Big & bold is best for winter flower arrangements, says celeb florist

Jill Manson, the star of TV's 'Fresh Cut', tells us about floral trends, what's in season, and what to expect from the Johannesburg International Flower Show

21 July 2019 - 00:00 By leana schoeman

The Highveld winter is synonymous with cool days, dry grasses, bare tree branches and a landscape that changes from vibrant greens to a more muted palate of greens, browns and reds. Celebrity florist, motivational speaker and teacher Jill Manson finds her inspiration in nature to create floral designs that embody the beauty of our local winters.

Jill is collaborating with the Johannesburg International Flower Show, which takes place later this year, and her floral design TV show, Fresh Cut, captures an audience of more than 1.7-million viewers. The Jill Manson Floral Design School is the leading school of floral design in SA and Jill has created floral designs and floral d├ęcor for hundreds of prestigious events over the past 18 years...

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