Coping with Covid-19: Five Seasons Flowers and Gifts
With the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic wreaking havoc across the globe, it seems no one is immune from making major changes in their lives both personally and professionally. Beech Tree News (BTN) is grateful for other businesses in our community that, when facing challenges related to Covid-19, have risen to be a bright spot during a difficult time. Recently, BTN asked many local businesses how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted them. In a recent series of articles, we have featured those businesses that have responded. In this article, we highlight Five Seasons Flowers and Gifts.
Shop owner Roger Moore explains that business is down 85%. Only one employee remains on payroll. Deliveries have been suspended with the exception of deliveries to funeral homes. Although, he indicates that funeral orders have dropped due to no visitations and the rise of cremations with no service at all.
In person shopping is also unavailable as the showroom is closed. However, orders can be picked up curbside.
Moore says his cut flower selection is limited due to closings in the state of California and plant supply is limited with the trucking of plants from Florida not being allowed.
However, Moore looks forward to reopening on May 20. He has been busy preparing for Memorial Day and will have a large inventory of monument saddles and other arrangements ready for reopening.