Order Local Holiday Wreaths!

I hope this season finds you well and warm. I'm now taking orders for holiday wreaths. I hand-make them with locally-grown greens, pine cones, dried flowers and a little bling. I plan to harvest greens and make wreaths mid-week this week. I hope to have them ready for pick up…

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…

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…

Dating the flowers

Every Friday evening for the past few weeks Sam and I meet up around 6 pm. We head out to the garden with our buckets of water and pruning shears to be swooned by the blooms. We harvest bucket after bucket of bright oranges, dreamy pinks, glowing greens and many…