holiday floral workshops

We are back at the farm! And we’d love to have you join us for our Holiday Floral Workshops. Most of us are gathering in small groups at home this holiday season, and your hand-made Elegant Country Style Thanksgiving centerpiece and Christmas wreath will add the perfect touch. We also think it’s a lovely way… Continue reading holiday floral workshops

how to arrange sunflowers (because they can be divas)

We are in full sunflower season here.  And while sunflowers are certainly show-stoppers and crowd-pleasers (think sunflower festivals), sometimes it’s hard to handle them.  The sunflower is easy to grow from seed and glorious in a field or tucked in the back of a garden.  But, as a cut flower she can look stunning one… Continue reading how to arrange sunflowers (because they can be divas)

summer farm stand flower arrangement

A friend brought me flowers last week from a local farm stand. They came in a mason jar and they were perfect. I wanted some flowers for my dining room table (it hasn’t had any in so long!), something a bit fancier, but still light and airy and summery, so I went to the farm… Continue reading summer farm stand flower arrangement

Christmas at Ladew Gardens: a country manor house drawing room

The manor house at Ladew Topiary Gardens was built in 1820 and purchased by Harvy Ladew (1887-1976) in 1929. For the rest of his life Mr. Ladew (as he is lovingly referred to by the staff at the Gardens) restored and decorated the house, while creating the exquisite gardens on the property. Both the house… Continue reading Christmas at Ladew Gardens: a country manor house drawing room

September wedding flowers

We were honored to design the flowers for our niece’s mid-September wedding at the Old Westminster Winery.  The romantic spirit of the vineyards and the glimpses of rural life in the distance were the perfect backdrop for the simple, elegant, and seasonal atmosphere the bride and groom hoped to create.  Our role in this wedding… Continue reading September wedding flowers