SPECIALTY GARDEN KITS

FRESH CUT FLOWER KIT SOLD OUT

$75

Enjoy a curated, specialty selection of seven types of fresh-cut flowers from Barnswallow Flowers, local flower farm in Oskaloosa, IA! These hardy specimens are grown seasonally and sustainably.  From wind, to sleet, to monsoon rains, to drought, these flowers continue to brave the unpredictable outdoor elements while churning out multiple, beautiful blooms. They ask for little to no maintenance and love full sun.


These varieties grow the most perfect, long stems for cutting and arranging; “cut and come again” varieties. When the first strong bloom appears at the top, simply cut it out deep into the plant to enjoy branching stems from the side. Don’t worry, instructions will also be provided with your purchase! The seed selection choices are purely based on what can be used overall in a balanced bouquet design while considering seasonal growing conditions in Iowa. Each seedling type will come in 4-pack cells. You will receive 4 seedlings of each variety, a total of 28 plants!

All plants are germinated and grown by Barnswallow Flowers, utilizing their sustainable greenhouse that is temp controlled and built by local Iowan contractors with local Iowa products and recyclable materials. The seedlings will be hardened off and ready to plant upon pick up. The exact mix of flower varieties may be slightly adjusted after germination. Barnswallow reserves the right to substitute based on the success of that seed germination. 

PICK-UP AT PLANT LIFE DESIGNS THE FIRST WEEK OF MAY AT THE 10th ANNUAL SPRING PLANT SALE!

POLLINATOR KIT SOLD OUT

$85

In the last five years, Barnswallow Flowers has made an effort to provide habitat for butterflies to feed and lay their eggs on their farm. Witnessing daily the flowers they obsess over, Barnswallow took the liberty of hand selecting a mixture of annuals and perennials. The perennial varieties will continue to bloom yearly with bounty, and can even be used for fresh cut flowers in the future. A double bonus for human and nature long term.

Swallowtail butterflies like to lay their eggs on dill and parsley, which the larvae love to eat. While harvesting in our fields, Barnswallow would often come across the larvae, gently pick them off and place back in our abundant nursery. They easily become identifiable once you know what to look for. 

After installing several acres of Monarch habitat on our farm, they noticed how much they love floating around in the garden on various milkweed species, monarda, hyssop, marigolds and yarrow. What’s great about these plants is their long, regenerative bloom life. All types of butterfly species keep coming back for more seasonally.

This pollinator kit includes 8 specialty butterfly varieties to fill your very own monarch and swallowtail garden. Each seedling type will come in 4-pack cells. You will receive 4 seedlings of each variety, a total of 32 plants!

All plants are germinated and grown by Barnswallow Flowers, utilizing their sustainable greenhouse that is temp controlled and built by local Iowan contractors with local Iowa products and recyclable materials. The seedlings will be hardened off and ready to plant upon pick up. The exact mix of flower varieties may be slightly adjusted after germination. Barnswallow reserves the right to substitute based on the success of that seed germination.

PICK-UP AT PLANT LIFE DESIGNS THE FIRST WEEK OF MAY AT THE 10th ANNUAL SPRING PLANT SALE!