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...
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.)
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...