By Michelle Jones,
Owner of Flowers by Michelle
I started at 20 years old without an ounce of fear. Failing honestly never crossed my mind. I told myself that I was going to make it. I set out to always change with the latest trends in the floral industry, and I try to listen to what the customers are looking for.
We love to teach and show our customers what we can create when we think outside the box. Shipments arrive daily from flowers grown all around the world; from Ecuador, Holland, New Zealand, Hawaii, California and Thailand. We work with many non profit organizations, and many faiths. We’ve also designed flowers for many of the Stake Conferences and Seminary
Graduations in the valley for the LDS church.
We really enjoy giving back to the community; doing our part and being involved. We have been involved in school career days, flowers for fundraising dinners, providing corsages and bouteniers for homeless teens to attend proms, flowers for senior citizens who volunteer in our community, thank you flowers to foster parents and flowers for political events.
I have learned many things over the years. It is very important to hire staff with high integrity, who take pride in their work and work as a team with the same goals. During hard times we have simplified quite a bit. Great customer service is a must, along with a top quality product and design. Sustaining through the economic downturn has made me hold tight to Hope, Faith, and a LOT of prayer to help make the correct decisions for my family, and my business.
Editor’s Note: Flowers by Michelle just celebrated 20 years in business. Congratulations!