Friday, June 26, 2009

Friday Farm Photo: Flower Power

Bachelor's Buttons in the Kitchen Garden

Want to feast your eyes on more farm flora?
In My Kitchen Garden: All About One of My Favorite Flowers—Echinacea!
4/16/06: Dogfoot Tiptoed Through the Tulips
4/5/07: Lilacs!
5/16/08: Outdoor Decorating
5/20/08: Building up the Soil Organically—and Beautifully
7/8/08: Winged Spectacular
9/22/08: A Bright Start to Fall
3/9/09: Hello Crocuses!
3/12/09: More Flowers (and More Snow?)
3/12/09: And Where There are Flowers. . . There are Usually Dogs
3/20/09: Happy First Day (Night?) of Spring!
4/12/09: Happy Easter!
4/28/09: Spring Still Life
Even more flower photos

© Copyright 2009, the flutter by foodie farm blog where this is what you end up with two years after buying a 10 cent impulse packet of bachelor's buttons flower seeds and scattering it in a raised bed in the garden—beautiful blooms that reseed themselves each year and blissful butterflies who come to feast upon them (you know we love our pollinators!). Talk about a bargain.


  1. Beautiful flowers, butterfly and photo!

  2. Ooo, they are beautiful! What a gorgeous color! You certainly did get a lot for your money! I may have to try that, too.

  3. Hey Farmgirl! I have a blog question maybe you can answer. Are you hosted on blogspot/blogger? I noticed you don't have that Blogger banner at the top of your blog and I want to get rid of it on mine.

  4. My Mom grew bachelor buttons when I was a kid. I've always loved their colour.

  5. Okay,. I simply love bachelor's buttons so you made me smile which I needed tonight. Thanks.

  6. The pictures are so simple and beautiful!

    <3 Linds


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