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Over the Moon's 2022 Mother's Day Gift Guide

We have so many sweet and creative gift options this year for the Mother or Motherly figure in your life. First up, our Summer Flower CSA (16 week long subscription where you get flowers delivered right to your door all summer long). This is a fantastic gift for a Mom, Grandmother, or other important person in your life that might have it all but would appreciate the extra reminder about how much you care.  Plus you will get all the extra credit for finding such a creative gift that keeps on giving! #2 Let your mom decide exactly what she wants with an Over the Moon Gift card. This is an awesome gift for someone who might enjoy coming to see us at...

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Announcing our Expanded Delivery Route!

BIG NEWS! After so many folks asking, we've decided to add DYERSVILLE, WINTHROP, and INDEPENDENCE to our delivery radius for 2022! Please help us spread the word by sharing our website with folks in these communities.  If you live in any of the above places we invite you to sign up for our Summer Flower CSA, Meat CSA, or to consider placing an a la carte order. We are so excited to get to know these communities and bring you and/or your family beautiful fresh cut flowers and delicious meats. https://overthemoonfarmandflowers.com

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You Might Be the Perfect Fit for Over the Moon if....

Have you been trying to decide if you're a good fit for our farm community? READ THIS POST! You might be a good fit for our farm community if...... You live in Delaware, Jones, or Linn County Iowa You have a loved one in assisted living that you would love to gift weekly or bi weekly flowers to  You're a storefront or office that would enjoy a weekly bouquet You live rurally, work third shift, can't get off the farm, don't drive, or any of circumstances that make our home delivery so convent and essential for you and your family. You deserve good food and flowers too.  You love delicious, high quality meats including poultry, beef, and pork.  You want...

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Dried Flower Wreath Season has ARRIVED!

And just in time for those first snowflakes to fall here in Eastern, Iowa. The weather today was a real reminder that we are in fact heading into winter and it's going to be some months before those glorious blooming flower fields again.  But not to worry. We saved many flowers that can still creatively be brought into your home or office. As we get into the swing of things, we thought we should give a little background on our everlasting dried flower wreaths and share some behind the scenes of our process.  The first part of the process comes a whole year before we even make any wreaths, with the process of picking out seeds and selecting the varieties...

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Peony Planting in November!

This past weekend we planted 100 roots of one of our  favorite perennial flowers-- PEONIES. It was a gorgeous day for it and we've certainly been lucky with this sunny and warm early November.  Let's start with a few definitions first so we're all on the same page.  Perennial: enduring or continually recurring. Aka, plants that come back year after year.  Annual: occurring once every year. Aka, plants that grow only for one season.  Peonies are perennials and should continue to grow and bloom for many, many years to come. They do well in our Iowa environment and bloom in the late part of the spring / early part of the summer.  So how did we plant them? What was our process? ...

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