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Making Wildflower Babies in March!!

Congratulations! You’ve decided to embrace the magical world of wildflowers! You’re completely psyched and can barely wait to welcome pollinators and beneficial bugs to your beautiful backyard blooms. But wait! It’s almost April! Is it too late? Not by a … Continue reading

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Polite Wildness: Well Behaved Wildflowers for Small Spaces

Often after I give a talk a woe-be-gotten gardener will wait patiently to speak with me only to confess that as much as she’d love to grow wildflowers she doesn’t have space for their wild and wonton ways. I am always … Continue reading

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“They’re not weeds!”

Some rather lovely plants have had the unfortunate experience of being named some sort of weed.  Butterflyweed, milkweed, ironweed, and Joe pye weed to name a few. At Wildflower Farm we sell the seeds for seven wildflower species whose name … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Yellow

Time is running out for Monarch Butterflies. Last summer it’s likely you observed the distinctly alarming lack of monarchs in your own landscape, remarked upon it at work and home and also read news bulletins about the decline of the … Continue reading

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