Floristry

Valerie is a Freelance Florist based in Amesbury, Wiltshire and specialises in Floral arrangements for Church Flowers and Festivals throughout Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset.

She has always had an interest in gardening and flower arranging and something that started off as a hobby has materialised into a successful small business. She has attended a number of formal classes to augment her natural skills of design and style.

Valerie offers a warm, personal and friendly service through which she creates beautiful and elegant flowers for all occasions. Her workshop is based in Amesbury and all her flowers are supplied by a very reputable wholesaler.

She is Chairman of the Flower Guild at her local Church – St Mary and St Melor in Amesbury for the past 5 years and runs a team of 10 volunteers.

She caters for weddings, funerals, private functions and corporate events. She designed and managed a 10 day Flower Festival in 2010 which raised a significant sum for her Amesbury Parish Church.

She is also a member of the Salisbury Cathedral Flower Team under the direction of Michael Bowyer, International Demonstrator and Adjudicator and assisted in the creation of afloral arrangement in the Cathedral for the Jubilee Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in 2012. She is a member of the Salisbury Flower Club.

She also works with and assists her daughter, Suzanne with her own floristry business suzihorrocksflowers.co.uk who specialises in bridal and wedding flowers.

Valerie can be contacted at valeried@holmwoodservices.co.uk or by phone on 07747 046447.