Flower Bio – Zinnias
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 […]
Flowers At The Farm–The Why, What, and When
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, […]
I Am Starting a Flower Farm!
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 […]
American Flowers Week 2018
American Flowers Week was started four years ago by Slow Flowers founder, Debra Prinzing. Slow Flowers, like the Slow Food movement, celebrates local products. Slow Flowers celebrates all those in the American flower industry and the local products they share with their communities. From Debra Prinzing: “I created American Flowers Week in 2015 as a community-focused floral […]