The following flowers are grown at Menagerie Farm & Flower:
Each type of flower has its own unique benefits. Here is a brief overview of each type of flower and what it can do for you:
Asters: Asters are often used to promote healing and relaxation. They are one of the few flowers that can be used in both fresh and dried form, making them a popular choice for bouquets. These versatile flowers can also be used in tea or added to other dishes for flavor and color.
Forget-me-nots: Forget-me-nots have long been associated with love and remembrance. They are often given as gifts to loved ones as a reminder to never forget them. These flowers are also known for their soothing properties, which can help reduce stress levels and promote calmness.
Lilies: Lilies are known for their sweet fragrance and stunning beauty. They come in a variety of colors, making them a popular choice for bouquets and centerpieces. Lilies are also thought to have cleansing properties, which can help rid the body of negative energy and toxins.
Roses: Roses are the classic symbol of love and affection. These beautiful blooms come in a wide range of colors, making them perfect for any occasion. Roses are also said to have cleansing and healing properties, which can help improve your overall health and well-being.
When creating flower beds in your yard, you have a few choices of plants to use. You can choose annuals, perennials, bulbs, or groundcovers. Annual plants are those that only live for one year. Perennials come back year after year. Bulbs are plants that grow underground and send up a flower stalk with leaves. Groundcovers are low-growing plants that spread out and cover the ground.
Some popular annual plants to use in flower beds are petunias, marigolds, impatiens, and geraniums. Petunias come in many colors including pink, red, purple, blue, and white. They like full sun but can also be grown in partial shade. Marigolds also come in many colors and grow best in full sun. Impatiens are available in many colors as well and can tolerate shady spots. Geraniums come in both red and pink and do well in sunny locations.
Popular perennial plants to use in flower beds include hostas, astilbes, daylilies, and yarrows. Hostas come in different shapes and sizes and prefer partial shade to shade. Astilbes like partial shade to full shade and come in many colors including white, pink, and lavender. Daylilies are available in different colors including yellow, orange, red, purple, and white. They need at least six hours of sunlight per day to thrive. Yarrows come in both pink and white blooms and do well in either sunny or shady areas.
There are also many popular bulb plants that can be used in flower beds such as tulips, daffodils, crocuses, anemones, snowdrops, irises, amaryllises,and grape hyacinths. Tulips come in a variety of colors including red, yellow,, orange,, purple,,and white,. They need at least six hours of sunlight per day to bloom properly Daffodils come in shades of yellow,,orange,,and cream,. They too need at least six hours of sunlight per day to bloom Crocuses come in shades of blue,,purple,,and white,. They need at least four hours of sunlight per day Anemones come in shades of pink,,purple,,and white,. They like partial shade Snowdrops come in shades of white Iris’s come is many colors including yellows,,oranges.,and purples,. They require at l east six hours of sunlight per day Amaryllises’ comes In shades of red,,,,pink,,,,and white Grape hyacinths come In shades of blue,,,,lavender,,,,and pink
There are also several groundcover plants that can be used In flowerbeds such as vinca minor (periwinkle), English ivy (Hedera helix), Asiatic jasmine (Trachelospermum asiaticum), creeping phlox (Phlox subulata), Boston fern (Nephrolepis exaltata ‘Bostoniensis’), and lamb’s ear (Stachys byzantina). Vinca minor is a trailing plant that comes In shades of blue,,lavender,,and pink English ivy Is a trailing plant that comes In green,,,,purple,,,,or variegated form Asiatic jasmine Is a semi-evergreen vine that comes In green or variegated form Creeping phlox Is an evergreen groundcover that comes In shades of blue Boston fern Is a tropical fern that needs regular watering Lamb’s ear Is an evergreen perennial with gray-green leaves
The Menagerie Farm & Flower company was founded on the idea of providing customers with high-quality, fresh produce. The founders were motivated to create a business that would provide local access to fresh fruits and vegetables, while also supporting the local agricultural community.
The mission of Menagerie Farm & Flower is to provide an enjoyable experience for customers while also educating them about the benefits of buying fresh, local produce. The company strives to create a connection between customers and their food by providing educational materials and opportunities for interaction with the farmers who grow their food.
Menagerie Farm & Flower offers a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as flowers and plants. The produce is sourced from local farms whenever possible, ensuring that it is fresh and affordable.
One of the things that sets Menagerie Farm & Flower apart from other grocery stores is its focus on providing quality, fresh produce. The company also strive to create a connection between customers and their food, through education and interactive programming.
The nursery at the hospital is rather small. It can only accommodate a handful of babies at a time. This can be a problem when the nursery is full and there are no beds available for new babies.
The farm is open to the public from 9am to 5pm.