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NOT JUST OUR NAME, BUT OUR NATURE TOO|| Our eco efforts

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NOT JUST OUR NAME, BUT OUR NATURE TOO|| Our eco efforts

I have worked in other florists before where it felt like no one cared but me. Everything that was stripped, removed and taken off the flowers was thrown on the floor and then eventually made its way into the rubbish bin destined for landfill. It was only because of my efforts of separating and sorting that at least some of the waste caused by our industry made it into the correct bins. Unfortunately it is a fact, maybe not well known, that the floristry industry does create a huge amount of waste. Every bunch from the wholesaler comes individually wrapped,...

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FLOWERS MAKE US HAPPY || a letter to our Prime Minister

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FLOWERS MAKE US HAPPY || a letter to our Prime Minister

Dear Jacinda, I am a florist, and as such I have often been asked what I love the most about my job; without any doubt my answer is always the same. FLOWERS MAKE PEOPLE HAPPY No matter the occasion, whether it be a birth, death or marriage flowers undoubtedly bring a smile to any person receiving them. Flowers are an affordable luxury and an easy way to send that person who you are thinking of joy and happiness during difficult times. I know to compare yourself to another is never a positive thing. Let alone to compare one country to...

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AS THE WORLD COMES TO A HALT || the flowers continue to bloom

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AS THE WORLD COMES TO A HALT || the flowers continue to bloom

OUR FAVOURITE FLOWER SHOWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD As our wonderful and wild world comes to an abrupt hold, it is only Mother Nature who continues to bloom and if anything, she is blooming better than ever. Yearly there are many flower shows, exhibitions and festivals around the world, of course mainly held during the Spring of the hosting country. This does make visiting the gardens more accessible due to the opposite seasons of the worlds hemispheres. However if you can’t take a trip, thankfully social media can transport us into the gardens beds with an easy swipe of a...

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