Fall Prep Leads to Spring Blooms

Fall Prep Leads to Spring Blooms

By Trilby Becker, Legacy volunteer and a co-founder of the Michigan Flower Growers’ Cooperative As locally grown flowers become more popular, designers are increasingly daring, selecting all sorts of wild and wonderful flowers, foliages, grasses, vines, and branches for their arrangements. But traditional blooms like tulips, narcissus, ranunculus, and anemones are always in style. New varieties […]

Spring bursts forth in a riot of color

Spring bursts forth in a riot of color

By Trilby Becker, Legacy volunteer and Co-owner of Sunseed Farm Also see Trilby’s previous guest post about planting the bulbs that, happily, yielded these flowers! Wow! I admit I had my doubts, but spring has worked its magic and raised a riot of color from the heavy soil I was sure had smothered my flowers. In […]

Fleeting Spring Ephemerals

Fleeting Spring Ephemerals

by Allene Smith, Legacy Land Steward There is a particular feeling to spring, like fingers thawing out after sledding, or the cool, damp air after a rain. With the thaw comes a resurgence of scent. Our feet are lighter without insulated boots (though the mud and puddles still require something waterproof), and our arms and […]