Italian White Sunflowers

November 17, 2018

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

November 2, 2018

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

Cranberry Hibiscus, a Favorite Fall Foliage and Flower

September 6, 2018

I first encountered Cranberry Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella) when I began working in the market garden at East End. Our Fleet Farming friends planted it and it has remained a staple through the years for many reasons… At FarmGal Flowers, I always like to have a large crop of Cranberry Hibiscus for Fall bouquets. Let’s face … Read More

A Day with The Flower Appreciation Society

August 3, 2018

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