American Flowers Week Promotes Locally-Grown Cut Flowers

American Flowers Week Promotes Locally-Grown Cut Flowers

The “buy local” movement has transformed our country’s food system, and now the same thing is happening in the cut flower industry. As with food, this locally grown movement couldn’t beRead More

Make Way for Lilies: How to Fit More Lily Bulbs in Your Garden

Make Way for Lilies: How to Fit More Lily Bulbs in Your Garden

I love lilies and every spring I somehow manage to find room for more of them. Since my flowerbeds are already packed with plants and my garden isn’t getting any bigger, IRead More

Field to Vase Event Celebrates Locally-Grown Cut Flowers

Field to Vase Event Celebrates Locally-Grown Cut Flowers

Recently, Longfield Gardens sponsored an event that is very dear to us – supporting American grown cut flowers. The Field to Vase Dinner was held in Mt. Vernon, Washington, about an hourRead More

How to Make a Hand-Tied Flower Arrangement in 5 Easy Steps

How to Make a Hand-Tied Flower Arrangement in 5 Easy Steps

One of the best things about having a flower garden is being able to share the riches. Everyone loves getting flowers, and it’s extra special when they come from yourRead More

Fragrant Lilies for Your Summer Garden

Fragrant Lilies for Your Summer Garden

Summer is filled with so many good smells: suntan lotion, burgers on the grill, rain at the end of a hot day, and my personal favorite… lilies! From mid-July toRead More

Growing Dahlias: How and Why to Pinch Your Plants

Growing Dahlias: How and Why to Pinch Your Plants

To pinch or not to pinch? If that is your question, we say pinch! Though dahlias will grow just fine on their own, one little pinch will give you aRead More

5 Tips for Long-Lasting Flower Bouquets

5 Tips for Long-Lasting Flower Bouquets

I love making bouquets from the flowers in my garden and wish I did it more often. Cutting flowers forces me to slow down and admire what’s in bloom. With clippersRead More