Fabulous Florist :: Jardine Botanic, Australia

Jardine Botanic - blue and white bouquet

Your name: Jardine Hansen
Your Business name: Jardine Botanic
Your Location: split between The Blue Mountains and Sydney

Jardine Botanic - flower arrangement

How did you start your business and how many years have you been in business?
I started my business in October 2013 doing the flowers for the wedding of a friend of a friend

Jardine Botanic -  garden roses

What is your design aesthetic and what inspires you?
I’m always drawn to nature. I live in a pretty special spot in the Mountains where hiking trails start from the back of my house so I spend quite a lot of time walking around examining trees, ferns, mosses etc. I like to watch plants unfurl in the wild or my garden and attempt to capture that in my work

Jardine Botanic - foliage chandelier installation

What is your favorite part of being a floral designer?
The fact that it allows me to spend all my time with plants/flowers or thinking about them

Jardine Botanic - cascading bouquet

What is the most challenging aspect of being a floral designer?
The way time behaves/disappears

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What advice would you give to aspiring floral designers?
Try to figure out what style of arranging makes you happiest. and procure yourself some plants

Jardine Botanic - white and gold bouquet

What are the trends, flowers & colors that are unique to your region?

I think Sydney florists often tend to group flowers and dispense with foliage

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What tool in your toolbox can’t you live without?
My secateur holster-it stops me putting my snips down and losing track of them

Jardine Botanic - pink bouquet

What’s your favorite Social Media platform and why?
Instagram-it’s easy to use and I can stay in touch with florists from all over

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Contact Information:
Instagram @jardinebotanic
Facebook facebook.com/jardinebotanicfloralstyling
Website jardinebotanic.com.au

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Jardine Botanic - Reception table

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  1. Jardine is one of my favorite floral designers, thanks for interviewing her!