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New for 2015 from Folls Flowers

Blog: Folls Flower Farm   -   Monday January 26, 2015   -   By Thea

We have started seeds for this years' crops of gorgeous new flowers.  My favorite new flower from last season was the Icelandic poppy.  You can see images on our web page or on the Field to Vase blog,  http://fieldtovase.com/folls-flower-farm-ju...

A Fall Bouquet

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Wednesday September 24, 2014   -   By Aline

  ... picked just before the first big fall rain last night features Asters , Goldenrod, Marigolds , Strawflowers , Zinnias . We give thanks to this beautiful, bountiful earth. Love, Aline

Rare Heirloom Zinnia seeds are coming in...

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Thursday August 28, 2014   -   By Aline

   Have you met this vivid red star of yesteryear? Once popular in Colonial American gardens, our Zinnia pauciflora foundation seed was sourced from the historic gardens of Monticello.    We have joyfully grown and saved the seed of...

2014 Seeds From Amaranth to Zinnia...

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Tuesday March 11, 2014   -   By Aline

this is garden grown goodness from the Pacific Northwest! Here's our complete list of seed offerings just in time for spring planting.  Normal 0 false false false ...

Applications now available for 2014 Vendors

Blog: Schoolcraft UMC Farmers Market   -   Monday March 10, 2014   -   By SUMC

The Schoolcraft UMC Farmers' Market will open for the 2014 season on Wednesday, June 4 and run through the end of September. Applications are available at the Church website at www.schoolcraftumc.org. The market is a great place to find fruits, veggies,...

Super Foods: Herbs and Flowers you eat that can...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Monday February 10, 2014   -   By Tony

USING HERB and FLOWER SUPER POWER in PROTECTING OUR FOOD , BODY and GARDEN!!!  Mother Earth will be putting on a HAPPY colorful Mantel of wild flowers inviting snow birds, pollinators ,butterflies, and bees .Other garden   visitors...

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...

2014 Fenceline Garden Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday January 24, 2014   -   By Katie

Earlier this month I shared my Main Garden Plan for 2014. If you’re interested in seeing what I’m growing in our 1,152 square feet of raised beds, click here . In that post I mentioned that I had not yet created a plan for the Fenceline Garden, a...

Testing

Blog: Kerry's Frog Leg Farmstore   -   Friday December 20, 2013   -   By Kerry

Testing flowers springtime baby goats

Order this heirloom Autumn Beauty Sunflower seed t...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday October 17, 2013   -   By Arlene

Sunflower Seeds - "Autumn Beauty" Helianthus annuus   At Home Farm Herbery we love the orange, red and yellow colors of this heirloom Autumn Beauty Sunflower seed.   It blooms to the height of 40 to 60 inches and loves the...

3 great new recipes and a preview of our new medic...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday September 08, 2013   -   By Arlene

Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe Berbere Chicken with Rice Recipe Crock Pot Stew with Bouquet Garni Crock Pot Stew with Home Farm Herbery Bouquet...

Dried Flowers

Blog: Hammelmans Dried Floral LLC   -   Monday March 04, 2013   -   By Bernadette'

Are dried flowers really still used? Retorical question! We have been growing them since 1989! Business increases every year and has since we started. Of course we'd like everyone to use these beauties and I'm grateful to everyone who does. ...

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...

Herbal Anatomy

Blog: Medicine Woman   -   Monday December 10, 2012   -   By Elaynn

  ANNUAL PLANTS spring from the seed, make their full growth   and then die at the end of a season.   A BIENNIAL PLANT does not flower the first year, but produces leaves...

Choosing Annuals, Keep Flowers Blooming, Mud Room ...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday July 11, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

The nursery & garden centers are a tempting place to go right now for us gardeners.  As we drive past we can see the happy pansies that we just know want to come home with us, shrubs that we are sure we would have just the right...

Flower Power!

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Tuesday July 10, 2012   -   By Rebekah

Check out the beautiful sunflowers growing in the field! I can't believe they are staying in bloom for so long. Also, the zinnias and marigolds are going strong, providing a nice habitat for a variety of insects. ...

Photos from the Field

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Monday June 18, 2012   -   By Rebekah

June 18, 2012 Over the last 24 hours the farm has been inundated with rain and thunderstorms. Irrigation from the sky is always my favorite form, not only because I was a passive observer but becasue the veggies always look brighter, bigger, and...

Pasture Maintenance

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Thursday May 17, 2012   -   By Petra

A beautiful morning to really enjoy pasture clean up. I am amazed how well the camelid manure turns this dry and stoney land into great fertile soil. The ranch is full of beautiful wild flowers and I am sure it is because of the great rain that we had the...

Sunshine after the Rain :)

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Wednesday May 16, 2012   -   By Petra

  What a wonderful Wednesday it is. We where blessed with more rain yesterday and today the earth and all the inhabitants here are overjoyed with the beautiful warm sunshiny day today. The peacock that found his way to our ranch a few days ago...

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