Wild Flower Arranging and all things Informal with Brigitte Girling of Moss & Stone Floral Design

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If you think Floral Design is all about extravagance and cutting garden favourites, then allow Brigitte Girling – the genius behind Moss & Stone Floral Design – to show you her wilder way of #flowerarranging. Using the #wildflowers from her garden and some she’s grown from seed, she brings a celebration of nature to her designs which is in keeping with her love of the wildlife in her plot.

As Brigitte, Alan Gray (East Ruston Old Vicarage) and Thordis explore her favourite plants of the moment to add informal magic to designs, we also contemplate how formal lines in a garden can be softed by the planting around them.

Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Double Click Bicolor Rose’
Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Cupcakes’
Scabiosa atropurpurea ‘Beaujolais Bonnets’
Zinnia ‘Benary’s Giant Orange’
Tithonia rotundifolia
Lysimachia Nummularia
Salvia ‘Royal Bumble’
Smyrnium perfoliatum
Impatiens balfourii
Tropaeolum smithii
Tropaeolum speciosum
Echium pininana
Eupatorium maculatum
Melilotus altissimus
Knautia arvensis
Viola tricolor
Viola hederacea
Cichorium intybus
Clematis ‘Princess Diana’
Echinacea pallida
Helenium ‘Moerheim Beauty’
Hedera helix ‘Erecta’
Hedera helix ‘Buttercup’
Hedera helix ‘Pink ‘n’ Curly’
Hedera algeriensis ‘Gloire de Marengo’

Get Gardening!

  • Kate Crowley
    Posted at 19:28h, 11 August

    Great to see you Brigitte.

  • Steve Black
    Posted at 19:32h, 11 August

    what Alan neglected to say was he wears a ladybird suit when moving the ladybirds to his greenhouse lol, Thordis the bees on the stachys could be carder bees but bees will go to the most supercharged with nectar plants at the time then move on once they have gone over, another great vid well done

  • Kate Crowley
    Posted at 19:42h, 11 August

    Alan please send Thoris some seeds also. She is too polite to ask. The seeds you offered to Brigitte.🤗

  • David Allison
    Posted at 20:32h, 11 August

    Great show as always, its great to see brigitte back.

  • HeartMagnet
    Posted at 06:20h, 12 August

    good stuff

  • Poggle The Lesser
    Posted at 10:55h, 13 August

    Great show! My Erecta looks great in it! The other hedera are cool, too! Very interested!

    Btw: the shrubbish hedera cut from the flowering part is handled under the cultivar name 'Arborescens'.