Get fresh this Valentine's Day
If you're planning on declaring love this Valentine's Day, make sure it's a long-lasting gesture by buying from Sunshine Coast flower growers.
It's a day for love, so why not make a longer-lasting gesture
That huge bunch of flowers might make your loved one smile, but with the majority of bouquets coming from overseas, Kenya being a particular favourite, the petals may be falling sooner than you think.
Make your message of love last a little longer with these local alternatives.
Sunshine Coast Flower Growers
If you're a local flower grower selling to the public, reach out to the Living Smart team and we'll pop you on the list
- Bamboo Park is a tropical nursery and farm shop offering pick-your-own flower bunches. They are open by special arrangement Tuesday 13th Feb and Wednesday to Sunday each week.
Location: Valdora/Yandina Creek.
- Farlow's Floriculture offers fresh-cut flowers directly to the public by pre-order and appointment at their farm gate studio.
Location: Bells Creek
- Rosemount Flower Farm has been growing Gerberas and greenery on the Sunshine Coast for 22+ years. They are open until 6.30 PM weeknights
- Woods Goods Flower Farm is a local family-run Farm in Ninderry. Their flower farm is not just a place where beautiful blooms grow; it's a haven of sustainability, permaculture, and soil health.
Location: Ninderry 218 Ninderry Road
- Australian Bouquet Company offers dried and fresh bouquets using locally grown and Australian native foliage. Bouquets are hand-tied by their in-house florist.
- Jabula Roses is under new management, but according to their website, once they've finished assessing the best bloom varieties, they'll be back selling roses wholesale and retail.
Location Palmwoods - not currently selling
Curious about those imported flowers? Check out The Conversation article Sustainable shopping: your guilt-free guide to flowers this Valentine’s Day