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On 15 Mar 2011 at 4:51pm lewesresident wrote:
As a regular customer of Hilary Moore, I am shocked to see what has happened at that lovely shop, now called Leweisanna, it seems to be more like an off licence with a few over priced flowers in stock, and none of the old staff are there. I have now found the lovely florist shop at the station Miss Bloomsbury, they have a fantastic range of fresh flowers, gifts and chocolates and very friendly helpful staff. so if your looking for a quality florist i would like to suggest Miss Bloomsbury.
On 15 Mar 2011 at 5:24pm CLARE BROUGH wrote:
I totally agree with what the Lewes resident has said and l will certainly give Miss Bloomsbury a try.
On 15 Mar 2011 at 8:12pm Janet Street Preacher wrote:
I really like Lewesiana. I like the relaxed unhurried feeling of space in the shop. It feels like somewhere I could browse for a while.
On 15 Mar 2011 at 8:29pm Mrs Fiona Lower-Sherp wrote:
Both of the above mentioned establishments have gone downhill in the last few weeks.
Coincidentally, I too have opened a new business in the retail area of blooms and flora, and think my boutique is the very best place to purchase smelly plants and attractive petalled things.
On 15 Mar 2011 at 9:55pm Em B wrote:
where is your new shop? i have a friend who is getting married and needs wedding flowers. pray tell!
On 15 Mar 2011 at 9:59pm Em B wrote:
However, Lewes Resident, I must say that your posting sounds very much like an advert?
I have seen the station shop and it looks a bit tatty and tired and frankly uninspiring, are you talking about the same place?
On 15 Mar 2011 at 10:58pm Jat wrote:
Sounds like an advert defo
The girls at Riverside flowers are the best......
On 15 Mar 2011 at 11:28pm Mrs Fiona Lower-Sherp wrote:
We shall if all goes well be taking over at the large premises near the War Memorial.
Our business is HM&D Flower Solutions and our outlet will be fabulous, even if I do say so myself.
On 16 Mar 2011 at 7:48am lewesresident wrote:
Not an advert Em B, just trying to give lewes people a suggestion of a good flower shop, i will defo have a look at Mrs Fiona Lower-Sherp shop when it opens as there is a lot of competition up at that end of the town!!
On 16 Mar 2011 at 8:03am Petal wrote:
I usually get my flowers from the girls at Brighton railway station. Always fresh and very long lasting.
On 16 Mar 2011 at 9:23am Sussex Scribbler wrote:
Agree with Jat - the Riverside florist is friendly and helpful - she even did a special bouquet in my budget when I didn't want to spend 'normal' amount on a regular bouquet!
On 16 Mar 2011 at 10:53am Flower Power wrote:
I get mine from next door's garden !!
On 16 Mar 2011 at 12:10pm Mr Forks wrote:
Get off my flowers!
On 16 Mar 2011 at 2:12pm not from around here wrote:
"I usually get my flowers from the girls at Brighton railway station. Always fresh and very long lasting."
The girls or the flowers?
On 16 Mar 2011 at 4:51pm bastian wrote:
we always used to go to glynde flowers on school hill for wreaths because they were really good but the one in the riverside is brilliant..I'm not sure I'd use one with the word "solutions"in its title,sounds like a marketing company.
On 16 Mar 2011 at 5:27pm em B wrote:
To lewesresident and other poster
Why not just make a suggestion about a good florist, rather than criticising another one, which demeans the town to any visitor to this website and does not seem to portray Lewes as a town of independent business collaborating, but rather small minded folk squabbling while the multiples/Tescos gain ground.
I find it hard to believe that you are not supporting the new owner -why not give them advice rather than slate them here, might be more meaningful.
Wise mothers often say -if you haven't got anything nice to say, say nothing at all. But then, this forum would be awfully quiet, wouldn't it?
On 16 Mar 2011 at 5:38pm lewesresident wrote:
Sorry thought i was making a suggestion of a good florist, I only asked what has happened at Hilary moores. So to you em b I say no more!!!!!
On 16 Mar 2011 at 8:08pm Dave wrote:
It sounds to me lewesresident that you have some vested interest or some personal grievance with Lewesianna, so I would take what you say with an awfully large pinch of salt.
It also seems to me that your flower shop near the station is catering for a different audience to Lewesianna as their website shows

Check it out here »
On 16 Mar 2011 at 9:34pm lewesresident wrote:
I dont have a flower shop Dave!!! I'm sorry i even mentioned it now.
On 20 Mar 2011 at 10:52am Peter Van Byron wrote:
lewesiana looks like the Music of the night scene from Phantom. Im still looking for the punt and the cape........The station flower shop is small and you are likely to be run over getting to it.
On 22 Mar 2011 at 8:28am Feline wrote:
I have had two stunning bouquets from Lewesiana recently (I am recovering from an operation). They both lasted almost 2 weeks and were gorgeous.

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