Open Botanical Studio

September 11, 2017 Caitlin McGinniss

A massive thank you to everyone who came to our open studio on Saturday. We loved opening up our doors and letting you explore our urban jungle. Our customers are just the best, it's people like you that keep small businesses like this alive. With every purchase you make, no matter how large or small, we are more grateful than you  know. Whilst most of our plants were sold out by 2pm, we now know exactly what you folks want in your homes so we will be re-stocking and opening the doors again this Saturday the 16th. We're based in...

Keep Your Posy Fresh

June 14, 2017 Caitlin McGinniss

A little video to show you how to unwrap, trim and arrange your posy once you receive it.

Indoor Plant Care

June 05, 2017 Caitlin McGinniss

  Loads of people have asked me to write a blog about how to best care for indoor plants. So, here ya go guys! It's pretty important to remember that succulents, cacti and a lot of house plants are grown and native to warmer clients (Morocco, Spain, South Africa etc) so when we put them in our homes here, it can take them a little while to acclimatise to our not so tropical weather. Here are a few hot tips: - The number one tip, and most important is to make sure your plants are in the right soil. The...

Flower Wall in Collaboration with The Rosehip and Berry!

February 27, 2017 Caitlin McGinniss

                                            It was July of 2016 when we got a call from Victoria Square's PR and Marketing company asking us if we wanted to install a flower wall in Victoria Square over the Valentine's Day weekend, 2017. Ever the optimist, and not wanting to say no to such a fab oportunity I said yes, then scrambled wondering how a solo business owner like myself would be able to tackle such a large project on my own. I had a...


February 01, 2017 Caitlin McGinniss

  It was about this time two years ago I started best buds. At the time I saw a gap in the market for posies and plants and took my self off on short courses and practiced and read and practiced some more. And boy, have we come a long way... I was able to resign from my full-time job and offer a daily posy flower delivery business and last year I worked longer and harder than I ever had before. I was caught in a whirlwind of excitement and flowers and as a result the business grew, blindly, but...