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 produced on California farms but there 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 closing and dug, transported, and then planted 90 peonies, 25 shrubs, and 120
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 to get creative! Both classes are being held on Wednesdays at
Neutral colors are always a good choice for a wedding, especially with a green backdrop from an outdoor ceremony and reception. I am excited to share these beautiful photos from Bret and Brandie Photography from Ben and Bailey's wedding this past June. If you are looking for a photographer with a light and airy style, I definitely recommend Bret and Brandie!
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,
It's the big announcement! I'm starting a flower farm! This has been one of my worst kept secrets. The planning for this started in December and it has been something I have been too excited about to hide from many I talk to regularly. So, what are the details? I will be growing flowers at Farm 57. If you not familiar with Farm 57, it is near the airport on the north
While I don't have any events scheduled in January, I am certainly busy! This is the time of year when I am meeting with a lot of clients, writing a lot of proposals, and also working to streamline the business end of what I do. While I wish I could design with beautiful flowers all day, the truth is that the business part of owning a small business takes a lot of time.
I am honored to be a preferred venue at The Bauerhaus. Their staff is some of the friendliest and easiest to work with in the area. So when they asked me to participate in their bridal open house, I was happy to participate. My task was to decorate three tables. I had to ask myself, "What do brides want to see?" I debated with myself. Large or small arrangements?