Wild flowers at The Blossom Farm

U-Pick Wildflowers

An old-fashioned pleasure

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U-Pick Hours  by Appointment

       during these times

Thursday: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Saturday:  4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  

Sunday:     4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

 

U-Pick Costs

$10 Per Container (Containers Provided)

We use the honor system at the U-pick.

 

Hours are by appointment.  Please call ahead to make sure there are no private events scheduled; we do not allow U-Picks during event hours.

 

Why 4:00 - 7:00?  It's all about the flowers.  Some of the best times to pick flowers are in the cooler afternoon/evening hours; flowers don't do well if picked in the heat of the day. This is also the favorite time for deer to visit the meadow, so if you’re lucky you may get to see some whitetail.

 

Why not morning hours?  As a working farm we are busy in the mornings.  We can give more attention to customers and maintain better safety by having late afternoon and evening hours for the U-Pick. 

The labrynth path in the wild flower field at The Blossom Farm

Our wildflower area is mowed in concentric circles to make it easier to walk through and collect flowers.  You won’t have to walk through waist high grasses (or head high grasses for little ones!) to collect flowers.

Join Our Community of
Safety Minded Visitors

Because a farm is a farm and not a playground, 

you will need to become part of our  safety minded visitors group, and sign a waiver to participate in our U-Pick.  The waiver is a simple acknowledgement you understand and  accept the  inherent risks of being on a farm. 

People have different expectations of what it means to be on a farm.  Farms are working spaces with all kinds of insects, spiders, bugs, snakes and animals. The ground is often uneven or can have ruts and holes.  Farms also have lots of equipment and materials/supplies that need to be handled carefully.   

 

Please be sure to read our

General Farm Rules and

our “B” Rules.  This will

help ensure your safety during your visit. 

 

Thank you for being part of our safe community.

Notice: 

We do NOT have any restrooms available for guests.

Come,
enjoy the field.

Wonder at the beauty of the flowers. 
Laugh. Pick them.
Feel the softness of each petal.
Smell the flowers. 
Take some pictures.

Wild flower field at The Blossom Farm

What you should know...

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What we provide

  • Containers for flowers

  • Water for flowers

  • Safety scissors

  • Waiver forms; required

  • A standard emergency kit

  • Bottled water is available on the honor system

Or bring your own non-alcoholic beverages. Please, no alcoholic beverages.

  • Occasionally we may have homemade, fresh squeezed lemonade - my friend calls it "liquid gold".

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What to bring

  • $10 for each person collecting flowers

  • If you prefer sharp scissors or garden clippers, please bring your own

  • Signed waivers 

  • An epi-pen for anyone sensitive or allergic to stinging insects

  • Shirts & Shoes are required.  You’ll definitely want to have something on those tootsies to protect them from rocks and thorns! 

  • Ditch the lotions & perfumes to avoid insects

Sustainable practices

  • Sustainable practices include letting native wild flowers grow naturally. We do not water, fertilize, or tend to the wildflowers.  They really are wild. We have supplemented the area with collected wildflower seeds, so that there is a more lush array of flowers than in our open meadow. 

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  • We also up-cycle metal cans.  Rather than giving you a plastic cup to collect flowers, which will end up in a landfill, we use upcycled metal cans.  Your flowers will stay hydrated while you cut AND for your ride home.  The cans can be recycled or brought back to the farm to be reused.

(The cans are thoroughly cleaned before each use.)