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Top 5 Winter Flowers

Top 5 Winter Flowers

Top 5 Winter Flowers We are smack bang in the thick of Winter here in Melbourne and while most of us are dreaming of Spring and warmer days ahead, there is actually a lot to love about Winter.  There's all the obvious things like warm soups, cosy fires and hot...

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Basic Wiring Techniques

Basic Wiring Techniques

Basic Wiring Techniques It may seem like a fiddly and time-consuming task but once you have mastered the art of wiring and taping flowers with these Basic Wiring Techniques, you will be able to create a multitude of floral pieces. Wiring adds strength to delicate...

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Daffodils – 10 Fun Facts

Daffodils – 10 Fun Facts

Daffodils | 10 Fun Facts and a funny little story. The humble Daffodil is well known and much loved by just about everyone.  Their bright color and cheerful, distinctive form make them irresistible both  as a cut flower and in the garden.  I just love them.  When they...

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Amaranthus | Featured Flower

Amaranthus | Featured Flower

Amaranthus, collectively known as Amaranth, is a fabulous flower variety which can be found in abundance at this time of year (Australia December - April) There are many different varieties but most commonly used in floral arrangments are Hanging (Amaranthus Caudatus)...

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Native Spring Flowers

Native Spring Flowers

  Native Spring Flowers. Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love a native bloom.  Their color, texture, design and robust disposition means they are not only beautiful, but long lasting as well. Currently, they are enjoying a resurgence in popularity which is...

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Quarter Time

  Hi there, it's quarter time! 3 months into my little business and I thought it was time for me to get on the blog bandwagon and share a thing or two.  Forgive me if I am not overly interesting or succinct, blog writing is not really my strongest point. I...

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