What do you need to work in a florist’s shop?

November 13, 2010

Orla M asked: I’ve heard you need a degree to be a florist, but I just want to work in one, helping with sales or displays. I can’t find any decent information on the subject, and was wondering if anyone could supply me with their own knowledge. I don’t want to call the shop until […]

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Flowers delivered like the photo

November 7, 2010

John asked: I want to send my mum flowers on mother’s day, but I always worry that the flowers will arrive wilted and just a badly presented. I heard that the picture you see on the web site is not what is necessaraly delivered – they may change things here and there. Is this true? […]

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carnation plants from carnation flowers

August 6, 2010

georgeL asked: I bought some very nice carnations from a florist and I wanted to know if there is any possibility that I could start plants from the flower stalks? Many thanks G

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get my local florist to carry my line of handmade gifts

July 12, 2010

Kathryn asked: I make nappy cakes and I would like to ask the local florist to sell them for me, Problem is, I don’t know what to offer them. A set fee, or percentage of profits or maybe something else

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How many flowers does a tulip plant produce?

May 3, 2010

I am going to grow some tulips in my garden. The flowers look beautiful but I have really not seen a 2nd flower growing . Do more flowers grow on it one after the other?

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meeting your florist for the first time

April 3, 2010

I am meeting my potential wedding florist tonight and I am wondering what I should bring with me to be prepared? How did your first meeting with your florist go? Did she have mock ups ready for you to view, I have a few pictures of flowers I like and bouquet style I like.. I […]

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