Scented Narcissi

  • Island Flowers

    We might not have Scented Narcissi growing at the moment, but we do have some fabulous flowers blooming across the islands, in hedgerows, coastal paths, and gardens. Here are some of our favourite:

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  • Life on the Farm July 2014

    Our farmers are as busy as ever preparing the fields for next Season's crop, which should be ready around the end of September.

    Mike Brown from Sunnyside Farm has been using the machine below, a "Bulb Hoover", in the last few days on his farm.

    MIke Brown Bulb Hoover 2 Summer 2014

    The Bulb Hoover has belts that scoop the bulbs up & into the wooden box on the back.

    Mike Brown Bulb Hoover 1 Summer 2014

    The next step is to bring them back to the shed for cleaning & grading.


    Before machines like this were invented, the bulbs used to be ploughed up,  left to dry on the ground, then picked up by hand into baskets.

  • Did You Find One?

    We recently took part in The Lonely Bouquet, hiding our luxury gift vouchers around St. Mary's for three lucky people to find!

    Can you guess where we left them?

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    If you did find one of our vouchers, get in touch with us on 01720 423767, or email us

  • The Lonely Bouquet 2014

    This weekend is the international celebration of The Lonely Bouquet, where thousands of people across the world leave fabulous bouquets of flowers to be found by the lucky people that just happen to walk by.

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    (Some of our florists are taking part in the celebrations too- this one is by Jessie from The Poundbury Florist in Dorchester)

    As you all know, our flowers don't start growing until mid-September, but we won't let that stop us from joining in with the fun!

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    This weekend, we are leaving three of our luxury boxed gift vouchers around St. Mary's for 3 lucky people to find.

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    We might not be able to offer a bouquet, but hold on to the voucher you find, and you can redeem it this Autumn- we promise the first Scented Narcissi of the Season from our farmers will be worth the wait!

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    If you do come across one of our gift vouchers, don't forget to let us know- we'd love to see a photo of you finding it and where!


  • Celebrate British Flower Week!

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    This week is British Flower Week, where you can celebrate all things British! Our Isles of Scilly flowers are currently in bulb form, being planted ready for September, but here are some beautiful creations from some of our florists for you to enjoy with Seasonal British Flowers: 

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    Deacon's Florist

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  • Oh We Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside...

     Can you believe this is just 28 miles off the Cornish coast?

    MIke BRown of the island



  • Top Five Scilly Sunsets

    A bout of glorious weather here on the islands, has meant not only beautiful days, but stunning sunsets. Here are our top five from the last few days:

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    Spero's Sunset

    Sunset Darren Mason

    Jeremy Pearson Sunset

    Kernow King SunsetIf you visit the islands this Summer, we would love to see any of your photos that you take while you are here- just post on our Facebook Page, or send us a Tweet.

  • Which is Your Favourite?

    We have hundreds of beaches across the islands, in all shapes and sizes

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    Which is your favourite beach of all time?

  • Another Day in Paradise

    What a wonderful place we live in...7.6.12

  • Scilly Sunsets

    There are many things of incredible beauty here on the Isles of Scilly, but undoubtedly, the sunsets have to be one of the best. Here are some of our favourites. 20140110_083002



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