Happy Earth Day! We have a few easy steps for you to help out our beautiful earth! These are from Doug Tallamy, and his book "Bringing Nature Home" and we highly recommend reading any of his books! We also suggest reading Jane Goodall’s "The Book of Hope." Below are 5 easy steps to take to… Continue reading Happy Earth Day!
“Brave flowers – that I could gallant it like you,And be as little vain!You come abroad, and make a harmless show,And to your beds of earth again.You are not proud; you know your birth:For your embroider’d garments are from earth.” --Henry King, A Contemplation Upon Flowers, 1657
I want to check in right now and send some love your way. I hope everyone is able to find, at least, some small joys throughout this stressful time. One of my greatest sources of joy is watching the seeds germinate and grow into the plants that will go into our field. Let me take… Continue reading Plants in the Time of Pandemic
We are so proud of our growth this year, but like all good growing, there were struggles. (Whew! Were there ever!) Our botanic babies had to endure a lot throughout the season- flash floods, hailstorms and extreme disease pressure from the excess of rain. Because of this, we learned a lot (mostly the hard way)… Continue reading The 2018 Year in Review
Remember that really warm day last week? I know, it seems like forever ago now that we have such deep snow glittering all around us. Well, my helpers and I took advantage of that warmth to get a job done. I hadn't thought of cleaning out all the starting trays when it was still warm… Continue reading Cleaning up in the mud!
We did it! We survived spring and summer 2017 is here! And so are our flowers! If you would like to buy some flowers, come on out to East State Street on Thursday afternoon from 4 to 6 PM. We will have a booth set up in the parking lot next to The… Continue reading Our Spring.
As I see life through my children's eyes, I wonder which memories will be indelibly etched. I think back to my own childhood memories. I remember my mother growing Lamb's Ears so I could pick them and play with their soft and woolly leaves. I remember the bed of Roman Chamomile she planted just so… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
Farming, Fun & Failure
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