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The Floral Coach™️ Amy Balsters

The Flower Podcast

Release Date: 11/23/2020

Kelsea Olivia: Beauty and Purpose show art Kelsea Olivia: Beauty and Purpose

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Creating Beauty in the World with Flowers with Kelsea Olivia, Founder of East Olivia “Beauty is not a luxury, it is a human need.” Kelsea Olivia Kelsea Olivia, is a NYC-based, California-born, wild-hearted entrepreneur. Motivated by her lifelong dream to create beauty in the world, Kelsea and her women-led boutique creative agency, East Olivia, harness their talents to conceive, design and build  one-of-a-kind floral works. Kelsea and Scott discuss running a business with integrity, taking care of your employees, pricing, client relations and much more in this week’s...

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Sustainable Foraging and More with Becky Feasby show art Sustainable Foraging and More with Becky Feasby

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This week our guest is Becky Feasby of Prairie Girl Flowers in Calgary, Canada. Becky creates weddings and events with sustainable practices. In fact, Becky is the Canadian Ambassador for @sustainablefloristry and shares her knowledge and experiences through workshops and social media. She also is currently studying for her Masters degree in Sustainability at Harvard University. Some of the topics we cover in this episode include, responsible foraging, avoiding invasive species, practicing sustainable design, and so much more. Learn more about Becky and all of our past guests on  ! Check...

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Farming Business Basics with Georgia Monroe show art Farming Business Basics with Georgia Monroe

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We’re excited to have Georgia Monroe of Basecamp Farms return to The Flower Podcast as our guest this week. Earlier in the year we recorded one of our first episodes and at that time we recorded a part 2. In this episode we’re chatting about many of the lessons that Georgia has learned while flower farming on her nine acres. Our topics include the hidden costs in flower farming, pricing, hiring employees, and more. Listen to all of on The Flower Podcast. Learn more about Georgia and all of our past guests on Subscribe to our for access to all of our Zoom chats, tutorials, IG Lives, and...

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BloomTV's Introduction by Monica Michelle show art BloomTV's Introduction by Monica Michelle

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This week we’re excited to share our interview with Monica Michelle, one of the founders and CEO of BloomTV. It was great to learn about how her love of flowers started and how she came up with the idea for creating a streaming service all about flowers. Follow the link below to sign up for the beta program and learn more about all of the great flower content that will be releasing later this Spring. Learn more about Monica and all of our past guests on Subscribe to our for access to all of our Zoom chats, tutorials, IG Lives, and video extras. Also Subscribe on your favorite podcast...

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2019 Shane Connolly: Royal Weddings, Flower Meanings, and Foam Free Designs show art 2019 Shane Connolly: Royal Weddings, Flower Meanings, and Foam Free Designs

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We're excited to replay one of the most popular episodes from Season 2 this week! Shane Connolly, Owner of Shane Connolly and Company, chats with Scott Shepherd this week on The Flower Podcast. He discusses the wedding he designed for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, his love for the meaning of flowers, and his passion for creating foam free designs. Shane is a wealth of knowledge and experiences. Be sure to subscribe and follow wherever you listen to podcasts. Listen to our interview where Shane and Scott chat about . Learn more about Shane Connolly and all of our past guests at Subscribe...

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Developing Relationships Between Farmers and Wholesalers with Gretel and Steve Adams show art Developing Relationships Between Farmers and Wholesalers with Gretel and Steve Adams

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This week we’re talking about the relationship between flower farmers and floral wholesalers with Gretel and Steve Adams owners of Sunny Meadows Flower Farm. I’m glad we were able to continue the conversation from last week. I hope you find our conversation helpful as you market the flowers you grow. Also, if you missed our episode last week it’s definitely worth going back to listen too. Gretel and Steve own Sunny Meadows Flower Farm in Columbus, Ohio. Their flower journey started in 2006 with a combination of veggies and flowers and has now grown into 100% flower focused production in...

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Greenhouses, High tunnels, and more with Steve and Gretel Adams: Sunny Meadows Flower Farm show art Greenhouses, High tunnels, and more with Steve and Gretel Adams: Sunny Meadows Flower Farm

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Our guest this week are first generation flower farmers dedicated to producing sustainabl and domestically grown fresh cut flowers. Gretel and Steve Adams share their passion for farming and helping others fulfill their dreams of building a successful flower farm. We are chatting tunnels, specialty crops, staffing, multiple outlets, consumer awareness and much more. Gretel and Steve own Sunny Meadows Flower Farm in Columbus, Ohio. Their flower journey started in 2006 with a combination of veggies and flowers and has now grown into 100% flower focused production in a combination of field,...

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Alicia Rico with Bows and Arrows: Staffing, Substiutions, and Sourcing show art Alicia Rico with Bows and Arrows: Staffing, Substiutions, and Sourcing

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My guest this week has created stunning events in the US and around the world. Alicia Rico of Bows and Arrows Flowers is dedicated to the creation and communication of beauty via the art of floral and event design. They’ve been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, Harpers Bazaar and Magnolia Journal, and many more publications. Their floral designs are inspired by art, landscape and culture with attention given to every detail. We chat about several topics from time management, budgets, staffing, sourcing flowers, working with wedding planners, and a lot more. Learn more about Alicia and all...

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Learning About Flower Breeding with Dr. Rick Grazzini show art Learning About Flower Breeding with Dr. Rick Grazzini

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This week, it’s time for a little Biology lesson. Do you ever wonder how a new plant variety comes to be? Well, it’s a pretty good possibility that some of these plants come from the lab and greenhouses at Garden Genetics. That’s right. Today we are discussing the genetics of plants and beautiful flowers. My guest received his Bachelor’s in Biology, a Master’s in Horticulture (plant Breeding) from Purdue University, and his Ph.D in Genetics from Penn State. He is a geneticist, plant breeder, inventor of 51 new plant varieties to date, founder of Garden Genetics and today he is my...

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Growing Bulbs with Val Schirmer show art Growing Bulbs with Val Schirmer

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My guest this week brings the experience of specialty cut flower growing & fine floral design together with a motto to grow the kind of flowers that could literally stop people in their tracks. After a few Kentucky bourbon toasts on a porch one summer evening between friends was the beginning of this idea to grow the best. That was the beginning of Three Toads Farm which produced some of biggest and boldest Oriental lilies along with other heirloom flowers. This farm has been called one of the top 10 farmer florists in the country by Martha Stewart Weddings. I’m excited to be chatting...

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This weeks episode is a replay of our interview with Amy Balsters, The Floral Coach™️. Amy, owns Amy Nicole Floral and has been in the retail floristry and special event industry for over 20 years and now uses this experience to teach others. Amy and Scott chat about how the importance of learning the fundamentals, hiring, teaching, and how to change mindsets.

We're excited to have Amy as our guest this week on The Flower Podcast!

You can learn more about Amy Nicole Floral, and all of our past guests at www.theflowerpodcast.com !

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Did you know that you can also visit our Youtube channel if you would like to watch my chats with guests via Zoom. Follow the link to our YouTube channel for more information.

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