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All across the country our BFA member shops will be getting ready for the rush this Christmas time.

All across the country our BFA member shops will be getting ready for the rush this Christmas time. We've only a few more weeks to go and the shops are starting to get geared up for the festive...

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The BFA heads to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show!

The British Florist Association is set to wow visitors to the Floristry Zone of Chelsea’s famous Great Pavilion with a bold, innovative ‘Floral 100’ installation celebrating a cen...

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The World in Flowers

Heathrow airport's Floral Instillation

We're used to talking about 'The Flower World' but this has the term take on a whole new meaning. A map of the world made of 2,000 fresh flowers has been unveiled at Heathrow Airport. V...

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Gift deliveries

Flowers as Gifts

Whether it is a really special occasion or a last minute order to cheer someone's day, gift flowers can let the recipient know you're thinking of them. Is there a better way of delivering t...

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Flowers Make a Great Birthday Suprise

Flowers as a birthday gift make the perfect present. Whether the recipient is an 8 year old girl, someone turning 21, a 40 year old chap or any birthday at all, your florist can help you with just the...

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Next Day Flowers

Next Day Flowers

When ordering flowers for the next day you will have many options available to you. We highly recommend that you place your flower order with a BFA member professional florist that is located in the ...

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Funeral Flowers

A Guide to Buying Funeral Flowers

A funeral tribute in the form of beautiful flowers is the final gift we can give to the deceased prior to their burial or cremation, flowers can bring great comport at such a sad time. Whilst there...

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Sunflowers the queen of Summer flowers

Sunflower - July 2017

Summer is in full swing. And so we’re letting the queen of the summer flowers shine this month. With its optimistic appearance, the sunflower is the ideal candidate for some extra celebra...

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The BFA, Kites & the search for the RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year 2017

The world’s greatest flower show, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show opens to the public on 23 May and promises to offer an exceptional showcase of professional floristry.

Sixteen outstand...

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Corporate Flowers

Never underestimate just how important business flowers are. Flowers have a language of their own. Uniquely they create an atmosphere or make a statement that words cannot equal. No matter what you...

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Flower Delivery

Flower Delivery - From Store to Door

Safe delivery of your flowers is paramount. Once professional florists have created a stunning design the final step of ensuring they arrive in perfect condition, is in many ways the most important on...

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Your Wedding Florist Will Ask Detailed Questions about your Wedding Day

What Will My Wedding Florist Need to Know?

Your professional florist will guide you through all the requirements and information they need during the consultation, this will be a time when you'll be able to start discussing plans you ha...

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If you need flowers for the same day... our professional florists will always be able to help.

Same Day Flower Delivery

If you require a delivery of flowers for the same day the vast majority of our BFA expert florists will be able to take care of this, with many able to take delivery orders until as late as mid aftern...

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Say it with Flowers

Say it with Flowers

For centuries people have been conveying messages of happiness, love and sorrow with flowers. What better way than saying what you struggle to say in person than with a bouquet of fresh cut flowers. ...

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A Kiss and Flowers - the perfect couple!

International Kissing Day!

International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day continues to be celebrated on July 6.

So what's it all about? Well as the name suggests it all about encouraging you to share a kiss! Never...

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Win a 100 stem Chelsea bouquet to celebrate 100 years of the BFA!

We are in the mood for a celebration, and how better than with beautiful, scented, spectacular flowers expertly arranged by a BFA professional florist?!

To mark 100 years of the British F...

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Funerals are a time when we say goodbye to our family or friends, they are as varied as the individuals we have lost. Funeral flowers are the last gift we can give to the deceased at their burial o...

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Delivery Services from Store to Door

Flowers by Post

There are many companies that take orders for flower delivery where the flowers are sent by post. Normally a third party courier company offers an easy and convenient way to ship out flowers for th...

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How to Choose Your Wedding Florist

Your wedding flowers are such an important part of your big day, so selecting the right florist for you is an important consideration. Take a look at the information below to ensure you choose a local...

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ORDERING FLOWERS - What will the florist need to know.

Ordering Flowers - What Will the Florist Need to Know.

A professional florist will gather the flowers that will be just perfect for your order and create a gift that will be a feast for the eyes and if you wish use scented flowers, they will bring a frag...

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