Do you love dual-purpose plants? Read through this blog post on 5 different herbs you can use with your cut flowers to make your bouquets that much more special!
Few things are more exciting than driving along, the familiar landscape splayed out before you, with all of its familiar weeds and newly planted corn and soybean fields, and then, out of the corner of your eye, a flash of something new enters the landscape. And then, when you stop to look at said new … Continue reading What’s that wildflower? The Canadian Anemone
It's been a *hot minute* since we've posted to our blog. When I originally began writing this blog article, I was planning to publish it in early March, when it was still cold here in Illinois. I meant for it to be a nice escape form the day to day dreariness we were all experiencing … Continue reading What’s That Plant? A Botanical Journey Through The American Southwest
As a child, I learned at school one day that plants need carbon dioxide to grow. So I took a soybean that had fallen out of my dad's pocket somehow (he's a farmer, so it was not uncommon to find a corn kernel or soybean seed lying around) and I found an old clay pot … Continue reading From Seed to Plant: The Basics of Seed Starting For Your Garden or Farm
Let me preface by saying: Happy Thanksgiving to all! Anybody here ready for 2020 to be over? Much of what this year has taught me is that I can do without a few things and be just fine. Places like Walmart seem to have every option available for any sort of cooking or baking need, … Continue reading What’s that wildflower? Solidago Species
Welcome back, flower lovers! The past week has been not-so-beautiful. I feel like Summer skipped right over Fall and is now turning into dreary Winter. That being said, I'd like to introduce a new blog series, so expect to see monthly "What's That Wildflower?" posts. (I will preface by saying I AM NOT AN EXPERT. … Continue reading New Blog Series: What’s that wildflower?
Let me start off by saying: Wow! This summer has simultaneously flown by and drug on. I had so many goals for the 2020 season. Some of these goals I achieved, while others definitely fell by the wayside. Ray "arranging" some zinnias. The boys liked to "help" in the garage while I arranged flowers... This … Continue reading 2020… It’s Been a Ride
Hello everyone! We have been M.I.A. for awhile, and we apologize for that. This winter was a great time for family and general relaxing time from our busy first year. We are excited for 2020 for several reasons: New flowers and/or varietiesExperience from last year that will help us better prepare for some small expansions...and … Continue reading Farm Update March 2020
Today's blog post is going to be very personal. I'm sure we've had a lot of questions formulated in the back of people's minds when they see the name of our farm (Sievers Blumen Farm). What does "blumen" mean? Why did they pick that for their farm name? Today I'll be addressing these questions and … Continue reading Ein Schnittblumengarten für Mary
Wow. The response we have gotten since announcing our business has been amazing! Thank you to everyone that purchased from us during our first week of business! I wanted to share some cut flower tips about harvesting in this blog so y'all can learn more about the world of cut flower farming! April 30, 2019 … Continue reading Field of Flowers… Or Maybe Not?