Never known to hold back — be it good or bad — read on for industry views from Caroline Marshall — Foster, Managing Editor of The Florist, the only independent trade magazine for the £1.8 billion UK retail flower industry.
As part of its plan to lead the houseplant revival among London’s stylish homeowners and offices Patch (www.patch.garden), the online plant shop, has completed a $1.1m seed investment in its efforts to bring gardening to the digital age.
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Floral stars from around the UK and world will gather at Leeds Castle in Maidstone, Kent in September to transform what has already been described as the lovliest castle in the world into a totally magical one.
The Colombian flower industry, which is showcasing its wares at Proflora 2017 in Bogotá from 4 – 8 October, will be launching a brand new, UK wide, marketing campaign in September to remind florists and wholesalers why buying Colombian flowers is best.
For so many florists answering the phone is the first interaction you’ll have with a large chunk of customers; it’s an unusual industry where telephone sales are still extremely common as customers need to talk through bespoke orders and explain delivery details. So why th… Read more
I remember when the Flower Council produced their first Green Gallery online magazine. Lord what an uproar on Facebook! ‘Had they lost their minds’ people metaphorically shouted! ‘This isn’t floristry’ wrote Mrs Angry of Dagenham. ‘Why aren’t they supporting the flor… Read more
Meet Amanda Randell, the creative floral force behind Amanda Randell Floral Design. Amanda is a British Master Florist, RHS Chelsea Gold medalist, tutor at the renowned Academy of Floral Art and now a member of the Good Florist Guide.
Chanel de Kock is the lady behind the Flower Council of Holland PR activity in the UK. An inveterate traveller – often to be found either diving or on the back of a camel, Chanel used to work In the fashion industry before making the move to floriculture where she brings h… Read more
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