Mel will lead a tour through the Stearns Farm pick-your-own flower field and share her favorite annual cut flower varieties on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 4-6 pm.

Learn the basics of flower cutting and proper harvesting methods. Participants will also make a large “farm style” bouquet to take home. Dress in “gardening” clothes and bring clippers and a large jar or vase for transporting flowers.

Registration is required, and space is limited. Stearns Farm and Sudbury Valley Trustees members get a discounted fee of $5 (non-members pay $15. Sign for “Cut Flower Basics” at the SVT website. When registering, choose “Yes” for “I am an SVT Member” and include “Stearns Farm” in the comments to receive the member rate.

This event is co-sponsored by Stearns Farm CSA.