I remember that we were in a coffee shop our first year growing. We had set up with the coffee shop that we would provide a weekly floral arrangement in exchange for exposure (and free coffee!)
While we were bringing in our new arrangement, a woman with a laptop in hand took a look at the flowers.
“Did you make that?”
I turned and looked at her. “Yes, we did.”
“I always thought I would be a good floral designer. Like, it can’t be that hard, right?”
I was blinking hard. Had she really just aid that?”
“I mean, I’ve made arrangements before and it seems really easy.”
I opened my mouth to launch off into a diatribe of how floral design is most certainly not easy, and that we weren’t just your basic floral designers, we were also flower farmers - but I caught myself.
I knew immediately that would have been a losing battle.Read More