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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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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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Sow Wild ~~ So Easy!

  Years ago –30 years, to be precise, I casually stumbled into an obsession that has since ruled my life. An impulse purchase of a pack of zinnia seeds was to blame. I took the seeds home, planted them in potting … 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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Enter the Echinacea

In a casual stroll about the Wildflower Farm, I started to notice just how many coneflower species are growing amongst the myriad of mid-summer bloomers.  At my home, I have a few growing but they’re late this year and definitely … 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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