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Arena Flowers partners with Bread and Water for Africa UK

John Hackett @ 2021-06-04 09:55:27 +0100

‘Working in partnership to Plant a Better Future for African Children’ Flowers are one of nature’s great beauties. At Arena Flowers we sustainably source, and work with growers and farmers both in the UK and overseas. In each case, as the UK’s #1 rated ethical florist, Arena Flowers believe that it is important to give back more than we take, through fully sustainable and fair supplier relationships in support of local communities. As part of this commitment, Arena Flowers is proud to support the work of Bread and Water for Africa UK (BWA UK) whose vision is for every child...

Introducing the Arena Flowers Sustainability Report

John Hackett @ 2021-02-10 11:04:48 +0000
Arena Flowers has today pledged that it will become carbon neutral by the end of 2020. With the launch of its 2020 sustainability report, the most ethical florist in the UK will join the ranks of Marks and Spencer, Aldi UK and Neal’s Yard to become the world's first carbon-neutral flower business. 

World National Flowers

Asta Foufas @ 2020-05-05 13:16:07 +0100

Europe is home to some iconic and symbolic national flowers, like the Belgian Red Poppy and the Dutch Tulip. The historic Shamrock is the chosen flower for Ireland, with the legendary Tudor Rose the national flower of England. It’s no surprise that the iconic Maple Leaf is the national flower of Canada. The Maple Tree is famous for both its distinctive leaves and its sweet syrup made from the tree sap. According to historians, the leaf became a symbol of Canada as early as the 1700s. Moving to more tropical climates, the beautiful Butterfly Jasmine flower represents Cuba, with its...

Generous Brits: The UK’s Gifting Survey

John Hackett @ 2020-03-31 11:27:30 +0100
Find out how much people in the UK spend on gifts based on where they live and the most popular gift for each occasion.

The History of Mother’s Day

Jackie Wynne @ 2020-03-03 20:59:55 +0000

As we near the day in the calendar set aside for appreciating everything our mums do for us, it got us wondering: when did we start celebrating Mother’s Day? We looked into it and discovered, to our surprise, that the UK and US Mother’s Day traditions have completely different origins - but flowers are a key component of both! Mothering Sunday in the UK Mother’s Day in the UK has its origins in the 16th century custom of ‘Mothering Sunday’, which fell on the fourth Sunday of Lent. That’s three Sundays before Easter, and the tie-in with the church calendar...

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