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Welcome to Flowers by Catherine. I am an independent, local florist covering Harpenden and surrounding Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire areas, providing creative floral designs for all occasions.
Every order is tailored to you and your message. The result, quality, fresh, lasting flowers at a reasonable price.
I offer local delivery, pick and go from my pick up point or collection from my shop. You can be assured of a truly personal service, on time, every time.
Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life and it’s important to choose the right florist for you. Whether you are having a small intimate wedding or a large scale event, you can be assured that the combination of beautiful blooms and all those little extra details will make your day as special as can be.
Wedding party flowers, table arrangements, church flowers and venue decor can all be scaled up and down to perfectly compliment your style of wedding.
Flowers that reflect the life and personality of the individual as well as the sentiments of the family are the number one focus when it comes to funeral flowers.
I work with you to make choosing and organising your flowers for that final farewell as simple as I possibly can.
I work with a number of local funeral directors and liaise with them to ensure your farewell flowers are delivered at the appropriate time.
New baby? Birthday? Anniversary? Thank you? I love you?
Or just because………there are so many occasions where beautiful flowers are welcomed with joy and delight.
Whatever the occasion, I am an independent florist so I have the creativity and flexibility to produce a truly unique design to represent your message.
For families, groups of friends or parties, my workshops are fun and relaxed and can take place in your home, my shop or a hall. I provide all materials and step by step guidance, including top tips, advice on conditioning your blooms and getting the best out of them, to maintaining your arrangements to keep them at their best.
I have a background in HR and also offer tailored workshops for teambuilding and wellbeing events in the workplace or offsite, aimed at improving engagement, wellbeing and communication.
My floristry journey started late in life in my 40’s. Having been a Personal Assistant in the corporate world for over 20 years, a change in my personal circumstances and a battle with depression lead me to develop my existing love and knowledge of flowers and gardening via training at college, online and alongside established florists.
Before too long Flowers by Catherine became my career. I’m doing what I love and loving what I do and those PA skills have come in very handy too!
I’m also a lover of all things vintage and have a range of reduce-recycle-reuse items that I create floral arrangements in which can be used again and again by the recipient, two gifts in one. Where possible, I use eco-friendly methods in my designs and source some of my flowers locally to support British growers.
If you’re looking for truly creative floral arrangements for a special occasion, just because or an ideal gift for that special someone, do get in touch.
You have the ease of ordering and paying online but the difference is a gift that is unique and beautiful, how every gift should be.
Deciding which funeral flowers to buy is no easy feat. It’s a difficult time, and, understandably, grieving family members and friends will often default to lilies as the flower of choice. But funeral flowers have the potential to say so much about your memories of someone, so it’s worth taking…
Learn a brief history of the Language of Flowers and how to choose flowers based on their history and symbolism is a special way to add even more sentiment to your day.