We had the good fortune of connecting with Angela Farris and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Angela, what do you attribute your success to?
We strive to produce quality at every level. From the farms we do business with to the work we produce. If our product has beauty and longevity married with customer service, we have a brand. Hopefully, a brand customers will appreciate and be drawn to.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I received a Nikon camera for my 16th birthday. I learned to shoot nature in macro. I am continually amazed at what the lens reveals in the tiniest bloom. Nature constantly surprises me. Color combinations and types of flowers move in and out of seasons. Growers cultivate new varieties, and it is exciting to see nature respond. We have been to the farms and we know each flower has experienced the love and commitment of the growers. I feel a responsibility to the flowers and all of the people involved in the industry. I feel we have the opportunity to present each bloom in a way which best reveals their uniqueness and inspires others.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I would take them to the Arboretum in the spring to see all of the tulips, for a bike ride around White Rock Lake, a drive through the historic areas of Dallas and to the Dallas Museum of Art.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My love of flowers started at an early age. I planted gardens and grew flowers. I would still love to own a farm, but I fear the Texas weather would do me in. Otherwise, the more flowers the better. I developed business plans in college for floral kiosks. However, my father redirected my focus, and I spent the first half of my career working in corporate finance. When the opportunity availed itself, I jumped into the flower business and have had no regrets. I must thank my father for the knowledge I ascertained in finance. The two, flowers and finance, make good companions as too much of one without the other would mean disaster.