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  • Christmas Flowers

    Christmas Flowers have got a special connection with the Christmas celebration,nothing says seasons greetings better than Christmas Flowers.

    Flowers symbolize life.When buds blossom into flowers it represents a celebration of the renewal of life, which is the very core of Christmas celebrations.Each flower signifies ,peace,love and prosperity, we often get to hear about Christmas lilys,Christmas Bells ,Christmas Bush,Poinsettias and Agapanthus as Christmas Flowers.

    Flowers are the essence of every festival and especially Christmas.Every year people purchase flowers for decorating their houses,shops ,gift giving for Family Friends and clients. Flowers are a vital element for Christmas decorations. Decorations are incomplete without colourful Christmas Flowers.

    Here at Boydita Flowers Delivered we cater for both the gift giving clients whom like to brighten  and put a smile on friends ,Family or clients faces by sending beautiful Christmas Flowers anywhere on the central coast or virtually anywhere in Australia or the world and also for the customers who would  like  purchase flowers to brighten the home or office with Christmas Flowers, making the environment as blossoming as Christmas.

    This year Boydita Flowers Delivered will be  closed from the 25th December and reopen on Wednesday the 2nd of January 2008.We would like to Thank all our valued clients for their valued and continued support throughout 2007 and look forward to a Blooming good year in 2008.

    Poinsettia Plants

    Poinsettia plants are a real old time Christmas favourite of mine, a plant that last really well ,which can be enjoyed indoors till after Christmas then planted outside in the garden to enjoy for many years to come. Poinsettias always make a great gift for Christmas  and are very attractive as a decoration for the house.

    Website Links that feature the care and handling of Poinsettias.

     The Poinsettia Plant

    Pampering Your Poinsettia  Pointsettia

    The Poinsettia Pagespointsettia

  • Christmas Bush Care and Handling Tips

    We are excited to see the return of the always favourite at this time of year the Australian Christmas Bush. At Boydita Flowers Delivered  at our Fountain Plaza Erina store we will have bunches available as from Monday 10th to celebrate the Christmas season. Christmas bush can last even longer if you follow a few simple tips we have listed below.

    Botanical name: Ceratopetalum gummiferum

    Common Name : Christmas Bush

    What to do:

    Keep slightly damp by misting,Christmas Bush appears to take up water better through the flowers and foliage rather than by the stems.

    Re-cut the stems before placing in water.

    Use a preservative  in the water.

    Keep cool and out of sunlight and draughts.

    Mist regularly.

    Here are some Web links to  expand your knowledge on the truly Australian Christmas Bush.

    Cut Flower Cultivation

    NSW Christmas Bush

    Australian Plants

    Christmas Bush

  • Take the hassle out of Christmas Shopping

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    Phone or visit the friendly Boydita Flowers Delivered team today,to take the hassle out of Christmas Shopping and order your unique Gifts  online  24/7 at www.flowersdelivered.com.au.Boydita Flowers Delivered  can deliver beautiful and memorable Flowers,Hampers,Wine and Chocolates to most destinations  on the Central Coast,Australia and worldwide.

    Boydita Flowers Delivered in Erina offers a spectacular range of Festive flowers  that make an ideal gift to send when you cant be there in person,to brighten the Christmas table or just to express your thoughts and love at this important time of year.

    Christmas Selections Available


    A festive box arrangement with a beautiful selection of  Roses,Gerberas, Christmas Lilys, Spray Carnations and assorted  foliages a real favourite with those that require a beautiful compact design to be used on the table or as a gift.

    Star Bright

    A cute design structured in a ceramic container  with  a Red and White colour theme in Gerberas,Roses and Carnations, ideal for  retirement villages,nursing homes or even hospitals.


    This is my favourite !!,A large festive arrangement full of Christmas lilys,Roses,Gerberas,  Chrysanthemums and assorted foliages.The perfect gift for your clients , colleagues or family its sure to bring a big smile to their faces.

    Deck The Halls

    This Christmas Wreath makes a fantastic table centre, packed with Roses,Chrysanthemums,Berrys and foliages its sure to brighten the Christmas table.

    We  also have a fantastic range of gourmet hampers all ready to go,the shop is decked out and the team is bursting with great ideas for your Christmas giving no matter where that special person is Boydita Flowers delivered will  arrange to have flowers delivered to them.

    Web  Links

    Whilst searching around  for christmas ideas for my personal use, I came accross  a couple of very useful sites and thought I would like to share them with you.

    Christmas Recipies

    Christmas In Australia

    Australian Christmas Plants

  • Listen to Star 104.5 to Win a Christmas Hamper

     Interflora Gourmet Hampers are the ideal Christmas gift , designed to suit a variety of tastes and budgets and are available for delivery virtually anywhere in Australia to celebrate the festive season with friends,colleagues,corporate clients and loved ones by sending them one of our specially tailored hampers this Christmas.

    What Types of products are in the hampers?

    The Hampers contain a beautiful selection of gourmet Christmas goodies such as

    Quality Desserts 2 Fruit Mince Pies 120g

    Praline Milk Chocolate Roast Almond Truffles 100g      Christmas Party

    Nibble Merchant Bullseyes 100g

    Baylies of Strathalbyn Traditional Shortbread Biscuits 150g

    Millicent Grove Brandy Custard Sauce 140ml

    Ditters Salted Mixed Nuts 50g

    Cocoa Farm Organic Milk Chocolate Block 100g

    Quality Desserts Plum Pudding with Rum 400g

    This is just an example of  the Hamper known as Santas Nibbles to view the whole range available you can view them online 24/7 atwww.flowersdelivered.com.au

    There are several selections to choose from, Christmas party is a  favourite with so many people as it is a large Christmas gourmet selection including sparkling wine. Christmas party is especially good to send to a  corporate client that can share the hamper with all the staff, or a large family gift is also a good choice.

    How can I win a  Boydita Flowers Delivered Christmas Hamper 

    Vic and Lisa on  Star 104.5FM  visit them on www.star1045.com.au will be giving away a Hamper a week from now until  Christmas,

    they usually do it between 6am-9am one day a week.Listeners usually are asked to call up and answer a question or give a story on a particular topic, at present the topics have been about Christmas so why not give it a go and win yourself a beautiful Christmas Hamper or better still call into our Fountain Plaza Store and view them for yourself ,they are presented in a beautiful quality basket complete with Christmas trim and ribbon.

    Can the Hampers be delivered  anywhere?

    The hampers can be delivered  to Erina or any where on the Central Coast, Australia or virtually anywhere in the world.Boydita Flowers Delivered are members of Interflora Australian Unit LTD enabling us to send  not only Christmas Gourmet Hampers but also Flowers, Potted Plants,Chocolates,Soft cuddly bears even wine to that special someone this Christmas.When you cant be there in person to brighten the christmas table or just to express your thoughts and love at this important time of year.

    Recommended Web  links for Christmas ideas

    These are a few sites that I have found enjoyable and useful with different ideas for Christmas,I hope you find them useful.

    Christmas Screen Savers & Wallpapers

    Christmas In Australia

    Christmas Tree

    Celebrating Christmas

  • Would You like to become a Florist????

    If you are looking for a career that provides an outlet for your creative flair,then floristry may be for you. Florists design and create bouquets and  floral arrangements for many different occasion's,such as the birth of a child, a birthday ,anniversary, get well wishes or to honour people on occasion's such as funerals. Many people just love to have flowers in their office or home.

    What Does A Florist do?

    A Florist daily duties include preparing and conditioning flowers so that they will last,creating bouquetsand arrangements,setting up shop displays as well as taking customers orders. Most people order via the telephone,but as online buying becomes increasingly popular, florist need to have computer skills

    To satisfy our customers florists  have to have good communication skills, they need to be able to translate their customers wishes into an  artistic floral design. Being able to manage the use of your time is also very important , as there is always delivery time frames to be met.

    Emotions are the main reason for customers buying flowers, which is why we as florists need to understand and consider carefully customers requests.

    Floristry is also hard on the hands, and physically demanding because you are on your feet for most of the time and you are required to lift heavy  flower filled containers and buckets.

    Working  days for a florist is generally 9-5 , this can  change from shop to shop. However at special times of the year such as Mothers Day, Valentines Day, Easter and Christmas, it is not unusual for florists to work through the night.


    There are no formal education requirements for entry into the floristry industry, however most retailers do prefer applicants to have completed Year 10. Entry level courses and traineeships are available through Tafe and some private providers. to become a fully qualified Florist, you need to complete a Certificate III in floristry. Certificate IV is also available for those who would like to own  or manage a shop.

    Employment Opportunities At  Boydita Flowers Delivered

    At Boydita Flowers Delivered we often have positions available for people wanted to train as a florist or whom already are qualified florists, if you would like to become part of the  award winning team on the Central Coast  please forward your resume to lynross@flowersdelivered.com.au. If  we don't have a position at the time you forward your resume we will keep it on our files for the very next time a position becomes available. at present we are looking for a bright, well groomed, enthusiatic ,good team player and good communicator  who loves to exceed customers expectations in customer service to join our team, so please forward your resume to us or maybe you know someone whom would like to  be a florist and you could send this onto them.

    Recommended  Web Links

    We have listed below a few  links that  have some very useful information about  The  Floristry industry and the  courses that are available.

    NSW Tafe

    Job GuideFlorist

    Florist Careers

    Service Skills Australia

    We sincerely hope you find this  useful information and if we can be of any further assistance please send your comments or emails to us as we are very happy to assist. Its a passion that's very dear to me Floristry,I have been in the industry some 28 years now and  I can tell you I have enjoyed it all from training and gaining some of the highest qualifications available in floristry to competing, representing my state, then Australia at the World Cup in Rome something I will never forget, to eventually running my own school, one of the first  registered vetab Floristry schools in NSW.Training many good florists many whom now have their own businesses.Floristry can take you all over the world its really up to you how far you decide to take it.

  • Formal Flowers

    Professional Advice

    Our creative team of professionals can give you advice on the best choice for your formal flowers. We consider such details such as colour and dress style, accessories that will be worn. There are many ideas and possibilities for your formal flowers,just ask one of our friendly team for our advice.

    Wrist Corsage

    The Wrist corsage is by far the most popular at this current time. The wrist corsage should be optimally tuned to match your formal dress. At Boydita flowers Delivered we use a handcrafted wristlet to attach the flowers to giving a very individual look, flexibility in sizing and a lovely memento to keep in remembrance of the special occasion once the flowers have passed.


    A  Buttonhole is usually worn by the male and can be made to match the wrist corsage, making it an unforgettable experience with everything matching together. At Boydita Flowers Delivered we structure our buttonholes onto a buttonhole clip to make it easier to wear just like a badge.

    Selection of  flowers to use

    We like to keep the flowers and foliage's in proportion to the wristlet and person wearing them. Flowers such as Roses,Miniature Roses,Singapore Orchids, Alstroemaria, Hyacinths, Statice  and Babies Breath are all great choices with the addition of foliage's such as ming fern , asparagus fern, ivy leaves or Camellia leaves make a great compliment.

    Button HoleWrist Corsage

    Please view our formal flowers online at www.flowersdelivered.com.au

  • Welcome To The Boydita Flowers Delivered Blog

    The team at Boydita Flowers Delivered would like to share with you some of our new idea's , tips, tricks and suggestions. You can always join in on the fun. We would love to hear what you have to say and look foward to hearing your comments. If there is any information you would like posted please email it to us.

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