Hello and welcome to the home of Pickers cut flowers.

North Yorkshire based flower grower. Growing seasonal, British flowers, foliages and herbs for local florists, weddings, events and homes

  • Flowers sold by the bucket for DIY weddings and other events
  • Flowers by the bunch or stem for florists, flower arrangers, retail or the public
  • Small vases arrangements for any occasion
  • Planting plans and cutting garden designs
  • Christmas wreaths and decorations

My Story

Pickers flowers grew from a small seed of an idea in 2014 and has become a thriving business to meet the increased demand for locally grown, seasonal, British flowers.

Based in Moor Monkton near York, “Team Pickers” supplies bunches, buckets or single stems of wedding and event flowers for florists, diy brides and flower arrangers or clubs.

As a child growing up on a farm, I was surrounded by the abundance of the Yorkshire countryside and now share the magic and beauty of nature by selling my distinctive garden flowers.

Having studied Horticulture and Garden Design at Asham Bryan College, York, it was not until I decided to grow some flowers for my son’s wedding that my life changed.  This was the turning point and I decided to follow my dream of growing beautiful flowers for others to share and enjoy.

I joined Flowers From The Farm (a network of British Flower Growers) which has enabled me to connect with other, like-minded flower growers and florists through a shared love and passion for flowers.

Beginning on a small scale, I have gradually acquired more plots within the village which has enabled me to grow a wide range of quality, freshly picked flowers for florists and brides.

The beautiful, historic location of Red House Estate and Chapel which dates back to 1607, is now the back-bone of the business and planned workshops.  It is hoped to slowly develop the ancient borders and rose garden and begin cutting from them once again.

An additional plot based at Summerfield Plant Nursery. Upper Poppleton York, provides additional capacity for growing perennials and shrubs.

I take inspiration from the land and hedgerows surrounding the estate.  Seasonal flowers, herbs, grasses, foliage and seed heads are specially selected and freshly picked for my customers to create natural, romantic, luxurious bridal flowers and spectacular arrangements for events.

During recent years the provenance and sustainability of flowers bought in the UK has been questioned as over 90% of the flowers purchased are imported from abroad.

Pickers flowers aims to redress this situation by providing gorgeous, locally grown, seasonal flowers, fresh from the garden.  They are nurtured and grown with love and will bring beauty into your life and put a smile on your face.

Buy Flowers

Pickers Seasonal, British Flowers are available from March until the end of October.

They are grown, nurtured, selected and freshly cut from the flower plots at Moor Monkton on the outskirts of York and offer the following advantages:

  • Good value – no minimum stem count reduces wastage.
  • Scent – scented flowers and herbs are grown wherever possible. Chemical preservatives are NOT used and as a result perfume is released and not inhibited as with imported flowers.
  • Wide choice of flowers that are not easily available from traditional wholesalers e.g dahlias, seed heads, grasses and sweet peas with tendrils.
  • Freshness – flowers are cut to order, and specification to ensure quality.
  • Bespoke – providing adequate notice is given orders can be colour themed or tailored to specific requirements.
  • Wildlife friendly – chemical preservatives and artificial fertilisers are NOT used.  Wildlife is encouraged.  The use of chemicals is kept to a minimum and organic alternatives are used wherever possible.
  • Sustainable alternative – flowers are grown and delivered locally, thus reducing mileage and CO2 emissions.
  • Personal service – Pickers aims to provide flowers and foliage to suit your requirements and style. Queries and suggestions about the service provided are welcomed.
  • Collection by arrangement at a time to suit you.  Delivery can be arranged but will incur a delivery charge to cover fuel costs and time (price on application).
  • Stable pricing – no hidden costs and no VAT.

Seasonal Flower Guide

‘Pickers’ flowers are available from the beginning of March to the end of October. Varieties are selected and succession plantings made to ensure a continuous supply of beautiful blooms and foliage through Spring, Summer and Autumn. Approximately 180 different flowers, herbs, grasses, foliage and seedheads are grown to provide a wide choice of colours, shapes, textures and scents which will enable you to create stunning, sensual wedding and event flowers.

The following guide shows some of the customer favourite varieties available each month. These can be used as a reference to plan your floral requirements. Please note this is by no means an exhaustive list as new varieties are constantly being trialled and assessed. .Also do remember that the British weather can be very unpredictable and therefore guarantees cannot be made to have specific flowers for specific dates.Whilst we will do our very best to be able to help you select seasonal flowers for your wedding or event we may need to suggest suitable seasonal alternatives to enable you to achieve the desired style or look you require.

For more information or to book an appointment to discuss availability, please click on the contact button.


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