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As growers of beautiful things, we’re used to our flowers ‘stealing the show’, but sometimes people say nice things about us, too! Here are just some of those occasions – each feature below leads to the original article.

'Flower fanatic' donates field of tulips to Kerry nursing homes

A Dutch flower grower based in Kerry who was facing in to having to dump a field of tulips in the compost heap because of the Covid-19 lockdown has instead donated bucketloads to nursing homes with gardai serving as her delivery drivers.

The Story of an Irish Flower Farm: Image Interiors & Living

“I still remember that intense amazement when they grew, an eruption of leaves and orange flowers,” describes Fionnuala Fallon of the first time she grew nasturtium as a child. “To me, it really was like magic.” 

Something bold, something you: The Vow (Supplement with Irish Independent)

I’ve been enjoying the scent of mimosa, viburnum and sweet box over the past few weeks, from spits taken from the garden and placed in vases — their smell intensifying when trapped indoors.

Cutting edge flowers without the airmiles: Irish Times

If you’re a regular reader of this column, then you will know that I have more than a “bit of a thing” about cut-flowers.

The New York Times

A new breed of florist is abandoning mass-produced flowers for arrangements incorporating seasonal flora, like a pink frost hellebore or a narcissus bulb.

West Cork People

Ruth’s flowers offer an alternative to mass-produced flowers that are flown in from places like Kenya and Colombia.

Farmers Journal

Start your very own wildflower “cutting” garden with Maura’s Cottage Flowers

The Wexford People

Blooming great fresh flower business opens pop-up shop

The Evening Echo

Anna Hogan gave up working in law to relocate in East Cork and grow flowers.