WE PAINT WITH FLOWERS
Lindell Flower Farm is located in New Hartford—at the top of a magical hill in Connecticut’s scenic Northwest Corner.
Large scale gardening & a deep affection for the arts & nature runs in all branches of the family. The summer of 2015 the Lindells decided to take their shared passion to the next level & grow flowers professionally.
Using better than organic farming methods & safe, sustainable techniques, Lindell Flower Farm offers specialty, heirloom & uncommon cut flower varieties.
Our designs are inspired by both the Dutch Masters & Mother Nature Herself, using the finest botanicals from our own field & forest.
We adore all that is textured, loose, organic, fragrant & abundant, often incorporating uncommon branches, fruits, grasses, pods, feathers, moss, antlers & vines in our work.
We paint with flowers & thoughtfully curate our field’s pallet each season with the resulting botanical art in mind!
Lindell Flower Farm will be an example of a profitable, sustainable, successful family farm business.
We will run a lean farm, which will be bountiful & beautiful, something to be desired by our successors.
We will strive to inspire future farmer florists.
Our community will see us as responsible stewards of the land.
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPALS
Let the milkweed grow amongst the flowers!
Grow flowers using traditional organic farming methods & safe sustainable techniques.
Harvest flowers at their peak when they are seasonally available to reflect the natural rhythm, beauty & awe of nature.
Lindell Flower Farm practices organic farming methods & sources all seed & plant material with great care. While we are not certified organic, we source only OMRI [Organic Materials Review Institute] certified fertilizers such as those sourced from fresh North Atlantic fish. Amendments are applied only as prescribed by soil tests & we even source our organic compost locally.
We are also very proudly a Certified Monarch Waystation. Nothing makes us happier than to be harvesting flowers whilst Monarchs & Painted ladies dance around our heads!
SERVING BOTH RETAIL & WHOLESALE AVENUES.
SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL FARMERS
Lindell Flower Farm proudly supports the growing ‘slow flowers’ movement to localize the flower industry.
Did you know 80% of flowers sold in the U.S. are imported, grown thousands of miles away, most likely in Columbia?
Columbia’s government & industry regulations on chemicals are not as strict as the U.S. & are hardly sustainable. Imported flowers are usually treated with high quantities of insecticides to meet the U.S. Customs requirement of pest-free botanicals.
The transit of the imported plants is further complicated by creating heaps of trash including boxes, plastics, rubber bands, packaging paper, tape, etc… The carbon footprint is much higher than the local, sustainable alternative.
Very sadly, 58% of American farmers have gone out of business in the past 20 years. Flowers sold stateside should be grown domestically to support your local economy & agricultural communities.
Ask for locally / American Grown flowers!
Local flowers are farm fresh & have more fragrance! Freshly cut & in your hands typically within 24 hours; They’ve never traveled or been left thirsty out of water.
Our flowers are sustainably grown by a family that cares about the land they work & live on.
So, next time you purchase flowers, choose your local flower farmer & support a local family like the Lindells — we love growing flowers for you!