May Flowers

May opened with a delicate mix of color and texture with Amsonia, Geum, Ranunculus, Clover, Solomon Seal, Cerinthe and Dianthus!  La Belle and Amandine Ranunculus stole the show in so many ways. Two week vase life, fancy petals and lovely colors!  In the midst of all the blooming, 1000’s of plants are going in the ground, like this bed of sunflowers.  We continue to practice healthy soil building by seeding a Crimson Clover cover crop in the fall. It’s beneficial to the soil by being a nitrogen fixer and keeping the soil protected from winter winds, and the bees LOVE it!  As we begin the season with a flourish, find our Mixed Bouquets for pre-order and pick up at Rousedale Farm Market this year. Order and pay online during the week and pick up on Saturday or Sunday at the market. Make sure to pick up locally grown fresh produce,…

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Quiet

Wintertime quiet is a favorite time of year. I love to take long chilly walks, read, study seed catalogs and learn from seasoned professional growers. Books on my list include…

Grateful

I’m grateful for many things this season. The overwhelming response to our Paperwhite sale was a lovely surprise and thrilling to know people like to see things grow. We sold…

Fall Color

Fall colors are busting out in dahlias, marigolds, zinnias and celosia!  One of my new favorites is Purple Majesty Millet. It’s soft, dark and long lasting, adding a seasonal and…