Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Gerbera Bouquets Will Make Your Day

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Gerbera Bouquets Will Make Your Day

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Byline: Angela Norval

FLOWER POWER: Lynn Mills busy at her Highland Flowers farm.

WALK around the Caloundra Street Fair on a Sunday and you may pass people happily clutching vibrant bouquets of gerberas.

These are the pride and joy of Lynn Mills and her family, from Highland Flowers.

Somewhat of a veteran of the Caloundra Street Fair after nine years, Lynn said she loved nothing more than seeing the pure delight people get from a small bunch of flowers.

"Gerberas are such vivid and exciting flowers and we sell a bunch for $5 which is only the price of a cup of coffee," she said.

"We often have people come back to see us and comment on how much joy they received from the flowers.

"Our customers are considerably varied from people looking to give them as a gift or brighten their home to those who visit the area regularly and want to add a little colour to their caravan or hotel room."

Lynn turned her hand to flower farming after she decided to be a stay-at- home mum but still wanted to contribute to the community. …

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