dream job : a flower farmer

Dearest ______,

We wanted to surprise two colleagues from work who were celebrating their birthdays at the same time, so it was a brilliant excuse to finally head down the line of flower farms right across the office.

As soon as I entered the biggest refrigerator on Earth and saw rows upon rows upon rows of fresh flowers and their many sidekicks, I thought I’d died and gone to Florist Heaven.

Allow me to show you a pittance of the lushness that I saw:

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Like these Carnations, for one…

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Baby’s Breath happens to be one of my favorite flowers (aside from white Orchids).

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Baby’s Breath also happens to be my birth month’s official flower!

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Hypothesis: Capsicum + tomato = this.
One of my favorite florists in town, Floral Magic, has done amazing things with this mutated specie of a plant.

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These fur balls would look really nice with stark white table setting.

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This little guy reminds me of a fruit!

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They had a lot of exotic- looking species I’d never even seen in my life, including these artichoke- like flowers above.

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Winter floral bouquets look very exotic to me because where I’m from, Winter has not been coming…

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My mother used to buy a bunch of these leaves. Their minty smells always take me back to my parents’ old house where we had them in tall vases for days on.

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They say yellow roses mean “Jealousy”. That’s utter bollocks, because why would anyone want to say “I’m really jealous of you!” through flowers?

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Twiggy! I find that combining twigs with ultra feminine floral breeds make very artistic statement bouquets.

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More colors of roses. There were more expensive kinds in another section, but their heads were wrapped in plastic nets.
Cheap roses win, obviously!

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These were sitting beside the heaps of Baby’s Breath. They’re called Golden- something. They’re very versatile because they go great with either contrasting- colored flowers or those with the same hue (if you’re going for the monochromatic look).

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We spotted a few Blue Roses at one corner and decided to get those straight away because the birthday celebrants’ favorite color is blue…

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… and also because the cute mini- pineapples reminded us too much of Chinese New Year, haha!

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When I grow up, I want to become a flower farmer.
Or a florist, if that’s more feasible.

Love,

Karlita

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