Monday, June 27, 2016


I don't know about you but I always loved the small
independent garden centers.  They seem to put a lot
of passion into their businesses and certainly more
creativity. I love INSPIRATION. 

I am sharing a great place for that today! This
is the nursery known as Vintage Hill Farm
located in the small community of
Franklin, Missouri.  This is just about
32 miles from our home - just west
and north of Columbia.

Several months back we went there
as I wanted to order a few more Campania
pieces for my garden to go near the Koi Pond.

They did a special order for me which I picked up yesterday
afternoon.  I will be showing my pieces for my
Friday "Tea In The Garden" blog party.

I am so sorry to say that I intended to show you
lots of pictures but a much needed rainstorm came
up just after I took these 2 pictures and my photo shoot came
to an abrupt stop!  You can see that it is a creative nursery.


Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

Thanks for hosting, Bernideen.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

I love statuary in a garden and it looks like the Farm had plenty. Pity it had to rain while you were there. Your first picture of the child standing behind the flowers is sweet. Have a lovely day, Bernideen.


Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Beautiful post!
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Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

Goodmorning Bernideen! Isn't Vintage Hill a gem? I love that place! Can't wait to see what you got. Happy Monday to you!

Antiques And Teacups said...

Hi Bernideen! I love garden centers like that too...could spend hours browsing...even though we don't garden anymore. One near where we used to live had the best displays at was a yearly outing! Have a wonderful week!

Penny @ Penny's Vintage Home said...

I was all set for a tour of the nursery, but was glad to hear that you got some much needed rain. Thanks for having us for another lovely party this week Bernideen! Have a blessed week...hugs...

xinex said...

I love browsing through those kind of garden stores too, Bernideen, so charming!...Christine

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

I look forward to your new pieces for your garden Bernideen. Thank for hosting!

lorraines resources and rewards said...

love the party thanks for hosting bernideen

quakerhillfarm said...

The garden shop sounds like a wonderful place! Thank you so much for hosting!

Jean | said...

Bernideen, what a great nursery! Thursday I'll be posting a special cookie that will be perfect for your Friday "tea in the garden" party. Thanks for hosting.

The Charm of Home said...

Oh I can't wait to see what you are putting in the garden!! Sounds divine! Thanks for hosting!

Mimi said...

Bernideen, technology can mess with the best of blog posts! Your photos are gorgeous nonetheless! I'm off to check out some of this weeks links. Red Velvet donuts just caught me eye! Mimi xxx

Marilyn Miller said...

It does look like a creative nursery. I love visiting the nursery and never cease to bring something home.

Margie said...

Can't wait to see the additions to your garden, Bernideen. I can finally join Tea in the Garden this I just gotta remember to link up on Friday. Thank you for hosting and enjoy the rest of the week!

Unknown said...

Tough to be sad or mad when the rain is so needed! Thanks for hosting us Bernideen!

Deanna Rabe - Creekside Cottage Blog said...

I love these kinds of garden shops, too!

We got some much needed rain today, as well.

Thanks for your hard work hosting!

Nora @ Teacup Tales said...

I also love independent garden stores. I visited many this weekend in Carmel and Pacific Grove and now have many ideas for my own garden. So many creative birdhouses and mini fairy gardens!
Thanks for hosting!

Deanies Stash said...

Bernideen it looks like a fun place to check out. Thanks for hosting!

xo Dianne

Daniela said...

To my great delight I'm here to enjoy your always charming posts, my darling Bernideen, and to join your always beautiful party, thank you, sweetest friend !

Hope your week is off to a god start
I'm sending blessings of joy on your days to come

Xx Dany

Terri said...

Hello Bernideen,
I love the pic you have shared here of the garden center. The rain was welcome, but too bad no more pics! lol!
Thank you for hosting this lovely blog party!
Wishing you a lovely week and some relaxing tea time.

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Bernideen, another pretty party and thanks for hosting. Have a wonderful 4th..Judy

Debbie - Mountain Mama said...

I love a small family owned nursery like that - I have one about 10 miles from my house, and I could spend hours there!!

Sharon @ Blue Willow House said...

Thanks so much for hosting. Hope to see you over at Vintage Charm.

Anonymous said...

Hi Bernideen, I do love walking through independent nurseries. This one looks lovely. Looking forward to seeing your custom-ordered pieces soon. Jill

Lady Linda said...

I love nurseries too! We are really lucky to still have a lot of independent ones in our area. It is always a treat to go visiting. Lovely post. Have a great week.

Mrs.T said...

I love the small independent garden centers too. We have several near us and they are so unique and interesting.

Thanks for hosting this fun party ... looking forward to maybe taking a few minutes to browse some of the links.

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Dear Bernideen,
I love little garden centers, too. So nice to have a peak on the area. It looks very promising. Hopefully you could have a look at the plants and decoorations despite the rain. I am sure you found something very special. I am curious what you will show us on Friday. Thank you for sharing this wonderful pictures and for hosting the sweet event.
Best greetings, Johanna

Annas Nadelbuch said...

Dear Bernideen,
oh yes, I love garden center too, the problem is I buy too much.I'm excited to see the new things for your garden.
Thank you for the Party, Have a wonderful week, Carmen