Stems Flower Market News & Events

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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August 19 2010

Market News 19th August

Despite the dismal weather, the flowers were on full display this morning at the Melbourne Flower Market.  What Victoria is currently lacking, we are receiving from the other states…Gladioli, Asiatic lilies (some), various foliages, statice, and a wide range of new natives in from Western Australia to name a few. Its hard to beat the…

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July 29 2010

Market Report 29th July 2010

Its official. I’m over winter…Bring on Spring…a small glimpse of spring at the start of the week, and then back into the depths of Winter.  The carnations at our farm were not exactly sure how to react to the balmy top of 12 degrees on Monday, so maybe it could lead to a spike in production……

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July 22 2010

Market Report 22nd July 2010

With the wintry conditions continuing we are relying on the interstate stock to meet the Victorian demands.  With the extreme cold at nights, the Victorian Farmers are struggling to meet the orders, so stock is coming in of terrific quality from the other states to fill the void.  Chrysanthemum  and gladdies from Queensland, natives from…

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July 15 2010

Market Report Thursday 15th July

Well we are just back from a very busy Victorian Flower market today.  Quality Victorian grown product is in short supply due to the current wintery conditions we are experiencing.  There was still a very good range with supplies from South Australia and Queensland bolstering stocks. QLD Gladdies are an excellent choice today nice and…

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June 26 2010

Market Report Monday 28th June 2010

Cold cold cold.  Thats what it is at the moment.  Although today was not a market day I started the day at the flower nursery at 6.30 a.m.  Pitch black dark and very cold -2 degress a monster frost.  This will slow the flowers down in there growing eve though they are barely moving at…

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June 4 2010

Market news 3/6/10

Its beginning to feel a bit like winter at the Melbourne Flower Market.  The first daffodils of the season are in stock this week, along with the jonquils and the erlicheer.  Next week begins the winter favourites – the callandula…  The cold nights will start to have an impact on the production of a lot…

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May 21 2010

Market Report 20th May

The Market is picking up steam again after a slow week post mothers day.  Some nice oriental lilies are entering the market after what seems to be a period of short supply.  The triumphadore lilie and the Christmas lilie are great value at the moment with a brilliant vase life once you get them home…

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