Real Blooming flower shop now open on FM 1960 in Cy-Fair

Real Blooming flower shop is now open in Cy-Fair.

Real Blooming flower shop is now open in Cy-Fair.

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Mary Gonzalez opened her flower shop Real Blooming Jan. 1 at 9035 FM 1960, Houston, to provide eco-friendly flower arrangements available for rent for weddings and corporate events. 432-305-0903. www.realblooming.com
By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.



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