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Three Generations of a Blooming Business: Johnson’s Florist and Garden Centers

By Marianne Weaver Sponsored by Johnson’s Florist and Garden Centers Johnson’s Florist and Garden Centers, with locations in Kensington and Olney, Maryland, has established itself as the go-to for floral arrangements, plants and garden products. But that was not the vision when the business was founded 87 years ago. “In 1932, in the midst of the Depression, Raymond T. Johnson Sr. opened a small grocery store at Wisconsin and Van Ness Streets in Washington, D.C.,” said Thomas Johnson, Johnson’s Florist and Garden Centers Director of Store Operations. “In the spring of 1933, an individual who lived on Van Ness Street and raised geraniums as a hobby offered him a few geranium plants to sell on consignment. And the plant business was born.” After World War II, the grocery department suffered from the competition of the new, larger supermarkets. The floral …

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Wedding Q&A Session

Congratulations of your recent engagement!! Now the questions begin! Are you looking for answers from a wedding photographer, videographer, the DJ, cake baker, stationer, hair and makeup, a florist, wedding attire, planner or a venue? We have assembled trustworthy, experienced and wedding professionals to answer majority of your concerns and questions. Our wedding professionals panelist will be a small and intimate Q&A session for recently engaged couple who are seeking some help in the wedding planning process. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions. The session will cover these services and many more: Budgets / costs Vendor Selection (type of services) Wedding activity (schedules) Wedding stationery tips and trends Being able to talk face to face without the pressure of the sell, is the ultimate pressure relief when you seek answers to your multiple wedding questions, such as the …

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