Southern Wholesale Florists is Central Arkansas' top supplier of flowers and floral supplies to Arkansas' retail flower shops. By providing the best service, selection, quality and availability to it's customers, Southern Wholesale Florist has become Arkansas' top rated supplier. Southern Wholesale Florist was acquired by Bert Gaston in 1987. Today, the business has locations in Little Rock and Fort Smith. In 1998 the company constructed a 17, 500 square foot facility for it's Little Rock operations. Son Jack Gaston ( pictured ) serves as operations manager for this location and son Jim Gaston manages the Fort Smith location.