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BB Podcast Episode 19: Emily Avenson

May 7, 2018

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

– Emily Avenson

Emily Avenson | Taylor & Porter Photographs

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

Links mentioned in Episode Nineteen:

Study with Emily:

Movement Workshop w/ Emily Avenson & Susanne Hatwood

September 25-28, 2018

Click here for more information

Links of Interest:

 Website |Instagram| Facebook | Etsy

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee




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