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May
2020
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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
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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
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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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17
Mar
2020
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How to Protect Artificial Plants Outside

For many people, part of having a beautiful garden includes having eye-catching plants that makes the area feel homely, lively and fills the empty spaces. However, not everyone is blessed with a green thumb to keep unique plants alive. For those, artificial plants are generally preferred over real plants. But can you put artificial plants...
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12
Feb
2020
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A Guide To Adhesive Tapes – All You Need To Know About Adhesive Tapes

When we think of adhesive tapes we immediately think of sticky tape. Before pressure sensitive adhesive tapes (PSA’s) were invented, glue and paper was used to secure and bind packaging. The discovery of sticky tape came about when a scientist working for 3M back in 1925 discovered masking tape. Then, the same scientist discovered cello...
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6
Feb
2020
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A Guide To Keeping Your Fresh Cut Flowers Fresh

When buying fresh flowers, the most important issue is how to “keep your flowers FRESH” for as long as you can. Keeping your reputation as a florist, protecting your profit margins and having repeat customers depends not only on the quality of your flowers but also on how long your customer can keep your cut...
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6
Jan
2020
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How to decorate a table with candles

Whether you’re setting the table for a big event or simply for a romantic dinner at home, there’s one thing you shouldn’t forget, and that’s the table decorations. Naturally, a wedding table, for example, would be decorated differently than a children’s party table. Yet, there is one piece of table decoration that suits almost every...
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