Why I love hibiscus so much

I love hibiscus so much. It's probably my favourite plant, and because I love it so much, it's even the Lazy Flora logo. It's a plant I always want to have in my life. Why do I love it so much? I'm not entirely sure. Whenever I see one, it makes me happy in a way that not many other plants do (don't get me wrong, I LOVE all flowers and plants, but this one is a real highlight for me). Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that I associate it with tropical holidays, and with carefree,...

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A snapshot of the House and Garden festival

  After a lot of planning, sleepless nights and an eventful setup at Olympia, Wednesday 22 June saw Lazy Flora debut at the House & Garden Festival. Held at the famous exhibition space in the heart of London, we showcased everything that Lazy Flora has to offer, including both our indoor and outdoor plant collections. One of the biggest reasons we chose to take part in the festival was to meet our customers, both loyal and new, face to face. It’s very easy in the beginning when you start an online business from your kitchen table, to get lost behind...

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Q&A with Kimberly Duran, founder of award-winning interior design blog, Swoonworthy

Known for her eclectic bohemian style, stunning imagery and must-follow interior design advice, it’s no surprise Kimberly Duran, founder of Swoonworthy ( http://swoonworthy.co.uk) , is one of the leading bloggers in the UK. We catch up over a coffee to talk about all things garden related. Thanks so much for taking the time to chat to us today Kimberly. So, let’s start with the main question - would you consider yourself green fingered? It’s my pleasure! Oh I don’t know if I’d consider myself green-fingered – I’ve had plenty of plants die on me sadly but I’m certainly getting better...

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5 self-care tips to implement this weekend

It’s fair to say self-care has become a buzzword this year, but taking care of both your body and your mind is so greatly needed in this fast paced, often overwhelming, day and age. The weekend provides time away from the daily grind to really look after yourself, even if it’s just for an hour on a Sunday morning while the rest of the house sleeps. Here are our top 5 self-care tips to implement this weekend. Organisation OK, so we’re not talking about a deep clean here – if that’s your thing, then grab those marigolds – but we...

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Alice Vincent talks to Lazy Flora

I'm so excited to present to you this lovely interview with Alice Vincent! In case you haven't come across her before, Alice is a bit of a singularity. She's a millenial who is big into gardening, who also happens to be into music and has masterfully melded the two into the most enticing and aspirational of CVs. She also happens to be mighty fine with words, is the author of How to Grow Stuff, and has strong opinions on horticultural culture and society, which she shares freely in publications like oh, just The Telegraph and The Guardian, as well as...

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How to create a stylish small garden

Even though your home might not be blessed with acres of rolling land, it doesn’t mean you can’t create a stylish yet small garden oasis. With summer just on the horizon, we take a look at six ways you can maximise your outdoor space in the best possible way. Vertical Wall Planters By utilising vertical wall planters, you’re able to add colour and scent to your garden whilst retaining the ground space you have. Geometric and industrial inspired vertical wall planters add real personality to your space, while traditional wooden designs mean the space won’t date easily. An alternative is...

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