Growing A Family Legacy

By inbloomflorist on March 1, 2016 in History. 1 Comment

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They started by building a life together, now they are cultivating relationships all over Central Florida. 

In Bloom Florist has been owned and operated by native Orlandoan, John Kobylinski, for more than 25 years. Flowers and plants have always had roots in John’s heart. He studied horticulture in college and started working at a local flower shop when he was 22. He took that job as a delivery driver and within a couple of years he was managing 5 locations.

He met Sally when her mother purchased flowers from John for her sister’s wedding. Sally’s mother was a floral designer in upstate NY where the family had multiple locations beginning in the 1930’s. In 1990, John and Sally opened their own shop and raised their children, Corissa and Tyler, amidst the buckets of flowers and holiday rush orders. They now have expanded their shop into 2 locations and recently opened a wholesale division in a warehouse off Gore Street.

Extended family has always played a role in the shop’s success. They have employed siblings, nieces and nephews in roles ranging from Sales to Web Design. John and Sally’s own children have joined the new generation of the floral family legacy. Their son and daughter, their spouses and their children are involved in helping during the holidays and bringing fresh ideas and digital strategies to this ever-shifting industry.

In Bloom Florist is now one of the largest flower shops in Central Florida and continues to grow every year. This is largely due to the community of loyal customers they have served. John and Sally love being part of people’s stories, and helping to find ways to share their customer’s emotions. The stories behind the flowers are more important than the sale itself.

With 5 generations of experience and investment in sending tokens of love with flowers, In Bloom Florist offers a variety of custom arrangements for all occasions. They want to walk with you through all your life’s moments and hand-pick every flower to express yourself. Whether you are celebrating a birthday or honoring the passing of a loved one, In Bloom Florist would be blessed to add you to their loyal customer following.  Imagine Your Life In Bloom. @InBloomFlorist #InBloomFlorist

 

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