We love seeing what brides, grooms, and their friends and family create with our DIY flowers and foliage. We pick beautiful bunches of fresh, seasonal flowers and foliage imagining what unique creation the wedding party will make with our flowers.
Aspen and Jack’s late fall wedding featured the beautiful reds and purples of fall. Congratulations Aspen and Jack!
We would like give a hearty “Mazal Tov” to Caitlyn and Kenneth. Here is a picture of Caitlyn’s bridal bouquet. Spring Forth Farm flowers are sold at several area locations, and we will also be setting up our flower stand this Friday, June 27, at the Last Friday event in Hillsborough. Please contact us for flowers for your wedding or special event.
May was a busy wedding month at Spring Forth Farm. Clients are taking advantage of our DIY bucket of flowers we offer as well as the “a la carte” option for a mixture of DIY buckets with Spring Forth Farm making the bouquets and boutonnieres. Jonathan and I put together a wedding with a “wildflower theme” for Saturday May 31, 2014. Here are some photos of that process. Enjoy the beauty of the flowers.
The handiwork for making boutonnieres and bouquets takes a lot of focus and organization. We like to lay out the flowers as we work so that we aren’t scrambling to find what we need and to strip leaves off of the stems. A year ago I spent a month at Harvest Moon Flower Farm where I first learned to build bouquets from experienced flower farmer, Linda Chapman. We also used Fresh From the Field Wedding Flowers by Erin Benzakein and Lynn Byczynski, a wonderful book to help us continue to learn how to build bouquets and wire flowers for boutonnieres. Spring Forth Farm wouldn’t be where we are now without these resources.
We cut the final few bunches of flowers for the DIY section of the order Saturday morning of the wedding before the flowers were picked up. We love providing the freshest possible flowers to our customers.
The wedding flower pickup by the groom’s step-father on the morning of May 31, 2014.
Congratulations to the happy couple! We loved doing this wedding and love the opportunity to continue to improve our arranging skills. We look forward to our next couple of weddings in June 2014.
To be quite frank, it’s been a hard autumn season. We are having a wake-up call to the menagerie of critters eating our vegetable garden including, but not limited to: 8 different species of caterpillars, a colony of rabbits, deer, and cutworms to name some. Needless to say, after losing half of the vegetables we planted, we felt discouraged and inadequate. Luckily, our flowers are growing elsewhere right now, and they have been growing beautifully.
HOWEVER, in spite of all that, Spring Forth Farm is celebrating a big accomplishment. We provided flowers for our first wedding. We worked hard planning, cutting, and arranging. It was a joy to deliver such beauty to our friends, the bride and groom, on their big weekend. We are thankful that they gave us this opportunity and took a risk with us as we stepped forward into the world of wedding flowers!
This is a good reminder for us that when we are struggling in one part of the farm, we can have a success in another.
Below are pictures of our work including Jonathan’s boutonnieres, Megan’s first bridal bouquet and table arrangements for the rehearsal dinner and wedding reception. Enjoy!
The bridal bouquet.
Megan holding the bridal bouquet.
Small table arrangements packed up and ready to go.
Large table arrangement with celosia.
We love the colors in the large table arrangement.
Large table arrangement featuring our wine zinnias.