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 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…

Are you ready? I am!

This is the last week to sign up for this year's flower CSA season. The garden's already blooming away. I couldn't help harvest these lovelies in the cool air early this morning. I started just making one arrangement for a healing friend, and then one for the yoga studio, and…

revolutions around the sun

As we transition into shorter daylight and cooler nights, there is ongoing bustle in the garden. :: Leaves begin to let go. :: Finally after a summer of drought, rain sparkles on the Redbeckia. :: The farm hires two "employees" to prep the garden beds for fall (A.K.A. Chickens). ::…

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…

my kind of fireworks

This week's inaugural bouquet was inspired by the season of fireworks as well as a tribute to my mother, whom died on the third of July ten years ago. She was a dedicated and knowledgeable gardener. I learned so much from her about growing plants, landscape design and the fundamentals…