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Bendigo Hospital Deliveries

We thought that it was about time we gave you the run down on ordering flowers or gifts to be delivered to the Bendigo Hospitals. Firstly we have the private hospital St John of God Bendigo We can delivery flowers & gifts to all wards except ICU / CRITICAL CARE Then we have Bendigo Health The most important rule here & for any other facility managed by Bendigo Health such as nursing homes/aged care facilities is that We CAN NOT deliver LILLIES of any kind to these locations. We also CAN NOT deliver FLOWERS to the following wards at Bendigo Health Ward 5B Ward 6C ICU/Critical Care Adult Acute Ward So if you can & to avoid disappointment please check...

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Jars of Joy!

Jars of Joy.. We created this design in the first of many lockdowns Victoria has endured in recent years due to Covid. During a time when we couldn't see or be with the people we love....we wanted to help spread some joy with the gift of a cute little arrangement that wasn't too expensive. We started off with our  $35.00 option but their popularity grew as you just fell in love with them & asked for some larger options so we now have five price points.   There is no set flower content for these arrangements , we select the best seasonal blooms to create a unique & individual design each & every time. The images below are just so you can...

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Floristry through lockdowns

Here we go again! As l sit down to write this we are into our 3rd day of lockdown 5.0 in Victoria Australia.  Yes, that's right number 5, we were told at the start of this lockdown it would be 5 days but as the days go it is more likely that won't be the case. This blog is about how our small family owned business has survived the Covid pandemic in Australia & all the lockdowns. I won't lie at the start of all this l last year l was very worried when as an entire country we were put into lockdown with only essential workers & business able to continue to work & trade. There were a lots...

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Caring for your flowers!

At Virginia Mary Florist we send a care card out with every order we deliver or if you or someone else has popped into the shop to grab you some flowers then you would have found either attached to the flowers or in the envelope with your gift card a caring for flowers card. If for some reason the care card has gone missing don't worry this blog post will tell you all you need to know to care for your bouquet or arrangement. Firstly if you have been delivered a bunch or bouquet by us then it will have on the bottom of it what we call a aqua pack, this is a foam wrap that is specially treated to...

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Business as Usual for now

YES WE ARE OPEN ! During these uncertain times at Virginia Mary Florist we are doing all we can to protect ourselves,you our customers & the special people in your life that we deliver flowers & gifts to.At this stage we are still OPEN and trading as usual.The shop door is still open at the moment !If  we do need to close the door, we hope to still be able to continue to  deliver flowers & gifts to your friends, family & loved ones via phone & internet orders. We are now offering non contact deliveries if you would prefer this method of delivery then you will need to advise us of this & provide us with the correct contact details for the...

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