How to pinch off your flower plants & combat pests!

How to pinch off your flower plants & combat pests!

My lower back is aching…it must be pinching season! In this post, I will explain how to pinch off your flower plants to promote growth. This week I've been pinching off hundreds of little flower plants to encourage them to produce many long stems.  How do you pinch...

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And The Rain Just Keeps Falling…

And The Rain Just Keeps Falling…

And, the rain just keeps falling… I was happy to see the rain at the beginning, but 10+ inches is a bit much in a week. We are sad to see those businesses and households that are dealing with flooding and so grateful to be just high enough that the river and creek...

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Abundance

Abundance

Isn’t that what summer time is all about?? Abundance in the garden, sunshine, warm weather, pool days, flowers, vegetables, fun. I love it all!  Right now, we are definitely experiencing abundance in the flower fields. The zinnias are starting to put on a show,...

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Lets. Get. Real.

In honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday, I thought I would share some thoughts about motherhood that you all might relate to.  With 3 boys in the early years, some days are a struggle, but also so beautiful at the same time. It’s so interesting how two conflicting...

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Caring For your fresh cut spring flowers

Caring For your fresh cut spring flowers

Spring flower bouquets are all over the place right now! Caring for your fresh cut spring flowers is easy when you know a little about the flowers themselves. Today, we're going to discuss just that! To snag one of our bouquets, visit Plume or Poppy! If you do pick up...

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Caring For Your Growing Seedlings

Caring For Your Growing Seedlings

Have you been antsy to get growing? If you have started some plants from seed, then you probably have an abundance of growing seedlings on your hands! You got the seeds to germinate, and that can sometimes be tough. Now you also have to care for them until they go...

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Goodbye Old Barn

Goodbye Old Barn

Our “old barn” is being torn down today and I’m a little sad. It’s the old gray pole barn on Smith Hatchery Road that was built by my Grandpa in 1978.  It started out housing cattle and hay, and now holds a lot of miscellaneous farming supplies. It is also the home...

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Its The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Its The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Here we are, in the midst of the holidays!  I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling extra jolly this year.  I’m excited to get the decorations out and sing all the Christmas songs!  There’s something about having small children that makes the holidays...

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