Florist Spotlight

Each month Canadian Florist features a story about an exceptional florist.

Florist Spotlight

Vancouver Florist Pushes Self to New Heights

In a 40-minute conversation with Aniko Kovacs, AIFD, CFD, EMC, owner of Garlands Florist in Vancouver, the word “challenge” came up nine times. Whether competing in a Canadian floral design contest, earning back-to-back professional credentials, ...
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The Healing Power of Flowers Flows From — and to ...

This past Mother’s Day weekend, Vahini Franklin wasn’t served breakfast in bed, or treated to brunch at her favourite restaurant. She was busy launching her business, Blue Blossoms, at a pop-up shop at Union Station ...
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Floral Designer Sells Shop to Treat and Teach Other Florists

Dawn Block, AIFD, CAFA, is leaving the daily flower shop business to branch out into other parts of the floral industry — freelancing, teaching, and hosting retreats. Block recently sold her shop, Willow Lane Flowers, ...
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From Competitions to All-Nighters, Alberta Florist Does It All

Deniss Barahona is so dedicated to her Grower Direct flower shop in Edmonton, Alberta, that she slept there the night before Valentine’s Day. She worked past midnight filling orders, made a makeshift bed with an ...
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