Buried in the long list of emails filling up my inbox was a sweet little message I got from an admirer who loved the blog and was inspired to start her own flower farm some day. “I’d love to grow flowers like yours, but I don’t have much land available–our farm is only six acres.” …
Cadillac Ranch Amarillo, Texas America's answer to Stonehenge is a line of 10 Cadillacs, circa 1949 to 1963, planted nose-first in a field alongside Interstate 40 at the same angle as the Great Pyramid at Giza. An artists' collective called the Ant Farm created Cadillac Ranch in 1974. Is it art? No matter — it's a hoot
A delightful and informative first non-fiction book that answers questions such as “how do peanuts grow?”, “where do seeds come from?” and “which flowers bloom in Spring?” I picked this book for children at a young age for these exact questions. Children are always wondering why and how things grow. It is a great informational book on what things need to grow and how the growing cycle works underground.
Flower Bed Prep-What We Do We pull an insane amount of flowers out of our little plot of land. With so much volume going out the door, we work diligently to not only replace the biomass, but also to build and improve the soil each and every season. Cover crops, bought in and homemade compost, rock powders, natural fertilizers, mulch, compost tea and various foliar treatments are all part of our fertility arsenal.