Plants that fool nature every day!

In celebration of April Fool’s Day, we wanted to put a spotlight on the plants that fool nature everyday by playing tricks on insects to lure them in, whether for pollination or for consumption. Nature’s tricksters play games every day! Here are our favourites...
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Mother's Day gift ideas Mum will love!

Mother's Day is just around the corner and our Mother's Day gift shop is full of wonderful ideas and inspiration for you to find that perfect gift to show the special mum-figure in your life just how much they mean to you.     Because she's just your cup of tea! Shop gorgeous botanical gifts for mums who love tea here.      Because you can never go wrong with flowers! Flowering plants make a beautiful plasting gift. Shop our most beautiful flowering plant gifts for mums who love flowers here.   Orchids are one of our favourite flowering houseplants...

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Come join our team! We are looking for a new Customer Support Representative.

Lots of exciting things are happening at Lazy Flora and we’re now looking for another Customer Support Representative to join our amazing team! Lazy Flora: what we’re all about Lazy Flora is the UK’s top garden plant subscription service. We’re changing the way busy professionals garden – making gardening hassle free, and beauty and nature more accessible to everyone. The role: Customer Support Representative (part time, remote) Working remotely, you’ll deliver world-class customer service support to Lazy Flora customers. As a key customer-facing role, this would be ideal for someone who has experience working in customer service, although this is...

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Why Oxalis (False Shamrock) is the St Patrick’s Day plant.

Oxalis triangularis, also known as false shamrock or wood sorrel, is a flowering plant native to South America. It is also the plant of choice when celebrating St Patrick’s Day each year. As the legend goes, St Patrick used a 3-leaved shamrock to explain the concept of the Holy Trinity during an impromptu sermon to evangelize the pagan Irish people. St Patrick went on to become the bishop of Ireland and died on March 17 c.461 A.D, and the 3-leaved plant, called the shamrock by the Irish (Seamróg), became the symbol of Ireland. Whilst we may never know the true...

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Early spring plants - introducing our March seasonal outdoor plant collection

March is here and signs of life are persisting all around us. From daffodils emerging through the leaf litter, snowdrops, crocus and fritillaries flowering away, song birds greeting us with their dawn chorus, and leaf buds forming on the trees, the itch to get outside becomes stronger with each day. By the end of this month the clocks will shift into summer time and the days will become longer than the nights, giving us all more time to spend in our beloved gardens. This months collection is full of wonderful spring goodies to brighten up your outdoor space. Every seasonal...

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Honouring three influential women in horticultural history for International Women’s Day.

It's International Women's Day on 8th March 2022. Lazy Flora was started by a woman, is mostly run by women, and serves a lot of women, so this is something close to our hearts.There have been many women throughout history who have created and owned some of our most famous gardens. However, before the 20th century it was almost impossible for any woman to train and become a professional horticulturist or garden designer, regardless of her social background. Here, we wanted to shine a light on three influential women in horticultural history with legacies that are still enjoyed today. Gertrude Jekyll...

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