Marble Surface

OCTOBER 2021

GROWING WONDER

A Flower Farmer’s Guide to Roses

FELICIA ALVAREZ
Menagerie Flower & Farm

"Roses are my love language. I believe you can raise beautiful, field-grown flowers with an artful attention to detail. Enjoy growing the kind of flowers you remember from your grandmother’s garden, roses admired for fragrance, elegance, and character." 

OCTOBER 2021

A LIFE IN FLOWERS

Lessons + Affirmations from the Garden

HOLLY HEIDER CHAPPLE
Holly Chapple Flowers
+ Hope Farm

"There was never a grand business plan to build this flower-centric life, but the affirmations I've received on this journey have guided my choices. Each experience feels connected by a strong thread of love, family, and friendship." 

FEBRUARY 2022

BLACK FLORA

Inspiring Black Flower Farmers + Florists

TERESA J. SPEIGHT
Cottage in the Court

"With ancestral sharecropping roots, connecting with the earth is authentic to me. My ancestors' hands have helped build and feed our family for generations. To not honor this earth would disrespect my heritage. I am passionate about sharing the stories of Black voices in the green world."

JANUARY 2022

HOUSE + FLOWER

Reviving Forgotten Homes 
+ Abandoned Gardens

CYNTHIA ZAMARIA
Designer

"There’s something wildly romantic about reimagining weathered homes and gardens in need of love. The promise of renewal is seductive. Whether your space is old or new, done or undone, city or country, I invite you to embrace the beauty surrounding you."

MARCH 2022

SMALL FARM,
BIG DREAMS

From Flower Enthusiast 
to Flower Entrepreneur

ADAM + JENNIFER O'NEAL
PepperHarrow Farm

"Our twenty-acre flower farm is cozied on the bluffs above Middle River Valley surrounded by the covered bridges of Madison County, Iowa. This  land is home to our family of five, three dogs, seven cats, six acres of cut flower gardens, butterflies, birds, bees, and plenty of space."