This blog is news and information about our shop Booker Flowers and Gifts Liverpool. Here we showcase flowers of the month, design a new bouquet or arrangement with our flower of the month in. Show the new gifts we have in stock and give you our latest wedding flower news.
Tuesday, 4 September 2012
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Hi Gemma It is weddings
all the way at Booker Flowers at the moment.
We are very
excited to have been chosen to work with Interflora and the famous
designer Vera Wang on a specialist Wedding Flowers collection, one of
only a very small number of florists in the area to have been selected.
It is a wonderful opportunity. More on this next month hopefully.
And with perfect
timing, we have also been working very hard on creating a new Wedding
Flowers website and will hopefully have a link for that for you in next
month's issue too.
In other news,
we have a vacancy for a florist so if you know anyone who might be
interested, read the note below and ask them to get in touch. Thanks very
Gemma at Booker Flowers and Gifts
One of our
florists is leaving to look after her grandchild so we now have a part
time vacancy for a experienced florist for 3 days a week.
person would also need to have good people skills, some sales
experience, basic computer skills and a full UK driving licence.
If you or
anyone you know may be interested please send your CV to Gemma as soon as possible.
Closing Date September 15th 2012.
"Flowers were beautiful"
Thank you so
much for your help in making our wedding on 4th June 2012 so wonderful.
were beautiful – as many of our guests commented.
I also loved
the heart of petals in our hotel room!
Leon and Lucy
Featured gift of the month
We have gotlots of new items in
our homeware department for you this month. There is definitely a
wooden shabby chic look going on at the moment, with lots of lime
washed wood and the ever popular hearts. Particularly
attractive are these wooden lime washed shelves and drawers with
hangers at the bottom and heart detail.
are £90. All our gifts are available online to browse or order, or you
can see them in our gift shop on Booker Avenue. This is the website
link for our homeware products.
Flower arrangement of the month
Germini Perfect Gift
This flamboyant array of colourful germinis makes a very
vibrant gift. We've chosen fun, bright colours for a contemporary look,
adding just a little foliage for the finishing touch. This is the
ultimate feel-good gift, perfect to make someone smile.
cerise, yellow and orange germinis with salal presented in a curved glass
vase and finished with a green sisal collar.
£26.99, vase included, same day delivery available
bouquet will often come in a an aqua pack. This is where the bouquet is
arranged and tied off (so there is no need for the recipient to rearrange
if they don’t want to). It is then wrapped and the stems sit in a water
bubble. This will then usually be delivered in a bag such as the one
When flowers are delivered like this they can remain in the aqua pack for
a maximum of 3 days, but after this to ensure maximum life of the
flowers, the water really needs changing. To do this, carefully remove
the wrapping from around the stems, containing the water, but leaving the
tie in place so that the bouquet retains it shape.
Then fill your
vase with tepid water and add the flower food supplied. Re-cut the stems
with a sharp knife or pair of scissors to the right length, so that the
edge of the design rests on the edge of the vase.To get optimum life from your flowers
re-cut the stems, remove any faded blooms and change the water every few
summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds
are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.
As mentioned above we will soon be launching our wedding flower website.
This will have a page of recommended wedding suppliers. If your or anyone
you know has a relevant business and would like to discuss possibly being
included on this list please send an email to Gemma