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Jul 18

What’s Hot? – Hanging InstallationsYvette Timmins

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Hanging Installations are by far the hottest flower arrangements at any event. So we have chosen it to be the next talking point at this months Budders Club event. Yvette & Alyssa will demonstrate creating a fresh flower hanging installation which they will use materials that will dry and look stunning for multiple use. YouRead more

Apr 29

Blooms We Love: HydrangeaYvette Timmins

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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 Timmins

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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 15

This Week at Bloom CollegeYvette Timmins

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We’ve had a HUGE week in the Port Melbourne classroom this week! There’s been: 5 Career Change classes 2 new Flower Basics classes 1 new Seasonal Flowers class And 2 flower workshops – Whimsical Urn and Wedding Inspired Bouquet Here’s some photos of the beautiful creations from these classes…   At Bloom College Flower DesignRead more

Apr 08

Sharing the Flower LoveYvette Timmins

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It’s Friday, it’s a bit grey in Melbourne (how is it where you are?).  So…we thought we’d share some beautiful bright flower photos to help ease you into the weekend. You’re welcome!   At Bloom College Flower Design School we create Floristry Courses and Flower Workshops for beginners, the hobbyist and those wanting to pursueRead more

Apr 01

Bloom LIVE: Flower WallYvette Timmins

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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 Timmins

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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

Mar 11

MIFGS is getting close now – and we’d love to see you there!Yvette Timmins

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We’ll be at Stall C01, where we’ll also be running our super popular competition yet again – where you’ll have the chance to WIN A FREE FLOWER BASICS COURSE!!  Our 5-week Flower Basics course is one of our most in demand floristry courses – and regularly sells out way ahead of time. It’s perfect forRead more

Mar 04

Do You Pin?Yvette Timmins

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Here at Bloom College we LOVE Pinterest.  So much so, that we encourage all of our students (in particular the Career Change floristry students) to create an account and set up boards of things they love. Are you just starting out with Pinterest? Once set up, we suggest you start with broad keywords such asRead more

Feb 29

The Melbourne International Flower and Garden ShowYvette Timmins

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The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS) is almost here – and Bloom College are super excited to be a part of it once again! The theme is ‘Discover an Inner City Oasis’, and it’s being held from Wednesday March 16th to Sunday March 20th. New this year is ‘Gardens by Twilight’, which isRead more

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