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NOW CLOSED: Nominate a MNer to receive flowers - and talk about flowers with The Flower Council

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AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 01-Oct-12 09:51:03

We've been asked by the team at The Flower Council to get your nominations for which Mumsnetter you'd like them to send a bouquet of flowers to and why.

The company are keen to get folks thinking of flowers as a gift to cheer someone up, to say hello or just because you want to - rather than being for special occasions.

They also want to get folks thinking about what their friends favourite flower may be - they say "The aim of the Favourite Flower campaign is to show that a flower is not just a present (and not just a bouquet of flowers), but a special present, because when you know or try to think about what flower is your friends favourite then it makes the present very personal and special".

So please on this thread add your nomination for a MNer who you think would appreciate a bunch of flowers - it could be anyone (not yourself though!) - and what flower you think they would like. We will decide on the final winners and contact 3 MNers for their address and then The Flower Council will send them the flowers! (worth c£30 each)

We'd also like you to post your thoughts below on flowers - for example.......
~ How often you get given them or buy them for yourself, what you love about flowers, any variety you dislike, what it means to you to get flowers or to send them.
~ Do you routinely send them as a gift and if so what prompts you to do this?
~ Do you pick which flower to send to which friend - is this based on colours, fragrances, time of year or what you think they like.
~ Do you know / or do you think you know what your best friends favourite flower is? How do you know? What about your family - what do they like?

Share your thoughts on this thread and don't forget your nomination.

thanks MNHQ

PS They have also developed a very lighthearted game - check it out here and let us know what you think - it's designed to identify your Favourite Flower and if you can guess your friends you could both win a FREE bouquet.

RatherBeOnThePiste Tue 16-Oct-12 17:07:22

And I'm definitely "chuffedchuffedychuffed" definitely that, thank you X grin

nickeldaisical Tue 16-Oct-12 17:08:25

and a loon, so it works rather well grin

you deserve them

BellaVita Tue 16-Oct-12 17:24:28


KnottyLocks Tue 16-Oct-12 17:41:46


I concur with Pistey smile

The blankets really wouldn't happen without our lovely bunch of blanketeers.

Bless you for nominating us thanks

Am very very touched x

I'd also Like to thank my hairdresser .

BellaVita Tue 16-Oct-12 17:48:22

grin Knotty! grin at hairdresser!

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 16-Oct-12 19:24:07

KnottyLocks - don't forget to pm me with all details.....wink

KnottyLocks Tue 16-Oct-12 19:25:16

Ann, sorry but my hairdresser quite understandably wishes to remain anonymous .

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 16-Oct-12 23:20:31

knotty - you will still be anon on the boards...just send me your details and I can get the actual flowers sent out to you..! No one will know except me and the flower company

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 16-Oct-12 23:22:37

Ignore me...message rec'd

KnottyLocks Tue 16-Oct-12 23:25:14


KnottyLocks Tue 16-Oct-12 23:26:33

The hairdresser threw you, didn't she?

Tis her usual style... Obv.

yani Wed 17-Oct-12 10:29:35

Fantastic! I nominated you all grin
Congratulations and WELL DESERVED

Wolfcub Thu 18-Oct-12 06:48:00

really pleased to see that all three will get a bunch

RatherBeOnThePiste Sat 20-Oct-12 17:57:04

lovely Ann of Mumsnet, my flowers are here, they are truly beautiful <sniff>

Thank you once again X

BigBroomstickBIWI Sat 20-Oct-12 17:59:43

Hurrah! <sniffs>

Take a picture for us, Pistey!

goygoy Sun 21-Oct-12 08:24:31

Ahhh, just seen this smile So glad you all got flowers, thoroughly deserved! thanks

KnottyLocks Sun 21-Oct-12 15:47:13

I have my flowers too and a room that smells gorgeous <happy days> smile

Very, very lovely, thank you. thanks

BigBroomstickBIWI Sun 21-Oct-12 15:50:06


AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Sun 21-Oct-12 19:43:36

smile hurrah!

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