The New Provincial

by Romane Dagain

Join me as I attempt to grow organic flowers, create calligraphy art or simply share the joys of living creatively. You can expect loads of pictures of dahlias, craft projects and, every now and then, maybe a picture of my cat!​

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Autumn at the cut-flower garden and a farm update 🍂

The New Provincial October 2023 After the busy summer months, when comes October, gardeners, just like nature, need a good rest. Autumn is the time to put the garden to bed, reflect on the past few months and plan the next growing season. In today’s newsletter, I’ll list everything you need to do now for great spring flowers. But before we dive in, I have a small farm update for you 👀 Farm update You might have noticed the absence of the September newsletter, and that’s because I’ve been...
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about 1 month ago • 6 min read

July at the cut-flower garden 🌞

The New Provincial July 2023 July has arrived, bringing joy and anticipation to us gardeners as we embrace the early days of summer. It’s a time for celebration and appreciation as we begin to reap the rewards of our hard work. The vegetable patch is yielding its bountiful produce, the flowers are in full bloom, and our sun-kissed skin is evidence of our dedicated efforts. Amidst the abundance of the garden, it’s natural to feel a sense of overwhelmed with the tasks that lie ahead. In...
5 months ago • 5 min read

Your stress-free guide to starting a flower garden from scratch 🌷

The New Provincial Newsletter May 2023 Starting a last-minute cut flower garden from scratch may seem like a daunting task, but with the right approach, it can be done. If you, like me, have thousands of things to do and gardening feels like the last priority, don't worry! Here's my “almost-stress-free guide to starting a cut flower garden in just three hours for anxious busy people”. Over the past three years, I built a small yet productive cut flower garden behind my home in Devon. It may...
7 months ago • 5 min read

Creators that inspire and setting creative goals for 2023 ✍️

I’ve started this newsletter to celebrate creativity and document my creative journey, as I work on improving my craft. As 2022 comes to an end, I wanted to celebrate all the creators that inspire me every day and hope they will inspire you in return! In this issue, you'll discover six talented creators and I will share with you my own creative goals for 2023. In her own words, Rachel is a lover of history, folk music and hobbits. More importantly, she’s an incredibly talented filmmaker,...
11 months ago • 4 min read

Get creative with 3 sustainable holiday craft projects 🎄

December 2022 Hey Reader, Welcome to the holiday edition of the New Provincial Newsletter ✨🎄 The last time we talked, I walked you through everything I learnt running a flower side-hustle (can't remember? Read it here). I had big plans for November but work and a big flu forced me to slow down: I simply didn’t feel creative and crafting became a chore. But we’re in December now, and it feels very different! Christmas is my favourite time of the year because I can unleash my crafty self...
12 months ago • 6 min read

5 lessons learnt from starting a flower side-hustle 🌼

Welcome to the New Provincial newsletter! Hey friend, I'm Romane, the creator behind the New Provincial! It's been pretty quiet up in here 🙊 But I've finally decided to restart my newsletter and you can now expect a monthly email and regular Instagram updates on my creative journey, work from creators that inspire me and other musings. For the first edition of the ✨ New Provincial Newsletter ✨, I'm bringing you along my flower farming adventure... This summer, I started a side-hustle...
about 1 year ago • 4 min read
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