For my Florist Friday blog post series this week, I’m delighted to feature an interview with Martin Bakker of Martin & The Magpie.
Could you tell us what prompted you to become a florist?
Where I grew up in Holland, we were surrounded by flower growers. It seemed natural to get a weekend job helping out at a rose growers. I learnt all about the growing, cutting and packing side of the business and eventually I got interested in the artistic side…how to arrange and display beautiful flowers, not just cut and pack them. … Read more