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September 29, 2012

Shop Talk: Sidney House of Flowers

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The most enjoyable?

The most enjoyable is working with flowers, making floral arrangements and seeing the final product, and when customers for funerals or weddings give me good feedback — especially in the case of a funeral. It’s a sad time, but if people really like the flowers, that is helpful (to them) on a bad day.

What are some advantages as well as drawbacks of doing business in this area?

The advantage is getting to see people. The drawback is that in a small town, there is not a lot of trade going through. People don’t have money to buy flowers unless it is necessary. That hurts a little.

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Sidney House of Flowers Tammy Barnhart

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