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The Flower Podcast, hosted by Scott Shepherd is a podcast for the floral community to discuss flowers, trends, and business topics. Each week a featured guest will share their knowledge, passion, and love of flowers. Join us for colorful chats with talented creatives, photographers, growers, entrepreneurs, authors, and so much more!!

The Flower Podcast Scott Shepherd, Host and Flower Educator

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0, 6 Ratings

The Flower Podcast, hosted by Scott Shepherd is a podcast for the floral community to discuss flowers, trends, and business topics. Each week a featured guest will share their knowledge, passion, and love of flowers. Join us for colorful chats with talented creatives, photographers, growers, entrepreneurs, authors, and so much more!!

    The World of Alaska Peonies with Martha Lojewski

    The World of Alaska Peonies with Martha Lojewski

    With Peony season in full swing here in the US and around the world I’m excited to dive into the world of Alaska Peonies! this week! My guest this week farms peonies in Alaska and manages sales for the Alaska Peony Cooperative. I can’t wait to dive into my chat with Martha Lojewski. This remote part of our country is the last haven for this majestic flower once the regular season comes to an end towards the end of June. so If you’re a flower farmer or you just plain love peonies I think you’re going to enjoy this weeks episode on The Flower Podcast!
    You can learn more about Martha and all of our other guests at TheFlowerPodcast.com !
    Thanks to our Sponsors!
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    • 59 min
    Connecting with Your Clients with Mindy Rice

    Connecting with Your Clients with Mindy Rice

    Mindy Rice is our guest this week on The Flower Podcast. Her business is Mindy Rice Design and is based out of Los Olivos, California. Mindy's unique flair for floral and event design has earned her a loyal client base. A native Californian, Mindy’s background in fine art and fashion informs her work with a sophisticated use of color and sense of proportion that are her hallmarks. She’s had clients around the globe and has been featured in many publications; Martha Stewart, Grace Ormonde, and Harpers Bazaar, just to name a few. Mindy truly enjoys working with clients to translate their hopes and dreams into unforgettable events and I’m thrilled to welcome Mindy Rice to The Flower Podcast.
    To learn more about Mindy and all of our other guests go to TheFlowerPodcast.com !
    We're Thankful for Our Sponsors!
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Floret Flower's Erin Benzakein

    Floret Flower's Erin Benzakein

    We're excited to replay our episode with Floret Flower's, Erin Benzakein is our guest this week on The Flower Podcast. Erin and her team have influenced both flower farming and floral design by bringing her passion and love of nature and flowers to the floral community. This week, Scott and Erin discuss the beginning of Floret, flower farming, their seed business, and her new book 'A Year in Flowers.' Erin brings her experience and award winning eye for design to this week's episode. Discussing her new book and everything that goes into the selection process for flowers, seeds, and plants, it's not only educational, but also so very inspiring.
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    Go to The Flower Podcast.com to learn more about Erin and all of our past guests and listen to their episodes.  
    Thankful for great sponsors:
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    Accent Decor
    Details Flower Software
    FlowerSchool NY/LA

    • 52 min
    Digging into the Business of Flower Farming with Triple Wren Farms

    Digging into the Business of Flower Farming with Triple Wren Farms

    Our guest this week is Sarah and Steve Pabody of Triple Wren Farms. It's great to be able to take some time and interview both Sarah and Steve. With a busy family and flower farm, we're grateful that both of them were able to join this weeks podcast. Together, they grow amazing specialty cut flowers, build gorgeous weddings, and mentor new flower farms.
    We covered so much great information in our time together. We discussed employees and creating a good working culture inside the business. In addition, Sarah chatted about keeping up with your numbers so you know how to plan and modify your business plan as needed. We covered Burn-Out, Agri-tourism, and how to pace developing your flower farm.
    You can learn more about Steve and Sarah Pabody and Triple Wren Farms on our website, The Flower Podcast !!
    We want to Thank our Sponsors!
    Grace Rose Farm
    Accent Decor
    Details Flowers Software
    FlowerSchool NY / LA

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Sam Jacobson of Ideaction Consulting

    Sam Jacobson of Ideaction Consulting

    Our guest this week is Sam Jacobson of Ideaction Consulting. Sam started his company in 2016 to help wedding pros reach their goals to make more money with strategies and tactics based on the science of persuasion. Sam and Scott chat about how to help your clients during these challenging times, he stresses the importance of listening, our websites, and the importance on preparing for a busy Fall/Spring wedding season.
    You can learn more about Sam an all of our other guests at The Flower Podcast website.
    Be sure you subscribe to our podcast on your App of choice and now to our YouTube channel to see video content you may have missed.
    Thanks to Our Sponsors!!
    Grace Rose Farm
    Accent Decor
    Details Flowers Software
    FlowerSchool NY / LA

    • 56 min
    Rose Grower: Gracie Poulson of Grace Rose Farm

    Rose Grower: Gracie Poulson of Grace Rose Farm

    What began with a few beautiful rose images shared on Instagram blossomed into a beautiful story!  Gracie Poulson of Grace Rose Farm shares her floral journey this week on The Flower Podcast. From early childhood to dragging her rose pots into her New York apartment for the winter, Gracie has always had a soft spot for roses. Along with her husband Ryan, the two have grown her love of roses into a remarkable business specializing in organically grown old fashioned garden roses. Gracie shares her rose journey, business and rose advice, and pivoting during the effects of COVID-19.
    You can learn more at The Flower Podcast about Gracie and all of our past guests, sponsors, blogs, and now videos.
    We want to thank our Sponsors!!
    Grace Rose Farm
    Accent Decor
    Details Flowers Software
    FlowerSchool NY / LA

    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Greta Pearl ,

Best Flower Podcast!

Fascinating people and stories in each episode. Scott has a special talent to bring out the best of his guests.

fleurology flowers uk ,

Best Monday Mornings

I look forward to this podcast every week. Scott makes easy flowing conversation with all these amazing florists who generously give the listener great insights and tips on the floristry business, feels really genuine and relaxed with a good dose of humour! Scott rounds off with all the great take aways from the interviewees and I feel I learn something every time. Thank you!

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