LEXINGTON — An area couple has moved their established, vastly completely different companies into one downtown location, hoping their companies might be a lift to downtown life and foot site visitors.Jesca Jaymes and Dylan Jaymes have moved Odd Flora and Jaymes Agency to 4 E. First Ave., behind The Brewer’s Kettle in the previous Coastland Apparel area. Coastland Apparel moved to Thomasville.Odd Flora is a store of rare and weird plants from world wide and is open by appointment solely or for particular occasions, and Dylan Jaymes is in the enterprise of serving to different companies attain their clients and promote their services or products by means of video marketing.They held their grand opening Sept. 8. They share the two,500-square-foot area, with Odd Flora occupying about 500 sq. toes in the entrance and Jaymes Agency taking on about 2,000 in the again.“Borderland Films was my first enterprise into video once I was 15,” stated the western New York native. “I gave it up for a ‘actual’ job and went again to it in 2017 with the Jaymes Agency. In this point in time with everybody on social meia, the simplest approach to talk along with your clients is video. People would slightly watch a video than examine your online business.”He stated he hopes his enterprise not solely helps his purchasers’ companies but in addition fills out the downtown enterprise district with choices not already there.“We wish to see extra life in downtown Lexington,” he stated.Prior to bringing their companies to downtown Lexington, they operated out of their residence. Both wanted extra space, and the transfer gave Dylan Jaymes a studio so he wouldn’t must shoot on a distant location on a regular basis.Lexington native Jesca Jaymes started her plant store about one 12 months in the past.“I specialize in plants which can be rare or laborious to seek out,” she stated. “I ship all around the nation. Buying plants on-line has been a factor for years, however throughout COVID it actually opened up.”A few the rare plants she grows, propagates and sells are mutant manjula pothos from Hawaii, which has variegated cream-and-green-colored leaves, and the monstera siltepecana from El Salvador. She has greater than a 100 types of plants.“I primarily carry tropical indoor plants,” she stated. “They would survive outdoors right here for some time, however in our local weather when the temperature drops under 50 levels they might not survive.”In addition, she stated, lots of her plants don’t need direct daylight. If you aren’t as versed in learn how to take care of plants, don’t fear. Jesca Jaymes supplies information to her plant patrons.“I wish to concentrate on the tutorial side of this, too,” she stated. “I don’t adhere to you both have a inexperienced thumb or a black thumb. It’s about discovering a plant that matches your life-style. I’m going to inform you precisely learn how to maintain your plants. I wish to name myself a leafy life-style coach.”Her plants value from $7 to the decrease $100s.In addition working to Odd Flora, she is an artist and information the “I Am Power” podcast, which highlights inspirational tales about females who’ve remodeled from a traumatic expertise. She creates a chunk of artwork that represents every girl’s story and transformation. Replicas of the piece will be bought if somebody connects with the story and the artwork.To make an appointment with Jesca Jaymes to view and buy plants or her art work, e mail her at [email protected] or store her on-line retailer at www.OddFlora.com. You can comply with her work on social media platforms by looking Odd Flora, I Am Power, Jesca Jaymes Art or Jesca Jaymes.To communicate with Dylan Jaymes about video marketing, name (336) 355-7929, e mail at [email protected] or search Jaymesagency on social media platforms.
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