Blog - Fiona Penny at Sunflowers Florist Weymouth




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The Rendezvous is looking very Halloweeny this week! We also added this lovely autumn display as a welcome. Pop in and take a look and enjoy one of their cocktails!

It’s that most wonderful time of the year and our store is brimming with christmas goodies! we have everything to make your home look beautiful! Lots of lovely seasonal flowers and foliage and plenty of lovely homeware. We also stock all your floristry needs if you wish to make your own creations, alternatively we can create beautiful centrepieces and various festive displays, along with a fireplace and bannister dressing service.We offer FREE local delivery with all our online orders and we are also offering Christmas day delivery by special arrangement.

Quick trip to the flower market this morning to pick up some lovely outdoor shrubs. Checkout our facebook page (fiona penny@sunflowers) for pictures. Pictures will be loaded on here soon! Twisted buxus, bays, firs and some lovely standard lavendar!

We have sooo many plants in this week! Everything from bouganvillea, sweet peas, various veg! bannana plants, kiwi fruit, olive and bay trees, osteos, geraniums, bird of paradise,…and loads more! We also stock handy bags of soil for those of you who can’t reach the garden centres! £1.20 a bag! Quality soil for our quality plants!!! My favourite time of year for our outside display!

This weeks specials!…Italian herbs arriving tomorrow. Mint, Parsley, Rosemary, Thyme and Sage. All top quality plants!
If you wish to make your own Easter tree, we have a good stock of Twisted Willow and contorted Hazel. More garden plants as the weather warms up! Lily of the Valley has been popular this week and we also have some lovely polyanthus and Pansys in stock. We will be well stocked with lovely Easter flowers, including the lovely white Airum and Longiflorum . lilies. Happy Easter!

Spring is on the way and the weathers warming up! We will soon be getting in all our lovely summer plants. Look out for bannana plants, chilli plants, kiwi fruits, hazelnut plants, loads of assorted veg!…and not forgetting the old favourites…the Venus Fly traps!!…All sorts coming in! ..Bit like a box of chocolates……you never know what i’m gonna get!!:-)

This weekend wedding season takes off in full blast with three of my favourite venues in a row.! We have the lovely Pennsylvania castle this Saturday and the following week the beautiful Minterne Manor, followed by the stunning Lulworth Castle for Easter weekend! We are lucky enough to have lots of beautiful venues to decorate this year!…Watch this space!

All geared up for a busy weekend! Loads in stock for the weekend! Lots of spring flowers, potted bulbs, blue orchids, rainbow roses, crunchy long stemmed amaryllis! We are still taking Sunday deliveries but don’t leave it too late to order to ensure the best choice of flowers. We are hoping it’s not going to be to wet this weekend so we can get our lovely display outside. Busiest weekend of the year and we are all buzzing!!!…if anyones passing, please bring us chocolate or cake! 🙂

Gearing up or Mothers Day! We have so much stock in! From blue orchids, rainbow roses, potted bulbs, glorious amaryllis, cupcake arrangements, and of course a lovely selection of flowers! We are delivering Saturday AND Sunday! Also a day to remember.xxxxx

well what a busy week! Just got over Valentines day and now straight in to prep for Mothers day! The last week has flown by! Usual every day madness and managed to fit in a flying (literally) visit to Holland midweek to buy some stock to fill my shelves. Left at 4 and home by 7 the same day! A “mini adventure” . Then the end of the week we were frantically busy creating designs for the Lulworth Castle wedding fayre which was yesterday. We secured five weddings and feel confident we will see some other interested brides come back and book with us. As an added bonus we also won the prize for best exhibitor stand. It made our day !! This morning was usual mad Monday. Unloading and dismantling the wedding fayre flowers (some of which we sold off at bargain price to some very happy customers!) early orders and my Dutchman also delivered all the purchases I made in Holland. Now itching to get it out on the shelves in time for the Mothers Day rush. Early night tonight and catch up with some zzzzz’s!

wonderful day today at Luworth Castle wedding Fayre Met some lovely brides!. Added bonus, we also anaward for best stand in show!

Up early tomorrow for a flying visit to Holland to pick up some goodies for the shop. Leave at six and home by six! Easy peasy! Pop by if your passinng next week and see what we have in stock.

The evenings are getting lighter and the birds are singing to their hearts content!  Spring has also arrived at Sunflowers! I love this time of year for flowers and plants. Beautiful, brightly coloured polyanthus are arriving daily and we have lots of spring bulbs in stock. The first of the herbs also arrived today. Some lovely aromatic Rosemary and Thyme. Perfect to add to the Sunday roast. Also some lovely healthy olive trees.

We needed a good top up this week after a busy Valentines rush.

The blue orchids are also back in store. The ideal gift for Mothers Day.

We have also stocked up on handy bags of potting compost for those of you that can’t get out to the garden centres.

Keep an eye out for a lovely selection of small garden shrubs and when it gets a little warmer we will be stocking  up on the veggie plants.



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