Random notes from Shady Grove Gardens and Nursery, including wedding information and photos as well as nursery specials, gardening tips and news. We are specialty cut flower growers in Ashe and Watauga County, NC. We supply flowers in and around Boone and the High Country of NC.
In addition, we sell our own locally grown perennials, herbs and vegetable transplants.
We Love Flowers and Brides. Welcome to Shady Grove Gardens. We hope the following will be a helpful insight into organic flower farming in the High Country of North Carolina. Follow our farm ventures, weeds, and weddings. Or come by and meet us at the Farmers Market in Boone or Blowing Rock, NC.
Friday, February 26, 2010
August Flower Combinations- Local flowers Only
August - week 1 Blue and Pink Asters with Green and White; Hydrangea, Shasta Daises, Feverfew, Clematis, Queen-Anne's-Lace, Blue Statice, Caryopteris. Or Hot Summer Red and White: using Zinnias, Dahlias and Amaranth.
August - week 2 Pink, White, Green week: Pink Turtlehead, Green or White Hydrangea, Green Love-Lies-Bleeding, Grasses, Asters, Zinnias, Green Snowberries and Sedum. Or try a bolder theme of Blues and Gold; using 'Deca' Sunflower, Black-Eyed-Susan, Alostromeria, Calendula, Sunflower, Blue or Purple Statice, Caryopteris, Purple Dahlias and Zinnias.
August - week 3 Pink and White with a bit of Purple;using Asters, Pink Dahlias, gladiolas, Hydrangea, Turtlehead, Cosmos, Zinnia, Snowberries, Green grass, sedum, Amaranth and Love-Lies-Bleeding, along with purple Statice and Butterfly Bush. Late Summer Oranges and Reds: Dahlia, Sunflower, Helenium, Zinnia, Globe Amaranth, Lemon Queen and grass.
August - week 4 Sweet Blue, White Pink: Using Zinnia, Ageratum, Cosmos, Snowberry, Hydrangea, Shasta Daisy, Obedient Plant and Statice. Sunflower Weddingwith Burgundy Amaranth or Blues of Ageratum and Statice along with grasses and grains. WildFlower Fusion: Red Zinnia, Globe Amaranth, Statice mix, Shasta Daisy, Hot Pink Dahlia.