Trisha Bennett is part of the creative mother-daughter duo behind Visual Lyrics Floral Artistry. She’s also one of the new talents added to the Premiere Select Gallery. We wanted to get to know the gal behind the unique style we love so much so we asked her a few questions:
How long have you been in the floral industry, and how did you get started?
21 years for myself, and 33 for my Mother Donna Bennett.
I started as a child going to work with my mother at Floral Reflections by Coby Neal, Austin, Texas. Donna started in Freeport, Maine growing, painting and designing fresh flowers.
How would you describe your style?
What do you love most about your job?
Enjoying bountiful gorgeous blooms grown from seed on our planet to share with others to symbolize their love and celebrations.
What is the most memorable event you’ve provided your services for?
Extreme Home Makeover in 2009.
What are some current popular trends you’re seeing in the floral industry?
Color contrast, light shades mixed with deep rich tones. Garlands and runners.
What are important things to consider when choosing a florist for an event?
How well they engage and listen to what you envision. Large cooler and product resources.
What do you like about working in the event industry?
I love how we all share a common passion and sacrifice. We all can ask for help and lend help. Austin event industry is family.