Taking a short break back on the 13th September thanks for understanding ❤️

News — Melbourne florist

Sustainable Florist | Melbourne | Footscray

We have been practicing sustainable floristry from the day we opened in 2014. There has been lots to learn along the way. 


Heres why we don’t buy imported flowers. 


We love supporting local flower farms and love visiting the farms in the peak of seasons and getting to know the farmer. 


Imported flowers come smothered with chemicals and we don’t like putting our hands on them.

The carbon footprints involved in getting a bunch of non seasonal flowers from across the other side of the globe is massive and we like to keep our footprint low.

Lastly the Overuse of...


Valentines Day In Melbourne

Valentines Day In Melbourne

WE ARE DELIVERING FLOWERS TO ALL AREAS OF MELBOURNE THIS VALENTINES DAY - but not your typical red roses

I'd like to offer you a free tip for this Valentines Day. DONT buy imported roses (actually ever!) and for gods sake ask your florist to hold the floral foam and plastics! Both are damaging our planet to the max. Check out this bin of old blooms going to waste completely wrapped in plastic! (Aggghhhh Im crying right now.)

                               ps. not...


WILD COLLECTIVE - Richmond, Cremorne, Melbourne, The World

So this style of bouquet, Wild Collective, seems to have been growing flower legs and walking out our Richmond door. Each day we are delivering flowers like these across all of Melbourne. Delivery areas include, Richmond, South Yarra, South Melbourne, Melbourne CBD, Abbotsford, Collingwood, Malvern, Hawthorn, Camberwell, Kensington, Flemington, East Melbourne, Albert Park, Windsor, Prahran, Heidelberg, Northcote, Fitzroy, Kew, St.Kilda, Elsternwick and plenty more  around our City. You can order yours online here, with us, at Lilac and the Cat. You'll be sure to have the most...


Melbourne's most loved sustainable florist

Why we are a Sustainable florist.

 

Throughout my life in the flower industry I have watched flower shops dispose of so much landfill. It’s sad to see so much wastage in the Flower Industry just from laziness. Gifts don’t need to be imported and flowers don’t need to be arranged in floral foam nor wrapped in cellophane.

Since starting Lilac and the Cat, Melbourne's online Florist, we promise to continue our sustainable use of products forever and ever. We reuse the plastic packaging for our wet packs, up...


A letter to my Mum on Mothers Day.

Me and my Mum