Stems Flower Market News & Events

May 13 2010

Market Report Thursday 13th May 2010

What a massive week the Stems team had last week.  Four days in a row of 18 work hours each made sure we were ready with the freshest and biggest range of flowers available for Mothers day.  Which is by far the biggest event day on the flower calender.  Stems was full of eager shoppers…

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May 5 2010

Market Report Wednesday 5th May

Mothers day is this Sunday so it is all go go go at the farm and shop. Where do I start….. Well 14 -16 hour days preparing our home grown disbud and spray chrysatnums, greentrick, simcarnations, Gyp, emile, Alstromeria  and Stocks. All these lines are flowering in perfect time for the freshest selection of cut…

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April 22 2010

Market Report Thursday 22nd April

We are currently experiencing unseasonably warm weather for late April so the market is full to the brim of Quality fresh flowers.  Of special interest today was some majestical Calla lillies we sourced.  This is late in the year for callas which naturally flower November/December.  These Callas which are grown by Coolwyn nursery at Monbulk…

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April 10 2010

Market Report Saturday April 10th

The focus at today’s market now that Easter is over is mothers day.  Our Chrysanthanum crop at our Ballarat flower farm is starting to bud into colour.  We are growing some of the newest Chrysanthanum varaties this year including the spray Arctic Queen which is a lovely white chrys with a green center.  we also…

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April 1 2010

Market Report Thursday 1st April

We are back on track finally with the market news.  Apologies to the loyal followers, who have missed our weekly update. With Easter upon us, the theme is Easter Daisy, and the range of lilies that are unbeatable.  We also picked up some beautiful quality Roses.  We have them at great prices of $15 or 2…

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March 25 2010

Easter flowers and table centre pieces at Stems Flower Market

We love Easter! Such a fun time of year. Get your creative thinking hats on and come and see us for a fun table centre for your Easter Sunday lunch. Just think bunnies, eggs, scattered flowers moss and more moss and lots of little eggs for the kids to indulge in throughout the afternoon. We have…

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February 5 2010

Market Report Thursday 4th Feb 2010

Valentines day is just around the corner.  Here at Stems flower market your LOCAL Ballarat florist/flower market the team are all busy preparing for the big day of love.  Roses are of course the most popular choice for both  the traditional and modern lovers.  Darren and his team at Grandiflora roses are eagerly awaiting the…

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January 7 2010

Market Report 7th January

Its taking a little while for all the suppliers to return to the market after an extremely busy Christmas period.  The imported lines have been very hard to get over the past 10 days, such as the Singapore orchids and various antheriums, but were back into the market today with limited supply. The premium red roses have also…

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December 11 2009

Market Report Thursday 10th December 2009

All things are pointing to a bumper Christmas crop with the current cool weather allowing crops to really improve to top grade as the plant is able to “thicken” up producing a better quality bloom in most cases.  Today’s market displayed some new and interesting products to buy. The most exciting arrival was the first…

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November 13 2009

Market Report Thursday 12th November

Today’s market was about Peonies.  These simply devine blooms are a November delight and are currently in their peak.  Peonies come in a range of colours from White to Pale Pink and Bright Pink.  Frank our grower from Monbulk is extremely happy with the quality of this years crop.  We can off Peonies this week…

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