At a very young age Travis’s love for flowers and entrepreneurial spirit was realized as his parents, Tom and Judy, owned and operated Inlet Valley Greenhouses and Landscaping, a home based business located in Harmonsburg, PA. Travis was involved in every aspect of the business (or as much as his parents would let him), but his favorite part was connecting with all of the customers and assisting them in selecting the best geranium or the perfect petunia for their garden.
Upon graduating from Linesville High School, Travis moved to Washington, DC to attend American University where he received his Bachelors of Law and Society and his Masters of Public Administration. His career path was not as traditional as some would expect. Travis worked for the Association of American Medical Colleges as a lobbyist advocating on behalf of the nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals; he started and continues to operate a successful wedding officiating business, Tie The Knot DC (now based in PA); and most recently he was the assistant store manager at Gucci. After 16 years of living in DC, Travis relocated back to his hometown to be closer to his family and pursue his passion of flowers and creative design and bring a florist shop back to the area.
Blossoms and Blooms Boutique was created and is the true definition of a family owned and operated business. Travis’s business partner and floral designer extraordinaire is his mom, Judy. Travis’s sister-in-law, Becky, created and designed the business logo. Travis’s dad, Tom, did all of the interior construction of the boutique including a custom walk-in cooler and an exceptional, one of a kind waterfall garden in the main display window (available for purchase); Travis’s sister, Sequoia, was instrumental in repurposing all of our flea market treasures that adorn the shop today and she also owns and operates Sequoia’s Notary Public located next door to Blossoms and Blooms Boutique.
Travis looks forward to the opportunity to meet you and welcome you into Blossoms and Blooms Boutique. He is ready to assist you in selecting the perfect flower arrangement or exotic houseplant for you and your loved ones to enjoy and bring happiness to your day.
As a successful greenhouse and landscaping business owner and lifelong resident of the area with the “greenest thumb”, Judy embodies the passion and knowledge needed to propel Blossoms and Blooms Boutique into greatness. Judy first realized her love for flowers and gardening when she was a toddler and her father asked her to help him in the garden and she never looked back.