presented a fun, informative, and inspiring workshop about wedding flowers at the...
A quest for long-stemmed sweet peas
Of all the flowers we grow on our little farm, sweet peas are my all-time favorite. I have never seen a flower have...
Romantic roses for cutting
When I created my first garden, a modest vegetable patch, I planted two huge pink cabbage roses (‘Constance...
Plant bulbs now for bountiful spring bouquets
Spring has always been my favorite season, so loaded with promise and possibility. By March the phone has begun to...
Wreaths, centerpieces finish the season
Long after the flower garden has been destroyed by rain, wind and frost, I am surprised to find many opportunities...
Bouquet business requires careful planning
In the beginning, bouquets seemed effortless, as if they just happened. A short stroll through the garden and I could...
Your website is your best marketing tool
In a world that is rapidly changing, it’s no longer enough to just be a good grower. In the past a farmer...
Dahlias are well worth the investment
I absolutely adore dahlias! In my opinion, they are a nearly perfect crop to have on the farm. With an extremely...
Herbs add fragrance, texture to bouquets
Spring has officially arrived and we are frantically dashing about preparing for the impending season. In order to...
More filler flowers to bump up bouquets
In the April issue, I wrote about growing herbs to use as fillers in bouquets and floral designs. This month,...