We are a small flower farm in Raleigh, NC. I (Bridgette) have loved gardening long before we had a space to garden. When we first bought our house we made a few flower beds and started learning what can grow well in NC. Over the years we've added more and more gardens to plant flowers. We also have a large vegetable garden, a berry patch with very productive raspberries and blackberries, and several fruit trees. Having plants for pollinators has always been a priority, we have milkweed for monarchs, and several other host plants for different butterflies.
In 2020 we let our minds wander on grander visions and dreams for the gardens. It started with a long running idea of turning our mostly ignored side yard into a long flower border (inspired by many botanical gardens we've visited around the world), and then morphed into turning the entire side yard into a cut flower garden and a small flower business. Flowers bring me so much joy and by offering beautifully unique cut flowers.
We grow everything in our yard organically and believe in growing plants/trees/shrubs that will benefit all of the native wildlife. We make our own compost and add that to everything we plant. (Read more about composting in the blog.) Our goal is to make our entire environment, including the soil better through natural farming practices. We can see the difference in our plants and blooms. Neighbors are always commenting on how lovely our flowers are, or that they've never seen plants so big. I wholeheartedly believe this is because we add to our soil rather than detract from(by never using herbicides).
Our first large scale cut flower growing season will begin late February 2021. We've been adding so much to our knowledge bank and have been ordering and planting so many seeds/bulbs/tubers/bare roots throughout the fall. This year we will be offering a large variety of flowers including Ranunculus, Anemone, Sweet Peas, Peonies (if I can bring myself to sell any blooms!), Snapdragons, Foxglove, Zinnias, Cosmos, Dahlias, and much more! I'm drawn to blooms with a fragrance whenever possible and love the romantic colors- Blush, Champagne, Coral, Peach, Pink, Raspberry.
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