Get to Know Us: Philip Hickman

How long have you worked for Craig Sole Designs?     Over 30 years!

What is your job here?     Designer and prop creator.

What is your favorite flower?     Blue hydrangeas.

What are your outside activities and hobbies?     I do a lot of faux painting in homes around town and enjoy painting on canvas and working with foam core. I also have a Boston Terrier, Sadie Mae. She comes to work with me and loves meeting anyone who stops by. 

What is your favorite season?     Late summer and fall. 

How did you get into the floral business?     At a young age I started making hand held bouquets from supplies I bought at the craft store. Then at 13 years old I decided to apply at the local flower shop. They were impressed by my self taught skills and offered me a job in their green house. 

What is your favorite thing about Craig?     He is a very good friend and easy to work with. 

What makes working in this industry worth it?     The people you meet.