Get married before the first frost

Get married before the first frost

October is wedding season. So many folks tie the knot in October! We get a lot of wedding flower work in October – 3 weddings this month! It’s a great time to get married. The weather here in Maryland is often as good as it gets with low humidity, warm days, cool...
Buying local flowers has global implications

Buying local flowers has global implications

The United States has a significant cut flowers trade deficit.  Although Americans consume more cut flowers than any nation – $7.9B in 2020 – the US isn’t among the top 10 nations in terms of production.  And given that flowers are perishable, this means that a LOT of...
Custom Cuts

Custom Cuts

When we started selling flowers at Blue Gables Farm, we didn’t anticipate how curious our customers would be about where their flowers came from. We figured people would appreciate our flowers and buy them if we charged fair prices, which they did, but for many of...