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Sunflowers in August at Good Heart Farmstead

The Waning Days of August

I noticed it the night we drove home from Maine.   8:30 pm, rain pouring down, headlights pushing through intermittent mist and fog as we navigated the backroads of Marshfield and Calais. And then again this morning, my alarm clock rising me at 5:15 to a dark room, despite the curtainless windows.  I pushed snooze …

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Soraya Sunflowers, Sensation Mix and Double-Click Cosmos, and Anise Hyssop in beautiful bouquets

5 Easy to Grow, Must-Have Flowers for the Cut Flower Garden

Vegetables feed our bodies, and flowers feed our souls.   At Good Heart, we focus mainly on veggies when it comes to production, but we plant a small plot of pick-your-own flowers for our CSA members (and ourselves, of course!). Since the flower field is only about 30’x40’ every year I need to make hard …

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Eat the Rainbow: Edible Flowers for Beautiful Meals

There’s a shortage of parents who tell children to eat their flowers. It’s always fruit and vegetables that get the glory of parental harping.  (And even though my 3-year-old son is growing up on a farm, there are still a handful of vegetables we have to convince him to eat—these days it’s potatoes and cooked spinach). …

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organic flower bouquet

You Can Plant Beauty

“Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” ~ Rumi

You can plant beauty

You can create beauty

Your life is a unique expression of energy

Your expressions are powerful

How do you choose to move?

Want to grow the bouquet above? Here’s what to plant:

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