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The Flower Picnic

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by Neil Follett (subscribe)
I'm a retired photographer living in Lilydale mainly researching and writing on Australian aviation history. Now writing more on general subjects.
Published May 5th 2021
Have a floral feast at The Flower Picnic
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florist sign
Street sign.

The Flower Picnic is a small florist shop but it is big on friendly service and offers a variety of floral arrangements.

florist shop.
The shop.

My first impression was not the expected buckets full of bunches of flowers. What greeted me were individual vase arrangements of floral beauty, all beautifully crafted by Nic and her team.

vase of flowers
Vase arrangement.

Nicole, the owner of The Flower Picnic is rightly proud of her displays.

Nicole, left, with one of her team.
Nicole, left, with one of her team.

Flowers are not the only products available. Some unique gifts are on display and would add to any flower gift.

gifts
Some of the unique gifts.


gifts
More gifts.

A small range of cards were displayed, certainly not the cards you would find in a card shop.

cards
The card display.

What I thought was an unusual flower intrigued me. On asking, Nicole said it was a tulip that had opened up.

tulip
Tulips displaying their inner beauty.

My observations were that no two arrangements were the same true floral art.

floral vase arrangements.
Your first impression as you enter.

Nicole's words sum up The Flower Picnic. "Most of our flowers and plants are home-grown within the Yarra Valley region and surrounds and our gifts are sourced from right here in Australia. We believe there's beauty in simplicity - so whether you're celebrating something big, making your house feel more like home or letting someone know you're thinking of them - we'll make it easy to find what you need."


I noticed a selection of indoor plants. They are a gift that keeps on giving.

indoor plants
Indoor plants.

Floral arrangements are available for any event, including weddings. Same day delivery of all products anywhere in Melbourne is available if ordered before 12-00.

florist sign
Where we are.

It's a new business and looks like becoming an old business.
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Why? It's a bloomin' good experience.
When: Tues-Fri. 9.00am. - 4.00pm. Sat. 9.00am - 1.00 pm.
Phone: 9847 -0820
Where: 100 Railway Ave. Ringwood East.
Your Comment
They look great Neil!
by 23and (score: 1|15) 45 days ago
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