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BB Podcast Episode 93: John Gibbons

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John Gibbons, owner of Lakes and Rivers Flower Farm, holding a bundle of pink flowers

Today we’re visiting with John Gibbons, owner of Lakes & Rivers Flower Farm in Liverpool, England. Join us as we talk with John about:

  • transitioning from makeup artist to flower farmer
  • how his time at Dior inspired his career in flower farming
  • utilizing an allotment to get a taste of flower farming
  • overcoming challenges without losing vision and enthusiasm
  • the reality of farming on leased land
  • selling wholesale flowers to florists
  • his long-term plan for the farm
  • the importance of having a plan before jumping into flower farming
  • reframing social media to acknowledge the positive impact it can have on your business

tulips grown at Lakes and Rivers Flower Farm coral and cream poppies grown at Lakes and Rivers Flower Farm

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FIND LAKES & FARMS FLOWER FARM HERE:

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Images courtesy of Lakes & Rivers Flower Farm


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Co-Hosts: Amy McGee (Bloom Trust Co.) + Maggie Bailey (Bramble & Bee)

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Grayson McGee

Music Written & Performed by: Landon McGee


If you enjoyed this episode, you might also enjoy our conversation with Gretchen O’Neil, owner of Petals, Ink.  Click here to listen.

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