I am Charlie Ryrie and I started the business because I love traditional flowers and wanted to provide an alternative to stiff imported blooms. I spent two decades as a journalist writing about the environment and landscape until in 2002 I bought a field, and the following year started sending out home grown flowers to customers nationwide, then for weddings and events. I became well known for wildly beautiful combinations. 

I have always grown without chemicals, and have developed low maintenance sustainable gardens. I now grow less for weddings and spend more time promoting ecological techniques and offering consultancy to individuals and businesses wanting to grow sustainably