Spring at the farm is always exciting because of all the changes that begin.  Spring actually begins this Monday, March 20, 2023, but the signs of Springs have already begun. Grape Hyacinths bud out early and though they are very small, this close up photo shows you just how beautiful this little bloom is. Even our flowering Jasmine vine buds out early and flaunts its gorgeous yellow blosoms without much competition.   We don't leave it all to nature though.  In our greenhouse, we start many flowers by seed early on to give us a headstart.   The greenhouse creates the warm environment for them to

Wedding cakes are a long standing tradition.  Like most wedding traditions, most couples have no idea why they have them and continue them.  Originally, wedding cakes were more like breads so it was a "food gift" brought to the couple as a blessing for them.  Later, that morphed into more of a cake as fruits and spices became more common and accessible.  The evolution to stacked and larger cakes was a sign of prosperity. Cakes were typically white (like bridal gowns) as a sign of purity and virginity.  It is uncommon for a wedding nowadays not to have cake despite past

Every year we want to celebrate the artistry and talent of so many of our photographers.  We select our top photos of the year.  These photos have a special "it-factor" above the rest. We say that they are so special that we can easily imagine them being in a magazine. It is a higher standard and frankly a challenge for us to eliminate so many and select so few.  Those bottom nine are in random order.  All stunning in their own unique way.  What a tough decision it was, Surely there is the beat of a drum roll in the background

Wedding styles vary from wedding to wedding. I believe a wedding style should reflect the bride and groom, and usually it tends to be more of the bride's vision in reality. This post will concentrate on the vintage styled wedding. It will give you some examples and ideas just in case this, too, is a style that fits you. A theme should be worked into each aspect of the venue. It is just the little touches here and there that will give a hint to the particular style. No need to overdo, just add some decor