Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 Update

The Readers’ Choice Awards for 2019 were recently held by a number of online platforms. Celebrating leading organisations in each respective industry, NetFlorist is humbled to be among the chosen few! We’re honoured to be the proud recipient of 4 prestigious awards, including, the Best of Ekurhuleni Readers’ Choice Awards, the Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards, Die Burger Readers’ Choice Awards and the Daily News Readers’ Choice Awards!

 

About the Awards:

Best of Ekurhuleni Readers’ Choice Awards

The Best of Ekurhuleni Reader’s Choice Awards inspire the residents of Ekurhuleni to celebrate the best local businesses and organisations in each respective industry. Inspiring growth and prosperity in the community, the Best of Ekurhuleni Readers’ Choice Awards turned 5 this year. It’s an honour for us to celebrate the accomplishments of the BOE and their contributions in the past 5 years.

 

Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards

The efforts of the Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards in tallying over 80 000 votes is nothing short of amazing! As a result, and thanks to all your support, we are the proud recipient of this prestigious award.

 

Die Burger Readers’ Choice Awards: Best Florist

Die Burger’s 3rd annual Your Choice competition was recently held in which a wide variety of their reader’s favourite businesses were celebrated. Readers were asked readers to vote for their favourite companies in 95 different categories and NetFlorist was named the ‘Best Florist in the country.’ Thank you to the ever-so-incredible Die Burger Readers’ Choice Awards for their efforts this year, and to the votes and contributions of thousands of readers!

 

Daily News Readers’ Choice Awards: Best Florist

Netflorist was voted first in the Best Florist category by the Daily News Readers’ Choice Awards! As one of the 3 businesses that are the most beloved in KZN, we’d like to send a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to the true pioneers of online daily news: the Daily News Readers’ Choice Awards, and their army of dedicated readers!

 

Final thoughts

This is the most amazing end to a truly amazing year! With all your love and endless support, NetFlorist is proud to still be in the hearts and minds of South Africans everywhere. As your one-stop online shopping site, we strive to always ensure hundreds of thousands smiles and to continue bringing joy to the lives of many! Whatever the gift, whatever the occasion, let NetFlorist help you make their day! Congratulations to all 2019 winners in every category and we’ll see you all in 2020.

 

With love,

The NetFlorist bunch!

 

 

 

Our Festive Range Has Launched

it’s the most wonderful time of the year!

The end of the year brings no greater pleasure than the opportunity to celebrate the season’s greetings! Our festive range has finally launched and once again, you’re spoilt for choice with incredible festive flowers and gifts for Christmas 2019. The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you, so get lost in the magic of Christmas with NetFlorist’s wide variety of festive gift ideas.

Let NetFlorist bring happiness and joy to you and your loved ones with our extensive range of amazing gifts for the festive season. In fact, buy 4 festive gifts for the price of 3, meaning you get the cheapest one absolutely free! Interested? We have a variety of festive gifts that are sure to catch your eye and capture their heart; explore everything from festive gifts for him for your brother, your dad or your husband. In addition, we have festive gifts for her that will make mom smile, as well as gifts for family that will turn the simple joys of Christmas into an everlasting memory.

Festive Gifts for Her

Flowers & Plants

Embrace the gift of giving with fantastic festive flowers for the wonderful women in your life. From wonderful white lilies, which represent purity to incredible red roses which convey true love, there are many ways to brighten their day. We have an extensive variety of red tulips for the festive season, and so if you’re looking for a fantastic festive gift, look no further our radiant array of festive blossoms from South Africa’s largest sameday gift delivery.

Enchant them with the magic of the festive season with our marvellous range of plants from NetFlorist. Fill their garden space or their lovely home with the vibrant beauty of orchids. Spoil the avid gardener with excellent bonsai trees and amazing kalanchoe blooms this festive season.

Kitchenware

Make their kitchen the heart of the home this festive season. It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that matters, it’s who’s sitting around it! Explore exceptional cookware that’ll make each day around the Christmas tree a feast to get lost in. Delight her with magnificent personalised chopping boards that’ll give them a truly memorable cooking experience, or make her feel at home in her own kitchen with stunning personalised aprons from NetFlorist.

Browse through our amazing gifts for the kitchen and send joy and goodwill straight to her doorstep. It’s never too early to let love fill their home this festive season, and our range of gifts for the home are remarkably made to ensure that there’s no place like home for the holidays!

Festive Gifts for Him

Personalised Gifts

Explore our terrific range of personalised gifts and spoil a loved one with a unique gift with their name on it. Send memorable Christmas wishes and a message that will spread love and joy. This extensive range of Christmas gift ideas can be personalised with their name, their last name, their photo or even a personal message from the heart. From remarkable personalised clothing that will provide a world of comfort, no matter the size, to incredible personalised man crates that include a delectable assortment of festive treats, such as chocolate, biltong, and even fine alcohol.

But that’s not all! A personalised gadget gift for Christmas is the ideal surprise for a tech savvy loved one. All efficiently made to a high standard of quality and spectacularly designed for ideal everyday use, our range of gadgets include personalised powerbanks, and personalised cellphone covers.

Experiences

There’s no greater gift than the gift of an experience that will last a lifetime. Give him the experience of living with our amazing variety of festive experiences from NetFlorist. Fill their festive season with the experiences they’ll always remember with the people that they’ll never forget! Let your husband, your dad, or your brother overlook the stunning vista of the African horizon by taking them skydiving. Also, the advantage of a summertime Christmas is the option of a hot air balloon ride. The Safari Flight takes the Classic flight beyond traditional boundaries, and is unsurpassed in game viewing experiences.

The gift of memory and experience is timeless and has no return slip. This is why our experiences are the perfect Christmas gifts for men. Indulge them in the simple pleasures of an adrenaline rush with our extreme indoor karting. Just arrive, drive and let him leave his worries in the dust!

Festive Gifts for Family

Looking for exciting festive gifts for another family? NetFlorist has a marvellous array of festive gifts from family to family!

Home Décor

There’s no better gift for a family than a gift that will bring love and joy to their household. Our home décor gifts include exceptional personalised doormats that can be personalised with their family name. Decorate their home with a personalised happy holidays glass photo frame and let them treasure the moments that are sure to live on in their hearts. Add a unique touch to their Christmas tree with personalised tree décor that can be personalised with their family name, and a photo of your choice.

At NetFlorist, the magic of Christmas never ends and its greatest gifts are family and friends. Whether it’s your own entire family, or another family, be sure to spread love and cheer with our wonderful range of festive flowers and gifts from your one-stop online Christmas shopping site.

Gifts of Faith

The festive season is not only a time to rejoice, but also a time to reflect. Our enchanting gifts of faith are sure to bring the love of the divine straight to their home. From our personalised Holy Spirit dish to our extraordinary gifts, such as chocolate trays to affordable personalised mugs for every member of the family.
Maintain the unbroken circle of faith, love, and hope this festive season with our spiritual gifts of faith from NetFlorist. Give them an angel in the form of one of our blessed figurines, such as the Angel of Remembrance. Intricately detailed to a standard of perfection, this willow tree figurine acts as a reminder to always hold all the memories that matter close to your heart!

Have a Merry Christmas

Want to take part in our wonderful 4 for 3 special? NetFlorist has a wide selection of Christmas gift ideas, ranging from delicious bakery gifts to a loved one with a sweet tooth to festive corporate gifts for the office. May your Christmas be filled with an abundance of joy, so be sure to make the festive season the most wonderful time of the year!

Year-End Corporate Gifts

Want to maintain harmonious brand rapport across all aspects of your corporate identity? Find year-end corporate gifts that will resonate with your valued clientele, employees and partners from NetFlorist. A successful year deserves a memorable celebration! Show gratitude for a great 2019 with exceptional flowers and gifts from South Africa’s largest gift delivery service. NetFlorist boasts a remarkable array of year-end corporate gifts that are tailor-made for all your corporate gifting needs.

Reward their excellent efforts with our wide selection of promotional gifts and products. Our commitment to excellent service ensures that all our promotional products are masterfully prepared to provide ultimate satisfaction, no matter the gift.

EXPLORE Year-End Corporate Gifts Ideas!

Choose from as little as 5 items and get free personalisation and branding from your leading online corporate gifting site. Maximise your corporate identity with magnificent corporate gifts for loyal clients, valued employees and trusted partners. NetFlorist has an extensive selection of promotional gifts and products, all geared toward an amazing year-end celebration. Our diverse range of year-end corporate gifts include stunning personalised mugs, for those well-deserved coffee breaks and a dynamic variety of laptop bags, sewn to a standard of quality to provide comfortable, and hassle-free carrying. In addition, add a casual sense of style to their everyday wear with personalised clothing branded with the company’s corporate identity. From personalised T-shirts to personalised hoodies, find the perfect fit for the perfect client, employee or partner!

 

Who says business doesn’t have to be personal? Add a world of luxury to their bath and body routine with amazing bath and body gifts. Choose from a Charlotte Rhys hamper for her or a wonderful wash bag for him. Let them love coming home just as they love going to work with phenomenal home décor essentials, such as personalised doormats or personalised photo frames to preserve the memories they hold dear. Make it a spectacular year-end celebration with sensational fine alcohol gifts, such as a bottle of wine, or a pitcher of our finest whisky. Visit our delectable gourmet range and find the best gift hamper to hand out to the company. Go above and beyond for your staff and your clients and end the year off on a high note.

Speaking of note, explore our remarkable range of stationery, and surprise them with personalised notebooks or personalised journals. Our noteworthy collection of stationery sets can be personalised with the company logo, or title. No matter the gift, our commitment to excellent service and high standard of quality has exceeded expectations on more than one occasion. You’re guaranteed 100% satisfaction with each corporate gift you choose, so if you’re looking for exceptional year-end corporate gift ideas, look no further than NetFlorist’s wide selection of gifts to choose from. NetFlorist offers nationwide delivery to areas across South Africa, including areas in all major cities, such as Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban!

 

How To Have A ‘Spook-tacular’ Halloween!

When witches fly up high and black cats prowl, may Halloween 2019 be the scariest around! That time of the year is fast approaching. This is the time where creepy costumes, trick-or-treating, haunted houses, ghosts, ghouls and all things horrid come out of the woodwork. Come out to play this Halloween and find the best ideas for Halloween in South Africa’s social calendar. Even most ghoulishly delightful, you can let NetFlorist turn their ‘witchful’ thinking into the perfect Halloween treat with our range of gifts and flowers.

Celebrate Halloween in South Africa with the country’s leading online store for all things Halloween. While Halloween is mostly celebrated in most North American and European countries on October 31, it was only recognised in South Africa about a decade ago. Today, this spooky occasion is celebrated in a variety of different ways in South Africa. At NetFlorist, we’ve compiled a list of the best Halloween gifts, parties, activities and events that we hope we’ll be right up your alley!

 

Play Dress-Up / Attend Events

For adults, there is a myriad of fantastic parties, attractions and events to attend in the areas in and around the country. From costume parties to trick-or-treating, there’s always a reason to dress up as your favourite creatures and monsters this Halloween.

Families, friends and communities usually get together to celebrate the day and partake in seasonal festivities, such as Horror Fests. If you’re looking to have a ‘spook-tacular’ Halloween, look no further than your own backyard! Whether you’re in Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria or Johannesburg, there’s always something lurking in the shadows this Halloween!

 

Halloween Events in Cape Town

Magnifique: Carnival of the Dead CPT (A Halloween Fiesta)

Magnifique SA is a conceptual events brand heavily based on décor and theme. This year, the theme will be The Carnival of the Dead. Attendants and partygoers are strongly advised to dress up in their deadliest outfits. In addition, there will be face painters for the beginning portion of the night to transform you into the character of your choice.

More info: https://www.vibescout.com/event/FB399913230910295/wonderland-club/magnifique-carnival-of-the-dead-cpt-a-halloween-fiesta

 

So Happy Halloween

You are invited to join the So Happy team with their 5th annual installation of So Happy Halloween! This year, they are headed to the beach and are summoning the most bone-chilling ghouls and freaks to meet up for the sexiest and most frightening experience of the year! Calling all freaks to crawl out of the dark sea onto the beach!

More info: https://www.vibescout.com/event/FB522110601888001/grand-africa/so-happy-halloween

 

Halloween Events in Durban

Durban has decided to join the Halloween party this year in a big way! Don’t miss out on these spooky spectacles and spine-chilling parties happening near you…

Origin Halloween 10 Year Anniversary

Come for the boo’s, and stay for the booze this Halloween… This year, Durban brings in the biggest, most monstrous, most magical, and most frightful RISE OF THE MUTANTS.

More info: https://www.vibescout.com/event/FB1216480448535164/origin-nightclub/origin-halloween-10-year-anniversary

 

Halloween Party at ZanziBar

Use your imagination. Dress up in anything you can think of and join the party at ZanziBar. Good food, great vibe and one ‘hell’ of a party! Drink witches brew and eat spooky food. In addition, there are prizes available for the best-dressed.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/948117665543389/

 

Halloween Events in Johannesburg

Joburg isn’t called jol’burg for nothing, and Halloween is no exception! They’ve really pulled out all the stops to give you the most hair-raising Halloween experience. Don’t miss out on this blood-curdling night of terror!

Not sure where to spend the night? Take a look at some of the best events happening near you!

 

A Haunted House – Halloween party

Put on your scariest face and venture into the heart of Johannesburg; come dance with a vampire or drink with a werewolf. Get together with loved ones and, dress up as witch or a zombie! You can even dress up as an African dweller of the night such as utikoloshi, and uzondi! What’s more, there are prizes to be won for the best outift!

More info: https://www.vibescout.com/event/FB404385867095564/the-firehouse-gallery-and-event-space/a-haunted-house-halloween-party

 

Halloween Events in Pretoria

Pretoria is celebrating Halloween with a blood-curdling list of activities and events. Take a look at what they’re getting up to!

Halloween Adventure Night Run

Join the Trail Adventure Night Series for a fun-filled 5km or 10km night run at the beautiful Kimiad Golf Course and Driving Range. You can also enjoy something to eat and drink at the Rosewood Terrace afterwards. Dress-up and stand a chance to win a prize!

More info: https://www.vibescout.com/event/FB3386236121394355/kimiad-golf-course-driving-range/halloween-adventure-night-run

 

Southdowns Night Market Halloween

Ghosts, witches and other creatures of fright, don’t miss the call of Halloween night. If you miss this celebration, ’tis an act of treason! Wear a costume or be vanished into the night. Come out to play, if you dare!

More info: https://www.vibescout.com/event/FB2387420094849594/southdowns-night-market/southdowns-night-market-halloween

If you’re looking to enjoy a quiet Halloween on October 31st, there are just as many ways to celebrate with your loved ones as there are monsters in the night! NetFlorist has an extensive selection of Halloween gift ideas to choose from, which means you’re spoiled for choice to ensure that you have yourself a magical Halloween!

 

Halloween Flowers and Gifts

Keep the spirit of Halloween alive with our remarkable variety of Halloween gifts from NetFlorist! As South Africa’s largest sameday gift delivery service, NetFlorist boasts a marvellous array of Halloween gift ideas to choose from. Explore our bakery and indulge someone special with decadent Halloween cupcakes with a harmonius variety of decadent flavours ranging from chocolate, strawberry and everything in between! NetFlorist has a wide range of Halloween themed delights, such as chocolate hat boxes, personalised candy jars, brownies and a bottle of fine alcohol.

In addition, browse through our fantastic range of themed Halloween flowers and plants. There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow with candlelight so NetFlorist has an extensive assortment of orange flowers in honour of this night of terrors! Blow them away with the chills and thrills of Halloween. You can even use our range of flowers and plants as decoration for your Halloween parties. For him, explore the wondrous selection of tech man crates. For her, our ‘boo-quet’ of flowers are sure to do the trick!

 

Final thoughts

It might be a little soon, but when you hear the hoot of an owl and the cackle of a witch, then you’ll know that Halloween is here! Our spell-binding range of flowers and gifts are sure to give you and your loved ones a magical Halloween. Want to paint the town ‘dead’ this Halloween 2019? Visit NetFlorist for a fang-tastic Halloween gift or find the perfect party spot to scare the festive worries away!

We’ll be at the Johannesburg International Flower Show!

Get lost in a world of wondrous beauty at the Grand Pavilion of Flowers from the 30th of October to the 3rd of November 2019! NetFlorist will be at the Johannesburg International Flower Show and a world of floral fantasy awaits those with an unrequited love of flowers, plants and landscaping. The extravagant floral delights that will on display feature an extraordinary array of intricately designed flower walls, glorious chandeliers, and fantasy gardens.

You can give you and your loved one escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. In addition, give them the opportunity to appreciate all the things which the event has to offer. Explore all the secrets hidden by nature by visiting the NetFlorist flower delivery van of wonders. At NetFlorist, we’re definitely sticking to what we know best. From both a flower and a delivery point of view, NetFlorist remains the country’s leading flower and gift delivery service.

 

What is the Johannesburg International Flower Show?

Celebrating design and agriculture with the country’s biggest innovators, artists, and florists, the Johannesburg International Flower Show is the first horticultural event in Africa. Nature is open for play in the heart of Johannesburg, and the Johannesburg International Flower Show celebrates this incredible wonder of the world in the best way possible! It is the perfect platform to showcase innovative exhibitions. From the Showcase Gardens, the Artisan Gardens as well as the themed Food & Drink Gardens, there is plenty to see and a world of radiance for you and a loved one to experience.

All incredible attractions from the Johannesburg International Flower Show are designed by South Africa’s leading landscape artists. Speaking of design, you will be remiss not to see all the incredible up-and-coming talent that the country has to offer. Are you or a loved one avid gardeners or florists? Maybe you just love being in the presence of flowers in bloom? Don’t shy away from getting involved with the retail experiences that will fill the entire place.

It’s never been so easy to get lost in the midst of extravagant floral displays, intricately designed flower walls, and elaborately designed fantasy gardens, among everything else. While art is the main appeal, you can also attend talks, demonstrations and exhibitions, which means you get to learn more! Featuring botanical art from the Botanical Artists Association of Southern Africa, you’re in for a treat if you’re hungry for an eye-pleasing atmosphere. This year, designers and exhibitors will be able to enter competitions and compete for the prestigious “Best on Show” award. Prepare to be amazed by the Grand Pavilion of Flowers in the heart of Johannesburg!

 

Why are we involved?

There is no better start to a person’s day than a bouquet of flowers delivered straight to your doorstep, and the flower fairies at NetFlorist are the leading experts in this magic of new beginnings. Rest assured, there are as many meanings behind your favourite flower as there are flowers to choose from at NetFlorist! The exquisite beauty of red roses convey true love and have been known throughout history as both a political and religious symbol. In addition, proteas are a symbol of our country’s pride, and are reminiscent of regal beauty and unsurpassed perfection. Our knowledge and expertise of flowers have become the building blocks of our success in the flower and gifting industry.

We might be biased, but nothing is more breathtaking than the sight of a marvellous mosaic of flowers. As South Africa’s largest sameday delivery service, our radiant variety of flowers are all carefully selected for their unrestrained beauty and scented freshness. Our exhibition at the grand pavilion will capture a complementary mix of flower types and colours, and create a world that you and your loved one will get lost in at first sight. Beautifully reminiscent of a summer gentle breeze, the NetFlorist flower extravaganza promises a warm welcome to the new season at the Johannesburg International Flower Show.

Flowers proudly convey that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world, so if you’re looking for the perfect way to unplug and be one with nature, there’s no better way to do that than to appreciate the wonders that of nature in bloom. At NetFlorist, we believe that flowers don’t tell, they show; the Johannesburg International Flower Show will be a beautiful assortment of our favourite floral varieties to show the world that we’re truly South Africa’s one-stop flower delivery service.

 

Final Thoughts

If you are couture florist, a floral designer, a dedicated florist or an avid gardener, there is plenty to appreciate at the Johannesburg International Flower Show. If you’re an outsider, curious of the many wonders that this event has to offer, then be part of the Grand Pavilion of Flowers. South Africa is rich in breathtaking landscapes to get lost in, and the local world-class designers will be able to showcase their work in front of a large audience as well as the international judges. Yes, you definitely wouldn’t want to miss it.

To be a part of the show, get your tickets today, courtesy of NetFlorist and the Johannesburg International Flower Show. The NetFlorist Grand Pavilion of Flowers is the escape you’ve been waiting for!