HOW TO GROW BASIL FOR FLORAL DESIGN

Basil is one of the summer workhorses in our operation. No other foliage we’ve tried has been so easy, so spectacular and so versatile. It goes great mixed with pretty much anything, holds up for a week in the vase, has that vertical form that is so hard to find, and of course the wonderful scent that is both exotic and yet comforting at the same time.

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So You Want to be a Flower Farmer...

I've noticed something recently. Something terribly exciting. 

I am seeing new faces pop up on Facebook groups, in the ASCFG quarterly, and on Instagram. Buckets of flowers and diagrams of rows of flowers, hopes and wishes and dreams expressed, and I get so excited for them!

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    Be Careful What You Wish For

    You know that phrase "Be careful what you wish for?" It's usually in reference to things like wishing ill upon somebody else, or cutting too big of a piece of pie after dinner.
     

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    An Introduction from Steven

    Hi, I'm Steven, and I just wanted to thank you for being present with our new rebrand of Table and Vase! We wanted the business to be more all-encompassing of our interests. To understand how this all goes together, let me tell you about my first garden.

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    KNOW YOUR (FARMER'S) MARKET

    Back when we were starting our flower farming venture, we decided that we would do a farmers market. Steven and I loved farmers markets, especially the ones in Omaha and Kansas City. What’s not to love? Fresh produce, fresh flowers, delicious baked goods and jams and honey and hand knit dog sweaters and rustic yard art and really everything you could ever want.

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    ALWAYS HAVE A BACKUP PLAN

    One of the flowers that we were going to grow for the wedding were Icelandic poppies in shades of white, peach and pink. Poppies were going to be our trademark flower, since it was rare that we would ever be able to buy them in otherwise. Their delicate, papery petals would be adorning every centerpiece and table and bouquet.

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