The Green Edit

meet the maker: Lara Messer from Bare Bones Chocolate

We’re thrilled to be working with ethical and independent chocolate brand, Bare Bones – and we know you’ll fall in love with their delicious range, too. We chat to co-founder, Lara Messer, to find out more about the brains behind...
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the growing up interview: Michelle Feeney, Founder of Floral Street

Who helped you grow? And what advice has led you to where you are today? We catch up with Michelle Feeney, friend of Beards & Daisies and founder of sustainable perfume brand, Floral Street, to discover the pearls of wisdom...
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5 gardens to visit in the UK

Get outside and enjoy green spaces with these fantastic gardens located up and down the country  Staycations are on the cards for many of us this year, and there are plenty of stunning public gardens to get explore right on...
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the growing up interview: Chloë Luxton, founder of Bramley

Who helped you grow? And what advice has led you to where you are today? We catch up with Chloë Luxton, friend of Beards & Daisies and founder of natural bath and body care brand, Bramley, to discover the pearls of...
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The Growing Up Interview: Martha Keith, Founder of Martha Brook London

Who helped you grow? And what advice has led you to where you are today? We catch up with Martha Keith, friend of Beards & Daisies and founder of stationery brand, Martha Brook, to discover the pearls of wisdom that have helped her thrive. ...
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3 ways to create a bee friendly garden

It’s World Bee Day! To celebrate here’s three ways to help this essential pollinator and create a bee-friendly garden. 1. Fill your garden with plants An obvious place to start, but you’re not the only one who loves outdoor space to...
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5 ways to connect to nature for Mental Health Awareness Week

Get outside and feel the benefits on your mental health. Today marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16th May), and this year the theme is nature. Green spaces and the unlimited beauty the great outdoors possesses will always be huge...
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3 of our favourite bars and restaurants that are plant heaven

Need some inspiration for your next dining and drinks destination now we have a little more freedom? We’ve got you covered! What happens when you join up two of our greatest loves in life – plants and eating out? A...
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The Growing Up Interview: Molly Masters, Founder of Books That Matter

Who helped you grow? And what advice has led you to where you are today? We catch up with friend of Beards & Daisies and founder of two book subscription brands, Molly Masters, to discover the pearls of wisdom that have...
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My Life In Plants: Zanna van Dijk

We're so excited to announce our collaboration with Zanna van Dijk, and here you can get to know her a little better, as we chat all things plants.
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5 ways to spend mother's day this year

This Mother's Day, celebrate the ones who raised you with these five lockdown-friendly activities.
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My life in plants: Rafael Viegas Ramos

He’s an architect, artist and biophilia advocate, with 100+ plants to his name. We chat all things green with Rafael Viegas Ramos.
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The best botanical skincare brands

Think plants are just for making your home a bit greener? Think again. It goes without saying that we’re obsessed plants here at Beards & Daisies – so, of course, we’re keen to incorporate them into all areas of our life – and that extends to our bathroom shelves, too.
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Lets Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day

Today – 17th February – marks Random Acts of Kindness Day – a entire day dedicated to the simplicity and selflessness of being nice to someone just because. A sentiment that should really be celebrated and incorporated into every day life, but sometimes we all became far too caught up with our own lives and problems that we lose sight of this. With the pandemic sadly far from over, we think kindness is the tonic we could all do with a dose of right now, so to mark this positive day, here are five ways to spread the love.
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3 of the best desk plants to motivate you when from working from home

The pandemic has undoubtedly changed the way we work, with many of us now working remotely so we can stay at home in accordance with lockdown rules. In the world of the ‘new normal’, Zoom meetings, dining table desk set-ups and a commute that stretches no more than a mere few steps.
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3 valentines recipes to cook at home

A delicious meal is the perfect way to mark the most romantic day of the year, no matter what your relationship status is. Behind plants (of course!), food is our one true love, so time to whip up a storm with these vegetarian meals from Hello Fresh.
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How to show love in lockdown this Valentine’s Day

Whilst lockdown might be forcing us to stay put, there are still an abundance of heartfelt gestures you can do to mark the occasion, whether you’re single, taken for, apart from your significant other or having a Galentine’s celebration, we’ve got something for everyone.
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Listen up: 5 of the best plant podcasts

Plug your headphones in, it’s time to give your audio a green makeover. Plants and podcast make for a dreamy pairing if you ask us! So whether you’ve recently immersed yourself into the world of all things green, or have...
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4 ways to live greener with bottlegreen

Being eco-friendly really can be easy as these simple switches prove. From the products we buy, to the places we shop – we can all find small ways to be a little kinder to the planet.
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Houseplant Terminology: Made Easy

Read our guide and you’ll know your pruning from your propagation in no time! Deciduous A plant that naturally goes through a cycle whereby it drops all of its l
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How To Beat The January Blues

Ahhhh January. It’s a love-hate relationship. The promise of a fresh start and new beginnings really gets us going, but then the freezing cold weather, depleted bank balance and that general gloomy feeling that brings us down to reality when we realise summer is still quite a way off can be quite a mood killer.

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My life in plants: Natasha Sidhu

Her Instagram, @la_sidhu, gives us serious botanical envy, so naturally we caught up with Natasha to talk our favourite topic – plants Tell us a bit about yourself… My names Natasha and I’m a content creator and product stylist from...
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How To Care For XL Plants

You know the phrase ‘go big, or go home’ – that’s our mantra when it comes to our new range of XL sized plants. The bigger, the better! And whilst tall plants make for a standout display within your home, they can require some extra care – but do
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Pandemic-Friendly Ways To Keep Yourself Amused At Home Over The Christmas Period

If we take anything from 2020, it’s how to keep ourselves amused when confined to the same four walls. Yep, it’s officially been the year of staying at home, and although good news of the Covid vaccines is reassuring us that there is light at the end of the tunnel, we’re not out the woods just yet. Undoubtedly, Christmas is going to be a bit different for everyone this year. And usually, when we have days of annual leave, we stuff them full of plenty of plans and people to catch up with. 
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All you need for a green weekend

And whilst it is tempting to lounge on the sofa and admire your plants all day, you’ll really feel the benefit of scheduling in plans, no matter how small. Here’s five ways to not only occupy yourself, but also to be a little greener this weekend.
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