WATER AND PRESERVATIVE TAP WATER There’s no need to waste money on expensive bottled water for use in the vase. if you have access to clean, good quality tap water. The average temperature of tap water (10-15 degrees Celsius) is actually perfect for cut flowers. If the tap water is of high quality you may […]
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ALSTROMERIA GENUS SPECIES: Alstroemeria aurantiaca FAMILY: Alstroemeriaceae COMMON NAME: Peruvian lily ORIGIN & HISTORY: Originally Alstromeria is from Chile, Peru and Brazil. It was developed as a cut flower in England and Holland. The flower is named after Baron Claus von Alstroemer. The plants seeds were collected by Baron on a trip to South America […]
Ethylene gas is an odourless, colourless, natural plant hormone. It is also a by-product of man-made processes like combustion. Ethylene gas speeds up the process of deterioration in sensitive flowers and can even kill them. In a natural environment ethylene is emitted by ripe fruit as well as dead or damaged flowers and foliage. In […]
Wow! Twigs got to do a posy of flowers for the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Kate. These were made by Yvonne owner operator of Twigs, and given to the Duchess on her visit to Hospice’s Rainbow Place on Saturday 12 April 2014.
Congratulations to our junior florist Ange who won the wedding cake spray competition recently held for the design weekend Level 3 Floristry in Auckland