About a year ago, I reached out to some of my flower friends who had appeared in Flower Magazine or on their Insta account inquiring about how they developed their connection to the magazine. I LOVE Flower Magazine – a whole magazine dedicated to flowers! What is not to love? These friends shared their advice … Read More
The Festival of Fine Arts and Flowers 2019
Last weekend, the Council of 101 celebrated the inaugural Festival of Fine Arts and Flowers at the Orlando Museum of Art. FarmGal Flowers was one of the featured designers asked to create a floral design inspired by art in OMA’s collection. I selected the Purvis Young exhibit and created a floral arch to complement Young’s … Read More
Italian White Sunflowers
At FarmGal Flowers, we like to grow sunflowers that come in nontraditional colors like red and chocolate. We also primarily grow multi-branching sunflowers as opposed to the “one and done” varieties because we grow in urban spaces. So I am always on the lookout for new multi-branching varieties to try. I came across Italian White … Read More
American Flowers Week Designer Dream Team 2019
I’m happy to share some exciting news with you! FarmGal Flowers and Fern Trust is a Designer Dream Team for American Flowers Week 2019! I will serve as the floral designer while Fern Trust will provide the locally grown foliage for an amazing Florida inspired floral couture look. We will be joining several other teams … Read More
A Day with The Flower Appreciation Society
Summer in our zone (9b) brings high temperatures, lots of rain and lots of bugs. This is our downtime and we put the beds to rest with landscape fabric and/or cover crops. Aside from flowers, I also love to travel. I try to combine the two as much as possible and I was lucky enough … Read More
Mother’s Day Recap!
I have to admit – I can breath a sign of relief now. For me, the whole spring season leads up to Mother’s Day and then it’s downhill into summer. Don’t get me wrong – there’s plenty to do until then. I’m hoping to get a few more classes in, more writing, make more bouquets, … Read More
We have a blog!
Welcome flower friends to my first post at FarmGal Flowers! I’ve decided to start writing about FarmGal Flowers to complement the photos and comments we share on our other social media outlets. I’m planning to share beautiful photos and information about the flowers we grow and design with, the inside scoop on our workshops and … Read More