Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are - Mason Cooley ..

New arrivals this week


 Vintage wedding flowers ..

Full of beautifully shot photographs and  step-by-step instructions, this gorgeous book helps you create beautiful, timeless wedding flowers whether you plan to do the flowers yourself or employ someone to do them for you. £ 25 Click to buy


Floral Affair .. This beautiful booktakes us through a variety of beautiful spaces large and small, some ornate and others simple. From wallpaper to fabrics, floors to ceilings, architectural details, lighting and, of course, flower arrangements, some breathtaking and some simple... but all beautiful in their own right. £25 click to buy


The Pottery Gardener ... hidden within the walls of the Emma Bridgewater factory in Stoke lies the beautiful, tucked away space created by the in-house and rather dashing, florist, gardener and poultry man Arthur Parkinson. He has created the most vibrant, fun and amazing garden on what was the factory car park. £25 click to buy


Fine Little Day .. A fine little day is an irresistible patchwork of captivating interiors, inspiring ideas and collections. £17.99 click  to buy

In other news,

Cedar Farm welcomes our new resident Storyteller, Mrs Stanley, who promises to cook up all kinds of story and musical magic over  the summer.


She has moved into the shed beside Cedar Farm’s playground and is under the watchful eye of the animals who have all expressed an interest in making an appearance in her stories. Minstral, the baby goat wanted to be first. 

Story Shed will be offering storytelling and singing workshops for adults as well as children of all ages. 

A well as offering weekly sessions herself, Mrs Stanley will be inviting a variety of guest tellers too. 

Farmers market this Saturday 10am-4pm xx