We grow floral specialties and wild delights in our small Nottinghamshire cutting garden, harvesting the best of what’s in season to bring you beautiful floral design (without the air miles).

our story

Elder & Wild started life as a small garden terrace and a dream to share the delight of our stunning British blooms with others. We moved on to a modest plot that inspired our name, overgrown as it was with brambles and elderberry bushes. After a lot of hard work, we now have an established cutting garden that enables us to bring beautiful floral design to your home or special event using flowers grown with love, right here in Nottingham, the ‘Garden Town’.

what we’re about

Grown Not Flown LogoOur vision for Elder & Wild is to deliver something that is beautiful and sustainable. From seedling to bouquet, our blooms are grown, cut and arranged on-site the natural way; without the use of harmful chemicals or industrial processes. Each season brings its own cocktail of colours, scents and textures, and growing naturally means working seasonally. We design arrangements that make the most of the florals and foliage available throughout the year and in doing so, we create a snapshot of that moment in time. Embracing seasonality provides opportunities for unique floral compositions and means that our UK flowering season is beautiful but limited, running from March to October.

Our style has a ‘just picked’ and natural feel, which comes from our desire to work with nature and give it space to breathe. The blooms themselves lead our styling approach and we try to provide a stage that allows them to perform at their best.

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Our blooms come to you with all the energy and vigour of the garden, full of scent and wild beauty. Flowers lovingly grown and cut especially for you will perfectly capture the romance of your day. Inspiration begins with the excitement of what will be in bloom during the month of your wedding, developing into something special and unique to you.

Our Fully Styled Service is Perfect for couples who would like Elder & Wild to look after every aspect of the floral design for their special day. We work closely with you to develop a floral palette suited your wedding day aesthetic and draw this together with our elegant, naturalistic style, using the very best of what’s seasonally available; always locally grown.

We install at your venue in advance, deliver the wedding party flowers on the day and generally take care of every aspect of the floral presentation. We take on a very limited number of full-service weddings each year, so to arrange a consultation and secure your date, please get in touch.


Weddings can be expensive and we understand that some couples want beautiful wedding florals on a modest budget, so we’ve created our ‘Wild & Free’ service. It’s perfect for anyone wanting a less costly option or those who’d like to have a go at making their own table arrangements without having to worry about the wedding day essentials!

  • Available Items
  • Bridal Bouquets
  • Bridesmaids Bouquets
  • Button Holes
  • Buckets of Blooms (For Table Centres)
  • Requirements
  • Collection Only (Delivery not Included)
  • Floral Hair Design not Available
  • ‘Bucket-Only’ Orders not Available
  • Minimum spend £125

At the minute our bouquets for the home are only available via the Nottingham Food Assembly, pop-up sales or by special order. The Food Assembly is a great way to get local produce so why not give it a try!

  1. 1. Sign up for the Nottingham Food Assembly
  2. 2. Add some Elder & Wild blooms to your basket
  3. 3. Collect from Primary Studios the following Thursday

We are currently offering flower crown workshops by appointment during our summer season. They are a brilliant addition to special occasions, hen parties or events! We come with armfuls of blooms ready for you to create floral masterpieces, which are perfect for wearing for the rest of your day. Get in touch for more details and to book in flower crown day.


For general enquiries or if you’d simply like to say hello, please email us at the studio address. For styled wedding florals or our ‘Wild & Free’ services, please fill out the form linked below.

studio [at] elderandwild.com

friends of wild

We enjoy working with talented, creative individuals and think our clients would too. That’s why we have added links below to local businesses that we are proud to recommend.

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