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The week of June 19th, 2022

Warmer weather is on the way! Eighty degrees and sunny by the weekend which almost seems odd given the long, cool, wet spring. It is always so outstanding and remarkable to watch the plants across our farm respond to the approach of Summer Solstice. I am literally watching things grow by inches each day, buds forming and opening rapidly and the weeds multiplying beneath my feet. This connection between the plant world and the cycles of the sun never ceases to amaze me. Some absolutely gorgeous, new blooms popping this week! 

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The week of June 12th, 2022

A few sunny, warm(er) days lately but SO grateful for the rain and cool. Thinking about all of those 30 million who are currently living under the "heat dome." Here is what's blooming this week (including peonies!)... And a recent shot of a CSA bouquet. Email me at petalandpitchfork@gmail.com with any questions.    

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Welcome to the photo journal of my season.

It has been an exceptionally cool and wet spring with record lows (including a last frost date of May 13th here at the farm when it was thirty-one degrees) and record rainfall. Most of my field blooms are a couple of weeks late; plants in the annual and tender perennial hoop houses are thriving, although even a few of these varieties are a bit behind schedule given lower than anticipated night time lows. The great news is that the first two peonies have bloomed and dozens more are just behind them. West Sound Home & Garden featured our farm and the flower farmers growing here this year in their May/June issue. This is our first year sharing this land with other growers and it's been...

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