Cut Flower Garden
Reserve your Spot in our Cut Flower Garden Below
Come experience the power of the pause in our cut flower garden. Feel the rejuvenating effects to the mind, body and soul that come from being in a garden filled with beautiful flowers.
During your visit you will be guided through the flower garden and given a quick demonstration on how to harvest the perfect flower as well as given some tips on how to create a stunning bouquet.
You will be armed with the confidence to cut and create your own beautiful bouquet that will serve as a visual reminder of your relaxing time on the farm.
When you are finished cutting and arranging your flowers, take some time to soak in the view and the peacefulness of our farm, giving yourself the gift of pausing and resetting. You deserve it!
So, grab your BFF and make it a girl’s day or come by yourself ready to make new friends, either way you will leave with your cup filled up… literally and figuratively.
Don't want to cut your own?
Order a custom bouquet made just for you by Joe for farm pick up. Learn more about Joe's Bouquets w/ Purpose HERE.
Things to keep in mind: Reservations are only for 1 person. Guest must have a pass. No child under 7 is permitted in the Cut Flower Garden.
Cancellation Policy: Tickets are non-refundable or transferable once purchased. This event is rain or shine, please be prepared for changing weather conditions. In the rare event there is extreme inclement weather we will reschedule you for another date and time.
HOW IT WORKS
Step 1: Reserve your spot in our Cut Flower Garden via the calendar below.
Step 2: Sign in at the check-in stand, grab a pair of flower snips and keepsake cup and head to Cut Flower Garden.
Please Note: Only adults are permitted to use our flower snips (scissors) per our insurance policy.
Step 3: Fill your cup. Take your time, this is the fun part! Many folks choose to walk through the garden and see all the varieties of flowers available before they begin cutting.
Step 4: Arrange your flowers. This is optional, of course. Some folks do it at home. But we have a picnic table area where you can rest and relax after picking your flowers.
Step 5: Return your flower snips to the check in counter.
Step 6: Enjoy your fresh-cut, naturally grown flowers.
Interested in having a Private Event in our Cut Flower Garden? Click HERE to learn more.
Adult Only Private Cut Flower Garden Events
If you are looking for a fun and unique adult only girl's night out or corporate retreat, then our Cut Flower Garden might be the perfect place. We can host your bridal shower, adult birthday celebration, corporate event or even sorority reunions. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and to tell us more about your event.
If you wish to bring one other person along with you during your appointment time you may purchase a guest pass for them when scheduling your appointment for a small nominal fee.
If your guests wish to cut their own bouquet, they will need to reserve their own appointment. The guest pass is for you to bring someone along to enjoy the experience with you.
Please Note: Children under 7 are not permitted in the Cut Flower Garden.
Have more questions? Check out our FAQs below.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What should I wear?
Appropriate footwear and clothing. The ground is rough or uneven in spots.
What should I bring?
For your comfort, you may want to bring sun protection, water bottles, a snack, etc. Cutting flowers can work up an appetite
Do I need to bring my own scissors?
Nope, we provide them for you. Sharp clean flower snips are important for the plant heath, so we want to make sure that is what is being used in the garden.
Please Note: only adults are permitted to use the flower snips per our insurance policy.
How many flowers can I cut?
You are given a 22oz keepsake cup with a 3.5” wide mouth [same as a wide mouth mason jar] to fill (not stuff), which will hold approximately 14 – 20 stems depending on the type of flowers you choose. For example, sunflower stems are thicker than zinnia stems are therefore you will fit less in the cup.
Please refrain from overfilling your cup as you risk breaking the flowers’ petals off and stem, thus shortening the vase life of your beautiful flowers.
What type of flowers are in the garden?
The joy of growing a cut garden is experiment each year with new varieties, so what is available can vary year-to-year. However, with there will always be Sunflowers, Zinnias and Cosmos in our cut flower garden as they are the staple of any Ohio cut flower garden.
I have never cut fresh flowers before; how will I know where to cut them?
No worries, you will be given a brief demonstration on how to properly cut the flowers.
Why would I pay to cut flowers when I can get them from the store?
In all honestly, for the experience! The flowers are secondary and what people really come for is the experience of being surrounded by the beauty of all the flowers and to let go of the hustle and bustle of their daily lives to explore the garden with child-like wonder. Your fresh cut bouquet of flowers will serve as a daily reminder of this experience, one that you cannot get from a store bouquet.
There is also the added benefit of knowing…
… who, where and how your flowers were grown.
… your flowers were never sprayed with chemicals.
… you are getting the farm fresh flowers.... the freshest flowers possible, compared to flowers shipped in from other countries.
… knowing you are supporting a local farm and your community.
Why do I have to make a reservation?
We want your Cut Flower Garden experience to be one that you fully immerse yourself into taking your time and reacquainting with nature and all the beauty that it has to offer. To make sure you have this intimate experience in our Cut Flower Garden we have decided to open by reservation only to ensure the field is never overcrowded and that guests can take their time.
How do I safely transport my flowers home?
That is the beauty of our keepsake cup as it will fit in most vehicle cup holders so you can safely take your flowers home. You can either keep them in the cup or transfer them to a vase.
Can I bring a guest with me to the cut flower garden?
Yes, you can bring one additional guest (8+ years old) with you to the garden for an additional fee. The guest policy is to ensure there are not too many people in the garden at once and so that everyone can have an intimate experience.
Is the cut flower garden wheelchair friendly?
No, sorry the rows become too narrow and bumpy as the season progresses.
Do you have a restroom?
No, we do not have a public restroom.
Where do I park when I arrive?
In the stone lot in front of the barn.
Just a Friendly Reminder
"Under Ohio law, there is no liability for an injury to or death of a participant in an agritourism activity conducted at this agritourism location if that injury or death results from the inherent risks of that agritourism activity. Inherent risks of agritourism activities include, but are not limited to, the risk of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals as well as the potential for you as a participant to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death. You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity."
NO SMOKING ON PREMISE.
NO PETS, EXCEPT LEASHED SERVICE DOGS.