Vasse florist went above and beyond this Mother's Day

Vasse Flowers owner Charlene Faivre went above and beyond this Mother's Day filling orders that were still coming in late into the afternoon on May 3.
Vasse Flowers owner Charlene Faivre went above and beyond this Mother's Day filling orders that were still coming in late into the afternoon on May 3.

With many families unable to spend this year's Mother's Day together Vasse Flowers owner Charlene Faivre went above and beyond to make sure mum's in the region still had a special day.

In what is one of the busiest days of the year for florists, it was no surprise that orders would be rushing out the door, but with many people unable to travel to see their mum's this year Ms Faivre was still receiving orders late into the afternoon of Mother's Day.

Many of her local suppliers had short supplies of flowers after their crops were damaged in recent storms, so Ms Faivre went outside the box to supply mum's in the region with gifts from local producers once her own supply of flowers ran dry.

"On Sunday morning when I was delivering orders people were still calling me, I got them to order online and filled them in the afternoon," she said.

"Lots of the orders were coming from people who could not see their mum this year."

Ms Faivre said it had started getting really busy the Monday before Mother's Day.

"It was crazy busy, which I was really happy about, but I was not expecting to receive so many orders and managed to get more flowers on the Saturday morning," she said.

"I was able to continue taking orders and could source some natives from around here which was great to get local supplies.

"We did hampers as well with producers from Provence and Broadwater who make soap and candles, it is something a little bit different and lovely for mum's."