Tips to keep your flowers fresh and vibrant after you get them home. I swear by the five tips below for getting a week (or more!) from your fresh flowers.
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Some flowers go bad before others. Instead of throwing the whole bouquet out when a few flowers go bad, simply pull out the bad flowers and rearrange the flowers and greenery into a new, small bouquet, perhaps in a new vase.
Today was too close to home. A student fired a gun in one of our high schools here in St. Mary's County. Every evening lately I sit in front of the TV and wonder why and how we got to this point with the violence in schools. And I think about how we are having the wrong conversations with kids. Then this morning, I woke up and checked the weather immediately, as any farmer does, and thought, 'the worst that can happen today is a little snow'. I posted to my...
Setting out to start the farm, I never imagined an article such as the one written by All Ag Media this winter, Wentworth Blossoming with Floral Arrangements written for American Farm Publications. But, I'm glad it's happened. Flower workshops were not something we thought would be important to our small business, but we took a chance, and it's been one of the best ways to meet new customers and provide education about our business (and farming in general)...
Though it's not technically winter yet, the frost has hit here in Southern Maryland, and therefore, we switch over to winter crops. The summer flowers and veggies are killed off by the November (sometimes October) hard frost, leaving the fields looking brown and dreary.
BUT- we have exciting news... We built a high tunnel (pictured below) and over the last week we have been planting thousands of winter and early spring flowers in it.