I’ll be sharing more about our process of restoring our house in the future, a journey which will never be quite complete. But since we are at a good stopping point for now, both financially and otherwise, I thought I’d really give a go at decorating for the holidays this year. I’ve always done a […]

Farmhouse Restoration, Floral Design

Holiday Farmhouse

One of my favorite scents of springtime (and there are many, trust me) are the beautiful, fragrant, Italian sweet Violets. These violas have been bred to have intense fragrance (think *purple candy*), with beautiful coloring. I’m growing these to try and get long enough stems to add into corsages and posies for our wedding work. […]

Floral Design, Flower Farming, Kitchen

Sweet Violets

I always think its interesting to hear about how small farming businesses came to be. It’s always the information I’m digging for and I find the journey to creating a business really quite fascinating. That being said, I realized I’ve never written down how Old Slate Farm came to be. As weird as it feels […]

Farmhouse Restoration, Floral Design, Flower Farming

2010’s in Review

I’m so excited that spring is coming up next and we will once again be welcoming people to learn and retreat for a bit. 2019 was my first year offering workshops here. After traveling to teach at many different venues, I decided what I know is best shared where I feel the most comfortable: at […]

Floral Design, Flower Farming

Spring Workshops at the Farm

It’s time to start sharing some of our beautiful weddings from 2019, and I thought I’d start with a favorite from the fall. Kristina and Jordan had a vision for a classic, garden-inspired wedding at the brand new Magnolia Hill Farm in Centerburg, Ohio. The owners of Magnolia Hill farm are Ashley and Coty Henry […]

Floral Design

Kristina + Jordan, September 28th, 2019

I am so happy that it’s finally time to unveil our new website to the world. This new space online feels like the best pair of boots – the ones you slip on every time you head out the door…the ones that keep your feet warm and dry, practical but still fashionable enough to head […]

Floral Design, Flower Farming