The Team

Our creative team is dedicated to providing customers with excellent service & innovative designs to suit the budget.

 

 

ANOMA has had a number of careers - At University she studied Biology (Edinburgh University) & then Development Studies (Sussex University). She worked as a development consultant in the UN & Commonwealth Secretariat before running a tea-room.  

As the Director of this wonderful florist, she leads a creative team of incredibly experienced florists who have been with the business for decades. She draws upon her own experience in both event floristry & project & business management to grow the business.

She believes in being busy & in taking part in society - hence she acts also as a trustee of the parent's association in her daughter's school. She is also an Election Clerk & a volunteer member of the Education Appeals Panel with the local council.

She is interested in gender issues in the UK and overseas and is the Director of a women's charity, Realise Women  - http://www.realisewomen.org/.       https://www.facebook.com/realisewomen/

She has four children - three sons & a daughter.

For relaxation,  she paints & meditates (http://www.sahajayoga.org.uk).

SHARON has worked here as a florist for over 30 years. She studied floristry at Southwark College, London & qualified with a distinction.  

She loves entering floristry competitions including The Chelsea Flower Show & the Interflora Florist of the Year competitions.

She is incredibly creative with her floral designs. She is our flowers and plant buyer, as well as our Wedding & Event planner.  

TINA has worked here as a florist for over 30 years.

She also qualified with a distinction from West Sussex College of Agriculture and Horticulture.

She has represented the SE of England at national level & has created floral designs for royalty.

TINA is a very talented & artistic florist & she looks after the purchasing of the floral sundries we use. 

After studying at Berkshire College of Agriculture, ALISON has been a dedicated team member with us for over 16 years & is a real asset to the team. Herself and SHARON are responsible for ordering our weekly flowers.

JENNI has worked here as a florist for 30 years & creates the most gorgeous arrangements.

SAM is our new apprentice who is currently studying a Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Floristry at college, and brings her enthusiasm to the shop!

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EMMA, BETTY & STEVE are our drivers.