The Oldest Continuously Owned Family Business in Greenwich And One Of The Most Talented Floral Designers in Greenwich Are Creating Some Remarkably Beautiful Designs Together!
McArdle’s Florist and Garden Center in Greenwich, recently announced that George von Tobel has joined the Floral Design Team.
George is well known and well-respected in Greenwich. His roots in floral design run deep. He discovered his botanical calling while still in high school when working at a local florist and later as Manager of Greenwich Orchids. George was the owner of Flowers by George for more than twenty years. His talent for wedding and party designs earned him a loyal following. The prestigious New York Orchid Show has awarded George both First and Second Place Honors in bridal bouquet design.
James McArdle, III, President of McArdle’s said: “We are honored that George decided to bring his remarkable talents to our team. Our customers will benefit from his expertise in floral design and our staff will benefit from his knowledge and terrific sense of humor. Customers are greeted by George infectious smile and his dedication to ensuring their floral ideas are brought to life is unparalleled. This is a win for all involved and a win for Greenwich.”
George von Tobel commented: “I am very excited to be a part of the McArdle’s team. You can still get flowers by George. Now they’re flowers by George at McArdle’s.”
George is offering a special Thanksgiving floral workshop on November 13th at McArdle’s at 10 AM. Participants will create a beautiful arrangement using fall flowers and seasonal produce that are perfect for Thanksgiving. Registration is required and more information can be found by calling 203-661-5600 or at www.McArdles.com.
George’s Greenwich roots run deep as well. A graduate of Greenwich High School, George married his middle-school sweetheart and lives in town with two daughters. He has served as President of the PTA at two schools and as the Greenwich High School PTA Fundraiser Co-Chair. George is past chairman of the Democratic Town Committee and currently serves as a Justice of the Peace. He is a popular speaker and teacher at the Riverside Garden Club, the Greenwich Garden Club and the Garden Education Center.
The McArdle Family has been keeping the Green in Greenwich for 102 years. Located on one acre in downtown Greenwich, McArdle’s includes an award winning flower shop and garden center. They have been selected as Best of the Gold Coast seven times dating back to 2005. McArdle’s offers customers the highest quality products paired with outstanding customer service. As a family owned, fourth generation Greenwich business, McArdle’s believes strongly in giving back to the community and regularly participates in charity and educational events.
For more information visit: www.mcardles.com or contact: 203-661-5600.