|New favs - pulchinella poppies. So lovely.|
|Lots of time and energy watering and irrigating last week. Whew.|
|Yikes, but one out of 7 ain't bad.|
|And just like that it was gone.|
We have flowers...eee...just a few, but the field is getting ready to explode. Especially now that we had some rain this morning. Accompanied by hail and really strong winds which we'd rather not, but the rain felt good to us and the dry ground. Some of our friends around here just got shredded by strong, strong winds and big hail, and we just feel them in our hearts. Ugh. This isn't easy.
HPF made out okay - we lost one tunnel that wasn't put together really well, and some of the flowers that are bigger are battered, but they'll make it through. The blooms are just on the edge, so we'll see how they come through.
Our perspective has changed since last year, and it feels good. This storm was big and strong, but short-lived, and we're grateful.
Thank you all for supporting us through thick and thin last year. We're super excited for this season with more flowers than ever, and new markets, and really, the local flower scene is generally starting to blow wide open. It's exhilarating.
We may have a few bouquets on this Friday, June 16 and will be in touch. CSA and all regular deliveries will begin Tuesday, June 20. I'll send an availability this week.
Our family has taking a little time to rest after the starter plant madness and before the flower bliss. We've eaten some treats and just hung out together. It's been good.
Here we go. Thanks for being with us on this glorious ride.
|My "beginning of the farm season" glamour shot with my sweet pup, Meeki. |
She's tired because staying out of the flower beds is a lot of work.
|Outtakes because so. many. kisses.|
|Papa and E chillin'.|
|This child we love. Photo credit Kristina Larson.|