Antony and I (Rebecca) are husband and wife and lovers of foliage and flowers. Based in Headingley, we grow flowers and foliage in our garden (at present) and design and create floral arrangements here too. In our tenth year of marriage, we have set aside our usual plea for ‘a quiet year’ and (as is totally sensible amidst Pandemic Flu), we have taken over The Green Yard at Headingley Heart. We are grateful to the team at Heart for welcoming us in, despite the chaos in the world at present.

We chose to go on this adventure as we felt a need for control over our working lives and, through this, achieve a better quality of life with our children. We believe in life that there are many things that we can do, there are lots of things that we like to do, but there are a few things that we love to do. Growing and working with foliage and flowers is something that we LOVE to do and this resonates throughout everything we produce. We also love people: it is fundamental to our healthcare backgrounds and helps make us tick. We hope The Green Yard will give us the opportunity to connect more with the lovely people of Headingley.

We suspect that it will be a while before we are able to open for ‘business as usual’ within this community-minded hub. Whilst we are looking forward to welcoming everyone to browse and buy our house plants, outdoor plants and sundries in person, we would like to reassure you that plants are still available for delivery to the local area (LS4,5,6,7,16 & 18).

The outdoor plants are now mainly up on the website to buy. The list will be updated regularly. If there is something that you would like that you cannot see, please email us at [email protected] We will be happy to provide support and advice as you need it.

Antony and I look forward to working with you and for you today, tomorrow and into the future.”