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Growing Flowers With Dahlia May Flower Farm

A white background with green border. Seven illustrated flowers, with text: Petal Power, 7 varieties to grow at home.

Illustrations by Thérèse Cilia of Strawberry Snail Illustrations

PETAL POWER In our opinion, whoever said “Flowers are always a good idea” was a genius. You know who else we consider a genius? Melanie Harrington from Dahlia May Flower Farm. She put this list of flowers together to show you not only what she (and her dedicated team) grows on her farm but also what you could grow yourself. Sunflowers If you are hoping to raise a gardener, have your children plant sunflowers! Large seeds make it easy, ...

Makin’ It Work: Dahlia May Flower Farm

Melanie Harrington holding a bouquet of flowers in front of a barn door.

Despite the difficult circumstances, Melanie is encouraging other business owners to look for opportunities and not be afraid of change.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Melanie Harrington – Dahlia May Flower Farm Describe your business. Nestled in the beautiful rolling Murray Hills of southeastern Ontario, Dahlia May supplies fresh seasonal cut flowers and distinctive bouquets to farmers’ markets and specialty shops the greater Quinte area.  What does working from home look like? There have been a few changes ...

Rural Entrepreneur – Dahlia May Flower Farm

Meet the Growers: Melanie of Dahlia May Flower Farm in the Bay of Quinte

“You must do something to make the world more beautiful,” and so begins a grandfather’s request to his granddaughter in the award-winning children’s story The Lupine Lady. Melanie Harrington of Dahlia May Flower Farm sat on her father’s knee as he told her this true story of a young girl setting out into the world, scattering flower seeds and sharing beauty everywhere she went. It was a lesson deeply etched, and for that we are thankful. With this fuel ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.