The Farmer Bailey Blog

Farmer Feature: Shanti Rade of Whipstone Farm

"Farming is never boring and I don’t think I will ever want to give it up. Finding inspiration in new areas of farming is really what keeps me going."

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A La Carte Weddings: From Seed to Ceremony

Scott and Jennifer Joray share their top tips for implementing A La Carte Weddings for farmer-florists.

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Farmer-Florist Profile: Colin Stark of Stark Blooms

Colin tells us why he ditched bespoke suits for muck boots, what he treasures most about his farmer lifestyle, and his favorite Farmer Bailey crops.

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Flower Farming for Profit with Lennie Larkin

Small business whiz Lennie Larkin of B-Side Farm shares her unique insight on Flower Farming for Profit.

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Karma Amora Dahlias, by TJ McGrath

Crimson dahlias kindle an unexpected autumn arrangement.

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Growing Great Didiscus

When Christy Muck of Wild Blossom Hollow posted her glorious Didiscus harvest on Instagram, we had to reach out to learn more about how she did it.

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Fern Creek Florals is Sowing it Forward

The joy of giving inspired Jen Koym to take her philanthropic flowers to the next level.

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Scoop Contest Winner: Driftless Blooms

Congratulations to Virgina Goeke of Driftless Blooms, our final winner in the #farmerbaileyscoopcontest.

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Scoop Contest Winner: The Blooming Backyard

Congratulations to Samantha Sheppard of The Blooming Backyard! 

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Scoop Contest Winner: Brenda Sue

Congratulations to RN-turned-flower farmer, Brenda, on her winning #farmerbaileyscoopcontest entry!

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Scoop Contest Winner: Halfmoon Harvest

Congratulations to Halfmoon Harvest and their supermodel subject, Dahlia!

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Scoop Contest Winner: Micro Flower Farm

Congratulations to Galena Berkompas of Micro Flower Farm!

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Scoop Contest Winner: Petal Pink Flowers

Congrats to Heather Cain of Petal Pink Flowers!

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Scoop Contest Winner: Kelley Flower Farm

Congratulations to Sharon Kelley and Kelley Bowman of Kelley Flower Farm!

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Scoop Contest Winner: Little State Flower Company

Congratulations to Anna Jane Kocon of Little State Flower Company!

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Scoop Contest Winner: Jenny DeRevere

The results are in for the #FarmerBaileyScoopContest!

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WATCH: You, Me, and the ASCFG

Val and Bailey dive into the many reasons why all flower farmers should join the ASCFG, whose mission is education and connection.

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You, Me, and the ASCFG

ASCFG board president Val Schirmer joins Bailey on Instagram Live to talk about the benefits of membership, the search for a new Executive Director, and more.

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WATCH: Profitable Flower Farming

Learn how strategically narrowing your focus and calling in help from day one will  grow your profits.

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Farmer-Florist Profile: Linda Doan of Aunt Willie's Wildflowers

"Take advantage of all the good gifts and good people flowers can bring into your life."

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Celebrating International Women's Day

Join us in celebrating International Women's Day by uplifting women's stories. 

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Client Profile: Heidi Joynt of Field & Florist

"The wonder of good floral design is a sense that it came together naturally with lyricism and ease." 

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Designer Highlight: Moniek Vanden Berghe

Moniek's work harmonizes the avant-garde with the inherent grace of nature.

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Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Free Bucket Eve to our fellow flower pros! 

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