Types of Dahlias: Flower Styles and Sizes

Types of Dahlias: Flower Styles and Sizes

Dahlias make it easy to keep your garden colorful from late summer through fall. As other annuals and perennials are starting to fade, dahlias are just getting started. They turn on theRead More

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

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