As I write this post and share these photos, I’m already growing thirsty for spring and summer’s appearance again. Just before the fall season swept in, with its toasty, golden hues and shorter days, I visited one of my favorite flower farms on the Western Slope, Pea & Posy, where I got to spend time […]
I stood outside in my garden, atop the raised kale and Swiss chard bed, and pressed my cracked phone up to my face, eagerly asking, “Are you outside yet? Is it cloud-covered there? Can you see it, too?” It was just after 8:00PM last Friday night, and my mother and I were standing outside in […]
Summer may be slowly approaching a close, but all of the vegetables and herbs in my garden are ripening faster and faster. I can barely catch up with all of the weeding, watering, pruning, harvesting, preserving, and, the most wonderful part, enjoying. To create this refreshing, gin-based, end-of-summer treat, I used fresh watermelon, cucumber, and […]
Another day off, and another day that I wanted to spend catching up on a good read, hanging out with a good friend, or simply staring into the sky. Not to be had. At its end, the day ended up to be quite rewarding, albeit taxing, along the way! There was so much basil in […]
Rooted in a love of gardening and crafting cocktails from what I grow in my backyard, holly & flora is a resource for garden-to-glass drinks that are seasonally driven and culinarily influenced.