Is it summer yet?

In this blog we declare our favourites of 2019 (so far), give you an update on what we’ve been up to and consider the environmental benefits of buying locally grown cut flowers.

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What do flower farmers do in Winter?

If we had a £1 for every person who said to us “there’s not much to do for you at the minute is there?” then we would be able to buy ourselves a very impressive polytunnel – or two!

Winter may not be a favourable time for flower growing but there’s still plenty to do – planning, website updating and reflecting are just a few of the things that have kept us busy.

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We're growing!

So we started thinking about expansion and planning for the 2019 growing season back in July when it was time to start sowing seeds of biennials (those plants that flower in their second year).

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Time for an Update

So our first blog was in March and it’s now the end of May, WOW what a few months we’ve had!  Our plot has been tested, our plan has been tested, our dedication has been tested – but we’re still here full of enthusiasm and loving it!

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New beginnings

So, here we are; the start of our first proper year as flower farmers, desperate to really get going, desperate to plant our over-wintered hardy annuals to make room for new sowings, desperate to get our hands dirty and our lungs full of fresh country air, and what’s happened? The “Beast from the East”…

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