I have been fascinated with flowers and botanicals for as long as I can remember. I still recall my first flower press, which I received as a Christmas present in a craft set when I was 10-years-old.

“I’m a Dubliner born and bred, but my grandmother – who was a gifted gardener – grew up on a dairy farm in Co Offaly before moving to Dublin in her 20s. I also have dairy farming roots on my father’s side of the family, dating back to 1800s Dublin. Farming is deeply embedded within my DNA, and it was serendipitous that I rediscovered this meaningful connection.