It’s mid November and the reality of the end of the garden season is settling in. But today I’m looking forward to a chilly but sunny day in the garden. I will be planting the last of my fall bulbs and peony roots. I’m excited about some of the peonies I’ll be planting today. James Mann, a nice clear pink with beautiful dark red flecks, Grace Batson, a cool dusty pink, a vintage theme comes to mind, Brands Magnificent, dark rose with hints of purple, and Inspector Laverne, a clear deep crimson.
The anticipation of seeing these babies bloom next June will have me out checking on them all winter long!
Today I was inspired to rename my Blog, well actually it was homework for a Blog writing lesson, so I created “Flowers Feed the Soul” as my new Blog Title! It has been a mantra for me for the last year or so after becoming aware that folks have trouble picking up fresh flowers, just because! Every Sunday afternoon last summer I was shocked and disappointed at the number of gorgeous bouquets that were leftover in our flower farm cooler. The comments usually went like this, “I wish I knew of someone’s birthday to buy them for” whaaa? Folks don’t hesitate paying a crazy amount of money for a purple tomato, but they have a hard time justifying buying fresh flowers? So I’m here to give you permission to go buy yourself some fresh flowers today! You will be nourishing yourself! One of our $18 bouquets. Every stem from our organic flower farm!