THE FORAS JOURNAL

Bringing Chelsea To Norfolk – The Juniper Sky Garden

OPENING 27th AUGUST 2021 Foras have been fortunate to be involved in the fabulous RHS Chelsea flower show for many years and have received the coveted gold medal on two occasions. This year, with the flower show postponed to September, we have decided to build our own little piece of Chelsea permanently in Norfolk. We […]

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Opening Times & Covid Safety Procedures

Stowbridge Showrooms and Gardens Our aim is to provide the safest possible shopping environment for our wonderful customers and fabulous team during these challenging times. We are a gardening business and are based on a large family farm in the middle of the Fens which luckily, because our location, means we have huge spaces to […]

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ALL WRAPPED UP

Giving can truly be more rewarding than receiving and there is nothing more enjoyable  than watching your recipient’s curiosity and anticipation as they peel away the patterned paper concealing their present. This desire to hide a gift’s identity until the right moment brought about the wonderful art of gift wrapping, which has been around for […]

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Feathered Friends

Spotting something new can bring joy and elicit a smile, and with the pandemic still in full swing, people are looking for new hobbies to fill their time. Many are seeking a closer connection to nature and lockdown has either started or reignited their love for wildlife. The chirps and morning songs in the garden, […]

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Norfolk Spirit

Building a business from the ground up is hard work, and for many people it is the pinnacle of their personal achievement, truly a labour of love. 2020 was the year nobody expected, but businesses fought past every setback, adapting and adjusting to keep forging ahead. It became clear that to succeed in this new […]

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Light Up Your Life!

Brand new and exclusive for 2020, Foras has introduced a range of decorative lighting to illuminate your home this Autumn. As the winter weather begins to set in, we are spending more time indoors making our homes cosy and comfortable. One of the best ways to do this is to invest in some beautiful lighting […]

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Garden Stories – Planting with Lucy

Hey, it’s Lucy here, from Lucy’s Garden, I’m super excited to be sharing my first ‘planting with Lucy’ blog series! Over the next few months I will be sharing some of my planting design ideas which you could use to “Bring a little Chelsea” to your garden… It’s all about the clever use of pots […]

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Garden Stories – Planting with Lucy – Part Three

I hope you all enjoyed my previous blog post on planting in the Keswick Vintage Zinc Planter. I’m back with more inspiration ideas to help you create your own perfect garden space! Vintage Copper Beech Planter Size(s): Small, Medium, Large Plants featured: Large: Trachelospermum Jasminoides Medium: Digitalis Albiflora, Agapanthus ‘Black Beauty’ Small: Astrantia Gill Richardson, Geranium Sanguineum […]

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Garden Stories – Planting with Lucy – Part Two

I hope you all enjoyed my previous blog post on how to bring a little Chelsea to your garden. I’m back with more inspiration ideas to help you create your own perfect garden space! Keswick Vintage Zinc Planter Size(s): Small, Extra Small Plants featured: Small: Hosta ‘Halycon’ Extra Small: Hosta ‘Blue Cadet’ These vintage zinc planters will […]

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Garden Stories – Planting with Lucy – Part One

Hey, it’s Lucy here, from Lucy’s Garden, I’m super excited to be sharing my first ‘planting with Lucy’ blog! Over the next few months I will be sharing some of my planting design ideas which you could use to “Bring a little Chelsea” to your garden… It’s all about the clever use of pots to […]

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Foras Art for Cure

We feel very lucky to have been featured in an art feature by the brilliant Joel Walker. Using the Foras Shark Sandstone bird bath and plinth, combined with Joel’s Kingfisher bronze sculpture, a beautiful piece has been created. The Shark Sandstone Bowl is grey with flecks of white, silver and charcoal, and every bowl displays unique […]

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