Accidental Botanist

‘A visual deconstruction of the favourite flowers of a florist, interwoven with a bit of botany and a sprinkling of autobiography’.  Click here to see the full review in Gardens Illustrated by John Hoyland, a plantsman and writer.

Shane Connolly on The Royal Wedding flowers

Let wedding flowers send a green message, says royal florist Shane Connolly in the Financial Times.  The most thoughtful displays accept the constraints imposed by season and local provenance.  Read more of Shane’s invaluable advice and the abundance of less by clicking here.

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Honey deconstructs flowers to reveal depth, character, and magic

US magazine, Flower, features Robbie Honey’s Accidental Botanist.  Click here to read the article.

The Quiet Pattern Revolution

Click here to read a lovely interview in Elle Decoration in which Abigail Edwards, wallpaper and fabric designer, discusses her love of calming prints and the influence that nature plays in her exquisite designs.  The article includes four contemporary creatives who share her passion and feature in the book.

The amazing anatomy of flowers revealed in iPhone pictures

Special offer on this title in The Telegraph Lifestyle Gardening section.  Click here for further details.

Interview with Robbie Honey

Click on the link here to read Dr. Jackson’s blog about floral artist Robbie Honey’s life influences and his fascination with plants.

Shane Connolly, Country Life’s Living National Treasure

‘What I do is like good cooking – if you have beautiful ingredients, you can’t go wrong’.  Read more of this article by clicking here.

Calling all chocoholics!

Paul A Young has been called the world’s most innovative chocolatier. Here, he shares three delicious but different recipes from his book Sensational Chocolate on the M&S Style and Living website.  Click here to read more.

Robbie Honey at Work

Click on this link to see a brief clip of global adventurer Robbie Honey talking about his fascination with the structure of plants and how he deconstructs some of the world’s most exotic flowers.

Paul A. Young in The Sweet Makers Christmas Special on BBC2

Paul A. Young is appearing in tonight’s Christmas special of BBC2’s The Sweet Makers, broadcast on BBC2 at 9pm.  It’s all bonkers!  Four modern day confectioners recreate the spectacular Victorian Christmas dish – a Boar’s Head Cake.  For a preview of the programme click here.  If you miss tonight the show will be repeated on Wed 20th December at 7pm, and again on Friday 22nd at 3.35pm.

The original 3-part series will be repeated over the Christmas period.