Old fashioned roses, grown the old fashioned way: Our reality of flower farming and building sustainability

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Before I get into the heart of this post I want to preface it with the following: We (Ryan and I) are fully aware of and thankful for our good fortune. We are blessed to live this life. We came into our business at the right time, we had substantial capital, we’re healthy and able bodied, we have business and marketing backgrounds, we have a very favorable climate and we’ve been able to devote 100% of our lives for the past four years to growing our farm. There are no words to describe the immense gratitude we have for those who...

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rose planting: getting roses off to a great start for many years of beauty!

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Happy almost spring! It seems like everything in the garden is starting to wake up! Today we gained an extra hour of daylight which is so appreciated with how much work we have left to do at the farm before our season begins. Hooray for daylight savings! No matter where you live, the time is now or coming close to getting your roses planted in their forever home. If you live in an area that gets frost, please wait until your last frost date to plant your roses outdoors. You don't want to risk your roses being exposed to frost, as cane dieback...

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rose pruning: a little work for a great reward

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/blogs/news/rose-pruning It's January in California and that means rose pruning time! To be honest, up until recently I've always dreaded pruning, not because of the work involved, but because it meant stripping my roses down to naked canes and the lack of beauty in my garden. It was only recently that I've learned to look at pruning as a period of rejuvenation - a new beginning for my plants.

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