As Valentine’s Day approaches, we decided to combine the love of gardening with the love of thoughtful gifts, and have found 12 garden-inspired treasures sure to make your heart flutter, and perhaps even entice you to forward your wish list to your Valentine.
The Victorian language of flowers meant that you could express a wide range of sentiments with a simple floral nosegay. On Valentine's Day, the sweetest of holidays, we take a look at some popular flowers to include in a bouquet and how they speak the language of love.
Many people hate Valentine's Day. For these haters, I suggest putting on a mix of solidly grouchy music. We link to a mix of sad and yearning songs, with some suggestions for curmudgeonly flowers (such as, ahem, the daffodils being held by Morrissey, at left), for this most floral of holidays.