Flower power: How four floriculturists overcame the challenges of lockdown

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Photographs Kosie Jansen van Rensburg and Jeandri Streicher

Executing a plan is better than just thinking about it – this was the conclusion these four floriculturists came to during last year’s lockdown.

“There was so much uncertainty when the Covid-19 restrictions hit us,” says Louise Steenkamp of The Wild Bunch. “Our customers were forced to close shop which meant that they could no longer place orders. We were calling each other every day to mull over new ideas and came to the realisation that we’d all had the same vision for years but had never gotten around to making it a reality.”

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