The first Adirondack Farmers’ Markets are open, with Elizabethtown’s started last Friday along with the Saturday markets in Plattsburgh. The Keene market, its vendor slate full, opens on Sunday, Father’s Day, at Marcy Field. A raw and changling spring seems ready to step into … [Read more...] about Adirondack Farmers Markets Open for the Season (THE SUN)
In 2017, I am starting Red Legs Flowers—a flower farm in Essex. I came to the Essex area two and a half years ago, from Philadelphia. There, I had been working at Chanticleer, a public garden at the forefront of garden design and creativity, but was persuaded to move to Essex to … [Read more...] about Red Legs Flowers: Flower Farm in Essex!
This short video "Local Flowers, Local Farmers: A Growing American Movement" was created by the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers and illustrates the movement back to locally-grown cut flowers. Several visits to different farms and florists around the country are … [Read more...] about Local Flowers, Local Farmers: A Growing American Movement
The Essex Beautification Committee will hold its final fund-raising event on Saturday, May 23rd from 9:00 am - 2: 00 pm. It will be a Perennial Plant Sale and Swap held at the Cupola House front porch - rain or shine. It's simple...just bring a potted plant or two, … [Read more...] about Perennial Plant Sale & Swap
April showers bring May flowers, or so the proverb goes. April on average is a wetter month than March, though not as wet as May. As sunlight strengthens in spring the air gets warmer, and there is an abundance of moisture in the form of snow and ice ready to evaporate and … [Read more...] about Do April Showers Bring May Flowers?