Spring has sprung, and Chattanooga is in bloom.
Chloé here, and — when I was younger — I didn’t value having fresh flowers around. It seemed like a waste of money because they’d just die. But as I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to appreciate, and even crave, a beautiful bouquet.
The fleeting nature of their beauty is part of what makes them so precious. (If you want to get existential with me, check out one of my favorite Eckhart Tolle lessons. It involves flowers.)
But if philosophical ponderings aren’t your thing, let me direct you to the best local flower farms + 13 Chattanooga florists.
New: This year, she’s also going to add retail pick up at Two Ridges Pottery, and she may open her farm to area residents for flower-picking a couple days this summer.
🌸 Southerly Flower Farm offers wedding floral design services + has its flowers available for purchase at the Chattanooga Market on Sundays and Main Street Farmer’s Market on Wednesdays.
🌷 Joli Jardin Farm sells flowers at POMKT and its mobile shop, the Blumenwagen. Check out the events page to see when the farm is open to the public. You can find their farm stand at 141 U.S.-127 on Signal Mountain. She recently contributed to the community with a COVID-19 memory project.
If you’re looking to skip the farm and go directly to the florist, check these out.
ProTip: To make your flowers last, consider drying them. Here are official directions.