Meet The Team

Ashley

What do you love about your job? I love the ever changing trends and new flowers that are available that we get to play with every day. And my team are the best and make my working days such a joy.
Why is it your passion? Flowers have been a passion of mine from a very young age. I was the kid who dressed up as a bride with a bouquet of flowers on a regular basis. Art was my favourite subject at school and I have always been creative. I’m so grateful to be living my absolute dream career!
Something you can’t live without? My beautiful family is my everything.
Fave Travel Destination: Bali
Fave Film: Pretty Woman
Fave Flower:
 Water Lily

Fun Fact. I’m a Physie teacher and have been for 15 years at Bonny Hills Physical Culture Club.

Touchwood Flowers owner, Ashley Sargeson, has won major awards in both business and floral artistry.
For Ashley it’s been a real honour to be recognised alongside such brilliant business people and designers:

“The awards are a testament to the wonderful Touchwood team,
who share the same vision and passion for beautiful floristry.”

KAYLA

What do you love about your job? Being a part of people’s special moments in life – both happy and sad is humbling and rewarding. Life is so beautiful and precious and this job reminds me everyday to live it to the fullest and surround yourself with beauty.
Favourite time of year at work? Definitely Mothers Day, as the shop is filled to the brim with gorgeous flowers and happy customers. It’s a real celebration for us too and we love seeing all the happy mum’s tagged on Facebook and Instagram.
Where were you born? Port Macquarie born and raised, and I’m still loving it!
Fave Film: The Shawshank Redemption
Fave Colour: Green
Fave Flower: Anenomes

Fun Fact. I’m partial to a bit of orange and poppy seed cake!

JOAN

What do you love about your job? I love creating arrangements and bouquets that are unique and personalised. When customers ask for something a little bit different, it’s fun to get creative and have their vision come to life. A lot of people are shocked at the variety and true beauty of a unique floral design and it’s nice to surprise them with that!
Something you can’t live without? My gorgeous children.
Dream Travel Destination: I would love to travel throughout France and Italy!
Fave Film: The Greatest Showman
Fave Colour: Blue
Fave Flower: Poppies

Fun Fact: I was born and raised in Samoa and had a short stay in New Zealand before moving to Australia.

SARAH

What do you love about your job?Creating florals to mark significant occasions in people’s lives. I also love the creative nature of the work we do. I love my job…
Favourite time of year at work? Winter and Spring.
Where were you born? Blacktown Baby!!
Fave Film: Shrek
Fave Colour: This changes! At the moment I’m drawn to pink..
Fave Flower: Depends on the season… Flannel flowers or any garden varieties like Gardenia, Hydrangea and Stephanotis. I just love all flowers!

Fun Fact:I love Magpies

PHOEBE

What do you love about your job? I love the rewarding feeling when receiving a phone call or a customer walking in to explain that they appreciated and loved the arrangement they recieved. I also love the amazing girls that I work with and the close friendships I have created with them all! 
Where were you born? Port Macquarie! 
Fave Film: It changes all the time but my childhood favourite would have to be the Wizard of Oz
Fave Colour: Always any shade of blue!
Fun Fact: I love anything to do with being outdoors and active. I’ve been doing physie for 17 years! 
Fave Flower: Has been changing a bit lately as I’m introduced to more flowers but I do love Orchids at the moment

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