Flower Arranging Workshops with a BLOOMING DIFFERENCE!
Floral Gossip is an informative, engaging romp through the stories and lives of some of Australia’s most popular cut flowers and profiles the 100+ most popular and available cut flowers in Australia. While there a hundreds of books about gardening and growing flowers there are not many about what cut flowers are best at what time of year, how to select and care for them and the inner workings.
Mercedes shares her knowledge about the ‘personality’ of the flowers, what really makes them tick, what sex they are (and yes this does make a difference to how you care for them – no surprises there), their fragrance, what their significance is and how they can help you transform your thoughts and actions. If you think we humans are complicated just wait till hear all about Floral Gossip Blooming Personalities. No shrinking violets in this lot.
You’ll never look a flower the same way again – Mercedes Sarmini
Mercedes is hoping to spread smiles all over Australia with the use of Cutflowers.
A weekly segment, a season segment to share the love of Cutflowers for a Blooming Australia according to Mercedes.
Mercedes Sarmini is a florist with a difference. Her passion for cut flowers and sharing her love of flower arranging has changed people’s lives, including her own. Mercedes is a regular contributor to radio, presenter at flower shows (Melbourne International Garden Show, Floriade, and Flower Power Nurseries) and has trained thousands of people, mostly women, in the art of floral arrangement. She also established a 12-week VET program to train Aboriginal women in the art of floristry design and arrangement in goal and rehab.
Mercedes has personality, a great sense of humour and a passion to share her knowledge about cut flowers. Her shows and presentations are marketed as Floral Gossip.
In 2017 Mercedes co-hosted a weekly radio program on The Good Life with Jono Coleman titled Floral Gossip as well as being a regular contributor to the Real Word Gardner with Marianne Cannon, 2RRR 88.5 FM every Wednesday 5 – 6 pm (Community Radio Network) 200 radio podcasts so far.
Mercedes has also produced a series of 8 online floral educational videos “I want to be a florist” program and they have launched to coincide with the publication of Floral Gossip - Blooming Personalities Book 1 – 7
"So what are you waiting for BLOSSOM'S!"
"Isn't it TIME you got Floral GLOBAL"!