Congratulating the Winner
Mark congratulates Bart Hassam on winning the right to represent Interflora Australia at the FTD/Interflora/Fleurop World Cup in Philadelphia. Bart earned this opportunity by competing in an intense three day selection competition at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Mark was one of three Interflora National Judges presiding over the competition.
Information on the next World Cup is at:
Judging at Melbourne Flower Show
Along with Mark, fellow Interflora Australia National Judges, David Berger and Greg Block, formed the Judging Panel for the World Cup Selection Trial, at the 2018 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.Photo credit - Sue Oates
Fibres in Fusion
Fibres in Fusion
Mark unleashes his fibre collection for issue 101 of Fusion Flowers Magazine and manipulates them into a wall hanging design with an almost startling colour scheme.
See the design on the designs page.
Meeting the President
As Interflora Australia’s Chairman, Mark attended Interflora Pacific Unit’s annual conference in Takapuna, New Zealand. He is pictured here with Allan Jarden, the newly appointed President of IPU.Photo credit - -
Continuing with Floral Craftsmanship
Flower Thinking recently released details of its new Brisbane workshop series, ‘More Floral Craftsmanship’, with Mark as the tutor for each session.
The series provides florists and floral artists more opportunities to learn or progress their experience with various floral design techniques.
Workshops are on Mondays:
16 April - Clay Day
16 July - Statement Headpieces
13 August - Chicken Wire in 3D
Venue: Robertson Gardens, Nathan, Brisbane South