12: Wonderful seasons, climates, flowers and plants, wholesale cutflowers with Scott Shepherd

This week Roz is joined in the studio across the miles by Scott Shepherd.  Scott has been working in floral wholesale right since leaving college 32 years ago. 
He shares with Roz, how there's always seasons, there's always different flowers. He doesn't have to dig holes and ditches and he gets to enjoy all these beautiful flowers.

Listen in to the conversation: 

  • Scott Shepard’s background. 
  • Scott’s background in the wholesale of cut flowers in the US. 
  • The UK has no local product at all, it’s an imported product. 
  • The challenges of running a podcast with a full-time job. 
  • Mental health month in January. 
  • The supply chain isn’t right. We are making it really difficult for a florist. 
  • If you have a supportive community, it’s a great way to support your local farmers market. 
  • The cost of flowers is higher in the US than it is in the UK. 
  • The importance of having a premium product and being different. 
  • If you’re on a desert island, what would you take with you?


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