136 episodes

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
    • 4.9 • 125 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!!

    Growing Flowers and Followers with Kara Jamison of Blooming Joy Flower Co.

    Growing Flowers and Followers with Kara Jamison of Blooming Joy Flower Co.

    Blooming Joy Flower Company is located in Murfreesboro, TN. Kara Jamison began this heart project with the desire to grow and share flowers for spreading joy. She now grows flowers, does custom designs, hosts floral workshops, and farm events. Kara shares her flower journey, her approach to social media with Instagram, and a few of her farm favorites. She juggles a lot, but always finds time for her “Flower Friends” that she connects with regularly on her IG feed @bloomingjoyflowerco .
    We're excited to have Kara as our guest this week on The Flower Podcast!
    You can learn more about Blooming Joy Flower Company, and all of our past guests at www.theflowerpodcast.com !
    Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on the platform or app of you choice and we would love to have you join our email family.
    Did you know that you can also visit our Youtube channel if you would like to watch my chats with guests via Zoom.  Follow the link to our YouTube channel for more information.
    Our latest Blog Post features our sponsor Details Flowers Software. We’re excited to share many of the benefits of this power tool.
    Thanks to all our sponsors!
    Grace Rose Farm
    Accent Decor
    FlowerSchool NY / LA
    Details Flowers Software

    • 56 min
    The Floral Coach™️ Amy Balsters

    The Floral Coach™️ Amy Balsters

    This weeks episode is a replay of our interview with Amy Balsters, The Floral Coach™️. Amy, owns Amy Nicole Floral and has been in the retail floristry and special event industry for over 20 years and now uses this experience to teach others. Amy and Scott chat about how the importance of learning the fundamentals, hiring, teaching, and how to change mindsets.
    We're excited to have Amy as our guest this week on The Flower Podcast!
    You can learn more about Amy Nicole Floral, and all of our past guests at www.theflowerpodcast.com !
    Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on the platform or app of you choice and we would love to have you join our email family.
    Did you know that you can also visit our Youtube channel if you would like to watch my chats with guests via Zoom. Follow the link to our YouTube channel for more information.
    Our latest Blog Post features our sponsor Details Flowers Software. We’re excited to share many of the benefits of this power tool.
    Thanks to all our sponsors!
    Grace Rose Farm
    Accent Decor
    FlowerSchool NY / La
    Details Flowers Software

    • 1 hr 6 min
    How To Be More Profitable with Tim Huckabee of FloralStrategies

    How To Be More Profitable with Tim Huckabee of FloralStrategies

    Today’s episode is about changing your mindset to increase your prices and profitability with confidence. Tim Huckabee is based in New York City, and his business FloralStrategies works globally to work with floral business to help them learn sales techniques to help grow your bottom line.
    We're excited to have Tim as our guest this week on The Flower Podcast!
    You can learn more about FloralStrategies and all of our past guests at www.theflowerpodcast.com !
    Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on the platform or app of you choice and we would love to have you join our email family.
    Did you know that you can also visit our Youtube channel if you would like to watch my chats with guests via Zoom. Follow the link to our YouTube channel for more information.
    Our latest Blog Post features our sponsor Details Flowers Software. We’re excited to share many of the benefits of this power tool.
    Thanks to all our sponsors!
    The Gardener’s Workshop
    Grace Rose Farm
    Accent Decor
    FlowerSchool NY / LA

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Sourcing Local Flowers with Ellen Frost of Local Color Flowers

    Sourcing Local Flowers with Ellen Frost of Local Color Flowers

    Have you ever wondered how to approach sourcing locally grown flowers. Our guest this week has created an entire business around doing this very thing! Ellen Frost owns Local Color Flowers and proudly sources 100% of her flowers locally by cultivating relationships and connections with growers and farmers in the Baltimore area where’s she’s located.
    We're excited to have Ellen as our guest this week on The Flower Podcast! You can learn more about Local Color Flowers and all of our past guests at www.theflowerpodcast.com !
    Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on the platform or app of you choice and we would love to have you join our email family.
    Did you know that you can also visit our Youtube channel if you would like to watch my chats with guests via Zoom. Follow the link to our YouTube channel for more information.
    Our latest Blog Post features an up and coming designer, Amanda Rogers from Atlanta.
    Thanks to all our sponsors!
    Detail Flowers Software
    Grace Rose Farm
    Accent Decor
    FlowerSchool NY / LA

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Sustainable and No-Till Farming with Jonathan Leiss of Spring Forth Farm

    Sustainable and No-Till Farming with Jonathan Leiss of Spring Forth Farm

    Flower Farmers Jonanthan Leiss and his wife Megan own Spring Forth Farm in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina. Jonathan shares with Scott today all about their flower micro farm, their business model of just growing spring blooms, and how they practice no-till methods of farming. He also shares about the importance of farmer sustainability, their online course, and so much more.
    We're grateful to have Jonanthan as our guest this week on The Flower Podcast!
    You can learn more about Spring Forth Farm and all of our past guests at www.theflowerpodcast.com !
    Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on the platform of you choice and we would love to have you join our email family.
    Did you know that you can also visit our Youtube Channel if you would like to watch my chats with guests via Zoom.
    Our latest Blog Post features an up and coming designer, Amanda Rogers from Atlanta.
    Thanks to all our sponsors!
    Accent Decor
    Detail Flowers Software
    Grace Rose Farm
    FlowerSchool NY / La

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Spreading Joy Not Germs with Primary Petals

    Spreading Joy Not Germs with Primary Petals

    You are in for a treat with double the fun! The dynamic duo from Primary Petals are my guests this week on The Flower Podcast.  CEO Carly Williams and COO Chloe Jenkins have been working tirelessly to create hundreds of show stopping, custom designs for weddings and private events as well as partnering with brands such as Variety Magazine, Maybelline, Vanity Fair, Moroccan Oil, Nespresso, and more!  
    Growing their brand and leading their creative team, Carly and Chloe have become inspiration and have been " Spreading Joy not Germs" through their new labor of love, Primary Petals Direct:  a flower service that delivers bundles of joy and fresh flowers straight to your porch. 
    Carly and Chloe chat serving through leadership, tapping into the local floral community for help, the importance of self-care and creating a healthy work culture. We have packed a lot into this episode so pour a cup of tea and take a break from the stress of the day. 
    We're excited to have Carly and Chloe as guests this week on The Flower Podcast!
    You can learn more about Primary Petals and all of our past guests at www.theflowerpodcast.com !
    Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on the platform of you choice and we would love to have you join our email family.
    Be sure to also visit our Youtube channel if you would like to watch my chats with guests through Zoom. Follow the link to our YouTube channel for more information.
    See our latest Blog Post on roses for this time of year.
    Thanks to all our sponsors!
    Detail Flowers Software
    Grace Rose Farm
    Accent Decor
    FlowerSchool NY / LA

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

Eqjmpr ,

Outstanding information

Being a new micro flower farmer, I found this podcast full of information beyond just growing flowers, but the gritty business behind the curtain. Thank you for the insightful questions and the candid responses.

Bil10923874 ,

Excellent content

Look forward to each episode.

HaydenDW ,

Scott! 🤩

Truly such an informative and enjoyable podcast! I’ve had to start keeping a notepad nearby because these episodes are always DRIPPING with the best nuggets of wisdom that comes with a life lived in the passionate pursuit to better our industry! Subscribe! Do it now! You certainly won’t be bored with this one around!

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