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Nicolas Perot
The Ticolas' Founder story

The Ticolas' Founder story

Born in French Guyana, Amazonia, my floral and vegetal knowledge have been shaped by my Grandmother that educated me. Surrounded by flowers and plants since my youngest age, I have decided to bring some changes within the industry by launching a business that makes it easy for consumers and businesses to get ethical flower bouquets, as well as modern plants sourced straight from the local growers. By doing so, all of our flowers receive the right care and get to last at least 10 days longer than most of the flowers that you find in a typical shop. As for our stunning...

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Nicolas Perot
The Ticolas' exceptional plants: straight from the growers

The Ticolas' exceptional plants: straight from the growers

As flowers, having plants at home is a great luxury but the ecological impact is not better unfortunately. Either expensive and beautiful, either affordable and seen everywhere you go, most of the plants that you see in large retailers don’t get the proper care before heading to your home. They don’t get the right amount of water, light and get transported from cold warehouses to hot trucks… Ticolas sources plants straight from the growers to get species that will last longer than the average.  Ticolas wants you to feel great and to enable you to build a collection of modern plants with the launch...

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Nicolas Perot
The Ticolas' eco-friendly flowers: straight from the growers to your door

The Ticolas' eco-friendly flowers: straight from the growers to your door

Offering a flower bouquet is great right  Unfortunately, it is seldomly eco-ethical. For those of you that are unfamiliar with the industry, 1 rose grown in the Netherlands produces 1 kg of CO2 or 6 times more than the one in Kenya. 1 kg of CO2 is the equivalent of 7-10 km by car. It also contains approximately 7 prohibited toxic substances. Indeed, the large flower farms use artificial fertilizers and a high amount of pesticides. 106 kg by acre of Roses against 135 kg by acre of Lilies Can you believe that this amount is 30 times higher than...

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