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Poinsettia care tips

Poinsettia care tips POINSETTIAS, Why Florists are the best retailers for them! We Care – pass the message on! With the plants being the undisputed stars of the festive season we must highlight the reasons why florist should be the number one choice for consumers, we are the expert retailers lets share this. We all … Read more

Cut Flower Poinsettias

Yes, you read it correctly Poinsettias as a cut flower, but you don’t have to just take our word for it do your own test, it might be the best thing you’ll do this month…. take a plant this week, condition it as explained below and do your own vase life test – this could … Read more

Poinsettia varieties.

Amazing varieties of Poinsettias We know that there is an incredible range of poinsettias available, not just the usual red, however, we must not take this for granted, we must shout about this to our clients… not all consumer know the varieties we have to hand.  It’s another way we professional florists can shine leaving … Read more

Boost your Poinsettia sales

Boost your Poinsettia sales Poinsettias – It’s Time to Take a Different Approach? Let’s take back control of our Poinsettia sales! We have a sure-fire way to make that happen!…. Poinsettias are just so well known as THE plant of Christmas – their sales have topped a staggering six million plants sold in the UK alone. … Read more

Worldskills Gold Medal Winner 2018

Congratulations Laura Williams – Gold Medal Winner! After days of gruelling competition, Saturday evening saw Laura Williams scoop the Gold Medal as the results of the UK Worldskills Final competitions were announced. Medal Winners: Gold Medal – Laura Williams, Bridgwater and Taunton College South West Silver Medal – Elaine Stoner, Elaine’s Flowers Ltd South East Bronze … Read more

The Apprentice inside story

Elizabeth shares the highs, lows and inside story of her time on The Apprentice. We’ve spoken to Elizabeth to get the inside scoop on her time in the apprentice. From the 4th of October through to the 17th December many of us were transfixed by BBC’s The Apprentice – however, the lure to this series … Read more

Laura Leong secure her place to represent the UK at the Interflora World Cup

Laura Leong secure her place to represent the UK at the Interflora World Cup. Congratulations Laura! Laura Leong pumped the air as the scores were announced, she had beating off stiff competition will now go forward to represent the UK at the Interflora World Cup at the Philadelphia Flower Show in 2019. The finals, which took … Read more

The 2017 BFA Industry Awards Saturday

Six years ago the BFA Industry Awards were launched for all involved in the industry to gain recognition. Now – The Industry awards that recognise and reward excellence in the florist industry, are hotly anticipated and well established with the 2017 tickets selling out in record time, as florists and other industry experts alike are keen to … Read more

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