Flower Gardening

Flower gardening is a popular UK hobby and pastime that involves growing and cultivating different types of flowers in a garden or outdoor space, specifically domestically in the UK. It is a great way to add colour and natural beauty to your surroundings, while also providing a relaxing and enjoyable activity/hobby.

The Benefits of Flower Gardening

Flower gardens and gardening can be undertaken by people of all ages, skill levels, and abilities. For instance, raised bed gardening, can allow those with a physical disability, perhaps in a wheelchair to participate in a fulfilling pastime they can enjoy, thus making it a fun, healthy and accessible hobby for everyone without restriction.

Many different types of flowers can be grown in a UK garden, including annuals, perennials, bulbs, and shrubs. Each type of flower has its unique characteristics and requirements needed for growth, including its soil type and lighting needs, making it important to research and choose the right plants for your garden.

Some popular flowers grown by UK gardeners include roses, sweet peas, tulips, geraniums and fuchsias, but check out the link above to give you a better understanding of what is available.


Whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener, flower gardening can be a rewarding and fulfilling hobby. It provides a way to connect with nature, create a beautiful outdoor living space, and enjoy the benefits of fresh air and exercise.

In our posts and pages below, we will explore amongst many other things the basics of flower gardening, including how to choose the right plants, prepare your garden, and care for your flowers throughout the growing season.