Zinnias are one of the quinessential summer flowers. People who do not know their name, would probably still recognize them and their bright color and happy face. Did you know that there are many, many varieties of zinnias? They come in different heights, shapes, and colors. Double blooms, single blooms, cactus style… There is a […]
I am looking for part-time help at Emerald Design. I would ideally hire one person but could break the job into two positions, depending on the interest. The applicant would work 5-10 hours per week. Hours are very flexible. This job will be for the entire year, although hours may be reduced in January and […]
It’s American Flowers Week! This floral celebration runs from June 28- July 4 each year and celebrates American grown flowers and the farmers who grow and florists who use those blooms. Flowers are growing in all 50 states right now and the diversity of plants is extraordinary. A large portion of American grown flowers are […]
I have big plans for this little flower farm. The 2020 season actually started last October. As the last season ended, I began working on this season. We brought in 13 truck loads of rich compost and added new landscape fabric. I made three trips to a farm about two hours from Evansville who was […]
2019 was a great year. A new flower farm, events, flower bars, classes… What’s ahead for 2020?
I listen to a lot of podcasts. During 2018, I was listening to my favorite podcasts (SLOW Flowers, for anyone interested) and the host and designer being interviewed were talking about a series of photo shoots she had designed at the same venue but during each season to show what flowers and foliages are available […]
Classes are scheduled! There are two opportunities for flower fun happening at Farm 57 soon. The first class on September 18th has already sold out. I was so excited about the interest that I have added a second class on October 2nd. There is no experience necessary for these classes. It is a fun way […]
It’s American Flowers Week! June 28-July 4 marks the floral holiday that celebrates American grown flowers. (Visit americangrownflowers.com to learn more.) Three of the main reasons I believe in supporting local flowers are uniqueness, sustainability, and economics. Not all flowers ship well. When you buy from a local farmer, you can often get something unique, […]