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BB Podcast Episode 19: Emily Avenson

“Even if you don’t speak the same language, you can communicate through flowers.”

– Emily A.

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Emily Avenson designs a floral bouquet with orange and white accents

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Today we’re sitting down with Emily Avenson, owner of Fleuropean in Aubel, Belgium to discuss:

  • what inspired her to begin growing flowers
  • some of her favorite varieties to grow (hint: Creme Brulee Phlox and Sahara Rudbeckia made the list)
  • how she’s managed to combine the vegetable garden culture of Europe with her flower garden blooms
  • making plant-dyed ribbon
  • the Slow Flowers movement & culture in Belgium
  • why she started The Lonely Bouquet

A floral design by Emily Avenson

Links mentioned in Ep. 19 with Emily Avenson:

Study with Emily:

Movement Workshop w/ Emily & Susanne Hatwood

September 25-28, 2018

A white, yellow, and purple floral design by Emily Avenson A floral arrangement with multi-colored flowers on a wooden beam by Emily Avenson

See more by Emily Avenson:

 Website |Instagram| Facebook | Etsy

A child in a brown head covering sits while holding a fresh flower bouquet by Emily Avenson


BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee

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