Upcoming classes!

Flower Power (class) at Common Ground Food Co-op, Saturday, August 29th, 2-3 pm. $5 owner/ $10 non-owner In this workshop learn many benefits of growing flowers (good for bees, good for veggies, good for the environment, and good for you!). Participants will learn cut flower basics, plant seeds to tend…

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…

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…

bees and flowers

We know that flowers are good for bees. Bees feed on pollen and sweet nectar. But how are bees good for flowers? In the words of my partner, JP, "Bees are the way in which flowers make love." Sounds romantic eh? Bees are so fascinating. The statistic I've heard is…

wedding guest/blossom tourist

wisconsin wedding flowers We just returned from two long weekend weddings out of town. The first was in Wisconsin for a friend's wedding and the second in beautiful Boulder, Colorado for JP's sister's wedding. The rolling hills and red barns of Wisconsin are quintessential midwest. Purple thistle adorned the roads…