Week 7

Pink! Yellow! Red! Warm colors for mid-July. Holly smiles post-harvest :: tansy, gladiola, love in the mist (seed heads) zinnia, clover, queen anne's lace and cosmos!

Week 6

A Bee-utiful day in the garden! And my bee-day! This week the gladiolas are ready. Harvest also includes purple coneflower, teasel, queen anne's lace, and zinnia!

Week 4 :: Pre-holiday celebrations

While the rest of the country is gearing up with red, white and blue, this flower garden is featuring purple. Well, truthfully, it's featuring purple, green, yellow, white, red, orange, etc. Happy *rainbow* holiday week, my friends! pictured ::  Jade Frost Sea Holly and "black" raspberries. Reason enough to celebrate…

New beginnings

Holly and I had some time last Friday for a sweet little morning in the garden. We weeded around the delicate seedlings popping up (everywhere!) and got the last of our indoor transplants into the dirt outside. Every time I walk over to the garden lately there is something else…

Flowers all summer long (get on it now!)

We've decided to extend the enrollment deadline for this summer's flower CSA share, in hopes of spreading more Delight in C-U this summer! Now register by May 31st. Each week you'll get a share of our local, organically-grown flower harvest. Past CSA members have shared that each week they receive…

Mothers love flowers

This weekend is Mother's Day and the last full weekend to purchase a share for this year's flower season. Coincidence??? I think not! Go in with your siblings and get your mom flowers that keep giving all summer long. The way the CSA model works is by purchasing a share…

Holiday Wreaths

'tis the season to deck the halls :: Handmade locally-grown holiday wreaths available Dec 8th. Please place your order by Dec 5th, midnight. Prices range from $25-$35. Some are classy and simple- others weird and wild. Ribbon and extras available too!

In a tizzy over tansy

Several of you have asked, "What's that lovely yellow button flower?" It's tansy! Tansy is also known as Common Tansy, Wild Tansy, Gold Leaf Tansy, Stinking Willie, Bitter Buttons, Ginger Plant, Cow Bitter, Scented Fern (for the odor), Cheese (for the flowers), Mugwort, or Golden Buttons. It flourishes wild practically…

In full swing

This really is the glory days for the farm. The plants are tall, there's been plenty of sun, a little bit of rain, some essential weeding, and blooms, blooms, blooms! Call it the cat's pajamas, the bees knees, the hey-days, basically, everything's coming up roses... it's DELIGHTful on the flower…

Tips to keep your flowers fresh longer

Here are a few tips to keep your fresh cut flowers looking fresh longer. Essentially do your best to reduce bacterial growth in the water. Bacteria in the water plugs up the stems and prevents the flowers from taking up water, without water the flowers droop and the water smells…