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Doing it right with flowers

By unknown | 2009-07-02 00:00:00.0

When did Flowerite open?

When did Flowerite open?

In 1977.

Is it a family business?

Definitely.

Where do you get your great flowers from?

From all over the world, but most of them are indigenous to South Africa.

Which flowers sell best?

Roses and orchids.

Which sell the least?

The Saint Joseph Lily because most people use it only for special occasions like weddings.

What three tips would you give to people to help them take care of their plants better?

First, don't ever put the plant in the path of direct sunlight.

Second, you must prune regularly. Third, feed your plants with a sachet of crystals regularly.

Would you advise people to talk to their plants?

It does help! Talk to them while you are busy pruning them.

What are your favourite flowers?

Lovely, lovely tulips. - Keitumetse Segoai

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