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Derith Mason and Patrick Higgins – Florists

 We are partners in crime in love and life; married for 23 years and in business together since 2015.

About Derith Mason and Patrick Higgins

Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
We are blessed to have 1 adult son who works with us in the business from time to time

Q: Please tell us about your current, past, or future career. What do you love most about what you do?
We own Artistic Florals located in the Normal Heights area of San Diego. Patrick is also a lecturer in the Hospitality Department at Mesa College and SDSU. We love sharing our love of flowers with people and Patrick especially loves sharing his knowledge of the Hospitality industry with those that are up and coming in the scene.

Q: What advice would you give to people?
As a business owner, be prepared to work your tail off! Your business becomes a part of your life, its like having a child. You think about it everyday, even on your days off, not in a bad way, it just becomes an extention of who you are. To be successful, you have a hustle and be flexible with the tide..

Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?
5 to 10 years from now, I see us doing what we are doing now- teaching and sharing our love of flowers with our community!

Read about Derith Mason and Patrick Higgins at Faces of San Diego

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