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Rich Wildflower Meadow

There is a lovely wetland wildflower meadow along a backstreet in our small Ozark town. The road cuts away from the main highway and skirts the edge of town along the base of a mountainside where the slope begins to flatten to form the White River Valley. Water seeps...

National Pollinator Week!

National Pollinator Week!

This is National Pollinator Week, an annual celebration in support of pollinator health, initiated and managed by Pollinator Partnership. Check it out in this link: https://pollinator.org/pollinator-week

How to Consider Gardening as Exercise

How to Consider Gardening as Exercise

When you think about it, it's not that hard to see the similarities between exercising and gardening. They both support your mental and physical well-being and they both positively affect your mood. Raking, mowing, and trimming are just 3 activities that can improve...

Business Plans in the Natural World

Business Plans in the Natural World

Every species of wildflower or native grass has a strategy for making a living: for dispersing seeds or for sprouting from dormant roots. For capturing maximum sunlight to fund plant growth and flower production, for pollination, for pest avoidance, and for a myriad...

Bob’s Bio

Hi there. I’m Bob Holland, co-founder of Holland Wildflower Farm. Since many of these blog posts are written by me, I should perhaps introduce myself. My appreciation of wildflowers and wild plants goes back to my childhood—my grandmother loved and taught us about...

Erosion Control Blankets

Erosion Control Blankets and Seeding Wildflowers on SlopesIf your seeding project includes an area of steep slopes, then you will need to consider how to hold your investment in place. A slight slope (less than 25 or 30%) can be stabilized with a light mulching of...

Frost Flowers

About three years ago, my wife and I were taking a winter walk to the back of our property. It was a nice, sunny morning, but had frosted hard during the night and the air temperature was still below freezing. After crossing the creek we walked into a clearing between...

Best Native Grasses for Landscaping Projects

Wildflowers bring color and charm to any part of your property, but sometimes you want to make a dramatic statement. Native grasses will really bring interest and another textural dynamic to your landscape. We like to seed native grass mixtures like the Tallgrass...

What’s a Native Plant?

Let’s define what a native plant is.  A plant that has originated without the influence or intention of human beings in a particular area or region is native to that area.  So when you refer to native plants you must define the area that encompasses their origin....

The Best Time to Plant Wildflowers

tiThe best time to plant seeds is after you have chosen a sunny spot and have removed the existing vegetation. The best time of year to seed wildflowers is anytime you have a good seed bed established (we suggest weed-free compost as a perfect substrate for wildflower...

Home Composting Guide

This is a complete guide to successful home composting.   You can learn so much here.  If composting is something mysterious but good, please check out this great article.  Leave us your comments about it.  Happy Wildflowering, and Happy Composting! As more Americans...

Wildflower Planting Guide

Check out our Wildflower Answers printable planting guide by clicking the button below.Planting Guide: Step 1 The Plan: Where to Start and How Much Good planning almost always means good results. Here are some things you should consider. How large is the area and how...

Seed Mix or Individual Seed

Individual species plantings are strikingA field of wildflowers from a seed mixAs you browse through the beautiful pictures on this website, you’re bound to wonder whether it would be better to choose a seed mix or to pick out your favorite individual flowers. If you...

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Elkins, AR 72727

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