Half century of planting cut flowers...
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Burdette Chapman, formerly Swallow's Nest Farm dried flowers, herbs and sheepskin products, now "retired" in Maple City, Michigan and selling cut flowers at a market down the road.
Forever pursuing something new
Looking through seed catalogs for vegetables and cut flowers for
her... 75th?... spring planting, Burdette wants old reliables but
also, always something new. "You just got to try it, right?" She
The catalog she's using for most of her order this year: Fedco
Her reason: "They're just so expensive everywhere, and who needs
so many seeds. This one my friend Carol used, and they send you
just little bits. You can order, like just a gram of seed. Plus
look at all these neat stories in the catalog!"