In May of 2019 I had the opportunity to learn all about flower farming at Six Boots Farm in Nashville, TN. Christie, a local florist who owns The Farmer Florist, hosted us on her beautiful 4 acre farm near the city.
Ever since my husband and I had bought our own property in northern Kentucky, I have wanted to start a small flower farm. The workshop could not have come at a better time!
We spent two whole days with our hands in the dirt, our buckets full of locally grown product, and our faces wide with smiles. Sounds cheesy, but nothing helps you come back to your core than being one with nature. Jenn Sanchez was also there to teach us how to expand and stretch our design limits, learning from her was insightful and I can’t wait to use some of the design techniques in the future with my own Kentucky weddings and locally cut product. I also need to say a big thank you to Jenna Powers Photography for capturing those two days so beautifully!
Armed with the knowledge and tools needed to start my own flower farm, I need feel prepared and excited for the hard work and adventure ahead.
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-Megan, Mother of the Bride, Spring 2019 Wedding
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-Grace, Spring 2019 Wedding
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-Bo, Spring 2019 Wedding