11
Aug
2020
0

Luxury Wedding & Events Florist, John Emmanuel Creates Stunning Artificial Flower Installations at The Koch & Co Superstore!

Luxury wedding and events florist, John Emmanuel dropped into the Koch & Co Auburn superstore recently to add some industry extravagance to the aisles. A master in his trade, John has worked alongside many high-profile Australian wedding planners to create some of Australian’s most luxurious events. Over two days, John and his skilled team worked...
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28
Jul
2020
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How To Soak Floral Foam In Just 4 Easy Steps!

Have you ever wondered how those spectacular floral arrangements you see in a florist or on a celebrities Instagram page hold their gravity-defying shapes? The answer is floral foam; the secret weapon to help tackle even the biggest blossoming beasts. But are you soaking it correctly? Unknown to many, there is a right way and...
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11
Jun
2020
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We went in, held on and will come out of Covid-19 a better Florist Industry & Community.

The ever flexible and sheer resilience of the florist community, growers, flower wholesalers, florist & their staff, florist educators, floral designers and even flower delivery drivers have taken Covid-19 head on. After all the cancelations and postponed events, weddings and funerals as well as the complexity of Covid-19 safety, isolation and preparedness, the florist has...
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5
Jun
2020
3

A Simple Five-Step Guide To Make Your Own Terrarium

Unfortunately, not everyone has the space to express themselves when it comes to their green thumb. While we would all love acres of garden space to grow all kinds of beautiful things, many of us have to make do with what we’ve got. This is where DIY terrariums come into play, a mini garden for...
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2
Jun
2020
3

All About Design Master Sprays

Design Master has been the preferred choice for creative professionals over the last 50 years Florists, decorators and artists turn to this US made paint above any other. It dries quickly, offers unlimited colour combinations and superior coverage without applying a thick coat of paint. Design Master Sprays (DMS) are more durable than similar paints, as they are a modified...
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11
May
2020
2

John Emmanuel Interview By Koch & Co

We were honoured to have John Grima of John Emmanuel Floral Events come into the Koch & Co head offices and create some absolutely stunning floral arrangements using our artificial flowers and containers. We were in awe just watching him create these amazing floral creations. Watch our interview with John to learn about his background...
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5
May
2020
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What are alternatives to floral foam?

Until the revolutionary invention of floral foam over 60 years ago, florists would use chicken wire, straw, and even newspapers to support flowers at the base of their arrangements. It was Vernon Smithers who invented OASIS® Floral Foam in the United States back in 1954. Smithers-Oasis® invented a green sponge like material shaped as a...
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16
Apr
2020
1

8 Tips For Florists To Navigate Through Covid-19

By now we all know what havoc Covid-19 Corona virus pandemic is having on the florist industry and Australian economy. I am hearing that some florist have never been busier whilst others are struggling. Australia relies on flower imports which are not getting into the country very easily and if they are, the prices are...
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26
Mar
2020
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How To Decorate Mason Jars

Mason jars have become a popular, shabby chic way to decorate just about everything. Mason jars are the perfect rustic flower vase, candle holder, and more. Their versatility is truly unmatched. While it’s easy to find inspiration for how to decorate mason jars, actually getting started on the project can be a challenge. Often, there...
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24
Mar
2020
0

How to Make a Silk Flower Garland From Scratch

Making a floral garland out of artificial flowers has multiple benefits. It will give you greater control over the appearance of your project while also allowing you to preserve the garland for much longer than if you used real flowers. Among all of the DIY projects out there, creating garlands is one of the simplest...
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