme for 2H 2021 right now so check back soon or subscribe to our newsletter to be amongst the first to hear!

We are plotting and planning, exploring and investigating floral classes for 2022.

Always, our fierce focus is to share how we create our signature "Wild garden Style" floral designs using local, scented, seasonal and sustainable flowers.

In fact. we only ever use local, garden grown (in our case) British flowers. Our desire is in every class to inspire you to create your own planet friendly, environmentally conscious floral designs using ingredients that reflect your season, your flora and your locale. 

Rather than a constraint, we believe creating with your own seasonal garden grown flowers encourages you to make floral art that truly embodies your own unique floral signature.

2022 is our 3rd season of live online classes.  We look forward to continued conversations with sustainable floral enthusiasts from the far flung Scotland Highlands, down to Devon and Cornwall, across to Wales, and way beyond to North America, Australia, New Zealand. To hear more subscribe to our newsletter.

Online Flower Class Testimonial

I felt like I was there. I just couldn't reach out and stick my nose in the flowers. It was as if I was sat in your front room watching your creativeness.
Online Mothers Day Bouquet Class Attendee