50 years

  1. People power

    People power
    After more than 50 years, Flower Power credits its success to its loyal staff, some who’ve been with the family owned and run business for almost five decades. Mark Chester started in 1979, bagging potting mixes and fertilisers. He now works in logistics. Mark considers Nick Sammut's sons, John, Mark and Collin (who now run Flower Power together with Michael...
  2. We are family

    We are family
    While most kids in the '70s spent their free time zipping around on bikes or glued to Young Talent Time, Flower Power’s CEO John Sammut and brothers Mark and Collin headed off to work with their dad, Flower Power founder Nick Sammut. Without fail after school and every weekend, the brothers rolled up their sleeves to help their dad...
  3. Founding father

    Founding father
    Seventeen-year-old Nick Sammut arrived in Australia from Malta with 20 pounds in his pocket, unceasing drive, remarkable foresight and a willingness to work hard. Within two decades, Nick had grown a humble local nursery into Australia’s largest retail garden centre group. To celebrate Flower Power’s 50th anniversary in 2018, the late Nicholas Sammut took a trip down memory lane, to...

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