Climbing Buds, Creeping Greens

By | 2017-08-01T15:39:45+02:00 March 14th, 2016|Blog|

After what’s been a very rainy week, we’re ready to shake ourselves off and bestow a little sunshine on Joburg’s grey canvas before things get too gloomy. Our roses are looking stunningly bright at the moment, well fed as they are on the richness of Summer. Across the city, the gardens are getting a little... [...]

A Rose’s Perfection

By | 2017-08-01T15:39:57+02:00 March 7th, 2016|Blog|

With the season in full swing, rosebuds are popping up virtually overnight, ready for reaping, wrapping, and delivery to your doorstep. We’ve had some busy days this week, but our florist has managed the extra work and the flower deliveries keep going out to our clients on time. With those larger deliveries comes the need [...]

Flowers For Everyone

By | 2017-08-01T15:40:05+02:00 March 1st, 2016|Blog|

Historically, the 21st century hasn’t been the most successful time to be a florist. It isn’t because we’re doing badly, but because in the past people have gone bonkers over flowers. Would that we lived perpetually in the glorious age of the tulip bubble, when the price of a single tulip bulb could have paid a [...]

Gilded Messages

By | 2017-08-01T15:40:14+02:00 February 14th, 2016|Blog|

With another week of flower deliveries behind us, things are getting back to normal at Bespoke in the wake of the Valentine’s Weekend rush. There are birthdays to commemorate and offices to brighten up, which the florists of Johannesburg are happy to attend to. For me, of course, that means a lot of ducking in [...]

Hearts’ Warming

By | 2017-08-01T15:40:34+02:00 February 10th, 2016|Blog|

With February upon us, it’s time to gather the chocolates and wrap up the roses for what’s going to be a whirlwind fortnight of flower deliveries. The florists of Johannesburg are arming themselves with shears and ribbons, while we humble delivery-persons are polishing up our knowledge of the ever-changing landscape of Johannesburg’s faulty traffic lights [...]

Cupid Calling

By | 2017-08-01T15:40:57+02:00 January 25th, 2016|Blog|

The wafty scent of chocolate and perfume is heading our way as February cycles around the corner of the calendar. If you’re hoping to be romantic for the 14th, it’s a good idea to start planning early. For us and the other florists in Johannesburg, the Valentine’s Day weekend is without a doubt the busiest [...]

Relocate, Decorate

By | 2017-08-01T15:41:16+02:00 December 21st, 2015|Blog|

As the good citizens of Johannesburg set about the early task of travelling far and wide to be nearest to their dearest over the holidays, we here at Bespoke Bouquet are busy making sure that our clients’ guestrooms are suitably adorned to welcome their families, and that those making voyages of their own depart with [...]