porta nova Murat Simsek Mon Fleuriste

Murat’s young shop, Mon Fleuriste, relies on Top Quality Flowers and Designs

Serving a knowledgeable and discerning clientele can be both a blessing and a challenge for a florist, as Murat Simsek came to learn. Murat is the founder of Mon Fleuriste,…

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“This is what good vibes, creativity, teamwork and gorgeous roses get you” Claudia Tararache

“This is what good vibes, creativity, teamwork and gorgeous roses get you” Claudia Tararache

In this article, floral artist Claudia Tararache takes us behind the scenes in the making of this gorgeous floral crown. She shares a story of creativity, and lasting relations that…

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Angelica Lacarbonara shares her excitement on a Post COVID Italian Wedding Floral Scene

Just like her peers in the floristry world, Angelica is over the moon about a fresh restart after wedding ceremonies were allowed once again since the devastation brought about by…

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Caroline Marshall-Foster sheds light on the State of the UK Floral Wedding Market in light of COVID 19

We asked Caroline Marshall-Foster, Editor of Florist Trade Magazine, and head of Good Florist Guide on how Covid-19 had impacted the UK floral wedding market and where it is heading…

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Making of Porta Nova White Naomi bridal bouquets by Lily Beelen

While creating her designs, Lily Beelen often chooses to contrast between modern forms and natural lines. Sometimes she opts to become abstract in her delivery, starting from a mathematical form…

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St Jordi’s Day through the eyes of Floristería Brisa

Just like Valentine’s Day, 23rd April is a special day of love in Barcelona and the larger Catalonia region. It is Saint Jordi’s Day; when Love and Romance take residence…

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What are the “floral” expectations around this year’s Graduation Day?

In Sweden and Finland, early June is usually in a party atmosphere as students are joined by family and friends to commemorate a very special day in their lives, Graduation…

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porta nova growth specialist

Meet the Porta Nova Growth Specialists

Its about time we introduced to you our Team of Growth specialists. Together they make sure that plants stay in perfect condition. They consist a mix of growers with both…

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Heidi Mikkonen shares her love for Floral Art

Heidi Mikkonen shares her love for Floral Art

Heidi Mikkonen is a Swedish florist with immense experience and a love for the art. We spoke to Heidi after she took part in a recent Floral Fundamentals photoshoot where she…

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