“The flower doesn’t dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.” – Mark Nepo.Surround yourself with the beauty of summer and live a day among the wild flowers by making your way to a flower farm near you. Set up a romantic picnic, spend the day staring at the passing clouds, or simply reconnect with nature and one of the many flower farms that are now in bloom all across the US.
Here are a few that we wanted to share with you, but don't forget to search our Farm Directory for these and so many other farms all across the USA!
All-A-Flutter Butterfly and Flower Farm | High Point, North CarolinaPut on your brightest floral clothing and take a trip to All-A-Flutter where you can see a butterfly during all it's stages! They have eggs, caterpillars and cocoons to look at up close; and if you're lucky, you'll see butterflies hatch from them! As you walk around the butterfly garden, you're given a sugar pad to hand feed the moths and butterflies, making you sure to receive some some of those sweet butterfly kisses! On designated Family Fun Days, stop by to enjoy a live skit and learn about the great Monarch Butterfly Migration. Don't forget to pack some lunches to enjoy a beautiful outdoor picnic. Stop by the gift shop to purchase a Caterpillar Castle Life Cycle Kit to raise butterflies of your very own!
Berry and Bloom Farm | Chatfield, MinnesotaEnjoy an easy breezy day picking flowers and berries at Berry and Bloom Farm. This beautiful farm in Minnesota is the perfect way to slow down and enjoy the simpler things in life. They also offer workshops so keep an eye out for their list of upcoming workshops like how to create your own flower arrangement or bouquet! And if you're looking for the perfect spot for a gorgeous photo opportunity, Berry and Bloom Farm allows photo sessions by appointment.
Peppadew Fresh Vineyards | Morganville, New JerseyPeppadew Fresh Farms represents the area in South Africa where Peppadew fruit was first discovered. The farm grows the new Peppadew Goldew, and is also a flower farm with Pussy Willow, Hydrangeas, and flowering Quince, in season. The farm is the only location in the U.S. growing Peppadew(R) Goldew peppers - a South African variety. This farm is also a winery with 4 acres of vineyards producing both red and white wines.
Sauvie Island Lavender Farm | Portland, ORPick your own lavender, and stay the night! Lavender can be used for medicinal value, in recipes, and as decor. Stop by the shop to purchase many different lavender products to relax you. Stay at their AirBnB for a great place to relax and get away from stressful city life!
Enjoy these farms and always remember ..... stop and smell the FLOWERS!