Time to Plant

In May, it’s planting season for cosmos and zinnia seedlings, with nighttime temperatures consistently above 55°F. Beds are prepped using tarps and organic fertilizers in a no-till process. Peony season brings vibrant blooms, and various events and markets are announced for the community to enjoy flowers and activities.

Winter Prep

Piles of fallen leaves are placed on the dahlia beds to keep them protected from the winter cold. On top of the leaves, I place a large plastic tarp on…

Tulip Flush

The 2023 April heat wave and tulip flush is one for the books! Flower farmers all across the nation were dealing with multiple days of record breaking heat. An odd…

Spring In View

The dark days are fading away and spring seems to be in view. According to meteorologists, spring in the mid-Atlantic is arriving about three weeks early. I can see by…

30 Days of Celadon

As I begin my 5th season flower farming, I wanted to look back and tell the story of Celadon Hill in bite size chunks via pictures and captions. I began…