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A Special Visit to Wildflower Farm

  Nothing in the world beats a walk through nature – be it a forest, botanical garden or your very own wildflower paradise. Here at Wildflower Farm we are privileged to walk among wildflowers each and every day. This week’s … Continue reading

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It’s SOW Not Too Late to Seed Wildflowers!!

  Each and every spring folks tend to panic. Our office is flooded with frantic phone calls and emails. “Am I too late? ” they ask. “Will I be wasting my time and money starting wildflowers now?”  Our answer???  “It’s SOW not too late … Continue reading

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That Big Bogus Bag of “Wildflower” Seeds

Confessions of a Wildflower Expert……. When I first started growing wildflowers some 30 years ago I was clueless and made lots of mistakes. Back then no one talked about pollinators or growing food locally. Monarchs were taken for granted and … Continue reading

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And the seasons they go round and round…..

For reasons that really don’t matter, I was in a snitty stressful place this morning. Nonsensical mutterings and stressful sighs peppered my walk out to the flower fields. I first encountered some late blooming Black-Eyed Susans and straightaway cut them … 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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EVIL ME!!! Enabling Your Wildflower Addiction…..

Window Shopping for Wildflowers If, like me you’ve got an addiction to the beauty and low maintenance ways of wildflowers you’re constantly scoping out native plants to feed your wildflower need. Late summer is loaded with wildflower beauty!!  Allow me … Continue reading

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