Mother’s Day is approaching quickly and I am taking a moment to think about the history of this loving holiday and how it has impacted my life. I am the mother of two beautiful and kind daughters. For much of my life, I didn’t know if I would begin the journey of motherhood. Building my businesses and making them successful was a big drive for a lot of my life, but then the time came when I became a mother and it has been the best decision I have ever made for myself. I also think of my own mother, who brought me onto this Earth and helped shape me into the woman that I am today.

Being in the floral industry as long as I have, the holiday of Mother’s Day is always one you will spend weeks preparing for. Growers, as suppliers and as florists all know, this holiday requires a lot of planning and preparation, being the second biggest holiday behind Valentine’s Day for the industry. So I took some time to learn the rich history about the women who brought this holiday into…

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