May 11, 2020

Spring 2019 newsletter, fresh news from Anchored Roots Farm!

May 11, 2020

The Lily, what a beautiful, underrated flower. 

Lilies are a beautiful flower, that come in many colors, shapes and sizes. They have a long vase life, tall and study stems, which make for great flowers in fresh cut arrangements.

We grow them a few times throughout the season as they are one of the only flowers that can perform under low light AND full sun. 

One thing we really want you to know about lilies is that they are poisonous to cats if ingested. And I...

March 22, 2020

 We grow flowers for events in Southern Maryland. We love to provide flowers that go with the season of the event. We believe flowers time-stamp an event in the moment, and add to the ambiance of the theme.

If you are interested in seasonal fresh cut flowers for your upcoming event, email us at We would love to come up with something unique to suit your needs! 

December 26, 2018

These five tips below will get a week (or more!) from most of your fresh flowers:

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. Also, if you recieve a mixed wrapped bouquet, chances are you recieved some flowers that are already open, and some that are just cracking open. This way...

November 6, 2018

Fall workshops and events

August 10, 2018

I'm deviating from my usual updates about Anchored Roots Farm to tell you about my recent trip to Poland to study agriculture.

March 20, 2018

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...