Student Emma Ferrari and Floristry School of Australia owner Joanne Groombridge.
Student Emma Ferrari and Floristry School of Australia owner Joanne Groombridge. John Gass

Students bloom at school

FLORISTRY student Emma Ferrari's favourite flower is a baby-pink rose.

However, her teacher, Joanne Groombridge, loves the lot.

"I love lilies, roses - I just love flowers," Ms Groombridge said.

"I don't think there's a flower I don't like, and to be surrounded by them all day is great; it's beautiful."

She bought the Floristry School of Australia last year from a retiring woman who was "looking for the right person to grow it".

Ms Groombridge teaches floristry classes at South Tweed Sports each Thursday.

Visit floristryschoolofaustralia.com.au or phone 07 5591 6001 to book a lesson.



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