Joe Leuzzi is the owner/operator of Joe Leuzzi’s Flowers on Therry St. Joe’s store is vibrant and colourful, boasting a large selection of fresh blooms, from classic roses and lillies to more unusual tropicals and seasonal selections as well as real plants on offer too. Joe has gained a reputation for beautiful styling and decor with a loyal following from over 30 years at the Market.
We caught a quick 5 with Joe to discuss his business and congratulate him on becoming Queen Victoria Market’s ‘favourite’ trader in the Nursery & Flowers category as part of the 2014 MYOB Market Awards.
What is your stand-out/favourite item you sell?
My favorite items to sell are seasonal varieties or stock that has a short season and gives joy once a year.
How long have you been trading at the Market?
I have traded in the market for 30 years.
What do you love most about market life?
What I love most about market life is my regular clientel.
As a creative stallholder at the Market, where do you get your inspiration from?
I’m inspired by my regulars who recognise our efforts and appreciate our hard work.
Where are your favourite places to shop at the Market?
I like to shop at michaels bread shop in the Deli Hall.
A fresh bunch of flowers is one of life’s simplest pleasures. Pick some loose stems and arrange your own, or buy a pretty ready-made bunch. Guaranteed to brighten your home, and your day (or someone else’s!).
Contact Joe Leuzzi Flowers:
Location: Kiosk, Therry Street
Contact: (03) 9328 8922