Farm Lunch & Learn

A little farmstead down a bumpy dirt road, a lot of physical work and some ingenuity — that’s what American agriculture grew up on. Lots of us have come back to that after sowing oats around the globe, running away then thinking we could figure out a way to re-make those farmsteads with new ethic…

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Build Your Soil & Soul with Late Summer Cover Crops

Once I considered writing a book called Farm, Yard, Garden. The premise would be that farming and horticulture are based on the same science but used for different goals.   What a mistake that would have been. Big agriculture and my farm, yard, or garden have almost nothing in common. Being a part of, a…

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Connections Between Plants and People

 A Story by Summer Intern Iris Moore Every person has their own story and plants are no different. As living things, I find plants to be very personal. If I get a plant from someone, I think of it as an extension of them and their relationship with me. Hearing stories from people has helped…

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Farm Days; Garden Lunch & Learn

We’re happy to offer group tours in the summer of 2022. Click here to email inquiry.  Group size limited to 15- 30 people with covid safe protocols. Arrive around 9 a.m. for a tour of our specialty nursery, and an introduction to the other aspects of the design business.  We’ll walk the fields, hang out…

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Syllabub! Home Grown Ginger in a Bubble Cocktail

Syllabub with a twist!  Syllabub is an old school Southern desert. When I was little, the center of neighbors Christmas party was a huge bucket and real, antique syllabub pump.  What’s more fun than making bubbles inside? Syllabub making makes a party. Elaborate contraptions for blowing bubbles into sweetened cream and whiskey become the center…

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Virus Prevention on a Lily Farm. It’s a Community Thing.

Imagine endless rows of fields of corn on a modern farm.  Now let the rows turn into endless pink flowers.  Sounds pretty right?  On our little farm, which specializes in one type of lily, we could grow that way.  But like the small farms that sustained and built this country, here, diversity is key.  Diversity…

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