Stems Flower Market News & Events

April 17 2009

Market report 16th April 2009

Market supply has tightened in recent weeks with the cooler Autumn weather upon us.  Cooler nights means slower flower growth and consequently supply of all Ballarat and locally grown flowers has slowed.  With a hint of winter in the air the thoughts of Tulips come to the for.  Current quality of Tulips is excellent.  With…

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April 3 2009

Market Report Thursday 2nd April

With Easter almost upon us, the market this week was abundant with Easter Daisy.  The weather has been kind for this field grown crop, so the quality is good this year.  We have had the purple Easter Daisy now for a couple of weeks, but the white has only just begun, so we are now have the white in…

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March 19 2009

Market Report 19th March

Another busy flower market today with a large variety of great quality products for sale.  The main theme for the day was Oriental lillies, tulips and the beautiful gladdies.  We have managed to do a deal with our suppliers and have bought large numbers of each of these and are featuring these lines on our television…

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March 12 2009

Market Specials Thursday 12th March 2009

Autumn conditions have returned full quality levels to most lines and the market was brimming with a large variety of quality stock. Gladi’s from our grower Deon Podger of camperdown are of excellent quality and supply at the moment.  His colours are excellent coming in mauves, apricots, red and the very popular wedding colour white. …

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March 5 2009

Market report Thursday 5th March

It was once again a busy market today with the complete range of flowers on display, although some lines are beginning to be more difficult to obtain. After the incredibly hot and dry start to the year the cheaper lines grown outdoors have really struggled for quality, which means demand for the better quality increases…

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February 26 2009

Market Report Thursday Feb 26th 2009

Our Ballarat grown Green trick was launched in store today.  The first customer to buy this world award winning flower was Kate and her son James and to reward her for this special milestone for us we gave her the bunch for free!!  Green trick is a green golf ball like flower that has a…

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February 24 2009

Market Report for Thursday February 19th

Life does continue after the madness of valentines day.  The market although being very quiet on Tuesday kicked into full gear again on Thursday, as the florists restock their shops after the busy Valentines period.  Rose prices fell dramatically this week as their demand has been drastically reduced.  The quality is brilliant as is the bright colour…

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February 5 2009

Market specials Thursday 5th Feb

Today’s flower market was brimming with variety and colour. The first sedum bunches appeared from The Tulip garden nursery today.  These old fashioned favourites are long lasting and start their flowering season in a green colour and move to the red autumn tones over the next 10 weeks.  They make an excellent bunch of flowers…

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January 30 2009

Market Report 29th January

Despite the extremely hot conditions there has been some excellent products available at market today.  With the hot weather our buying focus changed to more long lasting and robust products that were on offer.  Our very own Ballarat grown carnations are in plentiful supply at this moment with the new seasons crop just beginning to…

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January 23 2009

Market Specials Thursday 22nd January

The market is starting to get back to full swing as most growers have returned from their holidays if they had one. Local Ballarat carnations represent exceptional value this week at only $5.99 per bunch Summer quality is excellent and a full range of colours are available.  Our own Ballarat grown carnations are nationally renowned…

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