I am excited to announce we bought a 3-1/2 acre farm north of Lake Norman to expand my flower farm. Stay tuned for more information.

An Autumn Flower Crown

It is so fun to design flower crowns through the different seasons.  This crown was made for a high school senior, Hannah, who was having her senior photos taken by You Make Me Shutter Photography this past Halloween.  Almost all of the flowers came from the garden, mainly consisting of heirloom mums which are in […]

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Summer Floral Bike Shoot

For the longest time I have been wanting to do a photo shoot featuring a bike full of summer blooms.  This summer I got the chance to do that with my daughters and son in law.  My daughters, who run You Make Me Shutter Photography, agreed to both photograph and be the model along with […]

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A Whimsical Fiesta Birthday Party

For my daughter’s 21st birthday we pinned and planned a fiesta-themed party.  The weather had finally cooled down some and we were excited to have a party outside in the garden.  We planned an eating area, as well as a fire pit section for later in the evening. The invitations set the tone with an […]

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Flower Crown for Mother to Be

In July, I had the pleasure of making a floral crown for Chelsea for her maternity pictures taken by You Make Me Shutter. For this crown I used lavender as the base on wired jute along with sage, roses, echinacea, scabosia, zinnia and veronica. All of the crowns are adjustable by rebending the two ends […]

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Florist’s Garden Series: May in the Garden

I had been wanting to write a few posts this year that documented what flowers are growing locally here in which months in North Carolina.  I am going to seperate them in to a well-known classification of:  Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers.   Most commonly known as a way to fill containers in the garden, I think […]

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