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How to write a Birthday card message

Writing birthday messages is something that most of us will do countless times in a year. And while sometimes it can feel like the right words just flow with ease, I’m sure we can all recall a time when the task has felt a little more challenging. Times when you feel like you’re prattling off the same message you’ve used time and time again, perhaps even to this same recipient? Hopefully not!   Well if your regular lines are feeling a little dusty, we’ve gathered a few suggestions of phrases you could include, which might even be new-to -you, or, more importantly, to your recipient.   Here are some examples of potential phrases you could include in a birthday card...

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How to dry out your EEFM flowers

If you want to get the most bang for your buck and feel like getting a bit creative, then you could try drying out your lovely blooms from EEFM. There’s a few different ways to dry out flowers but from experience the natives usually give the best results.   A quick technique that can be done in minutes, involves the microwave and some cat litter which is handy if you already have those things but if you’re happy to be more patient with the drying out process, simply using an old heavy book can create pressed dried flowers. These can then be framed to create artwork and produce many other nick knacks. Just place individual flowers inside a book page...

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Why a Rubber Tree is your next best purchase!

 Nestled in the concrete jungle that is Adelaide CBD, East End Flower Market can be spotted from a mile away with its wide selection of lush, indoor plants that spill out onto the footpath. Along with our favourite plant friends which include the fiddle leaf fig, snake plant and monstera EEFM has something a little bit different, but we know you’ll love it. Introducing the Ficus Rubber Tree! Available in various colours, however we are currently stocking the Burgundy Ficus. With its large dark glossy leaves this Ficus is guaranteed to bring a pop of unexpected colour to your home.   Here are 4 tips to make sure your Ficus thrives in its new home!   To encourage growth and...

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Winter Blooms

Winter Blooms   Winter needn’t be all grey skies and skeleton trees, though of course we do love the snuggly, tea drinking vibe they can bring to a day too, but in case you’re seeking some continued vibrancy this winter, we’ve put together a list of a few seasonal flowers you might find in store and online at EEFM, amongst our usual favourites.   Stock Commonly know as Stock or Gillyflower these striking flowers are native to Europe, central and south-western Asia, and North Africa. They are deliciously fragrant, with a distinctive sweet yet spicy scent, so it is perhaps surprising that they are part of the Brassicaceae (cabbage) family. With over 50 different species, there is a huge range...

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EEFM has Pileas!!

You guys asked and we listened! For as long as we can remember we at EEFM have been on the hunt for rare and exclusive house plants for our loyal customers. Finally after what feels like a life time of searching we are happy to have in store and online Pileas (Yes, we know we can hardly contain our excitement either! ) Referred to as many things including, Chinese Money Plants, UFO plant or pancake plant these little guys have been hard to find! We have made them extra special and potted them up in our signature ceramic pots ready to become the newest member of your indoor plant family.   Its mind boggaling that although these guys are so...

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