One great way to brighten your home and lift the family’s spirits is to pick up some gorgeous smelling flowers from a local florist.
Let’s be honest, sometimes Melbourne’s weather leaves much to be desired, especially in the dark wintertime. One great way to brighten your home and lift the family’s spirits is to pick up some gorgeous smelling flowers from a local florist. This week we have scoped out Melbourne’s west to find some of the best florists in the area. Whether you are picking something up for the house or grabbing something for some friends or family these flower shops are definitely worth checking out.
For ten years, Senserrick’s [700A Old Calder Highway, Keilor] has been a haven for locals. You can pick up premium quality fruit and vegetables as well as excellent flowers for the home. Senserrick’s also cater for your gourmet pantry too, they stock fresh bread, pastas, oils, sauces, nuts, cakes, biscuits and more. The flower selection here is perhaps more specialized than others on the list, but their arrangements are always beautiful. Pick up some flowers for a friend or just something to brighten up the home. The team at Senserrick’s also create great gift hampers in house which are a perfect present for any occasion.
Tucked away in a suburban street, you’ll find Wildberry Flowers and Gifts [50 Blyth Street, Altona]. This little establishment packs a massive punch when it comes to service. They pride themselves on creating the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by the best service in the business. The shop specialises in tropical flowers, contemporary and traditional arrangements, high-style floral arrangements and much more. They’re also known for their fresh flower delivery. Place an order of flowers or gifts by 2pm and you will receive them the same day. Wildberry is a great option to show someone you are thinking about them, if you are away or unable to attend a special occasion. Image source: wildberryflowers.com.au
A Flower Affair [302 Melbourne Road, Newport] in Newport is very much like the suburb it inhabits, trendy, fresh and young. The arrangements are very creative with a modern twist, using plants that aren’t traditionally associated with floristry, such as kale! A Flower Affair specialise in weddings. They understand the importance of your big day, and their consultants will work with you to create something special that expresses sentiments that are close to your heart. Whether your wedding theme is classic, rustic, contemporary or anything in between, you can rely on the team to always have your best interests at heart.
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Established in 1980, The Flower Merchant [105 Puckle Street, Moonee Ponds] has established itself as one of the best florists in Melbourne’s West. The team of designers endeavour to stay ahead of the pack, creating unusual and refreshing flower arrangements. The Flower Merchant can help you out with any occasion, just head in store to meet the wonderful team and let them run you through their catalogue. They are great when it comes to large and corporate functions, so definitely keep them in mind next time you need to impress some work friends!
Sitting out front of Grown Florist [513 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds] you will find an array of bright red roses on stylishly stacked shipping crates. We wouldn’t call this flower shop a boutique but it is definitely a locals favourite. Expect to find an array of lovely flowers as well as great help picking and choosing for your special occasion. Another great thing about Grown Florists is their florist classes. Learn all about flowers and how to make them look beautiful, from professional florists. There are beginner and intermediate classes available and the best part? The price includes champagne and nibbles, making the perfect suburban escape for you and a friend.
Image source: facebook.com/grownflorists
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