The flower farming season is well underway and we are plugging along, one bag of compost at a time! This year, the daffodils and tulips popped up so fast with the warm weather we had earlier in April, (seems like a distant memory with this current chill we’re having…). It’s safe to say we will have thousands of them ready in time for Mother’s Day!
Speaking of which, we are so excited to be returning to the Toronto Flower Market, (just down the street from the shop), in May, June, July, August and September this year. We’ll kick things off on May 13th, Mother’s Day weekend, with tons of EF and locally grown flowers, seedlings and dahlia tubers for sale! If you’re looking to start your own cutting garden this year, we have you covered. :)
The shop will also be stocked with tons of local blooms that weekend, and if you can't make it to the market you can order your Cutting Garden Kit
ahead of time for delivery or pickup at the store starting May 12th.
This kit comes ready to plant with all instructions needed. We chose the rarest, most interesting cut flowers you will not find at your local nursery!
This year's kit contains:
- 16 speciality flower seedlings grown organically by EF in our greenhouse (list below)
- Comprehensive planting instruction with timing, spacing, and harvesting tips
- EF Garden Tote
The kit comes in the cutest reusable foldable crate, made in Toronto by Humber General Store.
*Please note, the plants are still being tended to and will not be available for pick up until May 12th. Limited number of kits are available for pre order, so don't wait too long! Some plants will be larger than photographed as they are still growing :) In case of plant shortage due to unforeseen circumstances, substitutions will be made.
2 x EF Bred Zinnias (annual)
2 x EF Bees Mix Dahlia seedling (will grow to full size dahlia plant) (annual)
1 x Strawflower Vintage White (annual)
1 x Didiscus Lacey Blue (annual)
1 x Agastache Apricot Sprite (annual)
1 x Yarrow Summer Pastel (perennial)
1 x Scabiosa Black Knight (annual)
1 x Ageratum Timeless Mix (annual)
1 x Cosmos Rubenza (annual)
1 x Forget Me Not Blue (annual)
1 x King Size Apricot Aster (annual)
1 x Calendula Zeolights (annual)
1 x Feverfew Vegmo Single (perennial)
Happy spring, and happy planting everyone! See you at the market!
xo Shannon and the EF Team