Flowers Blog

February Flower Of The Month – The Violet
February 15th, 2018

With Valentine’s taking place in February, many believe that the roses are the official flowers of the month when actually, it’s the violet. There are over 500 different species of violets; this sweet-scented flower is found and grown in the Northern Hemisphere and places such as Hawaii, Australasia and in The Andes. The flower dates […]

The Universal Language
February 11th, 2018

There is a language that is spoken by us all. You see it when a bus driver slows down and waits for the young boy who was running for his life just to catch the bus. You taste it when a mother cooks breakfast for her little son before he goes to school, despite being […]

Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day?
February 8th, 2018

The celebration of love on the 14th of February began many years ago because of St. Valentine who was a Catholic Priest in Rome during the 3rd Century. He was such a firm believer in love that he started marrying soldiers in secret Christian ceremonies when Emperor Claudius II passed a law that prevented his […]

The Passion Behind a Red Rose
February 1st, 2018

Words or pictures have never entirely embraced the absolute beauty and richness of the red rose. The red rose is no doubt one of the most beautiful among all the roses. All roses carry warmth, affection and love in varying degrees. But the red rose, being the queen of roses, is the most popular and […]

How to start composting for beginners
January 25th, 2018

There are so many reasons why you should start composting. Did you know that they make the best soil for your garden, instead of paying tons of money for organic rich-soil you can make them in your own time for FREE! It enhances your soil and reduces your impact on the environment by keeping the […]

January is Carnation’s Month
January 18th, 2018

Apart from being one of the oldest and favourite flowers in the world, Carnation flowers represent those who were born in January. Also known as ‘Dianthus’, ‘Flower of God’ or ‘Heavenly Flower’, these beautiful flowers have been around for many centuries since the Greek and Roman Times when it was originally used for art. The […]

Discover Hidden The Health Benefits Of Plants and Flowers
January 11th, 2018

Many people are not aware of the many health and wellbeing benefits of common household plants and flowers. They have many hidden benefits such as improving air quality, soothing burns, improving sleep and easing anxiety. We wanted to bring you a list of some of our favourite plants and flowers that we think everyone should […]

Flowers that will help you with your New Year Resolutions
December 28th, 2017

2017 is coming to an end, and we’re at the point of the year where we choose a New Year resolution that will hopefully benefit us. However, we tend to make promises to ourselves and break it after a week or so. This is why for 2018, Mad Flowers, would like to help you with […]

Top Five Flower Gardens You Must Visit in Ireland
December 21st, 2017

With the cold and rainy weather making us all wanting to stay dry and warm inside, we can’t help but look forward to the sunny days ahead, where the flowers are blooming and being surrounded by beautiful colours. We can’t wait to be walking around, enjoying the breath-taking gardens that Ireland has to offer, which […]

Why flowers are the best gift to give this Christmas
December 14th, 2017

Do you know the feeling of opening your front door and seeing someone carrying flowers? Whether it’s a family member, a friend or the flower delivery guy standing outside, you automatically get excited. And you know what, that is a great feeling that all of our loved ones should experience.   This Christmas, the season […]