Belgian owner Leentje Van den Eede (Leen for short!) studied in the Netherlands and at the New York Botanical Gardens, USA. She then trained with top Manhattan florists Floralia Decorators at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. In New York, she also worked at Takashimaya on 5th Avenue, Plaza Florist on Park Avenue and Vert-de-gris.
Leen moved to the UK in 2007 and took over an established florists in Linton, near Cambridge, which she renamed 'The Flower Boutique'. Within a year the shop was selected as one of just 12 English florists to feature in Sally Page’s beautiful book ‘Flower Shops & Friends'. – a year’s journey around English flower shops’.
Leen's mix of continental and English influences, combined with a touch of New York avant-garde, is a truly unique style you won’t find on every high street. This was recognised by Masterflorist and the shop is now included in their top 250 recommended florists.