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What's new in 2014

Blog: Folls Flower Farm   -   Wednesday February 05, 2014   -   By Thea

Wedding Flowers For the first time since we started the farm in 2000 we are going to have some "pick your own flowers" this year.  The flower choices that customers can pick will be specific shrub varieties such as our twelve different kinds of...

Yarrow Flower Medicinal

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday September 14, 2013   -   By Arlene

Yarrow Flower Medicinal   Home Farm Herbery Organic Pesticide-Free Yarrow Flower is a Medicinal herb that is traditionally used to treat arthritis, fever, the common cold and hypertension. It is mainly...

Making Your Cut Flowers Last Longer

Blog: Gib's Farm   -   Tuesday July 16, 2013   -   By Gibby

Care of Cut Flower Arrangements It's so sad to see a beautiful arrangement begin to wilt and droop. Follow these simple rules to make your flowers last longer:  Get flowers home and into water ASAP Rinse the stems, recut, and remove any leaves...

Crowing and Using Culinary Lavender

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Friday April 12, 2013   -   By Arlene

Here is my latest published article about growing and using Culinary Lavender and you can read it here http://www.helium.com/items/2438118-how-to-grow-and-use-culinary-lavender It contains lots of good information.

Lavender uses and growing instructions

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday April 08, 2013   -   By Arlene

To read y latest article on how to grow and use culinary lavender please click on the following link now.  http://www.helium.com/items/2438118-how-to-grow-and-use-culinary-lavender

Early Herbs, Edible Flowers and Yummy Edible Flow...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday January 30, 2013   -   By Neil & Jean

Only 59 more days till Spring.... ahh! Yes, that doesn't sound so long at all. The sun is shining midst the cold air bringing happiness to my day.  I long for that warm feeling that only a bright sunny day can give.  I am a firm...

Independence Park Famrers Market, Chicago, IL

Blog: Independence Park Farmers Market   -   Tuesday June 19, 2012   -   By Pat

The Independence Park Farmers Market, Irving Park Road/Hamlin, Chicago, IL 60618 is seeking a cut flower vendor for its twice a month market. The remaining Sunday dates are June 24, July 8 & 22, Aug. 12 & 26, Sept. 9 & 23, Oct. 14 & 28; each...

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Late Nights & Early Mornings

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 19, 2012   -   By Twilya

So we enjoyed our first tomato of the season today.   Yes it is May… the same weather that is causing problems with my strawberries is ideal for tomatoes. Due to the heat, I will not have any strawberries for sale this week and I fear they are going...

Homemade "Flower Fresh" Recipe, More Garden Tips &...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday May 01, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

The daffodils, forsythias & magnolias are all in full bloom~ it is absolutely magnificent! It is about 9Pm right now and the rain just started coming down~ it sounds like a calm and steady straight down rain.  Evan, Ryan & I got several things...

Item of the week - Go and Grow by Sangrit Enterpri...

Blog: Farmers' Market at Sweet Apple Village   -   Tuesday April 10, 2012   -   By Joanne

Farmers Market at Sweet Apple Village Every Thursday from 3pm-dusk. Product of the week: Go and Grow by Sangrit Enterprises Go and Grow turn-key Raised Beds - the one pictured is 4' x 8' x 8", and we have several sizes, or can make it to order: ...

Snow happy

Blog: Collie Flower Farm   -   Tuesday January 24, 2012   -   By Liz

Snow happy!  Kids aren't the only ones who love snow. We farmers also appreciate it. While everyone in northern Illinois has been enjoying our mild weather thru December and early January, I have been anxiously watching some of the 800 bulbs I planted...

There’s Just Something About Clary

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Sunday September 11, 2011   -   By Jessica

Clary sage was once thought to make people immortal and many believed that it could clarify the brain, the eyes and even the “inner eye”, and that those who drank a tea of the leaves and flowers could see the future. Today, clary sage is used as a...

Daffodils

Blog: Lilies and lavender   -   Wednesday April 13, 2011   -   By kate

Those daffy daffodils have finally decided to bloom.  I picked over 1,000 last week and sold most at the Rittenhouse farmers' market in Philly.  When I move to this property 15 years ago there was one long row of struggling daffodils along the front...

Edible Flowers - How To Choose + Chart

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Saturday February 19, 2011   -   By Poly

Edible Flowers How To Choose Edible Flowers - Edible Flower Chart   To read the original article and to view the chart, please visit the authors post: http://whatscookingamerica.net/EdibleFlowers/EdibleFlowersMain.htm Edible...

Flower Essence Jellies and Fresh ground cornmeal r...

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Thursday November 25, 2010   -   By Alan and Susan

We have flower essence jellies available just in time for gift giving.  These come in 4oz. or 8oz.  The varieties available now are:  Nasturtium, Yucca, Burgundy Okra and Sumac-ade jellies.  We also have the traditional jellies: ...

Summer Tea's are here!

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Monday June 28, 2010   -   By Laura & Mike

Summer is here and so is our extensive live of sugar free and caffeine free herb and flower teas!  Naturally sweet and kids will beg for more! Try our favorites (and most popular!) Owens Acres Suntea, Flush of Red, Chamomile Verbena, Lavender...

The Further Emergence of Spring

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Thursday April 22, 2010   -   By Chris

Spring continues its forward progession.  New calves have been introduced to the growing "herd" out in the pastures... A new lamb, named Vera, is introduced to some of the other sheep in the flock... A little girl...

Morning Glory

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Monday April 19, 2010   -   By Karen

Morning Glory - Ipomoea Nothing beats the Morning Glory for fast greenery and really pretty flowers throughout the growing season. --------------------------------------- I'm growing my...

Heirloom Beets - Two Great Favorites!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Sunday April 18, 2010   -   By Karen

You can't beat Beets! Beet " Chioggia " , also called the "Bulls Eye beet" for obvious reasons is an Italian heirloom dating back to the 1840's. The Chioggia Beet has a mild flavour and it's...

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