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The Floral Coach™️ Amy Balsters

The Flower Podcast

Release Date: 11/23/2020

Innovations in Cut Flower Farming show art Innovations in Cut Flower Farming

The Flower Podcast

This week on The Flower Podcast, we’re chatting with Sarah Daken and Tom Precht, Founders of Grateful Gardeners. Disenchanted with their corporate careers, Sarah and Tom desired to go back to the basics and to be stewards of the environment and have committed themselves to farming beautiful flowers through sustainable practices. Learn more about Sarah and Tom 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 platform. We are available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon...

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Trends in Floristry with Jackie Lacey AIFD show art Trends in Floristry with Jackie Lacey AIFD

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With over thirty years of experience in the retail floral market and floral education field and now utilizing his experience to provide education and instructional design programs, Jackie Lacey, AAF, AIFD, PFCI, CFD discusses the benefits of becoming certified through AIFD and floral education, the state of the floral industry and adapting your business, being profitable, and much more. Learn more about Jackie and all of our past guests on our website Subscribe to our for access to all of our Zoom chats, tutorials, IG Lives, and video extras. Also Subscribe on your favorite podcast platform....

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Texas Flower Farming Pioneers: Frank and Pamela Arnosky show art Texas Flower Farming Pioneers: Frank and Pamela Arnosky

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We’re excited to share our interview with Pamela and Frank Arnosky. They bought their farm in 1989 and began growing cut flowers in 1993 in the Texas Hill Country. They have been sharing their story and experience with flower farmers for almost 30 years. We discuss why it’s so important to practice good post harvest methods, growing flowers year round, and so much more! Learn more about The Arnosky’s and all of our guests on . Subscribe to The Flower Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Gaana, Amazon Music, Audible, and more. It’s free and we want to help encourage you in your flower...

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How to find your style with Jean-Pascal Lemire show art How to find your style with Jean-Pascal Lemire

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How to find your style! Our guest this week is Jean-Pascal Lemire and he founded his floral company in the fall of 2010 in Montreal, CA. He was recognized for his talent and breathtaking designs. In 2017 he moved to Southern California and started Jean-Pascal Florist, where he now creates beautiful designs for the upscale Los Angeles area. I was excited to see the opening of his new store when I was in California last month and this week Jean-Pascal is on The Flower Podcast. Jean-Pascal discusses: -People have different learning styles. -It’s good to work for different florists for...

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Celebrating and Connecting with You! show art Celebrating and Connecting with You!

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Scott Shepherd celebrates our Third Anniversary with The Flower Podcast. Finding ways to educate, encourage, and inspire the floral community is still the driving desire of Scott. As Season 7 starts, we hope to find new ways to connect with our listening audience and help you grow your business. This week Scott shares a little about how the podcast started and how his vision grew to help floral artists and farmers through sharing the stories of others around the world. Subscribe to The Flower Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Gaana, Amazon Music, Audible, and more. It’s free and we want to...

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Alaska Grown Peonies with Martha Lojewski show art Alaska Grown Peonies with Martha Lojewski

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In celebration of American Flowers Week, we’re replaying our episode from last year with Martha Lojewski, manager with the Alaska Peony Cooperative. Peony season is beginning this week with tens of thousands of stems being harvested over the course of the next month and a half. I can’t wait to dive into my chat with Martha Lojewski. This remote part of our country is the last haven for this majestic flower once the regular season comes to an end towards the end of June.   If you’re a flower farmer or you just plain love peonies I think you’re going to enjoy this weeks episode on...

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Meet Full Bloom Contestant Canaan Marshall show art Meet Full Bloom Contestant Canaan Marshall

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We’re chatting with Canaan Marshall this week on The Flower Podcast! Canaan has been featured in Southern Living, Modern Luxury, and Flower Magazine, and today he shares how he began his floral journey and his latest adventure on HBO Max’s new season of Full Bloom. Learn more about Canaan and all of our past guests at . Never miss the content of The Flower Podcast by subscribing on your favorite podcast platform. We are available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music, Ghana, and many more! If you’re looking for video content you can subscribe to our for our Zoom chats,...

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Hitomi Gilliam Asks the Questions show art Hitomi Gilliam Asks the Questions

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Recently, Scott had the opportunity to participate in a conversation with Hitomi Gilliam, AIFD, for her Patreon Group. Hitomi has been featured on The Flower Podcast twice so this isn’t a chat about her floral journey, but it is great dialogue between Scott and Hitomi discussing numerous topics relevant to the floral industry. it was great having Hitomi interview Scott because the chat is so rich in ‘real talk’. Hitomi is an amazing educator and brilliant visionary in floral design. Invest in yourself through education from the very best. Hitomi’s Patreon Group is filled with great,...

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Clubhouse Chat with Gratetful Gardeners show art Clubhouse Chat with Gratetful Gardeners

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I am loving Clubhouse and the great conversations with floral professionals and flower farmers. This week on The Flower Podcast, this episode is a recording of my Clubhouse chat with Sarah Daken and Tom Precht, Founders of Grateful Gardeners. Disenchanted with their coorporate careers, Sarah and Tom desired to go back to the basics and to be stewards of the environment and have committed themselves to farming beautiful flowers through sustainable practices. Learn more about Sarah and Tom and their passion for flowers at and be sure to follow them @gratefulgardeners. Never miss content of The...

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Triple Wren Farms Replay! show art Triple Wren Farms Replay!

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We’re excited to replay the episode with our guest Sarah and Steve Pabody of Triple Wren Farms. It's great to be able to take some time and interview both Sarah and Steve. With a busy family and flower farm, we're grateful that both of them were able to join this weeks podcast. Together, they grow amazing specialty cut flowers, build gorgeous weddings, and mentor new flower farms. We covered so much great information in our time together. We discussed employees and creating a good working culture inside the business. In addition, Sarah chatted about keeping up with your numbers so you know...

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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 !

Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on the platform or app of you choice and we would love to have you join our email family.

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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