We often work closely with a national PR company to assist them in pushing fresh flowers into the public eye. Here you will also find articles about awards, Grower visits, Features on Bridal websites and local media articles.

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Your North East Wedding

Just one look at the gorgeous photos from their big day prove that they absolutely achieved that goal, with the smiles and special emotions captured here – not only between Connor and Kate who clearly ADORE one another – but also amongst their much-loved friends and relatives, saying it all.


Your North East Wedding

Laura met Ryan when she was shown around the BBC while looking for a job. “Ryan's boss asked him to give me an overview of his role,” recalls Laura. “I thought I appeared interested – but I found out later that Ryan thought I was bored! I got the job and was seated next to him, but we barely spoke for a few months because he didn't really like me after our initial meeting!


Belle Bridal Magazine

Jenny and Peter- The couple tied the knot back in early September after meeting on a night out in Aberdeen. Jenny’s flat mate and Peter, who were both from Newcastle, had many mutual friends in common, giving Jenny an excuse to travel down to visit him a few weeks later. As the saying goes, “the rest was history.”


Belle Bridal Magazine

Danielle and Chris-A wedding with the wow factor” … that was Danielle’s dream for her big day, and choosing to celebrate at Northumberland’s super-luxe, French-inspired wedding venue Le Petit Chateau, gave her exactly that. The first time she visited the truly-unique hotel in Otterburn, she was so blown away that she cried, and knew there and then it was the only place to make her dreams come true.


Love my Dress

Lucy and Matt- With the beautifully kempt greenery and rustic Mediterranean vibes, the location is a stunner, and is actually located in the UK. Intrigued? Then let’s see where it is after all…


Express Online

Florismart's expert florist Katie-Jane Hermes said: "The style of the bouquet is a traditional wired design. Similar to her mother's style but without the ‘S’ shape. It is full of beautiful textures. This is certainly a skilled design to make.

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Belle Bridal Magazine

When it comes to the wedding industry, this region is blessed to have so many creatives, who are innovative, push those bridal boundaries and excel at what they do best. Today we’re excited to share with you a gorgeous styled shoot, captured by Belle Art Photography, where fashion meets foliage.

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You and Your Wedding

With the bride being a professional florist, the flowers on her big day were bound to be beautiful, and Katie-Jane and Wesley's July wedding certainly didn't disappoint on the floral front. The couple combined a beautiful collection of colours, ranging from teal to gold, to ensure their wedding day was as special as their relationship.

The Lady

Katie-Jane Hermes – expert Florismart florist provides us with the top 10 British blooms to look out for this month and why we should be making conscious decisions to buy them at our local florists!


In this article, Katie-Jane Hermes from The Garden Studio shares her enthusiasm about gerbera grower Holstein Flowers. Scroll down to learn more about this one of a kind grower.

Daily Mail

It featured astilbe - meaning of 'I will be waiting for you' or 'I'll still be waiting' - symbolising patience and dedication to a loved one, according to Katie-Jane. 

The Lady

Florismart Ambassadors and independent florists Katie-Jane Hermes and Lesley Rutter, who have experienced floristry in different eras, offer unique intel into bouquets held by the brides in royal weddings throughout history. Below, Katie-Jane has also recreated Meghan’s bouquet based on the predictions of the flowers she'll carry down the aisle on May 19th to wed Prince Harry.

Express Online

Speaking exclusively too Express.co.uk, Florismart’s expert florist Katie-Jane Hermes believes Meghan could even emulate Princess Diana with her wedding flowers.


To tell us the meaning behind each flower in Meghan’s predicted bouquet, we caught up with wedding and events florist and owner of The Garden Studio Katie-Jane Hermes, 28.



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Katie-Jane predicted that her bouquet will be mostly white and will include Peonies, Garden Roses, Lily of the Valley, Astrantia, Ranunculus and Sweet Peas. She also said that there will be a touch of Myrtle as all past royal bouquets have had. The Myrtle is cut from the same plant used for Queen Victoria’s Bouquet. Furthermore, Katie-Jane thinks that the bouquet will be round-shaped and ensure it’s large and loose enough to show off all of the flowers.

Sunderland college

An award-winning florist is the pick of the bunch after joining Sunderland College’s teaching fraternity.


An acclaimed North East florist, who has been recognised at industry-leading events including the Harrogate and RHS Chelsea Flower Show, is to impart her knowledge to the next-generation of floral artists after taking up a new role with Sunderland College.

Northumberland Gazette

At the Christmas demonstration of the Cheviot Valleys Flower Club we were entertained to All That Glitters by Katie Jane Hermes.


Fusion Flowers

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It appears that brides are moving away from sugar flowers on their cakes to real flowers.  Great news for designers around the world and Katie-Jane Hermes shows you one that she designed.

The Florist

60 Seconds with Katie-Jane Pridmore


The Chronicle

A talented young florist is hoping to dazzle the Chelsea Flower Show judges with a sparkling ball gown

The Journal

Talented young florist Katie-Jane Pridmore the is bidding for gold in one of the world’s biggest gardeners’ shows.


Katie-Jane Pridmore is a name we’ve come to know quite well at eFlorist. A talented, up and coming young florist we are delighted to announce Katie recently received another award, winning a first at the Harrogate Flower Show in April.

Playing with Flowers

Katie-Jane Pridmore made this very elegant design, it contained lots of strings of pearls and intricate wire work.  The central garland of flowers contained phalaenopsis orchids, cymbidium orchids, carnations and gypsophila. Katie-Jane received a Silver Grenfell medal for her piece.

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Sunderland Echo

Katie-Jane Pridmore visited Sunderland Floral Art Club’s January meeting at The Royalty Theatre with her demonstration If You Go Down To The Wood Today. Sunderland Floral Art Club is the oldest floral art club in the city and will be celebrating its emerald anniversary shortly


This evening of presentation was originally part of The Society of Floristry's special recognition dinner, acknowledging those florists (each year) who had attained their Level 4 and 5 qualifications, their knowledge of their subject and their technical ability. 

The Journal

A TALENTED florist has picked up a silver medal after impressing the judges with her first appearance at Chelsea Flower Show.

The Chronical

And florist Katie-Jane Pridmore picked up the Young Achiever award after winning a place at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show.