Double tulips don’t behave like the single Easter-egg tulips we all know best. Unlike singles, they expand, change, and preen like birds as they unfold over several days, like a new butterfly expanding and drying its fresh wings. They also change color depending on the weather. The warm late-winter weather surprised ‘Foxy Foxtrot’ – normally…Read more »
These imposing but delicate flower towers, often four feet tall and more…
The British have been cordoning sweet peas for cut flowers since the 1910’s.
March brings everything from snowstorms to anemones, so it’s anyone’s guess.
Bugs. You can’t grow flowers without em. There’s the bugs you love, and the bugs you love to hate.
I remember my first Northwest spring. Every walk became a search for the source of a mysterious and captivating scent, my nose in the air and my eyes scanning the greenery instead of watching where I walked, with sometimes unfortunate results. That scent has become a much-loved sign of spring for me. I now know…Read more »
Meet Dot. She’s a big fan of local flowers (for breakfast) and the smallest lamb we’ve had here. She’s a serious distraction from my work! Speaking of – the farm stand will be stocked for the first time this spring on Friday afternoon, March 29th. Stop on your way home for bouquets featuring daffodils, tulips,…Read more »