Melbourne Flower Show

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Melbourne Flower Show Winners 2016   Photos: Marjorie Milner College Display at the Melbourne Flower Show by Hayden Golder Photographer. AAFD Display at the Melbourne Flower Show by Hayden Golder Photographer. Tweet from “That’s Melbourne” with Kaitlyn, the winner of the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Advanced Competition. (#MIFGS). Photo with Greg and Nicole with the Winners of the Advanced and Intermediate Competitions.    The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, at the World Heritage Listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, returned in 2016 with an explosion of colour and design. After 20 years it still remains the…&nbsp

Floristry Skills

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Are your floristry skills up to date? It is an interesting question. For example, is spiralling better than cross stems in method? In the last ten years training has only supported spiral or straight stemmed construction. A florist trained earlier may not know how to spiral. Stems are neater especially in glass vases and by locking into the spiral as you construct breakage is minimal. There are always advantages for change in an industry and a smart employer should be open to change it they see advantages. Large hand tied sheaves have better dimension and neater stems if made on…&nbsp

Lisa Conway – Apprenticeship INCETIVES Night December 2015 $2500 at Signup

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Get a Free Copy of “The Naked Salon” by Lisa Conway  Come to the FREE Wine and Cheese Night Monday 14th December 2015 6pm Find out how your business can benefit from up to $12,000 of incentives for hiring an apprentice / trainee.  $2500 for signing up an apprentice / trainee to an employer       Lisa Conway has a passion for beauty therapy and hairdressing training and is delighted to visit Marjorie Milner College for our Free Wine and Cheese Night. Apprenticeships Matter’s Lauren and Wendy will be at the event to guide employers through the changes and how…&nbsp

Brisbane Florist of the Future Winners (Interflora)

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Interflora Queensland Florist of the Future Winners Last weekend the Interflora District 5 Florist of the Future Competition State Heat was held in Queensland. Marjorie Milner College had two previous students that had studied floristry in Melbourne at the College. Both were in the competition. Emily Piscioneri completed her school based apprenticeship with Blooms on Bridge in 2014 and she was the successful winner of the District 5 Queensland heat. Special thanks to Melissa from Blooms on Bridge in Benalla. You can visit their website here at Blooms on Bridge. Tamika Mackrell, who did her apprenticeship through Jen’s Flowers in Sale…&nbsp