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Yearly Archive: 2010

December 10 2010

Market Report Friday 10th December 2010

Where do I start……. Christmas is here! Only 15 days until Santa hits town. On the flower front the humid warm victorian weather has produced excellent growing conditions for undercover cut flowers.  The market was full of a wide range of products. Christmas Lilies Our Christmas lilies come from two growers.  Our premiums from Feingold…

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November 7 2010

Market Report Friday 5th November

  This weeks market has been all about Peonies.  They usually start flowering around the 28th October and are getting into full swing this week.  However due to the very cold weather we have been having in the middle to late October flowering has been delayed until now.  This resulted in some very dissapointed brides…

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October 28 2010

Market Report 28th October 2010

Another massive load of freshly cut flowers have made their way back to Ballarat.  Spring has finally arrived with most lines being in plentiful supply.  We managed to pick up some First grade asiatic lilies for our advertised special of $6.99 per bunch.  Its very hard to go past, both in price and a brilliant vase life….

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October 21 2010

Market Report Thursday 20th October

What a huge spring market.  Product every where!!  Quality simply excellent.  Warratahs in small, medium and large, flowering Azalea’s, Hippiastrums, and pink pineapples are just some of the treats we bought home today.  The team from Wafex secured us some 90cm tall chincherinchi bunches.  These are normally around 40cm tall so these large ones are…

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October 14 2010

Market Report 14th October

Its officially spring at Stems Flower Market.  The shop is filled with beautiful new varieties that are stunning. It is definitely waratah season, with our range of sizes between 30cm and 1.5 metres in height.  They are truly brilliant, and well worth coming in to have a look at.  The ‘Lily of the valley’ and…

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September 30 2010

Market Report Thursday 30th September

De Ja Vu – Its grand final week again, and coupled with the second week of school holidays, things are a bit quieter in the Melbourne Flower Market, with some specials to be had.  The oriental lilies from Feingold offer brilliant value for money – their quality is superb.  Some beautiful varieties of the 70cm…

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September 16 2010

Market Report Thursday 15th September

Even though we have a little touch of winter back spring flushes of flowers dominated todays market providing some excellent buying oppurtunities which we are able to pass on to our loyal customers.  Asiatic lillies have come down in price to $9.99 per bunch as well as Ballarat grown carnations at $9.99 as well.  Fresias,…

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September 9 2010

Market Report Thursday 9th September

Well I think spring has sprung! The thermometer has lifted from single digits into doubles and boy it makes a difference.  Todays Victorian Flower market was busy as usual but some were a lot busier with Jewish newyear celebrations this week.  At Stems our team has been busy with the large variety of spring wonders…

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September 1 2010

Stems Market Update

Fresh from our farm are these fabulous potted tulips for $18 including gift wrapping.  Beautiful  colours available yellow, orange or pink.  Come in store this week to grab yours of phone through and have some delivered to someone or if you  want click over to online shopping and go from there.  

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August 26 2010

Market Report Thursday 26th August

As many of you would know tomorrow is Daffodil day an annual fundraiser for the Anti cancer council and associated charities.  At stems flower market we choose to support the local Ballarat Support for Cancer organisation.  Support for cancer is a resource center for anyone affected by cancer and provides counselling or just a chat…

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