Starting in her own yard, Gostissa planted impatiens and geraniums because they were “easy” and consistent performers; the plants that would practically thrive on neglect when the busy Mom of four was tending to her children.
Bowie Florist was established in 1966.
Those were fateful words for brothers Ben and Matthew Freund, second-generation dairy farmers who at the time maintained a herd of 225 Holsteins in East Canaan.
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Our online service was founded in 2000, but our family’s been involved in flower delivery for several generations.
“I loved my job, I loved working with the people, I loved the flowers, and I was kind of done with school,” said Hannah Rinn, who worked at the Blossom Shop for three years before becoming a co-owner.
Barrett loaded the boxes into his car and set off for a commercial kitchen in Brooklyn.
Hartstein believes that simplicity can help him sort out some complicated business problems.
That has been an elusive goal for florists, thanks to fluctuations in flowers’ appearance and availability; the result is that customers must typically take it on faith that they’ll get something similar to what they saw online.
Greeting cards that talk or play music have been around for a while now, so it seems natural to see those capabilities extended to the floral bouquet.