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Apr 29

Blooms We Love: HydrangeaYvette

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This weekend, Bloom College is once again teaming up with Porter Davis World of Style. This time, attendees will learn to make a beautiful ‘Tea Cups & Roses” arrangement – keeping in line with a Mother’s Day theme (that’s coming up very soon!). In preparation for this event, we’ve had these gorgeous hydrangea’s delivered today. Read more

Apr 22

The 6 Steps to Keeping Your Flowers FreshYvette

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One of the most common questions we get asked here at Bloom College, is how to maintain your flowers so that you can keep them looking fresh and beautiful until you’re ready to use them. There are 6 key steps to follow: 1. Remove the plastic from each bunch. This stops the blooms from sweatingRead more

Apr 01

Bloom LIVE: Flower WallYvette

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This week we held a free presentation for our flower loving community – the first of the monthly Bloom Live Events. Attendees joined us in person in our Port Melbourne classroom – and online – and were treated to a presentation on how to build a flower wall.  In just under 2 hours teachers fromRead more

Mar 23

Autumn Blooms…What’s in Season NOWYvette

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Autumn is a lovely time for flowers.  The days are getting shorter, the mornings are getting cooler, and we are spoilt for choice with the wide variety of beautiful blooms available. Here’s what is in season NOW: Dahlias These beautiful and popular flowers are grown in the field in Australia in summer, in areas closeRead more

Dec 09

Vases, Vessels & FoamYvette

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Choosing your vessel or vase is another area of floristry that you can really let your creativity soar. Just about anything goes, and the choice of vessels available for arranging flowers is wide and varied. From jars, to cans, bottles, tea cups, or baskets…re-using and recycling is a perfect way to put new life intoRead more

Dec 03

Private Floristry Workshops & Corporate TrainingYvette

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Bloom College has more than just floristry courses and flower workshops. Did you know that we also offer private one-on-one floristry workshops, floristry business owners training, staff training, or corporate workshops with any of our highly trained and experienced  teachers? We can provide training for: > An experienced florist that wants to learn a newRead more

Nov 26

Blooms We LoveYvette

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Here’s a (very) small sample of some of our FAVE blooms out now.  They look great as part of Christmas themed decor, wedding bouquets…or let your creativity run wild! Some of our flower workshop and flower course students have been already been using some of these in class this week – and it’s been greatRead more

Nov 19

Bring Your Event ALIVE with FlowersYvette

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We have a wide range of floristry courses and flower workshops here at Bloom College, and last Saturday saw a keen group of flower lovers learning all about using the beauty of fresh flowers to make their wedding or event come alive. In this special 6-hour workshop (which included a yummy lunch), our students learntRead more

Nov 05

Flower Crowns at MMAYvette


On the 15th October, Bloom College hit the road, and travelled out to Epping, where we held a series of short Flower Crown Workshops at Melbourne Market Authority (MMA). Flower Crowns are so popular right now (think: Spring Racing Carnival, Weddings, Events – anything!), so participants were keen to learn how to create their own.Read more

Oct 28

Presentation: WrappingYvette

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Flowers are a great gift to give – you can give them when you visit a friend in their home, to brighten up someone’s day if they’ve been unwell, to say thank-you – or just because… To make the flowers just that bit more personal, you can quickly and easily wrap them before leaving home.Read more

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