Welwyn Garden City florist in final

A WGC woman has fought her way to the final of Florist of the Year. Emma Reid who works at WGC s design-led florists, Lambert s Flower Company, won through to the highly prestigious final of the Society of Floristry s Florist of the Year Competition. And

A WGC woman has fought her way to the final of Florist of the Year.

Emma Reid who works at WGC's design-led florists, Lambert's Flower Company, won through to the highly prestigious final of the Society of Floristry's Florist of the Year Competition.

And Lambert's is celebrating by treating a Welwyn & Hatfield Times reader to one of Emma's bouquets - worth �50.

Emma, 36, who has won several florist competitions in the past, will take part in the national final at the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show on Friday, July 24.


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Emma said: "Although I was very nervous, I was grateful for the support of my fellow colleagues, Nicola and Louisa who travelled with me to Cambridge, which helped me tremendously."

Lambert's co-owner, Nicola Gibson added: "Emma is a real star and we're so lucky to have such a highly talented and creative person working within our team."

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Emma will be competing against five other finalists where the theme will be creating her own designs for the launch of the summer collection of a fashion house.

Co-owner Paul Gibson said: "Emma has had such a positive effect on our business since joining us in May 2008.

"She wows our customers time and time again with her amazing arrangements."

* See the Welwyn & Hatfield Times for your chance to enter the competition - out now.

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