January 18, 2012

SEF overwhelmed by the fabulous support of their BFA Local Hub Meeting & RHS Chelsea Heat 2012

Southeast Flowers had a brilliant turnout on Sunday 15th January for the BFA Local Hub meeting and South East heat of the RHS Chelsea Florist & Young Florist of the Year.

Over 80 customers, existing and new, joined us for hot soup and buttered rolls on a chilly Sunday lunch time to watch the charismatic Mig Kimpton demonstrate how to make the most of your Valentine’s Day flowers by using a variety of our new and exciting containers, glassware and romance inspiring sundries.

The competitors and their floral art were judged by Konomi Yajima.  The competition was overseen by our favourite florist come TV personality and BFA Events Director, Dennis Van Wonderen.


South East Heat Winner – RHS Chelsea Young Florist of the Year 

  • Heidi Lawley

Heidi and Dennis

South East Heat Winner – RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year 

  • Amy Ford

All of us at SEF wish both competitors all the luck in the world for the main competition taking place during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show – 22nd May to 26th May 2012.

We were also lucky enough to have on the day an array of top quality industry suppliers who come along to discuss and preview their products. Rob Harris from J & E Page (Distributors), Keith Russell from Pokon Chrysal, Dan McCarthy from Scheurich and Karen Philipps from Smithers Oasis.



Southeast Flowers now has its full Valentine’s Sundries range available to view and purchase. All sundries are displayed beautifully to give you inspiration and idea’s for February 14th.

CALL NOW to place your flower order. Fabulous range of Roses from Colombia, Equador and Holland available to pre-order. To discuss your requirements and pricing please call 01233 625678 and ask for Chris.

(photographs by Lisa Bryant (SEF) and Evelyn MacRitchie (Crafted from Nature – Floral Designs)

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