Curly Willow Wreaths

It’s now stick season at our farm! Most of the leaves have finally dropped from our ornamental willows and the cold has intensified their bark colors. The surrounding landscape may look mostly bleak, but take a stroll around our farm and you’ll see masses of saffron, fiery coral and Chianti colored sticks. For several Winters […]

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We do. Weddings

Some of our NewBo City Market customers are surprised (pleasantly so) to learn we design bridal bouquets, wedding arrangements, boutonnieres and all other big-day floral needs. Our style is a rustic elegance. In the summer months we focus on local, in-season flowers grown here in Iowa. We believe the local movement now gaining popularity in […]

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Buy Our Curly Willow Bouquets

We finally added some functionality to the website to take purchase orders for our colorful array of curly willow branches. Visit the Curly Willow Branches page under the Buy menu on our site to see color and bundle options.

These are great for arrangements, weddings, or anywhere you need a natural accent. The colors are super vibrant when fresh cut and kept cold. They will dry to more muted colors, yet will continue to add a pleasing contour to an entrance way, a lonely corner or table top. We recommend large clear vases to display the complete stem, but these branches look great in any type container.

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hoarfrosted weed with barn

Hoarfrosty Morning

I had not heard the term hoarfrost before moving to Iowa. I suppose it existed elsewhere in the world and no one told me. Did the world think I wasn’t to be trusted with such a word? Maybe. And perhaps they had good reason.

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