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Before I turn to today’s awesome guest, Bethany Little of Charles Little & Co., I want to share two big news items. First, this week marks the 250th consecutive episode of the Slow Flowers Podcast, a major milestone in Podcastland where the average podcast only lasts 7 episodes. In total, since airing my first episode […]
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I’m so touched that my friends at Florists’ Review magazine included an article in the upcoming June 2018 issue about the American Horticultural Society recognizing me with its Frances Jones Poetker Award in honor of achievement in the field of floral design. The award highlights my work advocating for and promoting domestic flowers and recognizes […]
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Today’s guest, Beth Barnett, is the owner of Chicago-based Larkspur. Her story is fascinating because I think many of you will related to experiencing the pull between growing flowers and designing with flowers. Beth is deeply involved with both and last week, after a five-year hiatus from retail floristry, she reentered the retail scene in […]
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Last week I announced the winner of the Slow Flowers Summit’s ticket sales promotion called the Slow Flowers Luxury Package. Yesterday, on May 1st, I announced the next ticket sales promotion — and I’d love to share it with you here. Now through Sunday, May 20th, all new registrants for the Slow Flowers Summit will […]
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We’ve been running a special promotion called the Slow Flowers Luxury Package — offering anyone who registers for the Slow Flowers Summit this coming June 29th a bit of encouragement to register early. The promotion ended on Sunday, April 22nd — Earth Day. And I’m excited to announce our winner, chosen in a blind drawing: […]
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Before I share macramé maven Emily Katz’s story with you, I want to briefly share what’s happening in the Slow Flowers Cutting Garden! If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed some recent stories about the prep work taking place for my soon-to-arrive greenhouse. I’m really jazzed because adding the structure will complete the […]
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Before I introduce you to today’s featured guest, floral designer Carrie Wilcox, I want to share a short audio recording with Jenn and Adam O’Neal of PepperHarrow Farm, based in Winterset, Iowa. They’re past guests of this podcast and we’re all excited about the new Spring issue of Country Gardens magazine, out on newsstands now, […]
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This past week the American Horticultural Society announced that I am the 2018 recipient of a Great American Gardener Award, one of 12 such awards given this year. What’s really special is the specific award — named for Frances Jones Poetker, a floral designer, author and lecturer. First given in 1988, the award recognizes significant […]
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This week’s episode marks the 300,000th downloaded episode of the Slow Flowers Podcast and I couldn’t be more excited! THANK YOU, everyone, for continuing to download, listen, comment and share these episodes. For more than four years, you’ve listened to my interviews with leading and emerging voices in the progressive floral community. It is humbling […]
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As you heard last week, I recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to preview the venue where the 2018 Slow Flowers Summit will be held on Friday, June 29th — at the Marriott Wardman Park in the nation’s capitol. Many of you have already registered for the one-day conference at the special rate for Slow Flowers […]
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